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Don's Drive-In

2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
+1 231-938-1860
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (65 reviews)
“hamburger” (20 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
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2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious burgers, shakes, and fries. Real fruit shakes are a must! Only drawback is it’s expensive for families if u want burgers, fries, and shakes. But it’s a must for a special vacation treat. Love the 50s diner decor!

Thank juleswatt77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed burgers and fries. The men ordered 1/2 pound burgers and the girls ordered 1/4 pound burgers. Both sizes were huge! 1/2 pound burgers have an extra patty of meat. Food was delicious. Burgers taste fresh. Fries are huge steak fries. Cole slaw was...More

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good burgers here, service is very good and in a great location in town. His place had a cool “drive in” atmosphere inside that adds to the enjoyment

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had their 1/4 lb burger basket. It came with fries and cole slaw. Just what you'd expect from diner food. Good grub for the price.

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waitress was as bad as they come. I think if smiled her face would break. It took forever to our drinks and then again we waited so long to get our food which was very greasy..

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this diner & had great food. The perch fish basket was very good and the double-decker (burger, topped with cheese, roast beef & gravy) was excellent. Our waitress was freindly &helpful.

Thank iowamom2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a setup of on sold diner of the 60s. Even their waiters have the old coin dispenser an their belts. Their burgers are great and they serve steak fries instead of d of standard fries. The kids meals come in a small...More

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Have been here a number of times and never disappointed. Delicious burgers and milk shakes. They have any fried side you want fries, tots, pickles, mushrooms....Also have shakes made with fresh fruit.

Thank dogcentral65
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Burger was bland and bun was falling apart. Honestly thought Wendys down the street would have been a better choice.

Thank Douglas Y
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant exudes a happy nostalgia. The food was very good. The serving sizes were ample. The shake with real fruit is one of the best I’ve ever tasted.

Thank Swayback R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-1860
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