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American, Bar, Pub
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254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
+1 517-351-2506
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Williamston, Michigan
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have an interest in enjoying good bar food give this location a try. It has a majority of college age clientele but you still often see families dining there as well. You will enjoy the burgers, fried pickles and tater tots.

Thank Timothy N
East Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we are in the mood for a good burger, the first place that comes to mind is Crunchy's. Most importantly, the burgers are amazing!! They're juicy and warm and so, so good! Paired with fries and a beer will set you back less than $10, with tip. Excellent service, cozy college town charm.

Thank Shannon M
Grand Haven, Michigan
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81 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great burger for the price and affordable pitchers beer. Replace half pound beef patty with s chicken breast or black bean patty and it's still excellent. They also make a very good rectangular deep dish pizza. The big argument in EL is: whose burgers better? Crunchy's or the Peanut Barrell. Both are great, but I prefer Crunchy's.

Thank legghorn
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My first visit before a basketball game to a college geared restaurant was perfect. Terrific hamburger and Tator tots. Intimate, cozy, happy atmosphere featuring comfortable booths and tables. Waiter very knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. Reasonable prices and early bird food and drink specials.

Thank Corin B
Peoria, Illinois
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My friends and I were very hungry after an early lunch at our tailgate and sitting through the Northwestern game disappointment. We decided to hit up Crunchy's since it's been a long time since graduating that we been here. The management has changed hand, but the food is just as good. My friends got burgers and I went with their... More 

Thank Fai M
East Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If your looking for a great burger Crunchy's is the place. It ain't easy to make a remarkable hamburger and this place has mastered what it takes.

Thank Mike F
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Good burgers, great tater tots, decent service. What more can you ask for? More convenient parking maybe.

Thank Eyeskreemer
Lansing, Michigan
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Crunchy's has the best burgers in the area, and great pizza too! And don't forget about the huge list of craft beers both on draft and in bottles. Prices are very reasonable as well.

Thank Nate D
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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338 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this place as part of scorer families trip to Lansing. The place is small but good. Finding a parking will be a challenge when the area is busy. The food and the service both good. For sure I will visit again if I'm here again.

Thank Sarmad K
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

They have good food and a good selection of alcohol. We ordered one of the "buckets" as our meal and they gave you so much! They were like mini sandwiches but much bigger then your typical slider. You definitely need to split with someone! Very very good though!

Thank Kyra404

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4212
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-351-2506

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