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Black Lotus Brewing Company

American, Pub, Brew Pub
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1 East 14 Mile, Clawson, MI
248-577-1878
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not what we expected, was way better

Stopped in for dinner and to try the beer. Everything was very good. Brought home a blackberry clove mead.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
TMF1965
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner and beer on a Saturday night and were pleasantly surprised. I got the Shiner burger and my partner got the Boss Hog sandwich. My burger was by far the best burger I've had in a long time, and my partner loved his sandwich. I got the Florida Shandy beer, which was pretty tasty, and my partner... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Stopped in for dinner and to try the beer. Everything was very good. Brought home a blackberry clove mead.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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156 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Even if you aren’t in the mood to sip beers with plenty of intriguing names, Black Lotus Brewing Co. is a great place to stop in for lunch. We tried tortilla soup, turkey chili, shoestring (yes, really thin ones) potatoes and a rueben sandwich. The menu is diverse so it was a bit tough to decide what to select. Burgers... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We were happy to find this place near our hotel - large selection of beers (mostly in-house brews, few other local guest ones too), really friendly bartender that was quite welcoming. Had a decent dry cider, and a really good saison. Trivial pursuit boxes on the bar kept us entertained until the food arrived. Food-wise we shared the fried pickle... More 

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Thank jujSF
Royal Oak, Michigan
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Black Lotus Brewery has a small kitchen but outputs some seriously great tasting food! Attention to detail - they get it!!

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Thank computerdeals
MI
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

From the outside this looks like a great place. once going in a different story comes to light. During the light of day this place is tired and could be cleaner. The padding in the chairs gave it up years ago and everything just looks wore out; not in a good way, but like everything was bought very very used.

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Thank MiCowboy
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We love this place! We head there with friends every Tuesday night not just for the great craft-brewed beers and locally distilled liquors and good food (fish and chips is great!). But because on Tuesday nights, local group, Zap Toro, plays.They are fantastic! Several of the guys play with internationally known talent when they're not sitting in at the Lotus.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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186 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in for lunch while wedding venue shopping. We sat outside and were served immediately. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. We ordered a make your own burger and shared it, as it was large enough. The burger was so good we didn't even use ketchup and mustard- normally unheard of! House chips lacked in... More 

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Oakland County, Michigan
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I've gone here in the past, but was never impressed, however, they now offer a delicious, full menu (both regular and vegetarian cuisine) and a new Brewmaster took over, so now this place is great! If you are a beer snob and are familiar with Kuhnhenn, you'll be happy to know that Black Lotus has acquired one of their brewmasters... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Came here after a Tiger game. Was here a few years ago for lunch and remembered it as being pretty good. After a loss to the Orioles in high heat and humidity, this was a welcome experience! I had the lotus burger and it was excellent, my sweetie had the wasabi salmon wrap and loved it. My mother and nephew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 East 14 Mile, Clawson, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clawson
  • Phone Number: 248-577-1878

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub, Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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