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Don's of Traverse City - CLOSED

48730 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374-1228
+1 248-380-0333
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
14 Jul 2016
“Not Just Nostalgia”
31 Mar 2016
“New owners doing excellent job cleaning up the place.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner
48730 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374-1228
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

You don't have to be a Baby Boomer to have fun here! This is a great place for families with special kids meals served in a cardboard car. But if you are of a certain age, well you will chuckle to yourself as you recall...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Food is great, service is even better. Shakes a wee bit pricey but thick and tasty. Cannot find anything to complain about.

Thank stm8tor
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Burgers were amazing! Of course, the chocolate shake/malt was great as well. Love the fresh French fries. Took a few minutes to get our food but it was fresh and delicious and our server was excellent - friendly, polite, very accommodating. We got the nostalgic...More

Thank WCG_12
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We have been going to Dons for many years. Love the 50's feel of a real diner. Burgers are made fresh and delicious. Some of the best chili around. But never leave without a made the old fashioned way milkshake. They are delicious. Especially the...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My husband and I have stopped here 3 or 4 times on our way to and from Ann Arbor. We've had burgers, shakes, hot turkey sandwiches and meatloaf. All have been amazing, especially the meat loaf (and I'm hard to please when it comes to...More

Thank Travelbugs34
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We loved the old fashioned decore,but I have been a old fashioned cook for many years and have worked in the restaurant business for many years also. We were not pleased with the food at all, our food was cold, had no flavor at all,...More

Thank redwild1970
Reviewed 26 October 2015

It should be known this facility is under new management; it is now called the Grand Diner. It is about 3 miles west of the Suburban Showplace expo center. I had breakfast at about 1pm...a ham/cheese omelet, excellent; one of the best I have had...More

Thank Stormshine
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Old time 1950s diner atmosphere. Food is ok - burgers, fries, etc.; but not great. A bit on the expensive side for the basic food served - I guess you pay for the atmosphere.

Thank Traveler9873
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner while our RV was in a Cummins repair shop nearby. Was surprised that the prices were so high for a diner. Husband got 1/4 lb burger basket ($8.29) with fries & coleslaw, all good, but had to pay .75 for a...More

Thank Donnablue625
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Loved the burgers and chicken sandwiches...the breaded mushrooms were divine. There were also raves about the milkshakes and grilled cheese sandwiches. Everything is fresh and cooked to order.

Thank Ruthie101
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Restaurant Details

American, Diner
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48730 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374-1228
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-380-0333
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