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“Good burger”
Review of Mode's Bum Steer

Mode's Bum Steer
Ranked #43 of 299 Restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good burger”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

The inside is a little outdated but the food was really good. I had a burger and it was good quality burger. I would comeback here

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Lapeer, Michigan
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Average food, average atmosphere”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

I visited Mode's with friends, we were all sold on the filet & lake perch dinner. After a considerable wait in an inadequate space, we were ready for dinner. The perch was good, the bread bland & the steaks overcooked (so much so, we had to send one back, it was inedible). We had good service and the cocktails were great, but we didn't think the steak was worth a return trip.

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St. Gallen
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Best steak house in town, with good fish as well!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Since many years I visit Traverse City and if possible I will always visit Mode's at least once. Their steaks are fabulous!
The place is not very big which is very nice. I don't like the big US restaurants where it is more about quantity then quality.
Today I didn't have a steak for once; instead I did have the Walleye (daily special: tomato parmesan crusted Walleye with rice) which was really very good.
If you plan to go there on a weekend or with a larger group, then always make reservations!

  • Visited May 2014
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wow! Now this place can serve a steak!”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Ordered the New York strip medium rare ($23) and it was served perfect.. Was one of the best steaks I've ever had. Great little place downtown, with awesome food. Would go back here again.

Visited April 2014
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Traverse City, Michigan
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“ONE OF OUR OLDEST AND BEST”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

A family owned restaurant for over 25 years- excellent beef and the best perch (a local fish) which you just have to try- even if just an appetizer. In the downtown area and serving dinner until midnight. Also a great salad bar on Fri-Sat nights. Our very favorite in-town restaurant.

  • Visited April 2014
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