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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%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“dutch baby” (5 reviews)
“ny cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“omelette” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3890 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684-4445
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some how they brought the 70s back. Looking from the outside you get an idea of the taste of the inside. Very clean looking 70s look and feel. The food was large portions (my wife and I split a breakfast ) we both walked away...More

Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved everything about this place! Jacki was an amazing server and interacted really well with our boys. The food was delicious and fair priced. It's super kitschy and I love places like this. Very clean; can't wait to stop again next time I'm in Traverse...More

Thank millekat02
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I stayed in Traverse City for a couple days. Up early and heading out on way home asked the locals for best breakfast options. They said we must check this place out. We lived the huge selection of items. I had Eggs Benedict...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

There are several popular breakfast restaurants in Traverse City and we have eaten at most of them, and most of them are very good. However, if you love corned beef hash then you need to visit the Flap Jack Shack!! The beef is corned right...More

Thank Gardener2014
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I live here and don’t like to bad mouth the local restaurants but I have too in this case. We have brought our Grandchildren her a few time for the “Pancakes with sprinkles “ we are not going back. The service has always been sub...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My husband and I had a morning appointment in town on Wednesday and decided to stop by. We had a delicious meal although just a little slow in coming this time.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We decided to try this place because the "must" have great pancakes/flap jacks...right? The wife and I BOTH left our extremely dry and tasteless cakes half eaten...enough said. Our meals in general were poor at best and served almost cold as well. Our worst overall...More

Thank jandro1
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were here for breakfast. Even though there was a wait there was coffee available. Nice touch! Pancakes are an optional side. Pumpkin pancakes were available today. They were light, fluffy and flavorful! Potato “spuds” which are seasoned, fried potato nuggets are also another interesting...More

Thank fourbeesplus3
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We heard that Flap Jacks was owned by the same people/company that owns the "Omelette Shoppe" in Traverse City so we thought we would try it. SO glad we did, I had the NY Cheesecake pancakes with fresh strawberries, and my husband tried the Dutch...More

Thank eenernnun
Reviewed 9 September 2017

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

Thank Tara L
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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, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
The Flap Jack Shack features a casual, affordable menu which highlights made from-scratch flap jacks, oven baked pancakes, classic egg dishes and original Flap Jack Shack favorites. Our family-friendly property seats over 240 people and uses fresh, local ingredients when and where possible. All of our menu items are affordably priced under $11. Outdoor dining and a private banquet room are also available.
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