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Randy's Diner

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American, Diner
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1120 Carver St, Traverse City, MI 49686-4307
+1 231-946-0789
06:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I have been going to RANDYS 5-6 days a week for 4 years! I am there at opening, 6:00am. The breakfast, 2 eggs(anyway you like 'em), potatoes(hashbrown or American), toast(whatever kind), is a tasty bargain for $2.59!! PLUS full menu! Don't be too surprised if you can't eat all of your lunch or dinner! Ask about the fresh pies! Pecan... More 

Thank pare5099
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I usually shy away from diners, but my husband I needed to kill some time so we decided to grab some breakfast. I have a gluten sensitivity, and I was thrilled to see that they offer gluten free toast! They also have gluten free bread options and hamburger buns on their lunch menu! It is a greasy spoon... but sometimes,... More 

Thank Leslie W
Lower Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

When you see a LOT of cars in the lot of a restaurant, you can be pretty sure the food will be good. Good bet here! The breakfast was great. Good service and good prices. Friendly waitstaff. You might have to wait a bit on a busy day, but it's worth it. This is not Cracker Barrel. =)

Thank MissMyDog
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went for an early dinner and there were several other diners there already! The servers were so friendly and helpful. We didn't need to wait too long for our meals and they were served hot and were as described. Portions were generous and food was good. The atmosphere here is really welcoming. I love to eat at local places... More 

Thank dli703
Terre Haute, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were looking for local color and found it at Randy's. Very reasonable prices and great French fries with our dinners. The main attractions, fried chicken and chicken fingers were only okay with pre-packaged coleslaw. Nothing great but friendly, quick service.

Thank 54Nancy54
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Fantastic classic diner food. Wide variety on the menu, 4 soups plus chili daily. HUGE portions, more than reasonably priced, delicious taste. This is an amazing dining value. A Traverse classic for many years. Next to the Garfield Save-A-Lot store, across Carver from LaSeñorita.

Thank Reg K
Traverse City, Michigan
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Good place for a quick & very casual meal. Best for breakfast, but good sandwiches & Friday fish fry. Good value, clean & friendly service.

Thank PJSteeby
Interlochen, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very good food, including gluten free toast and pancakes! Everyone at my table got something different and everyone left full and happy!

Thank Theresa R
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I frequent this place almost weekly for breakfast. They have a $1.99 breakfast special of 2 eggs, hash browns or fried potatoes and toast. They have a yummy lunch soup and sandwich special as well. Great food, great prices, great service!

Thank Christine H
Hickory Corners, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Good choices for a family of 4. Just good sandwiches, soup, and salads. Only 6 minutes from Front Street

Thank daclancy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Carver St, Traverse City, MI 49686-4307
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-946-0789

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?