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The Filling Station

642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salads” (65 reviews)
“pretzels” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sitting outside by the tracks is a fun place to enjoy a few beers. This place is an easy walk or ride from downtown.

Thank Acow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pizza. The prices are a little on the hogh side. Method of self service is a good idea. I liked sitting outside and enjoying the scenic view. Inside seating also available.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a couple drinks on a rainy Tuesday we arrived right when they opened. We sat outside near the tracks and as it got cold the staff turned on the heat lamps. I had the Tottenham ESB and a black eye I...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In TC to visit my husband's sister. Found this place on Trip Advisor. Called her and invited her for a drink and food. She couldn't believe we would know about it. Her 30 something sons fav place when he visits. Sat outside on the loading...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the pet friendly patio, live jazz music, and the sitting by the railroad tracks. The vegetarian pizza was AMAZING! Enjoyed sampling the beers too.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of flatbread pizzas. Friendly staff, good beer! The bar tender suggested we shed a pizza and salad which was a great idea and much appreciated. I hate wasting food while traveling when I can't take home leftovers. The barbeque chicken pizza was delicious,...More

Thank MikeinOH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a neat place right along the old tracks. I loved the train theme and thought their train flights were adorable. We didn’t eat here, as it was packed and had a 50 minute wait for pizzas, but I have heard good things about...More

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and great atmosphere. Great salads and pizzas and of course beers...Just a fun place to hang...great outdoor space too.

Thank jagintc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to meet up for pizza and beers. Great staff, beer and pizzas. Lots of space and easy to get in and out of.

Thank gerryalp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service and atmosphere were great. My husband and I shared a salad and a flatbread pizza. It was the perfect amount of food. The pizza looked delicious too. Indoor and outdoor seating. Order at the bar and they bring you the food. They had live...More

Thank love2vacation2008
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Railroad Pl, Traverse City, MI 49686-2671
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-946-8168
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