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Wares Brothers Frosty Treat

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SW Bayshore Drive, Traverse City, MI
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Frosty Treat has been around for some time. It's your basic ice cream, shakes, hotdog, and sandwiches place. Keep in mind that they do not have a grill on site, so things are typically microwaved to be warmed. The main reason I like to stop here is for the shakes, sundaes, and coney dogs. Now, they're nothing like a Detroit... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Small ice cream parlor with a variety of items. Very friendly staff amd some really delicious creations! Fans of Ted Drewes Concretes or DQ blizzards will be fans of their Flurry.

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Thank Mike D
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I've only ever bought ice cream from here, both walk-in and drive-thru. It's true that the staff seems to be primarily high school/college kids, but I can't say I've ever had a problem in all the times I've been there. In fact, when I went last week, the girl was super friendly and helpful! The place is kept clean, and... More 

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Thank Otterbot
Traverse City
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

The servers and management are do not make the customer their number one priority. Long wait times and poor customer service usually due to socializing in the back.

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Thank cerock
Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

I love this place. I'm especially fond of raspberry milkshakes, and I buy the giant size--which lasts me 3 days. I just stick it in the freezer and keep on enjoying it. They also have great sandwiches. I'm particularly fond of the egg salad, which is freshly made and over-abundantly stuffed with filling, and the reuben with corned beef is... More 

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Thank GertieCranker
Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

We've been visiting this place for years and years. I don't know how long it has been under the current ownership, but, the customer service here is very poor! First, they usually employ high school / college age people. This can be a positive thing, but, at Wares Bros. most of the employees could care less about their job. From... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW Bayshore Drive, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?