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Bubba's

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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428 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2614
+1 231-995-0570
Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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South Lyon, Michigan, United States
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice, clean, comfortable. Nice menu, good beer selection, good pricing. The service was great. We had a couple beers on New Years Eve and 2 snacks. We will return for a full dinner next time in town.

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Thank Bob W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Bubba's. The food is delicious and the service wonderful. Never had a bad meal here. Great selection of local beers on tap. Little known secret: they also have great breakfast food.

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Thank Ann B
Moran, Wyoming
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The line was huge but moved relatively fast. I arrived at the bar and ordered two minutes before happy hour started (not aware of happy hour) and didn't get my drink for almost 15 minutes. After all that I was NOT given the happy hour price. After we were seated it took a bit to have our orders taken and... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been visited by my family and I for the past six to seven years whenever we are in town. No matter what day, condition or time we are always met by the best service and some of the friendliest people in the industry. Fantastic for breakfast lunch and dinner I must eat at Bubba's every time I'm... More 

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Thank Alex99664
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New Years in traverse city and Michigan playing football on TV. Everything started well with complimentary pretzels and spicy mustard. We got four different varieties of burgers and all were good. The carnivore with steak was a particular hit.

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Thank pinkfroggy9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome burgers and yummy homage garlic sauce. Very friendly and a great overall experience. A must stop for a good laugh can burger and beer.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great place. Lots of local offerings. They even have local soda on tap. Service was friendly and good. The wings were some of the best I have ever had. The burgers were unique and delicious, cooked perfect. As we enjoyed our meals we watched other food coming out and kept commenting how good it all looked, and saying next... More 

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1 Thank alan b
Scotts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch while shopping downtown. Burger and tater tots were excellent! My husband is still talking about his burger and how good it was!

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1 Thank Amy M
State College, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

good food and relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of tap beers and wide selection of choices on menu. Service was efficient and professional.

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1 Thank Doug E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch, it was great. The burgers and tots were really good. We also have a soup (gumbo) and 1/2 sandwich (BLT) which also very good.

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1 Thank Debbie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?