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Common Grill

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112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is, without question, the best restaurant in Michigan and one of the best in the Midwest. The food is outstanding, especially fish and seafood. And all the staff from owner/chef to manager and the rest are the best anywhere. It's worth the trip just to go there

Thank G S
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and knowledgeable staff and good food. Always consistent with service and food. You will enjoy your meal even if your with a group of 20 down to just 2 of you .

Thank paula c
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Chelsea Victorian Inn got us a table for dinner before our play and for that we owe them! The food was top notch, the service terrific (thank you, Stacy) and the menu had us wishing we could try more things. The Parmesan Custard was amazing and we were able to secure the recipe to hopefully recreate this wonderful appetizer.... More 

Thank attylab
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always a special treat to visit the Common Grill in Chelsea! Delicious food - sometimes delivered to the table by Chef Common. We've never had anything but a delicious meal and a great dining experience. The restaurant tends to be a bit noisy, but the bustling energy and great vibes make up for the noise. Our favorites include... More 

Thank KCrewtravels
Chelsea, Michigan
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always excellent food and service. Good variety of offerings. Acoustics make conversation difficult. Limited parking. Small private parties can meet in the lower level.

Thank disappointed752
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the reasons we go to Chelsea, MI so often is the Common Grill (the other reason is the Purple Rose Theater). We have never been disappointed by either. The service and creative menu at the Common Grill are among the best we have ever experienced. Starting with fresh oysters and ending with delicious desserts, every meal here has... More 

Thank Jim425
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

food is a little pricey, but it was so worth it. The steak was beyond perfect and all of the friends loved it too! go here!

Thank grangerm2139
Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make reservations for dinner or expect a wait after 5pm. Servers attentive and courteous, and prep shell fish table side

Thank 6t9gt6
Jackson, Michigan
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped at the Common Grill in Chelsea for the first time in a long while. This has always been a special restaurant for us since we live out of its local town. The food and service has always been excellent in the past but today's lunch disappointed. The service was only barely satisfactory. The waiter did not introduce himself,... More 

Thank Mary B
Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met a friend in Chelsea, Michigan, for lunch and an afternoon of fun. The lunch was a perfect way to begin our afternoon. It was during their "lobsterfest" so of course I had to have the lobster roll ($20, includes coleslaw, shoestring potatoes and rolls when seated). It was fabulous -- plenty of lobster on a delicious grilled bread... More 

Thank MarmeladeGypsy

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, 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: 17344750470
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?