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J & S Hamburg

1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
+1 231-941-8844
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“hamburger” (4 reviews)
“omelette” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Food is good, and filling. Service is so so, seems to have dropped from years past. Cups on our table went empty and this went unnoticed by the server? This place is your old fashioned greasy spoon. Lots of locals diner of choice. Feels like...More

Thank eh37526
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

we have eaten here many times, they're fast friendly, interesting decor and excellent food! Love the place! I love hash browns crispy and the cooks actually reads the orders! Which is amazing these days

Thank Kbcronin
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This review is for the Airport Road Location NOT downtown. Our service was quick at a busy time. Tiffany the manager had to waitress our table. Our crew had biscuits and gravy, American Hash and one Omelette - Sourdough toast. All was fresh and tasty....More

1  Thank Darmolgoth
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great food for reasonable prices. Timely service and a good variety on the menu. I prefer the breakfast

Thank BenJames19
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Nothing fancy but a solid place to fuel up and not get ripped off. Had the country fried steak and eggs. Only thing keeping this from 5 stars is the home fries were sliced thin and over cooked. Steak was heavy on the tasty gravy....More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped into J & S Saturday night second time eating here... we ordered the Hamburger special of the day for 7.99 w fries & drink... very nice place to eat at... the wait staff was friendly and provided entertainment for our 17 mo old daughter......More

Thank EricW7
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Retro feel diner. Great airport decor, friendly staff, great food, low prices. Not sure what else a person could want in a restaurant. Oatmeal bowl was so big I only finished half. Had it with raisins and they supplied milk and brown sugar. My wife...More

Thank onekama_mi
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This was downtown been in business since 1938. A great Rubin. The fries were a little greasy but it sure was yummy. Would recommend.

Thank kkbark
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Another classic diner for those who don't want to spend lots of money. There is nothing fancy about this place. The food and the staff are outstanding. Everyone is treated like a longtime friend. You won't go away unhappy or hungry. The experienced owners wait...More

Thank TCjoel
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lots of interesting items on the menu, I had grilled ham on raisin bread which was very good. Service was also very good. Well worth the trip

Thank m2ice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1083 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-4737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-8844
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