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Slider Hamburger Restaurants in Southeast Michigan

Metro Detroit and the greater Ann Arbor area dish up delicious little burgers – some in super old-school buildings – perfect for the kids

Think you know what you crave? Think again. White Castle may be the granddaddy of the greasy little burger (dating back to 1921), but these indie spoons, dotting the region from Macomb and Wayne counties to Oakland and Washtenaw, dish the mega-chain stiff competition – and way more atmosphere.

Comet Burger

  • Address: 207 S. Main St., Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-414-4567

Delectable sliders and amazing milkshakes in a fun '50s atmosphere (think genuine vintage, not Happy Days cheesy).

Bates' Burgers

  • Farmington Hills: 22291 Middlebelt Road, 248-478-7350
  • Livonia: 33406 Five Mile Road, 734-427-3464

Savor decadence on a steamed bun. The L-town spot, still in its white-tile 1959 building, is a blast from the past.

Burgrz

  • Rochester Hills: 3204 Walton Blvd., 248-375-3060
  • Royal Oak: 410 S. Main St., 248-543-4900

It's all 100-percent certified Angus beef in this casual eatery created in 2009 by four brothers. (P.S. Mom and dad: The R.O. locale now serves beer and wine!)

Hunter House Hamburgers

  • Address: 35075 Woodward Ave., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-646-7121

The sweet onions are smashed into these babies when they're still cookin' at this B-ham icon since 1952.

Joe's Hamburgers

  • Address: 125 Elm St., Wyandotte
  • Phone: 734-285-0420

Open for business since 2010, this hockey-decked spot, named for the owner's grandpa, gets props for its local-beef creations, hand-cut fries and pierogi.

Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burgers

  • Address: 551 S. Division St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-663-4590

Singles for kids only; for parents, it's a Double to Quint (a half pound of beef!). Customize yours at this fave.

Little Brothers Burgers

  • Address: 201 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-414-4541

It gets props for late-night service, but this tiny checkered landmark serves up sliders during family hours, too.

Motz's Burgers

  • Address: 7208 W. Fort St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-843-9186

With roots going back to 1929, this D staple serves up treats that frequently make "best slider" lists – here and nationally.

Seeburgers Cheeseburgers

  • Address: 71 N. Main St., Mount Clemens
  • Phone: 586-468-4200

Proprietor "The Todd" is known for his gourmet creations, including ahi tuna and beef tenderloin.

Travis Coffee Shop

  • Address: 23500 Greater Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-778-0101

Watch a chef flip 'em on the grill just behind the "bar." Grab your eastside greasy goodness 24/7 at this joint.

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