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Knapp's Dairy Bar

304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
248-651-4545
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Ranked #11 of 79 Restaurants in Rochester
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rochester, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Rochester, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you like burger without all kinds of extra stuff, but with a really good bun and meat, this is the place to go. Also the seasoned fries are excellent and they make really good old-fashion thick milkshakes actually made with ice cream and milk.

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Rochester, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you looking for a place to take your kids for a burger and a malt this is definitly the place to go in Downtown Rochester! Great burgers and the buns are fresh from the Home Bakery next door! The onion rings are huge and the seasoned fries are delish! The only set back is it isn't cheap to sit... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this is a great throwback diner with fantastic hamburgers and malts. there's a ton of history with this diner and it's a must visit in downtown Rochester.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a regular place to take the kids. Their burgers see. To have shrunk a little but they are still yummy. The onion rings are amazing and so are the malts. The kids love to sit on the stools and look at all of the posters. Love the nostalgia.

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Flint, mi
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823 reviews 823 reviews
563 restaurant reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The onion rings are ginormous! Bigger than Krispy Kreme Donuts. One of the rings was almost as big as my bowl (large cup) of New England style Clam Chowder (soup of the day). The price of the onion rings and soup wasn't bad. The price of the shakes and burgers (which I didn't order) was a bit high. I saw... More 

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Additional Information about Knapp's Dairy Bar

Address: 304 S Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-2030
Phone Number: 248-651-4545
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
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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