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Common Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Grill
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112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
+1 734-475-0470
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Foodie in Michigan
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Common Grill is a seafood lovers dream. An always changing variety of super fresh fish prepared artfully to order. For first timers "don't fall in love with the bread basket"! It comes out first and is loaded with some of the butteriest flaky rolls you'll ever eat. But try to limit yourself to one because the food fun is... More 

Thank epicurian46
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great choice for fabulous fish entrees. They have pasta, and meat. Their rolls are warm, fresh and fabulous. I highly recommend Common Grill if you are in Chelsea.

Thank LKotsch
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant primarily seafood and meat. Great, professional wait staff in a city-like atmosphere even though you get to be in small town Chelsea.

Thank rbfam
Chelsea, Michigan
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for World Class cuisine you can find at the Common Grill! Pick any entree and your will be blown away, just don't skip the salad or the biscuits!!!

Thank JTET
Chelsea, Michigan
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If someone only has the opportunity to have one meal in Chelsea then I would recommend the Common Grill. Doesn't get much better in terms of food, quality and service. Top Notch!

Thank Halley S
Chelsea, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Great seafood specialties. Daily fish special is always good. I don't eat red or white meat but they seem to have good stuff. And great appetizers. Sitting at the bar is really pleasant for two people: away from the noisier tables and a closeness that appeals to me. Good wine list that is updated reasonably often too.

Thank anygirl2016
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Holiday lunch with 10 in our group. Impressive atmosphere, menu & service. It's been about 15 years since my last visit and it was even better thank I remembered. The bread; awesome. The Cobb salad; delicious. Fast, efficient & friendly service, can't ask for more.

Thank Deb1205
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We have been there multiple times (locals). Every time we go the place is hoppin with a great vibe. It is loud. I don't believe I have ever had a bad dish there, but the menu does not really change. If you don't go there very often its great since you can have something that you really enjoy time and... More 

Thank foglght
Glendale, California
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We were avoiding the Ann Arbor traffic after a game and heading back towards HIllsdale when we were lucky enough to get a table at Common. We tried the white fish and steak frites as well as a cocktail or two. It was an excellent meal.

Thank llbalog
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Love Common Grill. It has a surprisingly urban feel for a restaurant located in the quaint downtown of a bedroom community. Chef Craig Common worked for Muer Restaurants, so anything he does to fish is perfection. Entrees are accompanied by the house salad-which was Pear and Gorgonzola on butter lettuce the night we were there. The grill has homemade ice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Grill
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 734-475-0470
Hours are Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Sundays 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?