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1315 south airport rd., Traverse City, MI
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I wrote an excellent review on this place a few years ago and am happy to say that it remains a great place for breakfast. We ordered the homemade corned beef hash and eggs.....excellent and maybe the best we have ever tasted. All was done perfectly. Only complaints.....no gluten free bread (husband recently diagnosed) Also, not open on Sunday

Thank annika326
Traverse City, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

It's been a long time since I've been to Willies. I won't dwell on the past but it appears it is now for the better. Visited twice in the last few weeks. On my first visit back I had their Reuben. Crispy bread and not overdone ( just right) with the right amount of corned beef. Sauerkraut was a bit... More 

1 Thank ReubenBoy
Belleville, Michigan
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121 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Met 2 other couples there for a meal. While it was close to 11:30, they advertise Breakfast anytime. The establishment is only open for breakfast/lunch, and was recommended by a local. Entry only to the rear; we were seated in a "special" section that shared space with a flower shop. The reason we were seated there, was by virtue of... More 

1 Thank Bill B
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

Went here for the first time for breakfast. Small, but friendly, and good food! Locals seem to come get their usual, and drink from their special coffee cup kept on a display shelf. Lots of men regulars on a Saturday morning! Other people were ordering to go, so must be an option! Odd entrance on the REAR of the building,... More 

Thank Alissa B
Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

We are so glad this place has come back! Loved it years ago and Love it now! The breakfast sandwich is so good! (Used to be called "Muffin-N-Stuffin" ) I don't recall what its called now, but the special sauce is to die for! I believe they get their meats and breads from local vendors. Always delicious! The atmosphere is... More 

Thank B F
Traverse City
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012 via mobile

the food, service and atmosphere is just like the name of the restaurant Willies rear. The price is high for the quality of food you get my cheese came from a cheese food plastic wrapper

1 Thank Duce O
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2011

We stumbled upon this really difficult place to find. It is not only at the side of a strip mall but once you get inside you must go to the very back. Believe me....it is worth the effort. It is tiny mom and pop place, only about 4 booths and a few bar stools. It was obviously a local favorite... More 

2 Thank annika326

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 south airport rd., Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
phone 231 421 5506

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