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Detroit Beer Company

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American, Bar, Pub, Grill
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1529 Broadway, Detroit, MI
+1 313-962-1529
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good beer and food, two winning combinations! Must try the Carole Pasta, it's one of my favorites! Diverse laid back atmosphere.

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Thank Jessica h
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Craft beer is always a win. There have a diverse tap list and the beer was good. The menu was large but not overly so and trendy. Burgers are cooked to order. The Baja fish tacos were very tasty. I'd recommend them. This place of industrial modern. Cool environment. I'd definitely return for beer and food without hesitation.

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Thank AR4024
Latvia
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161 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe this place has had a better days. Ground floor is just perfect, stay there, eat and drink there. On second floor, hmmmm, while waiting on line for restroom (only one in a beer bar - common) i observed a kitchen. Was not really willing to eat afterwards, could not figure out where is kitchen, dish washing area and... More 

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Thank loliksa
Drew C, Owner at Detroit Beer Company, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your high marks on our customer service! However, we apologize that the rest of your experience was not just as positive. We were perplexed to read your comment regarding our kitchen as we do uphold the highest cleanliness and organizational standards for all aspects of our establishment, including our kitchen. So we can obtain a better... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd visit was good - the 2 of us had a chicken sandwich and a french dip sandwich. Beer was as usual - cold, crisp and easy-drinking. 3rd visit had a larger group - we had burgers, fish tacos, nachos and beef and broccoli. Everything was cooked well, it was all flavorful and fresh!

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Thank ern23
Northville, Michigan
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby & I stopped in here & split a flight of beers on a Friday night. They have several good choices for their own brewed beers. IPA'S to stouts were all yummy. Although we didn't eat, many around us had delicious looking bar food. We noticed most people were headed on to a hockey game, so this is a... More 

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Thank Andrea F
Battle Creek, Michigan
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31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been to DBC in the past and have been very happy...this time is the complete opposite! We went here on a Saturday with another couple and got a seat right away, that should have been our first clue. The employees acted like we were bothering them by being there. Our dinners were terrible, I didn't even eat mine.... More 

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Thank TravelBee231
Drew C, Owner at Detroit Beer Company, responded to this review

Hello, We are sorry to hear that this most recent experience, was not as positive as your past ones with us! We never want our staff members to be described as unapproachable and do apologize that you had felt that this was the case. It is also disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy the food served to you.... More 

Grandville, Michigan
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303 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening and were immediately seated after we found the hostess who was not at her station. The food is your basic bar fare of burgers and American classics. The burger patty was premade, and nothing special. The beer was the best part as it was tasty and true style. The stout was very nice. Our... More 

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Thank The_GR_Blade
Michigan
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71 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Don't order hard liquor. One shot of flavored vodka grape to be exact was $8. The food was average. My husband enjoyed the fried fish. I had a salad with grilled chicken. I must say the grilled chicken was perfectly cooked. I truly think I could have eaten the same meal at a Coney Island and paid a lot less.

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Thank KellyMMichigan
Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Never been there. Definitely glad we went. Solid beer selection, but they could use a little more flavor. The food was spectacular and the prices were outstanding. Between two of us, two flights, six pints, starter, and main course, all for less than $60! Would go again without question.

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Thank tlisowsky
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The hostess was far from the mostest. She lied about our wait time and never apologized. Never had a smile on her face, I suggest she not work in customer service. After taking it upon ourselves, we ordered from the bar an hour later after being told it would be 10 minutes to get a table. You'd think after this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 Broadway, Detroit, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-962-1529

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?