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The Telway

27000 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071-3326
+1 248-545-7962
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (11 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
27000 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071-3326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Gem of Madison Heights. I recently ate here and forgot how darned tasty Telway burgers are! I live on the west side, so I don't make it over to the east side that often...OMG...these burgers are ridiculously TASTY. The lady's that work...More

Thank Bobby d
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Telway is one of the original slider hamburger joints. It is right up there with White Castle. What you see is what you get. If you have a jones for the greasy, perforated burgers that you will taste for hours and which your spouse will...More

Thank bob j
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Overheard a couple of colleagues at the meeting talking about this place. Thought would try it out before heading home. Excellent idea!! Had 4 cheese burgers fries and shake. Chocolate is the only flavour. My mate had the same. Imagine white castles on steroids 🤪...More

Thank Arsenaluk
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Tellway has been in business for a long time and they always have very good hamburgers. Different than most other places.

Thank bill l
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went after hearing rave reviews but ended up a little disappointed. I tried a slider and a Coney island. They were ok. The onion rings were the highlight airy and delicious. Ok if in the area but nothing special.

Thank SwSe86
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I stopped in here for the first time the other day. I had heard the burgers were outstanding. They certainly are. I will definitely be back. The chili fries were good too. Even treated myself with a chocolate malt.

Thank elaine c
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

They don't accept debit cards and I was late getting back to work because I had to wait (there was only two people ahead of me). I told them I was running late for a conference call and they took care of me immediately. Now...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I grew up eating these burgers, and moved away in 1978. My family still lives in the area and every time I go back to visit, I make at least 2 stops for my burger fix. Telway opened in 1944 and has a loyal following,...More

Thank jwc7376
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Telway has been here for many years. We usually get them late at night when we want a extra late night snack. The corner of John R and 11 Mile just wouldn't look right without Telway there.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

They've been around for decades for a reason. The grill's years of cooking onions and patties lends a character to these small burgers that can't be replicated elsewhere. Inexpensive and possessing all the flavors anyone could want from a hamburger, this is worth visiting and...More

Thank Mark H
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 27000 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Madison Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 248-545-7962
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