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Short's Brewing Company

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121 North Bridge St., Bellaire, MI 49615
231-498-2300
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Local Brewery

Great brewery with food. Wait staff could be a little more interactive or friendly. Busy place but they have expanded their space for seating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Karen B
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Saint Pete Beach, Florida, United States
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Saint Pete Beach, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great brewery with food. Wait staff could be a little more interactive or friendly. Busy place but they have expanded their space for seating.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went here for the first time last week with a party of 10. We had to wait about 45 minutes to get a seat on a Wed evening around 7-8. Had live music by The Pistol Whips - a funky "band". All original stuff - no cover music. One guy playing a sax and the other guy singing while playing... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were a family of seven there relatively early on a Saturday evening. Still we had to wait forty minutes to be seated. After we ordered, we had to wait what seemed like an inordinate length of time to be served. But the quality of the meals made to two long waits worth it! We had seven different items and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you're in the Traverse City/Mackinac Island area for the weekend, Short's is great to stop by on your way back down the state. I've always visited midday on Sundays and found it easy to get a table within 15 minutes unlike other small town breweries like Greenbush in Sawyer, MI. The food is really fantastic--lots of flavor options, and... More 

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is my second time at Short's and I enjoyed it as much as I did the first time. Visited with a large party (9 + a baby) on a busy (and rainy) Friday night and waited almost 1/2 hour to get a table, which I thought was pretty decent all things considering. Ordered a flight and the waiter confused... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in to grab some lunch and it was phenomenal! I took a sandwich home for my husband and he was one happy man! They have a great atmosphere and tons of beers to choose from as well. Love this place!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I enjoy the food, beer, and concerts here but the only downside is that it gets incredibly busy. Be prepared to stand and wait for a table for a long time. The good news is that the wait is always worth it. Pizzas are all great and it's a fun place to come in the summer or after a day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If craft beer and visiting the various breweries is your thing, you have to make your way to Shorts in Bellaire MI. It is located in a small downtown area of just a few shops and restaurants. We went on a Saturday night and the wait was about an hour which was expected. You get to enjoy some quality craft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We took a road trip from Elk Rapids Marina for my son in law had heard of Short's. Our daughter is not a beer lover, but has fallen for the Parade beer. We had their 3 boys with us, and the waiter was the absolute best suggesting a grilled peanut butter with bacon for one of them. It's the new... More 

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Belding, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A must stop destination anytime I am in northern Michigan. The beers change all the time. I love the experimental brews. I still haven't found one here I don't like. The food is good also. A must stop when anywhere near Bellaire.

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Additional Information about Short's Brewing Company

Address: 121 North Bridge St., Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone Number: 231-498-2300
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 North Bridge St., Bellaire, MI 49615
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: 231-498-2300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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