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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (247 reviews)
“tater tots” (50 reviews)
“bubba burger” (23 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I️ had 2 couples come up and took them to Bubba’s, as I️ had a good experience there before. The waitress was extremely slow on bringing our drinks each time or noticing if someone was out, when she walked by. It was not an overly...More

Thank sa1998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for a quick bite. Nice selection of beer and full mixed drinks. Burgers are very good, salads are okay as are the burritos. Service was a little slow in getting seated the night we were here, there were open tables, but due to...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good experience overall for our party of 7. Pleasant check in, nice waitress, and cool setting. I really enjoy burgers and didn’t find mine to be amazing, but still good. Good place for kids - decent $4 menu options and crayons provided.

Thank BnKSimmons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portions. My husband and I could have split one dish. He had a burger and I had a Reuben. Delicious!!!

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good burgers and onion rings. Burger was juicy and melt in your mouth tender. Nothing was greasy.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time I've been to Bubbas and it was better than the last. Did breakfast each time! Staff was great, funny and attentive. Got the meat lovers omelette, amazing. Others got the hash and it was good as well. Their burritos are...More

Thank roger3116
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some local people said can't go to traverse city without eating at Bubba's. Several of us had the carnivores burger. It was AWESOME. Best burger I have had in a long time. 1/2 pound burger top with steak and bacon. The bun was incredible too!!!...More

Thank eh37526
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a great burger and a place to watch the ALCS. Bubba’s didn’t disappoint. We were warmly greeted by Melissa who showed us to or table. Hannah our server was both attentive and knowledgeable. We both ordered dogfish head namaste. A delicious...More

1  Thank Shayne U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was buzzing when we walked in. Sports on TV, people at the bar and about 70% of the tables full. With just the two of us, we were seated right away. Menus appeared quickly, drink order taken, we settled in to review the...More

1  Thank tmumby593
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Star with a Griffin Claw Screamin Pumpkin....Then, if you love chicken cherry salad....have the sandwich. The salad is some of the best! Also add some onion rings as a special treat. This is one of our go to spots in Traverse City.....

1  Thank jskinner73
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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