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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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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: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Excellent Food in a Noisy Venue

The food was, as always, excellent, but there is a lot of ambient noise with the high ceiling and lack of any sound dampening medium. Consequently, not a good location if you are looking forward to quiet, intimate conversation or might have members of your party who have hearing aids that don't do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Clark C
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Plymouth, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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English first
michigan
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I met a friend at The Common Grill that I had been to several times before and have reviewed. This time I was a little disapointed. They seemed to be understaffed, so the service was not up to their usual standards. It was Lobster Fest, so we started with the Lobster Spring Rolls. They are deep fried and the spices... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We lived in Michigan years ago, and loved this place. Decided on a trip back to revisit, big mistake. Service was marginal, meal was below par. Salad had no flavor. Asked for no rice, double spinach, received rice and barely any spinach. Pike had absolutely NO flavor. Spoke to the manager, who seemed to not care. Offered us free dessert,... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The food was, as always, excellent, but there is a lot of ambient noise with the high ceiling and lack of any sound dampening medium. Consequently, not a good location if you are looking forward to quiet, intimate conversation or might have members of your party who have hearing aids that don't do a good job of suppressing background noise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Spent a great day in Chelsea for a girl's outing. After shopping, we opted to spend a little more and have a nice dinner at the Common Grill. We were not disappointed! We started off with oysters on the half shell, which were perfect-a little different, with capers and cocktail sauce, as well as a tasty, thin, dipping sauce. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Met an old friend for lunch. I had the Cobb salad - very good. My friend has the Crab Cake Melt Sandwich - it looked wonderful and she confirmed! Very attentive waitstaff, a bit pricey overall but very good.

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Jackson, Michigan
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stopped in for a quick dinner on a Thursday evening. The place was buzzing with activity, but we seated promptly. Our server immediately greeted us, and we explained that we were in a bit of a rush, she accommodated us with ease. I order the Blackened Steak Salad, I enjoyed every bit, specially the warm cornbread croutons. My husband order... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Everything was perfect! Came here for lunch and had the perch - it was amazing! Ordered a bottle of wine and our server was extremely knowledgeable. He could tell us about each wine and we were impressed. He was excellent! This is one of the best places place to dine anywhere!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stopped in at the Common Grill on a whim and were so pleased with the entire experience that we plan to go back again soon. The food was amazing and it was out to our table faster than we expected. The waitress was very attentive and kept our drinks filled. The only complaint was that it was very loud,... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We took friends to the Common Grill as we have heard great reviews for many years. The restaurant did not disappoint. The atmosphere was very casual and many patrons were in shorts. The food was plentiful and the service attentive but not overbearing. The food was not only plentiful but very also very good. For appetizers we enjoyed fabulous servings... More 

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great time! From the check in to the kid's cookie after dinner, everything was top shelf. Tommy was friendly and efficient and made great suggestions. The rest rooms were very clean. I would recommend the seafood risotto. We will return!

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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, Local cuisine, Large groups
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?