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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
+1 231-932-1760
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first time here, and we picked it based upon reviews and inexpensive prices. What a gem! It’s an old house with the main floor turned into a small burger joint. I ordered the buffalo burger, which came with Swiss cheese, grilled onions...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vicki77777
Reviewed 6 days ago

We live near town and heard so many great reviews, like top 10 in the US. Had to try it. You order at the counter and the food finds it way to your table in a bag. The burgers were good, but not the best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sunrisenshine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent burgers, fries, drinks and desserts and the staff is friendly and helpful. We try to go every time we can!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews, was excited to try the burgers and fries here. The reality was very average. The burger patty was quite small and rather overcooked. The bun and dressings, again just average. Bacon cheese fries were skin-on with Cheez-whiz and bacon bits. The shakes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fkenney25
Reviewed 13 December 2018

How much better can it be?? Burgers and fries in a bag - hot, fresh, delicious, fast and friendly. It doesn't matter what burger you want, I don't think it matters, they were all good. Even the black bean burger is good enough to make...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ethomps1
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great burgers, really good soup, and fabulous sweet potato fries! It's so unique, and I love the many many burger options. Everyone is so friendly too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jkay444
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend, aunt and her boyfriend really enjoyed the food. Their chili cheese fries were awesome. Their fries are homemade. The burgers were fun, and I liked the names. You should check them out. They even have a patio for the summertime.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cally W
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Oh my I had the stuffed black and bleu burger - and it was amazing. Cute quaint setting - with walk up and order and table delivery. The shakes looked amazing too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BreezyDee
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Nice little burger place. Heard it was great and had to try it. There is a good selection of wraps and other foods too. We all had burgers. The Slabtown special two patties with grilled onions and cheese with a special sauce was very tasty....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank William S
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is an old house with a small area for ordering your food. They are so popular that they have gotten efficient at the ordering process. Then you stand and wait for your bag of food to be called. You can eat inside in small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank bingoleta
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Barbara Q
18 August 2018|
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Response from jsande7828 | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, they don't sell turkey burgers. But they do have a veggie burger. And they do sell a turkey sandwich.
22 July 2018|
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Response from robertaT4923HP | Reviewed this property |
Outside only
16 January 2018|
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Response from Jordan S | Reviewed this property |
The seating is minimal and pretty tight. I would doubt a party that size would fit well. It would be over half the seating. Call them and check but I doubt they would reserve it. I would say pick up a bunch of to go orders... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-1760
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