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Don's Drive-In

2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
+1 231-938-1860
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Fast food, Diner
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LOCATION
2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
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1 - 10 of 242 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We love this place on the East Bay! In fact, we ate here twice in a short weekend stay. A great value for the food. Burgers and milkshakes are awesome. Try the raspberry milkshake it is worth the extra dollar! The staff are super friendly....More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best burgers and fries in town! Fast friendly service in a cool hip dinner! We Love Don's Drive In! We have been coming for years!

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service. The chocolate milkshake was one of the best I have had. It was definitely worth the calories 😉 It was well priced, too. We had lunch for 5 adults for 50$ including the tip.

Thank elm0040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best burgers in town -- made to order, with all the fixin's. Don's is our go-to place for a quick, relatively inexpensive family meal. Old school drive-in vibe with friendly service. And make sure you check out their fresh-fruit strawberry shakes -...More

Thank brocdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical diner fare, but made perfectly! We stopped in for a quick lunch around 2:00 and we're amazed how busy it was! Just a testament to the friendly service and good food.

Thank Hturtle333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a full day of playing in the water, we decided on casual dining. This is a fun little place with reasonable prices and the food really hit the spot! Everyone ordered a small shake-delicious! Due to the suggestion of our waitress, we ordered adult...More

Thank Daci S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy restaurant during the summer months. The staff is friendly and the food is consistently good. We order the burgers and fries, and they are well prepared and taste very good.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just happened upon this place while on vacation in Traverse City, and we are so glad we did! We did the curbside service, rather than eat outside, because it was vacation! The service and food was fast, a great price and classic diner food...More

Thank jml373
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This plave may look like a dive, but it is so good! You can drive up like a sonic, get to go, or dine inside, which is what we did. I ordered the 1/4 lb burger with cheese, my husband the coney dog basket. We...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Came in today for lunch with the family. We had driven by a few times and had to finally stop in. Great service! Burgers and fries were delicious! Kid friendly as well.

Thank Ashlee C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3750
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-1860
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