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Motor City Brewing Works

470 West Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-2700
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Ranked #55 of 980 Restaurants in Detroit
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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Novi, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a place to have a drink before going to a show. Didn't eat but pizza looked awesome. Beer was great - not a huge list but what they do, they do well. A small place - good service. Parking was difficult but got lucky. It is nice to see crowds in mid-town Detroit with Hopcat, MCBW is a... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

A small micro-brewery with wood fired pizzas, this is NOT a chain sports bar!! A casual atmosphere, and for once, a small bar where there is cool music playing quietly in the background, where the bar tender engages in good conversation if you initiate it. Quite a few people did take away pizzas while we ate in; a couple of... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The beer and the pizza are spot on. I tried three different beers and 4 different pizzas. The only downside to this place is how small it is.

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Salem, Virginia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stopped in for a few beers. We were very careful to park in the correct spot to prevent a tow. The place was packed as it is a very small place. We got a few beers which were very good and got a table in about 30 minutes. Server came around promptly and when we asked him, we found... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

On a discovery trip from the burbs to Detroit, we stopped here for a beer. We were pleasantly surprised by the selection. We didn't order any food, but the people around us had their pizza and from the remarks we heard, should have had one. Next trip we will.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not only do they have a broad selection of beer but the pizza is fantastic! The atmosphere is great, parking is so so. A great spot for lunch or dinner. The owners are great.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

The beer available was fantastic, the pizza served was even better, and when the roof opens on a warm summer day it was perfect!

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Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Was already familiar with Motor City Brews before we came to Detroit, glad we check them out. Great pizza and even better beer!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you enjoy good people, great beer and good food then put this place on your list of places to visit. Clearly their key to success is application of the K.I.S.S Principal. These guys have figured out that keeping it simple and smart is the recipe to success. Their menu is small but good. They offer great fresh salads, fantastic... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We got here pretty late and it was still a happening bar! We ended up seated at the "pizza bar" - the last seating available in a pretty small dining room. The pizza bar just overlooked the pizza ovens and the two cooks making the pizza. We had a great time watching them bicker over the proper definition of labne... More 

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Additional Information about Motor City Brewing Works

Address: 470 West Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone Number: (313) 832-2700
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 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 - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: Pizza

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