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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 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
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Northern Michigan
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a family, we've been to Slabtown numerous times and everyone always loves to go back. The burgers are fantastic, but so are the soups and other various sandwiches available. It's a great place to eat in, or to take out to your favorite park or beach.

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Thank flybaby911
Traverse City, Michigan
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The soup is out of the can, the fries are cold and grease'y, burgers dry and week. @ blocks away is Chefs Inn, Much Much better, and fresh. Slab Town draws a nice crowd, and it can be fun, the food fair at best!!

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Thank 2151scott
Traverse City, Michigan
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a nice bike ride with my daughter, we went to slab town. It was my first time, and I ordered the bacon burger with pretzel bun. Excellent choice, would recommend it. I will be back. Keep the good work

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Toivola, Michigan
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends treated my wife and I to lunch... I've been by a few times never went in figuring Slabtown to be one of those 12-15.00 per burger only to find that's not the case... we fed 4.5 people for under 25.00 4 burgers one order of fries and tots... I've read some of the other reviews and people have... More 

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Thank EricW7
Saginaw, Michigan
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slab Town has a wide variety of great burger choices. I haven't had a bad one. My favorite is the Slab Town Special. Their fries, shakes and pop are all top quality. The staff here is great. They are extremely friendly and have a ton of energy. With all the choices of eateries in TC, I always stop at Slab... More 

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Thank bradm1001
Battle Creek, Michigan
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here while visiting TC recently because of all the positive reviews I've read here and we wanted some delicious food as described by all. It was "eh" nothing special at all, actually we probably won't stop here again. When you walk inside the restaurant you aren't seated but you don't know this (the locals all do) but you... More 

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Thank Jills1067
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived into town and needed some place to eat. Based on reviews we ended up at Slabtown. Husband's burger was delicious and I got the Traverse City Chicken wrap. The wrap was delicious if you are a fan of the chicken, blue cheese, and fruit vinaigrette dressing. It was more than enough. We will definitely return the next time... More 

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Thank Crystal G
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the double-meat Slabtown Special, wife had single burger sans onions, & we shared an order of fresh cut fries that is larger than any fast food order of fries. Burgers were juicy & delicious; the sauteed onions added to the SS's juiciness & flavor. This was a take-order & even after a 15 minute drive to eat at... More 

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Thank Val-ABQ
Stanton, Michigan
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The burgers are fresh (not frozen), the fries are also fresh-cut (fair fries), and everything was delicious. However, one of our group got the turkey wrap, and was underwhelmed. We told her that's what she gets for ordering a wrap at a burger place! :)

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Thank Terri B
Michigan
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127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here several times now when in TC and it has always been great. Good burgers and sides at good prices. It's prepared "to go", but you can eat it there if you want. Nothing fancy and the food comes in a paper sack, but everything is fresh and tasty. They have real malts and shakes also. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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?