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Motor City Brewing Works

) #70 of 987 Restaurants in Detroit $$ - $$$ , Pizza,
470 West Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
+1 313-832-2700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bronx bomber” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
470 West Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beers were all very well made, and spanned the spectrum of styles. The ghettoblaster 15pack is a screaming deal for $15 (especially if you enjoy lower gravity flavourful English style ales).

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I love this place! It is small and cramped at times, but comfortable. They have a good selection of beer and their food is amazing! They have a small upper deck that is nice to sit on when nice outside!

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was the second time visiting this place, and we will not go back. Here was our experience: Sunday, May 28 we were in town from Cincinnati, OH visiting friends, and we decided to visit Motor City. It was early afternoon. There were 4 in...More

Thank Rachel7675
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was a bit bummed, my expectations were high and the beers were very underwhelming and boring. Just blah, Jolly Pumpkin is across the street.

Thank RyanE74
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went here with some friends and it was a really enjoyable place to get dinner. I got the Danimal pizza. Considering I probably picked the wrong pizza (gorgonzola may not be my favorite cheese), it was still very good regardless and I really enjoyed...More

Thank Dani P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great Pizza, very cool atmosphere, great beer. It is not a huge place so I would not count on getting a seat on a busy weekend but the smaller size and hip location were a huge plus for me. It does not radiate a corporate...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I don't know how they operate with such a small kitchen but the food is awesome. The beers are always plentiful and reasonably priced. Great spot to stop in at in the Midtown area just across from Shinola.

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stopped in here after the auto show and this place was great. Friendly service, the beer was really good and so was the pizza. Not the usual Detroit style of pizza but the taste was great. I forget the exact name but it had fuego...More

Thank Travel4funnMichigan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While shopping in the area, decided to stop in for the first time to get a pizza and try the beer. I ended up trying the Elixer-think fruity adult punch drink in a bottle. Also tried a couple flavors of the sodas between the three...More

Thank UofMgirl
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I stopped here on December 31st. The place was nearly empty, with only one family of three seated at a table. There were at least three staff members working the small bar/restaurant area. The sign at the entry indicated we should wait...More

Thank Otter2008
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Rachel C
18 May 2017|
Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Not that I could see. There was a woman there with her son that was clearly a minor when I was there.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Tracy A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 West Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-832-2700
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