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Blue Tractor

423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
+1 231-922-9515
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“mac cheese” (50 reviews)
“pulled pork” (44 reviews)
“cuban burger” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
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1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Uninterested and choppy service. Pulled pork was pretty good. But brisket was truly weird. Several inches of pure fat, topped with salt. Don't think the kitchen should have served this. Would have mentioned to the server, but could tell from interactions it would have been...More

Thank 415jeffreyn
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, we are renting a house just a stone's throw from the Blue Tractor, so we have walked over several times to pick up meals. So while I can't comment on their sit down service, I CAN comment on our carryout meals from this gem....More

Thank UpNorthSans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here multiple times. Had the 3 meat BBQ. Chicken was excellent - nice smoked flavor. Ribs were good but a bit too spicey. Brisket used to be excellent but wasn't impressed with flavor or amount of fat. Server was slow - but she seemed...More

Thank seetheusainaford
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review and feedback on your most recent visit. We appreciate hearing from our guests so we can improve upon any issues and continuing doing what everyone loves and enjoys. We will discuss your feedback with the kitchen staff. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tractor twisters appetizer is amazing. You could make a meal of them alone. Bill was an awesome server! Mist of us had the ribs and they were yummy. Pulled perk mac and cheese was also. Only negative was the very greasy pizza.

Thank Sue F
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue, Thank you for the review and feedback. We're happy to hear you all enjoyed your visit to Blue Tractor and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with friends on a recommendation was OK dinner things could've been warmer but it was just a burger no great rating on that I did like the french fries a lot our server was good I'm little bit irked that they...More

Thank Pete K
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pete, Thank you for dining at Blue Tractor and leaving us a review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and do hope you'll dine with us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great staff, great atmosphere!! Would recommend this place anytime. BBQ at its finest !!

Thank kcolthorp
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi kcolthorp, Thank you for the review and recommendation to others! We hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I've been here 3 times and have not been disappointed! Love the atmosphere, love the food, drinks!! The Marconi and Cheese with their BBQ on top is so awesome!! Can't wait for the next time we are in T.C. to go back!

Thank Michele S
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michele, Thanks for continuing to visit Blue Tractor and for taking the time to leave a review! We're happy to hear you continue to love our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in TC!

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by the blue tractor for a quick trip downtown traverse city and we were not disappointed! The pulled pork, mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese were so good!! Will definitely come back again!!!

Thank Amber E
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Amber, Thanks for stopping by and for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your lunch and look forward to having you back to dine with us again!

Reviewed 20 March 2018

We live in TC, and this is our go-to restaurant. Great hospitality and great food. Happy hour features $3 craft pint beers and incredible food. The pork sliders and fries are what we usually order, but the macaroni and asiago cheese with pulled pork is...More

Thank demersonSanJuan
Mission_Group, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you so much for the review and for making Blue Tractor your go-to restaurant in TC! We love hearing from our regulars and appreciate the feedback. We'll make sure Al gets recognized for his great work as well. Thanks again!

Reviewed 21 February 2018

The Blue Tractor used to be on of my favorite restaurants in Traverse City. Sadly I've been noticing a gradual slide downhill. I recently stopped here for lunch. The daily special was "mac and cheese with ham and peas". Well... I was served a bowl...More

Thank twohikers
Mission_Management, Public Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi twohikers, Thank you for your review and feedback. We apologize for your recent visit and that it was less than satisfactory. We will forward on all the feedback to our kitchen and make sure these concerns are addressed. Thank you again and we hope...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-922-9515
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