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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

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826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
+1 231-932-1760
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in a new city I always ask locals where to get a burger. Several different people said, Slab Town Burgers. They were right, Small seating, but burgers are hand pressed made fresh daily. You have a large choice on how you want it made and with what. Good chicken, soup, and ice cream. Mid afternoon, wasn't crowded, glad we... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Heard this place was good for burgers, fries and ice cream drinks. Decided to give it a try. Hand-formed meat patties and fresh cut potatoes are winners! I had the mushroom/Swiss burger with fries and my husband had a regular burger with Swiss. His came with mustard and a pickle. Added onion rings. Food and service was great. Prices, too!!... More 

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Thank dulab2
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered a made from the menu burger. It was delicious. The burger had a good taste and was juicy. I added ham and provolone cheese. The fries are hand cut. Their sodas are from a local company but taste like a top brand. Good food and reasonable price- I will definitely be back!

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Thank rkcornwell
Traverse City, Michigan
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Oh Boy!! Home cooked Burgers and hand cut natural fries!! Two dinners for $15 bux max.? LOL.. Tight seating,, you will meet new people for sure,. Avoid lunch hour if you can. or get a take out. They are always busy! They also have salads, wraps, pulled pork,, other sandwiches.

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Thank James J
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews on trip advisor... This place will not disappoint you... Burgers are divine!! I had the bacon burger with bbq sauce on a pretzel bun... Omg. With sweet potato fries.. Fantastic meal!!! Was totally stuffed as they rolled me out of this quaint hamburger haven!! Put this one on your list if you are in Traverse city...

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Thank Arianne907
Plymouth, MN
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect to order at the counter with menu above it, but that's what confronted me when we entered during a busy dinner time. Almost full seating and a short line that grew after we ordered. I got the Sweet Lincoln burger and "bagged it" to add fries and a drink. The burger was great, the sweet onions getting an... More 

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Thank Tom C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great burgers . But most notable thing was that root beer they have is awesome. Everything as far as food was concerned was good . Their special sauce was very good and worthy of mentioning

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Thank Rich B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were starving and needed a great burger fast. We had no idea we would land on a new must do when we hit TC. Service was fast burgers world class and fries were great. The added bonus of tap root beer!

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Thank Jon D
Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Slabtown is a great family friendly and affordable place to eat. The burgers,fries and onion rings were delicious. The restaurant is located in a cute two story home close to popular downtown Traverse City, there is not a lot of indoor seating, but several tables on the patio outside weather permitting. Highly recommend!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The burgers & fries here are amazing! The cute little house offers authentic charm and a cozy warmth. The staff here is on the ball...taking orders pleasantly, refilling condiments quickly, and keeping the establishment squeaky clean. The pop is locally brewed, and may not be every one's "cup of tea", but definitely adds to the charm!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?