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) #10 of 226 Restaurants in Traverse City $$ - $$$ American, ,
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Pub atmosphere, busy but excellent service. Hannah was our waitress and she was so efficient and friendly!!! The burgers were great, we had both sweet potatoe and regular tots. The veggie wrap was actually quite delicious also. Lots of interesting sauces. I left very satisfied

Thank travelerwith4
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had the Olive Burger w/fries. I liked the fact that it had bacon on it as well. Service was quick and friendly and burger was done to my satisfaction and was very tasty and filling. They also have a very good beer selection. My wife...More

Thank bikeboy62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were impressed with the bar food at this place. It is definitely better than your average bar food. We had wings & a burger & fries, all excellent. I also really enjoyed this peach ice tea cocktail I got. It was very refreshing.

Thank laurenlovesdaniel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our shuttle driver said locals go here and that they serve the best burgers ever. We ordered the Carnivore it was good but not great. The steak on top was too tough, the burger part was fine. The beer choices were good and tasty. Not...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate lunch here on 7/13/17. Enjoyable especially the micro beer selection. Breakfast served until 11am.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers are AMAZING and the beer is cold. The service was great and I can see why this place is so popular. Ask for the Bubba sauce, it's outstanding

Thank kkuyke01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for dinner and would definitely go back! I had a turkey wrap which was absolutely stuffed with meat and cheese. My friend had a steak sandwich, also overflowing. The breads were just amazing - warm, soft, delicious! Popular spot for good reason.

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for couples or families. BEST burgers we've EVER had. I had the "Carnivore burger" and the steak on that burger tasted like it came from a 5 star restaurant!! Will definitely be back when we're in town. Great food. Great service. You can't go...More

Thank TXSouthernBelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four visited Bubba's before heading down to the Cherry Festival fireworks (wonderful display!). I had high hopes for a very good burger but we all agreed our meal was "just ok". The wait was only a few minutes to be seated but...More

Thank Beth and Tim O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The birthday crawl continues with some sick apps. These apps are better than the Pinterest app. The home made tater tots are the best.

Thank ramblervball
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12 May 2015|
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Response from LifesATrip4Me | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a big beer drinker but I always notice the chalkboard full of listings of what their offerings of the day are. They seem to always have some from Michigan. That place is awesome - excellent food. I think if you go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-995-0570
Burgers, burritos and beer! You're going to love the great food and downtown Traverse City atmosphere at Bubba's - Traverse City's favorite spot to hang all season long! From bubba-size burgers to fresh unique salads or sandwiches, or choose from the chef's home-style favorites of the day on our chalkboard. All of our selections are made from fresh, wholesome ingredients.
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