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3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
+1 231-276-9090
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“donuts” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
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3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rustic, cozy, nice atmosphere describes Buds. Small gift shop, great ice cream or coffee stop with WiFi. Basic foods available, burgers & sandwiches nothing's to get excited about. Defiantly a nice touristy stop in Interlochen.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These folks are open year round and offer a good selection of food. Two nights of the week they have live music. Thursday evening entertain features Jim Hawley with 60-70-80s popular music and is usually packed. We love their breakfasts! Always a great place to...More

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bud's is the first restaurant on the right as you drive into Interlochen on the short Hwy M137 main downtown street. The nice building will catch your eye. Location Location Location. It gets more traffic than it deserves. It is quant, small, crowded, cramped, and...More

Thank chinhome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If in a pinch I would return---not something I will seek to repeat. But good for a one time visit and I bet it is great for younger families with kids.

Thank statetrumpet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bud's is a great hangout for me in the early morning and later evening. I particularly like their staff...always friendly. It can get busy at times so if you seek a bit of quiet, check the parking lot. I am honored to have my favorite...More

Thank 7429Delp
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Good choice for a fast casual breakfast. This place is the 'rustic panera'. Good coffee, good food, cute decor.

Thank AJeanneT
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is our grandkids favorite breakfast place that is close to home. And they are at home here at Buds i

Thank Joellen K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped for lunch and found the food to be great in variety,quality. The coffee was really good.I loved the atmosphere and shopping options.

Thank myrajelias
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Much better than Panera Bread! Great place for lunch with casual,comfortable atmosphere. Several soups and chili, creamy vegetable soup had an abundance of vegetables! Veggie Flip with garlic humus ,spinach, peppers, cucumbers,carrots plus roasted mushrooms on flatbread was tasty and generous (accompanied with kettle chips...More

Thank john and linda h
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Always friendly service, and fantastically fresh foods. The prices are a bit higher because their standards, quality and food sources are the best they can do to bring in local products, fair trade products, and help...More

Thank RwiiniKainen
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Nancy J
what kinds of food do you have for vegeterians?
7 July 2016|
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Response from Toni T | Property representative |
Nancy, we have a nice selection of vegetarian options, we have several sandwiches, my favorite is the "veggie flip", we start naan flatbread, spread with our home made sundried tomato, sunflower seed hummus, add spinach... More
Nancy J
What kind of foods do you offer for vegetarians
7 July 2016|
Response from delphicpop | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there, mind you, but I do know Bud's has about a half dozen salads available and at least one veggie wrap. Less regular are vegan soup offerings and a veggie "burger."
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Interlochen
  • Phone Number: +1 231-276-9090
  • E-mail
Bud's is a cozy place to bring your family and friends to enjoy "life's simple pleasures" Stop in for locally sourced breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to grab a home made snack from our bakery. We feature a full espresso bar, hand dipped premium ice cream and soft serve custard. Enjoy the fireplace in the winter and the porch in the summer. Welcome to Up North and Bud's!
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