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Tavern on The Main

American, Hamburgers
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235 S Main St, Clawson, MI 48017-2064
248-588-1696
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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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
Good food, good prices

I've been going to the Tavern on Main for years. I used to go mainly for the drinks, but in recent years have gone for the food. The burgers are great. but my fav item on the menu are the cheese sticks. They are like no other!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Detroit, MI
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We have been here about four times. Even though they got good food and service is prompt, we always felt hesitant to invite friends or family due to lack of professionalism from some waitresses. There are a couple of waitresses who address customers as "sweeties" instead off sir or mam and... some other casualties of the sort. Restaurant has a... More 

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Detroit, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've been going to the Tavern on Main for years. I used to go mainly for the drinks, but in recent years have gone for the food. The burgers are great. but my fav item on the menu are the cheese sticks. They are like no other!

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

As a diabetic I often find "bar food" difficult. Not here. The salads with fresh dill are wonderful. Grandson likes chicken wings and table side video games (bring plenty of quarters) and everyone else liked everything else. Service was quick and efficient, prices very comfortable. What's not to love?

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MI
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a fun place to enjoy a beer, hang out with friends and grab some good Greek and American food.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went to Tavern on the Main after a movie. Sat next to the fireplace on a cold, wet January night. The lemon sole was good but needed color. It was served with potatoes and the cole slaw came out first. My husband had salad and the portion was large. The hamburgers looked amazing so when we go back, I'll... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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415 reviews 415 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
720 helpful votes 720 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We usually go for dinner when the owner's there. Were in the area today and decided to stop for lunch. The owner was not there. But we still had a great experience. Waitress was efficient & courteous. Acted friendly & professional. I had a taste for a gyro sandwich. It was very, very good, just outstanding. Was made accurately, just... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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415 reviews 415 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place has a great food. Excellent burgers. Fries are always fresh. Fish & chips. Salads with grilled chicken a top.Chicken is always moist.They got some Greek & Mediterranean food. Those salads are to die for (comes with pita).Everything is always fresh & delicious. The manager is a great lady. She is friendly, yet professional at the same time.But what... More 

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Troy, MIchigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Always a good choice. Menu has lots of options. Good service, great value. Summer out door seating. Long term wait staff tells you something!

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Detroit, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gathering with friends to watch a ball game and grab some dinner. Better than bar fare, the menu has some great Greek and Mediterranean specialties, especially in the salad selections. The available beers accommodate most tastes for domestics, imports and craft beers. The waitstaff was attentive and prompt with drinks and food. Definitely worth a return trip.

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Clawson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Good selection of appetizers, entrees, salads, burgers and sandwiches. Couple of home made soups and a specials board. http://www.tavernonthemain.com/Our_Menus.html Nice atmosphere, with a large back room away from the bar complete with real flame fire. Outdoor seating for the warmer months. Good service, friendly staff, prices good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 S Main St, Clawson, MI 48017-2064
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clawson
  • Phone Number: 248-588-1696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 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 - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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