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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by chance and was pleasantly surprised! We tried several different appetizers which were all good, in particular the Mac n cheese bites were really well done. Two in our party ordered reubens which were really good and really big. I had the pork burrito...More

Thank Hilltoppermom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I have been frequenting this place for years. The beer list is ever changing and the burgers are big and perfectly cooked every time. It’s got that fun family friendly feel and cozy wooden bench seats with big tables so everyone has...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! Waitstaff are great and burgers are juicy, beer is cold! You cant go wrong with any choice!

Thank Lacy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great brunch. This plate is the bubba’s poutine. It’s so scrumptious. And the cider is to die for. Maple, cinnamon, apples, and a Michigan brew.

Thank wentworth111
Jeff W, Owner at Bubba's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. Bubba's works hard to bring you a good value.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hamburgers are ok... certainly not great. The meat seemed to be of good quality. Service was very good, but slow. Very sweet waitresses. Fries were great. The fresh brewed tea tasted sour. I like mustard on my burger, but it was literally dripping onto my...More

Thank Krea T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of people told us how good it was and it was highly rated, so we gave it a try! Parking there is terrible and me and my husband nearly killed each other trying to find a place to park, then change for the...More

Thank rayrayfree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE Bubba’s! It’s been a favorite of mine for many years. Great atmosphere, outstanding service and AMAZING food!!

Thank shaunie1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through and randomly picked a place to eat. Was Not Disappointed! The haystack was the best burger!

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all burger itself great. I had the bubba asked for med, got med well but still juicy. Our server was great. It would be five stars but bun didn't hold up, rather dry and crumbly. Decently will be back. If you like it...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place to eat and saw this place. A long wait but with only two of us we were seat very fast. Service was great and food was very good. My wife had a sandwich and I had a wrap that were both...More

Thank William G
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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