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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (246 reviews)
“tater tots” (39 reviews)
“gumbo” (27 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Some local people said can't go to traverse city without eating at Bubba's. Several of us had the carnivores burger. It was AWESOME. Best burger I have had in a long time. 1/2 pound burger top with steak and bacon. The bun was incredible too!!!...More

Thank eh37526
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a great burger and a place to watch the ALCS. Bubba’s didn’t disappoint. We were warmly greeted by Melissa who showed us to or table. Hannah our server was both attentive and knowledgeable. We both ordered dogfish head namaste. A delicious...More

1  Thank Shayne U
Reviewed 4 days ago

The room was buzzing when we walked in. Sports on TV, people at the bar and about 70% of the tables full. With just the two of us, we were seated right away. Menus appeared quickly, drink order taken, we settled in to review the...More

1  Thank tmumby593
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Star with a Griffin Claw Screamin Pumpkin....Then, if you love chicken cherry salad....have the sandwich. The salad is some of the best! Also add some onion rings as a special treat. This is one of our go to spots in Traverse City.....

1  Thank jskinner73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee: Excellent. Berkeley Omellette: Eggsellent too ;)! Full of veggies and cream cheese. You can just tell they're using farm fresh eggs - they taste noticeably better! Banana Bread: Wow - yum. Homemade bread: Loved it for my whole wheat toast. Service: Fantastic - thanks...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place had great burgers and atmosphere. They are also very affordable. We were told we would have to wait 45 minutes for a table, but our table was ready in 10. We would definitely return to Bubbas the next time we are in T.C.

Thank allornothinggrl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and they handled my gluten free diet with ease. Husband enjoyed a breakfast burrito and I had corned beef hash and eggs. Will go back for sure!

Thank Teagued
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was delighted to discover that Bubba’s offers breakfast! I had a wonderful omelette, and the service was fabulous!

Thank mcwamsley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I tried out Bubba’s for brunch. I had a breakfast burrito with fresh squeezed orange juice, and was extremely happy with my meal. My husband was disappointed with his choice, however.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just looking for a quick lunch spot and walked into Bubba's. Good choice, we could have just ordered one sandwich so both of us took half with us.

Thank Scott S
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12 May 2015|
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Response from LifesATrip4Me | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a big beer drinker but I always notice the chalkboard full of listings of what their offerings of the day are. They seem to always have some from Michigan. That place is awesome - excellent food. I think if you go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-995-0570
Burgers, burritos and beer! You're going to love the great food and downtown Traverse City atmosphere at Bubba's - Traverse City's favorite spot to hang all season long! From bubba-size burgers to fresh unique salads or sandwiches, or choose from the chef's home-style favorites of the day on our chalkboard. All of our selections are made from fresh, wholesome ingredients.
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