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The Filling Station

642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread pizza” (85 reviews)
“salad” (129 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Former train station turned brew pub serves the best pizza and among the best beer in Traverse City. Great salads too. As a resident, it is one of our favorite places to eat in TC.

Thank H8003EAmichaelr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must stop if you are ever in Traverse City. By the railroad and the Boardman Lake Trail, you can get just about the best thin pizza ever! We had the Oktoberfest pizza and beer and what a great meal. The service is...More

Thank _donna91_new
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is the best in town period...great beer and amazing setting overlooking Boardman Lake. I would recommend Ignace for sure.

Thank tedlockwood
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This brewery is a renovated train station with the train tracks still there. They have a bar inside and outside for ease of ordering one of their great beers. We tried their oven fired pizza which was delicious. The service was excellent and the bartender...More

Thank Sheri O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I️ had the station wrap stuffed with tuna and wanton chips plus a side salad for $12. It was the best food I’ve eaten in a LONG time. My husband had redfish ponchartrain and he scrapped his plate ($22). Service was wonderful!!!!! I️ will eat...More

1  Thank Taylor K
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Tom was great! Taught us how to do half and half pizza and we had quite the smorgasbord, all of it great! Good variety of beers too, with a very light but respectable wheat beer. Tom says their brewmaster occasionally dies a dunkle - put...More

Thank atthe
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends. The Cesar salad had a lite dressing we loved. We then had a thin crust pizza that had to be the best pizza I’ve had in a long time. Also had great selection of beer. Was across from the children’s...More

Thank Abel P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch, based on reviews, and we are happy that we did. Very friendly, helpful staff! The Octoberfest flatbread pizza and Octoberfest beer were a great combo! Nice view and cool atmosphere. This will become a regular stopped every time we're back...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had A Spartan pizza here after swimming which was pretty good. Really enjoyed the oven fired thin crust and as others have said a salad and pizza are plenty for two. The service was great and the location on the lake and next to the...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We just moved to the area and are tasking ourselves with finding all of th elocal favorites! The structure is enormous, it is really ntersting architecturally and has a beautiful view of gardens. The menu is straight forward and well executed offering pizza, sandwiches and...More

Thank tessmcdonough1159
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-946-8168
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