Happy Cherry Festival 2021!

Happy Cherry Festival, everyone! We’re excited to have you back inside the tavern this year! Our Menu Our Hours Contact Sleder’s Family Tavern, Est. 1882

Happy Father’s Day!

Cheers to all on Father’s Day! We look forward to seeing many families celebrating their fathers today at the tavern. We open on Father’s Day at 12:00 p.m. and begin serving dinner at 5:00 p.m. We close each night at 9:00 p.m. Our regular summer hours are as follows: We are closing on Wednesdays until we can hire enough staff that everyone can enjoy a […]

Welcome, Summer 2021!

Sleder’s endured a difficult 138th year with the pandemic-related capacity restrictions and consequent staffing shortage, but thanks to our solid kitchen crew, core server staff, and our community and loyal patrons, we are grateful and glad beyond words to be celebrating 139 years in 2021. In Traverse City, as of June 1, the limit of six diners per table was lifted as was the mask […]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter Weekend! Sleder’s is open Friday and Saturday 11:30-9, closed Sunday, and open again Monday at 11:30. Be well and visit soon!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Come feast on corned beef and cabbage and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Sleder’s, the oldest, most-Irish Bohemian pub in town! 717 Randolph St. Traverse City / Dine in or order to-go at 231-947-9213.

Now Hiring Servers

Join our family! Sleder’s Family Tavern has openings for full-time and part-time servers. At Sleder’s, we work as a team and are very accommodating when it comes to staff having other jobs and personal obligations. We will work with you! If you are an experienced server, add working at Michigan’s oldest restaurant to your resume and apply today! Come into Sleder’s at 717 Randolph in […]

Indoor Dining Returns on February 1, 2021.

Michigan’s indoor dining pause, which began November 15, 2020, ends on Monday, February 1st, 2021, and Sleder’s is ready! Sleder’s will resume its famously friendly, full-service indoor dining and continue the same required Covid-19 prevention precautions, requiring staff to wear masks and guests to wear masks while moving about the restaurant. Seating will also be limited to tables six feet apart with a maximum of […]

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021! What a year! Let’s hope 2021 brings us together more often. All of us at Sleder’s wish you and yours bountiful joy, wellness, and prosperity in the coming year. Sleder’s will be open for food and drink to carry out or pick up curbside on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day from 11:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Call (231) 947-9213. […]

Order To-Go During Dine-In Pause

Following Michigan’s “Pause to Save Lives” November 18 Epidemic Order, Sleder’s will be pausing indoor dining for three weeks: November 18, 2020 to December 8, 2020. We join schools, theaters, and other indoor gathering places in the effort to stop the rising spread of COVID-19. Small, family-owned and operated restaurants such as Sleder’s Family Tavern in Traverse City will again be relying on To-Go food […]

Now Hiring All Positions

Sleder’s Family Tavern, Michigan’s oldest continuously operating restaurant, established in 1882, is looking to hire experienced staff in both the front and back of the tavern. We are a family-owned and operated business with longterm employees, some having been working here since the 1990s. Some employees also return every year on their breaks from college, and other longtime employees who have moved away stop in […]


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