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Brady's Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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401 S Union St, Traverse City, MI
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a burger or a sandwich. Total whole in the wall but a great late night place to stop. Take out available too.

Thank Astilbe14
Detroit, MI
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186 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Typical old style bar, nothing fancy. Wings are great, nacho was dynamite. Drinks very reasonable. Nice atmosphere.

Thank maurbol
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have been here several times, most of the time the food snd service are terrible, mostly because of stupidity of staff. The most recent visit, the staff was rude and I was ignored, I got breakfast to go and it was terrible, this place should be bulldozed to the ground, the staff are all tootheless rednecks that haven't a... More 

Thank jim s
Traverse City, Michigan
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

In town neighborhood tavern with the best HOT wings in T.C. Small, rustic and where the locals go. I've been there several times, where else can one go for an order of wings, and 2 draft beers for under $14.

Thank ogfy
Howell, Michigan
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stumbled upon this place by accident and decided to try it for a quick lunch. Warm ambience and welcoming wait staff. Not pretentious like many of the places in Traverse City can be. Just a comfortable neighbor hood hangout. Lot's on the menu and all is home made. Waitress was honest in telling us the most popular items. Loved... More 

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

When was the last time you had breakfast in a bar ? For me it had been a while, but Brady's will make you want to come back. Calm and quiet at 0930, my brother and I slipped in for breakfast. We both went with the Brady's Special, potatoes scrambled with eggs, bacon and cheese. Delicious ! I tried a... More 

Thank Cattleman007
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good food in a nice bar in downtown TC. Sunday nights they have a broasted dinner special and also be sure to try their breaded wings. They were huge and delicious.

Thank willd122
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Just stopped in to watch some football, have a beer and got the chili. It was good. Don't know that I would drive across town for if but if in the area would stop and have it again.

Thank m2ice
Trenton, Michigan
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73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

A TC original corner bar...the burgers, blue gill, reuben, and classic Slim Jim are all what you'd expect in a traditional pub. The games on TV and the work crowd mixes with the tourist. They serve breakfast and I'm looking forward to trying that soon!

Thank TraverseCityDiner
Greater Lansing
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Arrived early for a meeting, not familiar with the area so I walked into this place noting the fish specials outside on a board. Lots of locals inside eating lunch, I opted for the half order bluegill lunch. One of my favorite fish, hard to find and when you do it's usually over battered. Here, the fish was lightly dusted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Union St, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 2319468153

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