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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, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Fun restaurant with good food and amazing beer!

We had dinner here on a family trip- 9 of us. We got there early. They do not take reservations. They have an unbelievable number of beers on tap. You can order what you know you like or you can order a sample of 5 beers- lots of fun. The food is good- lots of appetizers, salads, pizzas, etc... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Richland, WA
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Short's beer is delicious. We all know that. However, the food that everyone was raving over left a lot to be desired. Understandably, the wait for a group on 10 on a Friday night in the summer time was two hours. That's what we expected. Many of us got beer flights. Some were interesting (the Imperial Spruce Pilsner tasted like... More 

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Richland, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here on a family trip- 9 of us. We got there early. They do not take reservations. They have an unbelievable number of beers on tap. You can order what you know you like or you can order a sample of 5 beers- lots of fun. The food is good- lots of appetizers, salads, pizzas, etc. The... More 

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Bristol, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great stop for lunch on way north. Needed gps to find it but worth the effort. Looks like nothing from the outside but quite large and extensive menu. Craft beer, gourmet specials, good service.

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South Bend, Indiana
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Went with my neice and sister. My neice loves to try out new beers and she really liked the sampler she had. We all ate lunch and I truly enjoyed my club. Everyone had a good portion of food and there were many options for sandwiches, wraps, pizza and every table had some interesting food to look at. Great place... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Wife and I were staying at Shanty Creek and decided to go out. We checked Trip Advisor and decided to try Short's. It was 8 PM on a Monday and they were packed, but we got seated right away. The decor is interesting, they have old bus seats for you to sit on if you have to wait for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Good food with great helpings and service. Even though they were busy we had a great time. I noticed some impatient people but staff handle it well.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Friday night at 5:30, there is already a wait. Sleepy little town with almost nothing, did not expect much, and yet, what a hip place. It's s beer pub (I am not a big fan of beer, so I did not order and, but they have a huge menu on the wall just for beer. The appetizer Arugs was amazing,... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Back on the Bellaire area again this summer and have eaten at Shorts twice this week. Both times the food and service were great, and the beer was outstanding. Several menu entrees for the vegetarian without needing to make alterations and that is a huge factor in giving a restaurant an excellent rating. Shorts was fairly empty on our first... More 

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Freeland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Wonderful beer to go with burgers and pizza. Bellaire Brown is full and rich and thirst quenching. Get there before 5:30 to avoid standing in line.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This year we are so happy that this restaurant now has a hostess that will seat you because last year when we came here, we had to seat ourselves, which on a busy night was a nightmare. So thank you for hiring a hostess. Also the restaurant has now expanded and has more space so a hostess is necessary. Our... More 

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