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304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
248-651-4545
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 18
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  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Retro atmosphere and great shakes

Nice place for a quick burger and a shake while shopping in Rochester. Servers are always smiling and prompt.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nice place for a quick burger and a shake while shopping in Rochester. Servers are always smiling and prompt.

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Rochester, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You will not be disappointed - its a Historic Dairy Bar Classic Burger's and fries Courteous Service and Vanilla Milkshakes It will take you back in time - Thank's Red

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East Lyme, CT
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Knapp's Dairy Bar is the place that everyone over 40 has been to. They've outfitted the decor as expected with white subway tile (now back in vogue) and red Naugahyde seats. I sat at the counter with my colleagues for a quick lunch. The service was fast and courteous. We enjoyed the classic burgers, milkshakes and chili with a mountain... More 

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Rutland, Vermont, United States
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109 reviews 109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We came from Vermont to experience the chocolate malt. This is a great diner. Perfect cheeseburgers and fries. Price is reasonable.

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Rochester, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our favorite no-school lunch date with the family! The kids love the milk shakes, I love the onion rings, my daughter loves the chili cheese fries and we all love the cheeseburgers...what more could you ask for?

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Rochester, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Fun place for a date night or to take the family. Malts, burgers, and more with the traditional 50's theme...

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were looking for a quick lunch - and Knapp's Dairy Bar was the place to be. The staff was friendly high school students. With lunch we had to have a malt - brings back memories, especially for my city girl wife!

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Hollywood, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderful, old time ....true to their roots place A blast from the past real ice cream milk shakes one eats with a spoon

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Eating at Knapp's is a must when visiting the Rochester area. Knapp's has a 50's diner theme and specializes in burgers and shakes, which don't disappoint! The place is very small, but the service is great. The prices are great too.

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Happy Day's lives on in Rochester at Knapp's Dairy Bar. We did not meet up with the Fonz but enjoyed reading the vintage advertising signs and spinning on chrome stools while sipping malted milk shakes. The bathrooms were clean and the air conditioning felt great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 248-651-4545
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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