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Downtown Main Martini Bar & Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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201 W Main St, Brighton, MI 48116-1523
(810) 220-8900
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Brighton, Michigan
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This used to be one of my go-to places. Changes with chef and I don't know what with the owners has taken this place off of my favorites. They have lost some great managers and the current chef does not create anything that captures my taste.

1 Thank dsniegow
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

So for $40 for a salad and fish tacos I honestly expected more. We've been here several times. I think pricey for the entrees. Service this time was horrible. I felt like the waiter had no clue as to what he was doing. We had to ask for silverware, salt and pepper, refills. He did not know the beers on... More 

Thank Cheryl O
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times for dinner and/or drinks. They have a huge drink menu. They, naturally, have a lot of martini option, but have beer, wine, and any other drink options. Their martinis are pre mixed usually but are still really good. Their other mix drinks are really good. For food, they have tapas and entrées. Everything we've had... More 

Thank Hayley D
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191 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is very good. The food is exelent. The martinis are top notch, but be carefull. I drink 3 of them while talking and eating, the next thing i know i can't walk. Great atmosphere, good for people watching in the summer.

Thank Randy F
Brighton, Michigan
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant and have always loved their Ahi Tuna salad and braised beef tips as well as the fun atmosphere of the outdoor lounge in the summer, however, the last two times we have been here, the quality of the food seems to have slipped. The menu as well has been downsized and is not what... More 

2 Thank Sarah T
South Lyon, Michigan
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here with some friends to celebrate my birthday. It was an attractive space with very friendly and helpful staff. Service was a little slow, but certainly not to an extreme. I'm not sure if that's because it was a Tuesday night or not. We tried 4 different appetizers, all with a fairly generous portion and all... More 

Thank 123Wren
Howell, MI
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

We have been here many times just for drinks, the bar area if fun and drinks are good but expensive. We went here with friends for dinner and it was not the same experience. We were crammed into a table with people right next to us. Our bill was 96.00 for two of us. I ordered the Salmon it was... More 

2 Thank sunkissedlady
Brighton, MI
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Fun destination. Great dinner items or just stop in for drinks and relaxation. Dinner items well prepared and creatively presented. This is a favorite for us in the summer with the outdoor patio, fun and great location however it is also warm and welcoming in the winter. Has great, friendly service. Be sure to ask your server about the chefs... More 

Thank TwoTravelers-OntheGo
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Poor service and very noisy even though it was only 4pm. Plate and silverware were not clean looking. In fact one plate still had dried food on it. Actually left without ordering and went to another restaurant.

Thank Beverly C
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Celebrated a family birthday there last week. Everyone's food was excellent, if you order appetizers, order a tapas, you don't need a full meal after the delicious appetizers. It get REALLY LOUD in there when the restaurant fills up, bring your earplugs! All around, excellent and tasty, would return again.

Thank CNS431

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main St, Brighton, MI 48116-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: (810) 220-8900

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