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Stillwater Grill

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503 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-1143
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usually stop here on the way home from Lansing. Was surprised at the changes. Didn't like the tablet menu, I was disappointed that they no longer had the combo meals. I used to love having prime rib and another choice. Caesar salad was still good, service was ok. May stop again, but will need to think about it.

Thank Carolyn H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have given this restaurant at 4 and a half or 5 however our last two visits make us believe that the new owners are not on the same page as the old owners. We have frequented this restaurant often in the past but I think we're not going to give it a rest for a while. I am surprised... More 

2 Thank James R
Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Prices are too high for me to visit regularly. It is a bit noisy inside this restaurant so having a conversation might be a challenge for some.

Thank dsniegow
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We try not to eat huge portions for lunch and this was a great stop because the starters are delicious! We have been here before for steak, which was great. The restaurant is cozy, welcoming with friendly staff that was knowledgeable. Good for special occasions and business meetings or just to have a great meal. Today we had the seared... More 

Thank karen6111
Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Great Service, Quiet atmosphere all of our dishes were fresh, hot and delicious. We enjoyed our service as well and celebrating a birthday here. Afterwards we walked the tridge and walked downtown Brighton and visited the local shops, always a pleasant walk. If you have children they can play at the Imagination Station and enjoy some ice cream shops as... More 

Thank Renee' M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

My wife and I ate there with another couple on a Saturday night. Our first visit, but they had been there many times before and were surprised that the place was not at all busy. We learned that there had been a change in ownership. Whatever the new owners have done is apparently not working. Food was decent - Bistro... More 

Thank gwmay
Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I like the patio in the summer. I can usually get a good glass of wine here. They have good entrees. I normally get fish or salad. It's a good place to meet friends for nicer meal and drink. The pricing is on the higher end. The wait staff has also been good. The inside decor is pleasant.

Thank Woofy H
Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food here is always great. As well as the service. Only reason they didn't get five stars is the size and cost of a meal. I think the portions are big and the price is a little high. I always feel like I need to split a meal. Wish the would reduce the portion size and cost.

Thank DonDVS
Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Things have changed at stillwater. I had fish tacos. The were good but not great. They just lacked flavor. My husband had white fish and had the same reaction too bland. They moved to a computer menu. It will take awhile to get used to it.

Thank Cathy E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

To start, my family is very hard to accommodate. From an aunt who has to sit in the perfect spot so she "can hear you" to a vegetarian mom with a ton of questions and a dad with bad jokes, going out often ends with a frustrated server and poor experience. I work in the industry, and while I understand... More 

Thank Jenny M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-1143
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 810-225-1800

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