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J & S Hamburg

American, Diner
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1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
+1 231-941-8844
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Onekama, Michigan
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Retro feel diner. Great airport decor, friendly staff, great food, low prices. Not sure what else a person could want in a restaurant. Oatmeal bowl was so big I only finished half. Had it with raisins and they supplied milk and brown sugar. My wife had an omelette that was wonderful. Can't go wrong with this place!

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Thank onekama_mi
Bentonville, Arkansas
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This was downtown been in business since 1938. A great Rubin. The fries were a little greasy but it sure was yummy. Would recommend.

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Thank kkbark
Traverse City, Michigan
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Another classic diner for those who don't want to spend lots of money. There is nothing fancy about this place. The food and the staff are outstanding. Everyone is treated like a longtime friend. You won't go away unhappy or hungry. The experienced owners wait tables.

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Thank TCjoel
Florida
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191 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lots of interesting items on the menu, I had grilled ham on raisin bread which was very good. Service was also very good. Well worth the trip

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Thank m2ice
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very solid restaurant close to home. Have had everything from fish fry, to burgers, to my new favorite their corn beef hash. All the reviews on here/ Yelp are true regarding their hash. It is tasty, homemade and just pure deliciousness... Try it and you will not be disappointed! Waitstaff have always been solid. Just a solid restaurant if you... More 

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Thank Eliot H
Palm Harbor, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Always busy & bustling - Every time we go to Traverse City, we have to make a lunch stop here. Want to try their breakfast as well sometime. Don't miss it!!

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Thank Marcie M
Traverse City
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Have always enjoyed lunch or supper here but found breakfast superior to any other restaurant prepared breakfast. Friends up from downstate and we were all amazed at the food prepared. Two of us got the special for Sunday morning breakfast, "Yooper Hash" and it was amazing. The other friend had the traditional hash and she agreed it was the best... More 

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Thank Patti M
Walker, Michigan
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had a late afternoon lunch on or way to Mackinaw Island and e stopped by J & S per recommendation on Trip Advisor. I had the pork dinner special, old school with mashed potatoes with gravy, a good not great dinner. The fish and chips the other folks had was a better choice. Deep fried the fish was exceptional, crisp... More 

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Thank Robert R
Boyne City, Michigan
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143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had breakfast and were more than satisfied. It reminded me of more than one truck stop that we have visited.

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Thank Bryan M
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our family has been going to J&S for nearly a generation. The hand-crafted burgers on brioche buns are excellent but so are the creative omelettes and fish and chips. Definitely worth the trip from downtown. The J&S in downtown TC is different ownership. Good, but not the same. If you want some friendly insults with your meal, ask for Gina.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8844

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