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Flap Jack Shack

3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
+1 231-941-1890
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“dutch baby” (5 reviews)
“ny cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“omelette” (25 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to try this place because the "must" have great pancakes/flap jacks...right? The wife and I BOTH left our extremely dry and tasteless cakes half eaten...enough said. Our meals in general were poor at best and served almost cold as well. Our worst overall...More

Thank jandro1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for breakfast. Even though there was a wait there was coffee available. Nice touch! Pancakes are an optional side. Pumpkin pancakes were available today. They were light, fluffy and flavorful! Potato “spuds” which are seasoned, fried potato nuggets are also another interesting...More

Thank fourbeesplus3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard that Flap Jacks was owned by the same people/company that owns the "Omelette Shoppe" in Traverse City so we thought we would try it. SO glad we did, I had the NY Cheesecake pancakes with fresh strawberries, and my husband tried the Dutch...More

Thank eenernnun
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place is usually very busy on summer weekends. The food is good and reasonably priced. Free coffee while you wait.

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Have eaten at the Flap numerous times when visiting, mainly due to its location. This was a busy Sat. morning and as usual there was quite a line of people waiting to get in, mostly large groups so we didn't wait long. they have made...More

Thank shrewdgrud
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the 3.99 early bird breakfast special. The sourdough toast was terrific especially with the fresh strawberry jam. The bacon was perfectly crispy and the service was on point. Nice place for a retro breakfast experience outside of downtown.

Thank ShawnaFromMich
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I tell you they are trying to kill you....The grease the grease! We were seated promptly but they weren't too busy either. The waitress was friendly but I am still trying to figure out why she asked if I wanted a bloody mary at 10:00...More

Thank Andy4Jesus
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Location is convenient but food and service were very average. Would not return based upon this experience.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I will start with the good. The waffles were good, the eggs, bacon and potatoes were very good and the coffee was tasty. As for the pancakes,,,, dry and chewy and cold. You would think with the name of the flap jack shack they would...More

Thank MichealWhelan
Reviewed 4 July 2017

As things were getting crazy during Cherry Festival, we saw this distinctive sign on US 31 and decided to give it a try. We were somewhat alarmed that the parking lot was practically empty. The couple coming out as we were parking said the food...More

Thank William D
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Kevin S
4 August 2015|
Response from 4GR8FOOD | Property representative |
Hello, We have eggs done any way you like and omelettes. Bacon, sausage, fruit, salads and skillets!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-1890
Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.
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