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Mode's Bum Steer

125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
+1 231-947-9832
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (58 reviews)
“steak” (121 reviews)
“lettuce wedge” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m in TC a few times throughout the year. I love you everything about TC. Mode’s is THE BEST PLACE for STEAK. Prices are up there but the food is fantastic. Service is always friendly and they work very hard to make you happy. Salad...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was my husband's birthday and he wanted a good steak. A local from Traverse City told us this place had great steaks and prime rib. He had steak/ shrimp combo and said it did not taste like it was seasoned at all. I had...More

Thank toledorey1
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was a recommendation by our wine tour guide and he was right about the steaks and the sides. The wine was not very good and the salad bar was not good at all, but the steak was incredible and baked potato was the perfect...More

Thank Rarlica
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

my wife had the walleye and it was a 6 out of 10! I had the filet and it was a little on the cold side! Wait time was about 30 minutes and the wait for the meal was another 30 minutes ! Prices are...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Came on a Wednesday night, and while it was crowded, we were seated right away. The blue cheese dressing was very good, with a lot of blue cheese chunks. I had the prime rib, which could have been a little more tender, but it was...More

Thank pseudoengin
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visited this place a few years ago and we were very pleased with our food. Not this time! We both had steak combinations with ribs. The steaks lacked the flavor we remembered from before and the ribs were not good. They were tender, but...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My friend found this restaurant online. After reading some of the good reviews, we thought this would be just the ticket for 3 friends looking for a good steak dinner with good wine. All three of us ordered the prime rib. One person in our...More

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious haddock, tasty fries. My husband's pulled pork sandwich was juicy. Waitresses were friendly, good service.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stepped back in time as we entered the door and saw the vintage tables and chairs, which were very comfortable. The place was very busy on a rainy Tuesday evening. We were seated next to a family with a very noisy baby, which was...More

Thank dansgirl_9
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stopped in for dinner and because it was crowded we sat at the bar. The bar stools were very uncomfortable and the food was just ok. I had the Duck but it was a bit chewy and the salad bar was...More

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30 July 2015|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
No Young children not permitted after 5:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-9832
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