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Sleder's Family Tavern
Ranked #49 of 316 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
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Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Smooch the Moose! Came in for lunch. Ordered the 1/3#burger. Husband ordered the turkey sandwich. We left full and very satisfied. 135 years old!

Thank Smcnraymond
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

As everyone should know by now, Sleder's is the oldest restaurant in Michigan; and that means they have been doing everything right for over a century -- since 1882, in fact! Obviously, I wasn't there at the beginning, but if the food and hospitality was as good then as it is now, I can understand fully why they have been so successful for so long. As you enjoy your meal, the chili and cod in my case, you can imagine all the sailors and ship captains seated near you. Absolutely delightful -- and Pure Michigan!

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Thank GrandpaJoeG
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Been a few years since we last visited. Decided to stop for lunch. Got the welders burger, wife got chicken fingers. Both came with homemade fries. Both were good but the burger could have used more seasoning. Good selection of beer. Oldest family run restaurant they say. Home of Randolph the moose.

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent burgers and a chance to "smooch a moose"... Who could ask for more?
Have a great burger is the coolest atmosphere and don't leave without kissing the moose -a time honored tradition!

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Thank moyasimmons2012
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here on the recommendation of friends and we weren't disappointed! The food was amazing as was the staff. We are at the bar and our bartender couldn't have been nicer! When we inquired about the soup of the day she brought us a sample of all 3 to taste. All were very tasty but my husband got the clam chowder. We had the baked Brie appetizer with a cherry/ orange marmalade jam on top, yum!! My Santa Fe sandwich was delicious, SO fresh!! The decor is fun and if the bar could talk it would tell stories of its 135 years of continuous service....

Thank cdenoi
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