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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“omelette” (24 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 2 weeks ago

This place is usually very busy on summer weekends. The food is good and reasonably priced. Free coffee while you wait.

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Have eaten at the Flap numerous times when visiting, mainly due to its location. This was a busy Sat. morning and as usual there was quite a line of people waiting to get in, mostly large groups so we didn't wait long. they have made...More

Thank shrewdgrud
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the 3.99 early bird breakfast special. The sourdough toast was terrific especially with the fresh strawberry jam. The bacon was perfectly crispy and the service was on point. Nice place for a retro breakfast experience outside of downtown.

Thank ShawnaFromMich
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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 MichealWhelan
Reviewed 4 July 2017

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 25 June 2017 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

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Kevin S
4 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
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