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Woodward Avenue Brewery

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Mexican, American, Pub
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22646 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1810
(248) 546-3696
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love this place.

The beer is great and the potbelly pizza was fantastic. Our waiter recommended it and also said it was his favorite!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
joythompson2013
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Detroit, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Bar scene
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We visited here on a Sunday evening and our party of 9 had no wait for a table, which right away we thought was odd considering how large our party was! The menu is very small. Our Bowl Of Chips were not "tossed in a savory blend of spices", they were just chips with barely any spice on them. Without... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The beer is great and the potbelly pizza was fantastic. Our waiter recommended it and also said it was his favorite!

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Ferndale, Michigan
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My family was visiting from San Diego and we walked to the WAB. The food was great and my family loved the beer choices! We sat outside-it was a fun experience!!!

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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The WAB had a new menu since the last time I visited. I liked having more choices, but the pizza on the menu was very good. The servers here are always really nice too.

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Troy, Michigan
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Stopped here for a late night drink around 11:45. We asked if we could order food and the waitress seemed annoyed and said "sure, but the kitchen closes promptly at midnight". We quickly looked at the menu and had trouble deciding because most of the options were weird vegan-like foods that used strange ingredients. We settled on a fondue cheese... More 

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Ferndale, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The new Pizza themed menu at the WAB is a great alternative to Bar Food. Service is good, we usually sit at the bar rather than at a table.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The WAB (Woodward Avenue Brewery) is down the street from our house and we frequently stop by here for a quick snack and drinks when we are pressed for time. There is never a long wait for food or drinks. We usually sit at the bar and the bartenders are very nice. My favorite dish is the Turkey Chili Nacho's... More 

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Hazel Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great beer and Sunday night discounts...2 dollar drafts and usually not too busy which is nice with the kids!!

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Clinton Township, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

They have their staple craft beers, along with a rotating tap. The food is good, service is fun and the atmosphere is trendy.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The WAB brews their own beer and arguably has the best patio in Ferndale. It's always a good place to stop for a drink or two. They just put out a new menu, the food is decent, and a good deal on Mondays when it's 1/2 off. Generally good service and friendly waitstaff. Don't forget to tip on the full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22646 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: (248) 546-3696

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 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?