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Slabtown Cafe and Burgers

826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
+1 231-932-1760
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (204 reviews)
“fries” (128 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quick and friendly service! The burgers are phenomenal and the shakes are delicious. Great deal for the price.

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun place in the hood... great burgers , fresh a Nd offered many different ways .., located in an old house and fixed up very cool.

Thank tedlockwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local burger place with local soda, many choices of burgers and a convient location. You can eat in, or take it to the beach! You order at the counter, wait for your order and off you go. Lots of options for ordering food the...More

Thank KTMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Named Slabtown in honor of the original residents of the area who constructed their homes form "slabs" left over from millin wood, this restaurant serves delicious burgers, excellent fries and good beverages - including shakes. It is a treat on a budget!

Thank Al H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this “restaurant” numerous times. The burgers are decent. The fries are very good. The problem is, despite having crackers placed out for customers to take, they have an unwritten rule about how many crackers you are allowed. When you take more...More

Thank john v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the local craft soda offerings and chocolate milkshake! The prices were great, fries and onion rings were excellent, and we both enjoyed our burger. The honey mustard on the Sweet Lincoln burger is outstanding. Service was quick but limited seating inside.

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Hand pattied burgers and fresh cut fries! Couldn’t ask for anything better.Reminds me of a home made burger!

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Need I say more. Put it in a bag and I am going to the picnic table. The place is a unique addition to Traverse City.

Thank tcclark050
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So glad we tried this place! Best burgers around Traverse and also their fries are out of this world! We stop now every time we visit the area!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing fresh food. Crazy friendly staff. Great atmosphere! We have found our favorite place to get our nosh on.

Thank Amy M
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18 October 2016|
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Response from JaxConNon | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol drinks but good soda and shakes/malts!
21 August 2016|
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Response from dash126 | Reviewed this property |
Sean C
1 December 2015|
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Response from Soonergolf | Reviewed this property |
It is a converted house with fairly limited seating. If I remember correctly they did have moveable tables. I think you should call them if your group is more than seven or eight.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 826 W Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2466
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-932-1760
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