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Bates Hamburgers

33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
+1 734-427-3464
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (89 reviews)
“fries” (69 reviews)
“hamburger” (30 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Fast food
33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for that delicious, greasy slider look no further! Bates Hamburgers is as good as it gets! It's an old school burger shop feel with great service and delicious burgers (and fries and shakes).

Thank 701daneb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bates has been serving up burgers since 1959 and is a local favorite. We don't go often, but occasionally, when we're in the area, we get a craving for Bates. The food is consistent - quick greasy burgers and fries.

Thank dotravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like a greasy, grilled onion hamburger from Bates. My family will get the craving several times a year. Inexpensive, and consistent in taste.

Thank Jowella M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

First off this is an old fashion burger joint. Far tastier then many others . great for a few sliders with grilled onions. Every true resident of Livonia has been there.

Thank 532terencer
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Grew up in Michigan and loved these kinds of burgers. Moved away for 35+ years but always came back to Bates. Now that I'm back I go here every week to satisfy my craving

Thank denniscG6740FM
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The reviews for this place were great and I was craving a burger so I gave it a try. The woman who took my order didn't have the best attitude but it didn't really bother me much. The food came in a timely manner. I...More

Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just plain good old time burgers and fries. None of this 1/4, 1/3, or 1/2 pound jaw dislocating things so many places are trying to sell now-a-days. Love 'em.

Thank pickford03
Reviewed 3 October 2017

old time corner burger joint, best sliders around, carry out, cheese onion burgers the best, grab a bag, beats fast food anyday

Thank robertad989
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Have been eating these burgers for many decades. Still unique and special. I love this place. Get a sack today

Thank steve r
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is Detroit area sliders at their very best. Eating in and facing the street is so much fun. You see all the people driving by and you know they wish they were sitting there eating too!! Very reasonable prices and hot fresh and delicious...More

Thank SkipNairne
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1 October 2016|
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Response from robert d | Reviewed this property |
About 3 miles. Exit out of Best Western going east, turn right, going south on Newburg, follow to 5 mile road, turn left going east... follow for approximately 2 miles to Farmington road. it will be right on the corner of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33406 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154-2860
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: +1 734-427-3464
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