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21 Lake St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9196
07:00 - 21:00
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Traverse City, Michigan
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216 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A fun and friendly restaurant with indoor dining and vintage drive-in spaces. The blended root beer floats is amazing. Great service too.

Thank Rick B
Traverse City, Michigan
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486 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A bigger dining area than most A&W's plus the old time order from your car boxes. Hard not to like a chilled mug of their classic beverage. The BLT was very good but the swiss/mushroom burger just average. Lots of home cut fries. Good place for a casual meal, just not gourmet. Would definitely stop again.

Thank Bill H
Grayling, Michigan
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231 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I swore off and W years ago because they used cheap hotdogs but today I thought I'd give them another chance and once again cheap hotdogs if you have the place why not put out a decent product very disappointed won't be back to ANW for a long time however the breakfast for my wife and the root beer was... More 

Thank Pete K
Ohio City, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Cool little place that's like a step back in time. Very nice wait staff. Solid breakfast for $8 and good lunch/dinner food too. Don't miss the root beer!

Thank thedude2001
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is an old school A&W. You can dine in, or they bring the trays out to your car. The food is fantastic. My wife loves their chicken fingers, they taste like home made. And, their Coney Dogs are my favorite. Plus, the drive up M22 to get there is just a beautiful Sunday drive.

Thank Scott D
Clare, Michigan
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped there for a coney and float. It is nice to see a car hop A&W when you are on vacation. Service and food were amazing.

Thank Lori S
Bay City, Michigan
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was the perfect place for us. The food was great and served promptly. The staff friendly. We both had dinners and could dine in the inside. Would eat there again!

Thank skidoocarol
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We ate in the dining room and found the place to be very nice. First time eating at an A&W. Cheeseburgers and fries were very good and the waitress was friendly. Food was prepared FAST! We loved the rootbeer floats. Will stop again.

Thank Bsund13
Traverse City
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stop by when passing through Frankfort. Typical A&W menu. Also drive in/carhop service. Friendly staff and fairly quick service. No complaints.

Thank James S
Traverse City, Michigan
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373 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We love this lil place. You can always count on a great A & W root beer float and the food is pretty darn good. We have never been disappointed.

Thank diamondbabydoll

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Lake St, Frankfort, MI 49635-9196
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Benzie County  >  Frankfort

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