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Flap Jack Shack

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3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
+1 231-941-1890
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Frankfort, Michigan
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Eggs, toast, hash browns and bacon 7.99! Good food. Fast service. The restaurant was full of patrons for breakfast. Service was prompt and courteous. Our waitress checked on us throughout the meal even though though she was extremely busy. Carrie K was great!! Ask for her and leave her a big tip.

Thank 926pamelak
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had reuben sandwiches and the cheese, corned beef and sauerkraut was all shredded and mixed. Never really had a good taste of corned beef - it was all mushy. Unbelievable that the entire time we were eating someone was vacuuming around us. OMG . Still cannot fathom someone being this stupid. We will NEVER go in there again.

Thank birdleg53
Traverse City, Michigan
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166 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Before the original Flap closed its door, it was a destination for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. (They had authentic sourdough pancakes.) The new Flap has been redecorated to the retro 1970s look and somehow it works. Unfortunately, there are no shades on the southern windows and if you're there at sunset be prepared to be blinded. I found the food... More 

Thank Doc3100
Rochester, Indiana
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190 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

So you are asking yourself where to have breakfast in Traverse City well look no further, this is the place. I wish I had tried it earlier in our trip we wouldn't have eaten breakfast anywhere else. They have a whole array of pancakes and waffles and toppings for them. I had the NY cheesecake flap jacks and my wife... More 

Thank 3duckdave
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Love the food and the wait staff. We four people had different entrees and each of us was very happy with our choice. And the waiter was pleasant, efficient and kind. We will be back again. Thank you.

Thank rogersM837DI
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Expect a wait but they give you a pager to alert you-good flapjacks, pigs in a blanket, pumpkin pancakes-small skillet entree portion-forget the hash brown potatoes/tater tots totally terrible.

Thank TCfallcolors
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived for a evening meal. New book had problems getting the meat done med well. But once it was corrected it was great. Manager is involved from the time you walk in the door.

Thank Sudekumdr
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday morning and it was very crowded, but we were sat fairly quickly. It took a bit for the food to get to us but that was to be expected. Our server was the best. The hash browns were perfect and everything was nice and hot. I'd definately come back here.

Thank 593ameliar
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States
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143 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

After reading the menu ahead of time, walking in, and being seated, we had very high expectations. This place was looking great! it was super busy, which usually is a good sign on a Sunday morning. Maybe, it's just because TC was extra full. Our food came, and I was shocked. I had corned beef hash, and it was 80... More 

Thank MrWizard54
Allen Park, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Place has the best pancakes ever !! I had a burrito but my son's pancakes were amazing. I cant wait to go back up North to eat here again

Thank Allie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?