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Yates Cider Mill

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1990 E Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307-2409
(248) 651-8300
Today
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This is all about apples

If you are in town when the cider mill is open, stop by and get some doughnuts and cider because you have to do it. They have some other options like pies and drinks but never skip the doughnuts and cider if this is your first time (or hundredth time) Make sure that the bees stay away from you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Victor M
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hillsboro
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A trip to Yates was ALWAYS an enjoyable experience when growing up. Now, it appears the popularity of place has grown too big for it's location. Parking space is pretty overwhelming on a busy weekend. You used to be able to tour the cider making processs. However, now one door leads you to sales counters and the other door is... More 

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Rochester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you are anywhere nearby, visiting Yates Cider Mill several times during the season. Nothing beats fresh cider and hot donuts....and they have some of the best.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are in town when the cider mill is open, stop by and get some doughnuts and cider because you have to do it. They have some other options like pies and drinks but never skip the doughnuts and cider if this is your first time (or hundredth time) Make sure that the bees stay away from you because... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place for enjoying cider, donuts and a big ice cream with the family while sitting by the river bench.

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michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It would not be fall without a visit to Yates! It's a must do every year on my list! I am lucky to live within a bike ride away, so we do visit several times a season. The cider the smell of the donuts, the sound of the water wheel, to me, that's Fall!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Need I say more, crisp, warm, fresh, yum! How can you go wrong. Traffic in that area is a mess, but a great family afternoon stop.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You gotta like this place. They serve Ice Cream during the Summer months so its pretty much open twice as long. Be sure to take a walk down the Trail naxt to the Clinton River.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great historical cider mill and nice path to walk through the woods and along the river. Cider and donuts have been a long time favorite in our family.

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I went there with my husband this autumn. It's really a beautiful place you must to go, but you should go in early autumn, then you can get some apples by your self. And the cider here was wonderful!!!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The donuts and cider draw us in. A trip down the abandoned railroad grade finishes the afternoon. Good luck getting the kids back in the car.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1990 E Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester Hills
  • Phone Number: (248) 651-8300

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?