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Mode's Bum Steer

125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
+1 231-947-9832
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (58 reviews)
“steak” (121 reviews)
“lettuce wedge” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
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71 - 80 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2016

My husband ate here & was very disappointed. He had the surf & turf and was not impressed by either the lobster or the steak. Ordered his steak medium & said it was overcooked & dry. No flavor to the lobster.

1  Thank kobejack
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stopped in the last trip up to Traverse City and the food was very good but we thought it was a bit expensive.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Don't judge a book by it's cover at Mode's! Our waitress was helpful and friendly and the meal was excellent. I ordered a 4oz.filet and a half rack of ribs. The filet was grilled to perfection and the ribs fell off the bone, as they...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a resident as being the best place to get a steak, well the steak was bland, and dry. Will definitely not recommend for being the best steak, I only gave a 3 rating because the service was good.

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Mode's is the best steak restaurant in Traverse City. Yes, the atmosphere is dated, but the staff is fantastic and well versed in all of their offerings. If you are looking for the most contemporary high end restaurant go to Arie at the resort. If...More

Thank ThomasT358
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I like this old restaurant right in the heart of downtown Traverse City! Have had great steaks and prime rib here. Wonderful salad bar, too. Waitress was very friendly and competent. Many locals eat here---always a good sign. Great drinks, too. Plenty of parking on...More

Thank mathgenius
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We were super lucky and were seated immediately. The restaurant was packed, yet our hard working waitress was attentive and quick to get is our drinks. This is a great place for adults who value good food and being able to carry on a conversation...More

Thank Maggie D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My wife and I were in Traverse City for a saturday night getaway and found this place in a local book and decided to try it. This is a small place but very nice looking. We were early on Saturday so no problem getting a...More

Thank taftrj
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Got a hankering for a steak, lobster tail, fresh fish or the very best prime rib, then modes is the place for you. Right downtown, a short walk from the bay, you'll find Modes.. Great cozy atmosphere, superb menu, delightful wait staff will make it...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 12 March 2016

My husband was looking for prime rib and he was told this was the best! From a person that does not eat prime rib it looked like it had a lot of fat on it. My husband enjoyed every bite he had no complaints! I...More

Thank Tammy C
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No Young children not permitted after 5:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-947-9832
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