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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 80 Restaurants in Rochester
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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East Lyme, CT
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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