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112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
734-475-0470
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Today
11:00 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: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 165
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    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
Early Dinner

We were a party of five, got seated promptly on a Wednesday early evening. Our server was engaging and efficient. We started with wine, beer and bread and then moved right into the entrees. I had the mixed grill which was chicken, steak, shrimp wrapped in bacon, roasted asparagus and mashed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
anly
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michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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English first
michigan
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We were a party of five, got seated promptly on a Wednesday early evening. Our server was engaging and efficient. We started with wine, beer and bread and then moved right into the entrees. I had the mixed grill which was chicken, steak, shrimp wrapped in bacon, roasted asparagus and mashed potatoes. There was also a sauce that was delicious.... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Common Grill (named for owner Craig Common) is our favorite Michigan restaurant, and we eat there often. Their entrees offer special, creative flavor combinations and are beautifully prepared. Favorites are gazpacho, wall-eye, hazelnut encrusted halibut, crab cakes, fish tacos, pasta with a red bell pepper cream sauce, and mixed grill (includes beef, shrimp, and chicken). The bread is one... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We drive over 60 miles to eat here on occasion and it never disappoints. From the fabulous bread to the final coffee, even, well prepared, convivial, great service and welcoming. The common grill never disappoints.

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Manistee, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I had dinner at the Common Grill in Chelsea Michigan on Thursday, June 25th at 4Pm. She ordered a seafood risotto and I had a seafood bouillabaisse. Both contained lobster. The lobster in both meals seemed old (possible freezer burned), extremely chewy and foul tasting to both my wife and myself. We put them on our bread... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is one of our go to restaurants for a great meal. The atmosphere is fairly casual but you can dress up (or down). But the food is the draw. We have been coming here for many years and it's always wonderful. Simple and fresh food. They offer a lot of great fish specials. I usually order the mixed grill... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We arrived after their busy time. We were greeted by a very polite host and seated immediately The restaurant was clean and inviting. Our lunch choice was fish. Mine was the white fish with spinach, mushrooms, pine nuts and a very light sauce. Best I have ever had!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It just seems like THE place to go in Chelsea. The food and service were very good. nothing to dislike.

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Adrian, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Warm atmosphere, warm service and warm bread..how can you go wrong? Everything our party of 6 tried was top notch. Server was extremely knowledgeable and helped us make great selections. Making reservations is recommended.

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Michigan
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The food was good. The gluten free choices are very limited!! I ordered the french fries that are labeled as gluten free and when I checked to see if they used a dedicated fryer I was told that they do not- A restaurant with a real chef should no better and not label an item as gluten free that clearly... More 

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Ocala, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Enjoyed lunch here while visiting Chelsea, MI. This upscale restaurant is clean, staff are friendly & efficient & our lunch was delicious. The warm poppy seed rolls were the perfect start! The salmon caesar salad was excellent. The salmon was fresh & tasty. Another had the chicken caeser salad and another had chicken club sandwich with rosemary fries & coleslaw.... More 

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Additional Information about Common Grill

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

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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: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?