The Telway - Fast food restaurant, coffee house in Detroit

      Department of Deliciousness, September 2017 The Department often goes off the beaten path to obtain simple yet classic foods. Telway System has been in business since the 1940s and restaurants do not persist like this unless they are delicious. We visited late in the evening...More

    thumb Limpiaverde
    9/22/2017

      Cheeseburger (sliders) - YUM...Onion rings - oy vey - YUM YUM Even the mini fish sandwiches are good. I was driving by and said to myself, hmmm THIS looks like I gotta try it. Just wishing it was closer than a 2 hour plane ridge...More

    thumb JEAN P
    9/08/2016

      This is old school Detroit burger place, very small, a little grungy, in a bit of a sketchy neighborhood. Not bad in the daytime. Used to be dozens of similar places all over Detroit area. Like a White Castle, but has its own taste and...More

    thumb Daddin458
    9/27/2015

      Almost every time I work in Detroit I try to stop at Telway......great sliders, cheap coffee, great fries, tasty donuts and some of the most entertaining fellow customers one could ever hope for. Every visit is an adventure!!

    thumb Duccy
    7/10/2012

      This has got to be one of the best chili's that I've ever had. Unfortunately there are the regulars that sit here and take up space if you want to eat in. It only serves Pepsi products so that's a downer. But love this place!!

    thumb Mitzi P.
    7/08/2018

      I've only been here once, I'll never go again. I cannot understand the hype of this place. They service was good, fast, and polite, the people were not the issue but I only ate one of their sliders and omg. I thought for sure I was gonna die. Never have I ever been more bloated from such a small amount of food in my entire life. My stomach hurt for the next 24hrs. Yuck.

    thumb Dawn B.
    11/29/2016

      This place is one of the best diner hole in he wall burger places in all of Michigan. I had always wanted to try it and finally did and was very impressed. You walk in and there is a side door window to pick up to go orders and then a front door to walk in. The place is unassuming and looks like what I would imagine a tiny 1950's diner to look like. There are a couple of seats at the counter and then seats that in front of the windows to watch the cars pass by on a busy intersection.

    You can order at the counter or outside if it's to go. I was initially surprised because their menu written up top didn't have any periods so I ready each burger as $11.50 for some reason despite it saying 115 for $1.15... so that was a bit embarrassing. Anyways I had like 4 of these burgers, an order of onion rings and fries and they were all delicious. The burgers are sliders and they taste amazing and fresh, the onion rings were better than the French fries because the fries weren't salty enough but still everything was good.

    The service was quick and the staff was friendly; and the place was filled with locals so I'm guessing it's a hidden gem in the area.

    thumb Alex R.
    6/22/2017

      Every time I am back in Michigan.  Telway is must!  The Coney is good but the sliders are amazing!    The place has not changed since I was a kid many years ago and I hope the never do.   So many late nights  after a long shift ,  "Five with everything and a large black to go"   was the perfect ending to the day.   I will always love this place  , the food  is super cheap, amazingly delicious and the  staff has always been AWESOME!   Don;t come here expecting so super trendy  restaurant, it is what it is and that is perfect.

    thumb Greg W.
    7/10/2017

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Located in Detroit 6820 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48210 - 12485457962