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Sleder's Family Tavern

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717 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2142
+1 231-947-9213
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Nokomis, Florida
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old woodwork, antiques everywhere. Food was no quit up to standards. We were early for dinner and the waitress said they normally didn't serve fried fish until after 5 pm. She thought 430 was early but she would accommodate us. We all ordered fish- mistake. The food took longer than expected and when it came although it was done... More 

Thank RckMtn12
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's decor and atmosphere is really neat. Everything thing I have had on the menu plus the friends opinion was the food was delicious. Good place to visit!

Thank Jim W
Wallace, MI
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice family dining with good food and good service. I had a buffalo burger and fries. Tasty food and good service

Thank LouiseT906
Benzonia, Michigan
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came in to TC to meet up with my friend Wendy to shop at the Craft Shows in town. When we both were ready for a break & a CHEER she suggested Sleder's. It's been years since I had been there and so happy we went. It's so friendly in there and the service was great. Wendy got their... More 

1 Thank Laura G
Oxford, Ohio
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both had the perch dinner & it was great. Trust me, we're from the shores of Lake Erie! The interior was charming, so glad it's the original! What a find!

Thank Kate W
Traverse City, Michigan
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Fun place, Oldest bar in Michigan. Lots of dead trophy animals hanging on the walls. Great burgers, Smelt. salad's, all kinds of beer. Rickety booths and chairs add to the experience. If you see Brian the owner, ( he's a jerk, not a people person at all) just avoid him. However, the servers are nice people. Oh, and don't forget... More 

Thank James J
Toledo, Ohio
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

its old, but in a good way. very good food. (sarah) took very good care of us. wife climbed up and gave the moose a kiss :)

Thank toledotravlncpl
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When I was 21, I had my first drink at Sleder's. Yesterday, 50 years later my family gathered there to celebrate my Birthday. The grandchildren all kissed the moose. My husband ordered me a Sloe Gin Fiz like I had 50 years ago--the waitress had never heard of the drink. They still have delicious hamburgers.. The service, however was very... More 

1 Thank Gardener2014
Traverse City, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Research told us to go off the beaten path and try a locals place. Very cool place. Food was good, soup was great. Staff very friendly.

Thank Bon1219
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our group of six stopped in for dinner. It was a large take out order. The staff was very accommodating and kept glasses full while the order was prepared. The food was very good and well packaged for take out. Will return for sit down meal the next time in TC. Have to kiss the moose!

Thank George K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2142
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-9213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?