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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
+1 231-932-1760
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (202 reviews)
“fries” (129 reviews)
“single burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hand pattied burgers and fresh cut fries! Couldn’t ask for anything better.Reminds me of a home made burger!

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need I say more. Put it in a bag and I am going to the picnic table. The place is a unique addition to Traverse City.

Thank tcclark050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we tried this place! Best burgers around Traverse and also their fries are out of this world! We stop now every time we visit the area!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fresh food. Crazy friendly staff. Great atmosphere! We have found our favorite place to get our nosh on.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little awkward getting in and ordering because it was so jammed at the door. The flow was bad. But worth the hassle because the TC cherry burger was delicious and we enjoyed the chocolate milkshakes too! We split an order of fries which were...More

Thank Julia J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were back in the area and decided to try the burgers again. The road construction out front turned out to be a plus for us - and a negative for the restaurant - because things were pretty quiet for noon. We ordered basic burgers...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to visit with family. They have gluten-free options; excellent burgers. Top-notch locally-sourced drinks.

Thank Lauren K
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been painting, gardening, and caring for two properties all summer with very little time to cook. Slabtown is a couple blocks from our home, and we get take out at least a few times a month. Everything is good there....More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

After facial surgery, we stopped @ Slabtown Burgers, on the recommentation of a nurse (it's near the hospital). I had to eat soupthru a straw, but they gave me a big straw. The fod was average, the atmosphere casual & friendly. My husbandliked his burger....More

Thank Susana G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Interesting little place on West side of Traverse City. Bit of a hippie feel, but fun and very good food as far as sandwiches. We had two wraps- Chicken Caesar and Traverse City Chicken. Huge Wraps! well stuffed. Friendly help, even thought it was a...More

Thank Gardenlover31
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2016|
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Response from JaxConNon | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol drinks but good soda and shakes/malts!
21 August 2016|
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Sean C
1 December 2015|
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Response from Soonergolf | Reviewed this property |
It is a converted house with fairly limited seating. If I remember correctly they did have moveable tables. I think you should call them if your group is more than seven or eight.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-1760
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