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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 155
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    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Amazing food, amazing beer!!

WOW!!! This place blew us away! Any of the beers we tried were awesome! We had a pizza that was out of this world and a meat/cheese appetizer that was fabulous!!! We will defiantly go back!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Cinnilouwho
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Zeeland, Michigan
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Zeeland, Michigan
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196 reviews 196 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

WOW!!! This place blew us away! Any of the beers we tried were awesome! We had a pizza that was out of this world and a meat/cheese appetizer that was fabulous!!! We will defiantly go back!!

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Central Lake, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Shorts is the coolest hang out in the area and it makes for a nice refreshing drink after picking cherries out in the orchard.

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michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I am here with a group of girlfriends. We took a tour of the facility with Jack. He was so informative as well as sharing fun anecdotes regarding how the beer was named. I can't say enough positive things about this brewery! The beer is amazing as well as the staff! Do yourself a favor and visit Shorts!!

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Allendale, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This was our first visit and we loved this place! The beer is delicious and we liked everything we tried on the menu (we went two nights in a row)! Cozy small town atmosphere with top notch food & beer. We will be back!

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Northville, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

From the moment you walk into Short's - you quickly realize where everyone likes to hang out. This is definitely "THE" place to eat when in Bellaire. Don't go anywhere else.....the experience of eating there was justy enough. The food was great, the pizza made fresh, my kids and their friends loved it. We order several things on the menu... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Short's Brewing Company is amazing in the efforts of Pure Michigan with outstanding cuisine and beverages but is surely lacking in the service department. I have visited Short’s several times now and each time the food and beer is better than the time before. However, every time the service has gotten worse. Short’s is categorized as a brew pub… Beer... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Stopped by to see how reality matched up to expectations. If you're a Short's fan or just a beer fan this is a worthwhile stop. The beer was great, of course, with specialty taps only available in Bellaire. The real surprise was how great the food was and how the bar had great feel to it. Just wished we had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Wonderful bar with a pleasant atmosphere and servers who are proud of their food and drink. We tried several different home-made beers and a great cider, as well as a couple of sandwiches which were very good, including my pastrami Reuben. We also loved the souvenir shop, which unexpectedly sold personalized growlers and Short's bike jerseys. Needless to say, we... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stay in the town of Bellaire every New Years Eve so that our kids can snowboard at Shanty and we can go to Shorts! Love, love, love Soft Parade, good entertainment good service and fun is always had by all.

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Iron Mountain, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Craft beer that you can not get anywhere, salads, grinders and pizza in ingredient combination that is incredible.

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