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3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
+1 231-276-9090
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (43 reviews)
“sandwiches” (25 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If your camping....you are going to love the coffee here! I am frugal and usually don't buy coffee. But my coffee was not brewing. Get "buds" brand....oh so delicious and worth every penny! They have deli type sandwiches, chicken salad croissant. I bought an egg...More

Thank susieQ49_62
Reviewed 1 week ago

donuts are small and wonderful just right for kids. another time had scramble it was great. have not had dinner there yet

Thank srobin5187
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought 14 people here for lunch and was left to figure out how to seat everyone in their limited indoor seating. We were told we could move tables as we wanted and only afterwards were we told (which came across like being scolded) what we...More

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast and coffee was great, just a little quirky ordering and then hoping they find you with your order. The breakfast menu seems to on the limited lite side, not like a full stick to the ribs menu, but it was excellent!

Thank Zzzland1996
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This small coffee and ice cream shop in the small village of Interlochen, home to the world-famous Interlochen Arts Academy, has been a God-send for the village, with generous hours of operation, good coffee, good ice cream, good food.

Thank LouBobHarborSprings
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We had visited Buds either one or two years ago. We head yearly to Interlochen for the Arts Academy and stay there. Needed lunch to the move the day and Bud's was a possibility. We went there and it was I had written previously...as I...More

Thank statetrumpet
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Bud's is a great place for breakfast and ice cream. My mom, sisters and I had both while we visited in Interlochen. The breakfast food choices are varied and the food is prepared fresh and to order. It was delivered to the table hot. The...More

Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Just had my morning oatmeal, and Bud’s now has a new cook that doesn’t know how to cook oatmeal. Terrible! Avoid this place.

Thank apvander
Reviewed 11 February 2018

every time we return to camp at Interlochen State Park. The staff is great, and the food os terrific. There is also a small gift shop area with prices that are not outrageous.

Thank boblinfoto
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good food. Good ice cream. Goo service. Good times! Visit Bud's to have a bite or to have a snack - the people are smiling helpful and the food is always good!

Thank JimmySmallBerries
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Questions & Answers
Nancy J
7 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Toni T | Property representative |
Nancy, we have a nice selection of vegetarian options, we have several sandwiches, my favorite is the "veggie flip", we start naan flatbread, spread with our home made sundried tomato, sunflower seed hummus, add spinach... More
Nancy J
7 July 2016|
Response from delphicpop | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there, mind you, but I do know Bud's has about a half dozen salads available and at least one veggie wrap. Less regular are vegan soup offerings and a veggie "burger."
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3061 M 137, Interlochen, MI 49643-9542
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Interlochen
  • Phone Number: +1 231-276-9090
  • E-mail
Bud's is a cozy place to bring your family and friends to enjoy "life's simple pleasures" Stop in for locally sourced breakfast, lunch, dinner or just to grab a home made snack from our bakery. We feature a full espresso bar, hand dipped premium ice cream and soft serve custard. Enjoy the fireplace in the winter and the porch in the summer. Welcome to Up North and Bud's!
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