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Blue Tractor

423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
+1 231-922-9515
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cuban burger” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

What a difference the employees make. Several years ago I stopped here and was shunned by the server. Took a long time to return. Glad I did. My ruben sandwich was just OK but the chicken corn chowder soup was excellent. My daughters whitefish with...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 6 days ago

right downtown-easy to find, for small or large groups- large menu. recommend making reservations as it can get busy, but worth the wait.

Thank tootie2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, good urban setting, fast and friendly service, generous portions, would recommend to all my friends and family.

Thank Jason S
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Thank you Jason! We appreciate the kind words and hope to have you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The BBQ mac & cheese was delicious! I also had a the pretzel breadsticks which were so good I could have had entire meal of those too! Portion sizes are large so I'm excited to have my left over mac & cheese for lunch today....More

Thank Michelle G
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Thank you Michelle! we appreciate you sharing. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pit stop during an Ale Trail, pretty cool place with good beer. Didn't have any food but looked like it may have been good.

Thank nkleiber28
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Thanks nkleiber28. We hope to see you again for some food! thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've given Blue Tractor several chances. I like the atmosphere. Waitstaff are decent. But everything I've ever ordered there was a disappointment. I love fish and chips so I've ordered that a couple times. First time the fish was soggy. Second time the fish still...More

Thank Alyssa H
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Alyssa, we sincerely apologize about your meal. If you could please reach out to us to allow us to make it right. We have spoken with our kitchen staff about this incident multiple times and have made the necessary changes. Again we are very very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really isn't the best choice for a vegetarian. It's kind of like a BBQ smokehouse-type place that features pork products. The black bean burger was decent. The coleslaw was amazing. There were 6 of us and two plates came out cool. Not just lukewarm...More

Thank delaneyd
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Delaneyd, We are so sorry about the first round of meals for the two. There are no excuses for cold food and we sincerely apologize. We are happy to make it right and are happy we were able to do so. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with the group. I had the haystack burger and 4 cheese macaroni and cheese. Burgers made to your wellness request. Great selection of craft beer. Nice atmosphere

Thank Brenda F
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Thanks Brenda! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Tractor is a "family welcomed" type of restaurant, but it has a solid couple and friends base. The generous booths seat six comfortably(as long as you aren't all football players!). The best way to enjoy the menu is to have everyone order an entree,...More

Thank Barbara J
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Barbara, Thank you for bringing your family to join us! We are so happy to see that you make a night of it! We hope to have you all in again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quality food and really, really good BBQ. Excellent beer choices. Clean facilities. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Reasonable prices. Convenient location. Yes, I'm a happy customer.

Thank rhoveesquared
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

rhoveesquared, You're happy and that makes us happy! Thanks for all of the kind words shared. we appreciate the support and look forward to seeing you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2536
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-922-9515
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