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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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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (129 reviews)
“burger” (277 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The burgers were great and the local soda was a nice change! Indoor seating is limited but the atmosphere of Traverse City from bygone eras was both interesting and appealing. Do not be daunted by a long line. We began our wait outside the door...More

Thank yooper45
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These burgers definitely hit the spot. We each got a bacon burger and split an order of chili cheese fries. Pretzel bun was worth the upgrade. The perfect amount of food for a great price. The setting is in a cute older home and the...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This little establishment was recommended to us while on the Tall Ships sailing trip by a couple of different people when we are asking around for a good lunch spot to go to after the cruise. Highly recommend the Cherry Burger. How can onions, bleu...More

Thank 4WEHS
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, a lot of times you can find a great burger place, but the fries are just ehh. Or you get lucky and find the combo of great burger and fries, but no shakes offered. Slabtown has it ALL. The burgers are heavenly, and we...More

Thank MoranTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great burger!! The pretzel bun was awesome!! My family had the black and blue, the pungi pepper patty, the rodeo burger and a customized slabby patty. They were all excellent!! The fries were fresh and home made. And the sweet potato fries were the...More

Thank Cindi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is what a burger and fries should be! Don't miss the sweet potato fries. They are to die for. Get the burger with dried cherries on it for a real traverse city treat

Thank elizabeth f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on the way out of town. Glad we did. Excellent burgers with cheap prices. Fries and sweet potato fries are delicious. Local sodas. Great environment and friendly staff. Definitely will go back.

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here from a friend's recommendation and wasn't disappointed. Their pretzel buns and burgers were yummy and filling. Busy place but highly recommend.

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are cutting so many corners here now it hardly seems like the same restaurant it was a few years ago. What happened to Bubba's (resting on laurels, raising prices, cutting corners) has happened to them in spades. Total cash grab.

Thank G_Seven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Burgers are AMAZING!! A unique and nice old house was remodeled to house this restaurant with the yummy food.

Thank Travelaroundforfun
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Me&Jim
18 October 2016|
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Response from JaxConNon | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol drinks but good soda and shakes/malts!
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21 August 2016|
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Response from dash126 | Reviewed this property |
Yep!
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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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