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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
+1 517-351-2506
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (54 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly I watched some foodie show and they showed a "college town burger joint" 8 miles from MSU. Crunchy's is across the street. You can see MSU, some of it anyway, from your seat if you sit facing South. So I wrote foodie show The...More

Thank IzzataShark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crunchy's always has good food and an extensive beer list. Their burgers and pizza are my favorites! Mike D is a great trivia host on Tuesdays. Always an entertaining evening.

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Burgers were very good and cooked to order, "bucket of fresh cut fries was great with vinegar" . We were very surprised by the amount of fries. Good selection of beer on tap. They let us sample a couple and glad we did. The pineapple...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times. I don't understand the glowing ratings. The food is extremely average. There are better places in town.

Thank ljaa4199a
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped in here for lunch. The beer was good, cheap and cold and the food was OK. The entrance to the restaurant was very strange.... down a alley with a metal door. Parking was limited to 4 spots.

Thank MargB_Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Enjoy going here for beer and boneless wings! Lots of choices on their menu such as burgers, pizza, sandwiches, Mexican food choices, and munchies. Parking is a challenge at times since can't park in lot west of building but city parking to north. Friendly wait...More

Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We asked the waitress what her favorite food was and both things she suggested were awesome! The buffalo chicken wrap was like no wrap I've had and the fish tacos had a great kick! So glad we stopped here.

Thank Sandy34335
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This establishment was a good place. We sampled the fried mushrooms, burgers & salads. All of the food was hot and tasty. My husband's burger came out w green olives instead of black olives...mistake...but not a big deal. We were especially impressed with the multiple...More

Thank htjfto3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Crunchy's is an East Lansing staple. For years it has had excellent burgers and a good selection of beer. There is a reason it has been there "forever".

1  Thank renbody
Reviewed 28 June 2017

After over three decades, Crunchy's still has the best burgers in town! Spouse and I are both alums and live out of state. We always make an effort to get back to the stomping grounds of our youth. It is so nice that Crunchy's atmosphere...More

Thank profmom2017
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2 November 2015|
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Response from LMSmith1957 | Reviewed this property |
During the daytime hours til 6p or so I think it'd be fine. I'd avoid, in particular Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings/nights -- big time college students' night's out. If your kids are teens or older, might be a good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-351-2506
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