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The Tap Room

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American, Bar, Pub
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1857 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1840
+1 517-853-8840
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Showing 27: English reviews
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Small restaurant that offers great beer choices and good menu options. Good Cobb Salad! Bartender Aaron is helpful and friendly.

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Thank Teresa F
Okemos, Michigan
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very pleasant atmosphere, definitely above average bar food, and great on-tap beer selection (wine selection just okay). the bartenders are friendly, fast, and consistent. This is a favorite neighborhood stomping ground, often quite busy with regulars. There is outside seating as well. Bar clientele tends to be more mature, in the 30-50-year-old range. Not a college bar.

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Thank LawyerSL
Michigan
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208 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop and have dinner and a drink. Not as expensive as Dusty next door. Good variety of wine and beer. We have been here several times and enjoyed it everytime

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Thank DGoat
Okemos, Michigan
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

You are LITERALLY across the street from a great butcher!!! You are CONNECTED TO A supposedly high end local restaurant.. is this a joke? I wouldn't even cook a frozen burger at home!!!! I am Paying YOU FOR DINNER!... WoW. . Even the waitresses was embarrassed to admit the burgers were frozen when I asked.... HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT...

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Thank LeeseMaster
Michigan
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Cuvee Brut, Cristalion Brut and appetizers of Blue Corn Nachos, Chips and Salsa and Southwestern Egg Rolls. Good for Lansing area, if that says much. Nice to sit out side but nothing special. Wait staff was fine. Easy to meet friends there. More of a social thing see friends. Headed to the Mayfair Bar in Haslett, Mi a few miles... More 

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Thank KjTP8
Holt, Michigan
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112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon, and chose to sit at the bar. We were greeted immediately and made to feel welcome. Lots of interesting beers on tap, so we ordered beer and some lunch. My wife loved her Enchilada plate. I had ordered a Pastrami Reuben, and I believe it was the best I've ever had. To sum... More 

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Thank Greg S
Okemos, Michigan
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you're going out for lunch or dinner, you may as well wander down a few doors and just go to Dustys, their sister restaurant. The tap room is dark, seating is uncomfortable, food is so- so. They do offer outdoor seating in good weather, but Dustys had a porch area too. Not up to my standards.

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Thank Suzanne R
Okemos, Michigan
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144 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

My husband and I stayed away from this place for a few years after an uninvited interaction with opinionated, bigoted patron. We ate here last weekend but likely won't return again for a long while. This is a fine place to eat if you are just interested in not having to do your own cooking and dishes. Most people can... More 

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Thank Anne K
Okemos, Michigan
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Part of Dusty's. Delicious sandwiches, salads, burgers and my favorite...pulled pork! Top it off with beer battered fries, yum. Intimate comfy atmosphere. Great place to meet up with friends or sit at the bar and watch your favorite sports team. Summertime opens an outdoor area, unfortunately over looking the parking lot. Nice neighborhood diner/bar.

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Thank kathyb482
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

They had a nice variety of Michigan beers on tap. As well as having a really nice atmosphere. The only downside was they had to close early due to the lack of people but in fairness it was around 11:00 on a Monday night.

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Thank Adam C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1857 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-853-8840

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