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Flap Jack Shack

3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
+1 231-941-1890
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“dutch baby” (4 reviews)
“omelette” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I tell you they are trying to kill you....The grease the grease! We were seated promptly but they weren't too busy either. The waitress was friendly but I am still trying to figure out why she asked if I wanted a bloody mary at 10:00...More

Thank Andy4Jesus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is convenient but food and service were very average. Would not return based upon this experience.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start with the good. The waffles were good, the eggs, bacon and potatoes were very good and the coffee was tasty. As for the pancakes,,,, dry and chewy and cold. You would think with the name of the flap jack shack they would...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As things were getting crazy during Cherry Festival, we saw this distinctive sign on US 31 and decided to give it a try. We were somewhat alarmed that the parking lot was practically empty. The couple coming out as we were parking said the food...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place should have great pancakes. They were very dry and had no flavor. The rest of the food was cold. Will not return.

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Gets super busy on the weekend but friendly and courteous staff. My favorites are the dutch baby and big apple though they take longer to cook; thats just the nature of these 2 menu items. The deck is great on a nice day. The mgmt...More

Thank Cardell T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Came here because Flap Jack has always been good food and fast. Fast is not at all how I would describe this place. It's pricey for breakfast, very slow and food was so so. People at the next table sent eggs back because they didn't...More

Thank Colliesnbunnies
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of food for a reasonable price. Great service. Just everything was way too bland for me. Corned beef has with no onions, peppers, or spice. Huge side of pancakes were dry and 1/2 a container of random syrup made no difference. Biscuits weren't fluffy...More

Thank Boomer0
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stopped in on a Sunday morning after a girl's weekend..... place was packed! Ordered the hash brown Omelette and it was great! All the gals had different items and everyone went away full and happy! I loved that I got a pot of coffee rather...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Beautiful view. Decent food. Pancakes are very good. This place has been here since the 60s. Prices seem higher than average for breakfast.

Thank Robert H
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Kevin S
3 August 2015|
Response from 4GR8FOOD | Property representative |
Hello, We have eggs done any way you like and omelettes. Bacon, sausage, fruit, salads and skillets!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-1890
Pancake restaurant in Traverse City, MI.
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