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Mode's Bum Steer

) #50 of 231 Restaurants in Traverse City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Steakhouse
125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
+1 231-947-9832
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (56 reviews)
“steak” (116 reviews)
“lettuce wedge” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good at a decent price, servers were very nice and attentive. When in Traverse City we go there. Just an enjoyable place at good cost

Thank Jsboloton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived and the restaurant was completely full except for the bar area. We decided to not wait for a table because we were tired. My wife ordered the 8 oz filet mid-rare and I ordered the 12 oz prime rib mid-rare. The bartender was...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here at least 2 times a month, staff is amazing food is fabulous!! We are locals here and when we sit down waitress know what we want! Never had a bad meal....we love Amanda and Terri😉Great servers,

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times for business meetings and found the staff to be very friendly and wonderful! The first time I ate lunch here, I ordered the steak, which was very average (I'm sorry-I really wanted to love it, but it was a...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful Prime Rib and my wife had filet and lobster. 16 oz. was on the menu but I asked for 20 oz. and it was no problem. Everything was wonderful along with Amanda being a "First Class" waitress! Such a wonderful evening for...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went here looking for somewhere nice to eat with my in-laws. The atmosphere Is very old, 1980's with maroon leather swivel chairs. The waitress was not very nice, very curt in fact. They were busy, but being National Cherry Festival they should be prepared...More

Thank hoffmanm14
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We decide to go out for a nice dinner. Looked at the menu before we left. It was very expensive but we thought that it would be worth the money. After we ordered we had three tables near us send their food back. The food...More

Thank sctimfun
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very good steakhouse run by a family. I felt like I was back in time in an older era of Michigan restaurants with a family rather than an institutional feel. I got a large steak and it was excellent.

Thank vanjr
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This steak house feels like the 70s. Lot of old timers crowding this place. Interesting though. Beer menu limited and sad. Salad bar is awkwardly in the back by a large table. Curious combo was perch and porkchops, did not indulge. The water in this...More

Thank johnjnelson
Reviewed 29 June 2017

we have now been there 4 times and am amazed at how consistent the food has been and how friendly the servers are - no matter who it is. when you walk in it looks like a steak place from 1950 decor - but don't...More

Thank Patrick R
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29 July 2015|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
No Young children not permitted after 5:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-9832
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