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Short's Brewing Company

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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615-9509
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone loves Short's, want to but we seem to hit busy times and service is not so great. Once one member of our party had to wait while the rest had their meals. Second trip our guest wanted to go back for the mushroom pesto pizza. They loved it, however this time it was not nearly as good.

Thank jsquared12
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Shorts on a Sunday evening so it wasn't very busy. We shared a pizza and split the spinach salad, both were good. Well defiantly visit again.

Thank Pam W
Benton Harbor, MI
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time here. Atmosphere was great and so was the beer. We liked the food also. Would go back Next time we were within a few hours of here.

Thank KellyFerneau
Bay City, Michigan
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a flight and a sandwich here for lunch after a business meeting during the week so crowds or parking were not an issue. The service and the Old Man Thunder sandwich (with bacon added) were excellent. I enjoyed the flight and the descriptions of each sample were spot on. I only had an issue with the excessive amount... More 

Thank Nyormirror
Lockport, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way from Traverse City to Petoskey we decided to detour slightly to Bellaire, MI to Short's Brewing through a driving rain storm. We were happy we did. The food was excellent (Joppa Road pizza) and their "Bloody Beer" was one of the most memorable beers that I've had.

Thank George G
Bon Secour, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are always craft beers and many selections to fit your needs. If your not a beer person there is cider and soft drinks. The menu is packed with food choices and all are excellent. If you want to hear music on the week ends you are going to enjoy the many acts that play there. It's all fun!

Thank Dave W
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to shorts mid weekday afternoon. Reasonable amount of patrons. Bellaire is a nice little town and shorts appears to be the downtown anchor. Service was excellent and the waitress quite helpful. Enjoyed flights of beer for 10dollars which included five different brews. Had a large pizza that was very good. Would recommend and return if in the area.

Thank Ton H
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of beers and a variety of sandwiches and pizza. Sometimes they have entertainment in the evening.

Thank Robert K
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great and I understand why it is so popular! We sat at one of their 3 bars and did a flight and lunch. I highly recommend the sausage pizza and chocolate chip cookies. Delicious!! Hostess and bartender were both very nice. This is a loud fun happening place!

Thank ThriftyPrincess
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 nights in a row! Staying at the fabulous Bellaire Bed and Breakfast !!!! We love Shorts!! Great waitress- fabulous food!!!

Thank pam r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615-9509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: 231-498-2300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?