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Common Grill

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112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
734-475-0470
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Today
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 pm - 11:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 157
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint Place

Nice old building on Main Street in Historic District. Many small, quaint shops along the way. Quiet business lunch. Excellent service. Lots of fish on the menu. Large portions and able to substitute. Two fish tacos were good with large chucks of fish, not heavily breaded. I prefer more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Shazamofham
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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238 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice old building on Main Street in Historic District. Many small, quaint shops along the way. Quiet business lunch. Excellent service. Lots of fish on the menu. Large portions and able to substitute. Two fish tacos were good with large chucks of fish, not heavily breaded. I prefer more sauce than provided and had to ask for avocado, with a... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Craig has been providing the highest quality food and service for many years here in Chelsea, MI! I continually tell him the fish is as fresh as anything I get at PJ's Sea Grill in Boca Grande, Florida! His latest creation is a featured appetizer of Tuna tar tar! I told him the only thing it was missing was Salt... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Always great for fresh fish...salad or otherwise!! Amazing bread! Relaxed and friendly atmosphere! Just go!!

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Michigan
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I've been dining at the Common Grill now for easily the past 15 years and in that time I have always enjoyed my experiences; the menu is not overwhelming but curated to feature favorites that offer something for everyone. The staff is always professional and attentive and the menu specials an oysters are always favorites. Then of course there's the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We love the food, especially when it's date night and were heading over for a show at the purple rose theater! Make sure you get here early, it's so good it fills up quickly!

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Brighton, Michigan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Our dinner at the Common Grill started out well. Our server appeared quickly and took our drink order. We selected our first course with Ahi tuna for my wife and the blue point oysters for me. We were still eating our salad when the first course arrived. Annoying, but we were still hopeful. For the entree my wife ordered a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very disappointed and a surly waiter. For the prices they were charging $28.00 to $30.00 I expected more. The flavor was average. I could have prepared everything better at home. I had the mixed grill it was okThe rest of our party felt the same about their entrees it was also very noisy hard to converse and the smiley faced... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had lunch here last week and enjoyed this restaurant a great deal. A nice host seated us, our server was perfect, and the meal was delicious. I had one of the lunch specials, which was the broiled whitefish with a tomato and basil oil garnish. It was served with grilled vegetable which were also very tasty. The house salad... More 

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Haslett, Michigan
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We've been eating here for almost twenty years, usually along with attending a play at the excellent Purple Rose Theatre. Common Grill is consistently excellent. Excellent service without being fawning or annoying. Solid reasonable wine and drinks list. And the food is wonderful. The Grill is great for fish, but also for everything else. Last night our group had wine... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A very nice restaurant with an emphasis on seafood. Service was very good and all of our four meals were very good to excellent. Prices are high but so was the quality.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: 734-475-0470

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Barbecue, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday
11:00 pm - 11:00 am
Friday
11:00 pm - 11:00 am

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