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Franklin Cider Mill

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Cider Mill so usually just go for cider and donuts

Cider (and especially the donuts) are great. Have also bought pies and other bakery goods and... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Detroit2017
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
The best around

We live just up the street and can smell the donuts from our house. Such friendly people who work... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Tater74
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Cider (and especially the donuts) are great. Have also bought pies and other bakery goods and cheeses that are offered in the fall.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Detroit2017
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We live just up the street and can smell the donuts from our house. Such friendly people who work there, Margaret is the best! You won’t find better donuts and cider around!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tater74
Reviewed December 20, 2018

In fall when I want my cider and donuts, there is no place I would rather go than Franklin's. The downside is if you are looking for a family experience, there are no activities and also they are a cash operation. Still, I have gone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Still the classic best cider of any of the cider Mills in the Detroit area. Incredible cider, great donuts, when hot, and they are always given to you hot....

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Since I was a teenager the Franklin cidermill has been my go to cider and doughnuts. Situated in a small unique town there is always something to do. The pies and cheeses are a must along with their bratwurst.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Franklin Cider Mill is the best, period! Fresh cider (try the Honey Crisp) and perhaps the best donuts in the world. Great destination for anyone who wants to celebrate Michigan, beautiful Fall colors with winter just around the corner.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The Franklin Cider mill is a great outing for families and visiting out of towners! The cider is delicious and my children love the donuts. Be prepared with cash in hand. The prices are high but worth it. You can also take items to go.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

The Franklin cider mill is historic and wonderful. It is definitely a throwback experience for all ages. The cider is fantastic, the setting is really nice, the people are friendly, the outside shop area has nice products -- it is all good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BHartMich
Reviewed November 27, 2018

The line can get really long, but totally worth it! Actually going in and seeing the mill is so fun, plus the cider and donuts are delicious!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Its Fall in Michigan and what better way to experience the Franklin Cider Mill then to get fresh cider, and hot fresh baked donuts, and pick some apples from the market outside - never a store bought apple ever came close. But be forewarned that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Journey250007
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No. There's no fee to get in or to park.
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Jackie D
September 11, 2018|
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Response from detroitmom | Reviewed this property |
They are pretty bad right now. Maybe wait until the first frost. The are also a little less active in the morning it seems.
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August 29, 2018|
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Response from Brithom58 | Reviewed this property |
they have not had in the past. i will stop by on the way home tonight and ask if they are planning to.
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