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Griffin Grill & Pub

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38 Michigan Avenue West, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3604
+1 269-965-7206
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6:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here with friends, and it was a really great place. Whether indoors or out, it's a nice bar in a great location. The staff was exceptional. Great menu items, huge selection of beer. It was nice dining on patio. I was slightly underwhelmed when my food arrived. It wasn't bad by any means, but it did rate lower... More 

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Thank Chad A
Battle Creek, Michigan
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think The Griffin is probably the most popular downtown hangout for my little city. Its a great place to meet friends and have an ale or cocktail, and I think its full menu / full bar combination separates it from two of only three other downtown locations open after dark. So if your in town and looking for the... More 

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Thank CnTT10
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fish and chips and the pub has an excellent menu that ranges from burgers to deep fried clams.

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Thank BradySmith
Battle Creek, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paul has done a great job with the menu, beer and liquor selections. Service is fast. Nice place, nice prices, leave the kids at home

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Thank dasituation
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had excellent food and service for a group of 30! Very reasonable prices. Would love to come back sometime if we're in Battle Creek again!

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Thank dpohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Griffins is a pub ... With a plus. I really enjoy their breakfast. I meet family weekly for breakfast and eat there for an occasional lunch. The food is good and the price is fair.

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Thank Cin K
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Price is on the higher end, but the food is decent. I have been in here a half dozen times, and the service is always slow. It does seem to get busy and be popular with the locals as it has a nice location on one of the main drags downtown with ample parking.

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Thank LifeisTooShort69
Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Good place for simple but nicely prepared meals. Also serve breakfast with the usual standard fare. Occasional live entertainment. A bit on the noisy side, but happy noise but is sometimes difficult to have a conversation, especially in the main room.

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Thank Ann J
Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I decided to hit the Griffin patio after we sent our son off to prom. I really enjoy the fish tacos and my husband had a huge and delicious sandwich. They had Long Island Ice Tea as a drink special and it was very well done.

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Thank Mermaid_at_Heart2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Outstanding staff and food. We come to Battle Creek 2-3 times a year with a big group of baseball players. We will make Griffin Grill a permanent stop every time we are in town. They treat you outstanding unlike Arcadia Brewery, where they make you feel like your group is an inconvenience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Irish, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Michigan Avenue West, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3604
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 269-965-7206
Description
The Griffin is an Old World Irish Pub that will make you feel comfortable and welcome. We offer a full service menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and have a reputation for the "Best Fish & Chips" in the area, locally sourced foods and our menu that is 95% made from scratch. Dine in and enjoy the great atmosphere inside or on either one of our outside, beer garden patios. You may also call ahead for your order to go. The Griffin has a full service bar with a great selection of Scotch, Irish, American and Bourbon Whiskeys as well as 34 draft beers from Michigan and around the world. You can enjoy daily drink specials from 3 pm until close, 14 color televisions for the best in collegiate and professional sports, as well as a steel tip dart lane.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?