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Bar/Restaurants in Livonia

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Bar/Restaurants in Livonia

Coming out there in May of next year for Women's Bowling Nationals & we are staying at Best Western Laurel Park Suites & was wondering if anyone can recommend some bar/restaurants around this area. Has anyone also stayed at this hotel?

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1. Re: Bar/Restaurants in Livonia

Cannot comment on the hotel but there are a lot of restaurants in the nearby area as well as the Laurel Park Place Mall. Here are some suggestions:


-Claddagh Irish Pub (http://www.claddaghirishpubs.com/)

-Doc's Sports Retreat (http://www.docssportsretreat.com/home.htm)

-Most of the restaurants listed below have nice bar areas as well

Restaurants (varies in price and taste):

-Brauns Steakhouse & Grill (http://www.branns.com/)

-Mitchells Fish Market (http://www.mitchellsfishmarket.com/)

-PF Changs (www.pfchangs.com)

-Papa Vinos (http://www.qdi.com/papavinos/papavinos.htm)

-Sweet Lorraines (http://www.sweetlorraines.com/)


Laurel Park Place (www.laurelparkplace.net/shop/laurel.nsf/index)

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2. Re: Bar/Restaurants in Livonia

The hotel is in a Great Location. However, I too have never seen the inside. It is rated a 3 out of 5 on this website. Guests eeem to have had varied experiences here. However, I am sure you will love the location.

Right across the street (main road) is a nice small Mall: Laurel Park Mall. There are several restaurants in the Mall: Olgas, Max and Erma's and a Coney Island.

For bars I would recommend: Doc's Sport Retreat is a very popular sports bar. Nearby is also a Champs.

Other restaurants in the area:

Ground Round

Jimmie Johns

Baja Fresh

Noodles and Company

J Alexanders

Bahama Breeze

Macaroni Grill

Rocky's (more upscale..great restaurant....many fresh fish choices)

Uno's Chicago Pizzeria


On the Border

If you are looking for anything specific let us know. There are Thai, Indian and Japanese restaurants in the area too.

You will not starve in Livonia. We have an abundance of restaurants.

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I agree with the other posts about the restaurants around the hotel, they are all very good. However, I would like to tell you one to PLEASE, PLEASE AVOID. LaShish Restaurant, now this restaurant has great food and service, but there are serious issues with the owner of LaShish (he owns several LaShish in Metro Detroit area-

one very close to your hotel) . The owner Talai Chahine is a fugitive on criminal tax charges, believe to hiding out in Lebanon (left his wife here to face the charges) He is also wanted for conspiracy to commit extortion by a public offical. He is also accused of fraud where restuarant employees are able to stay in the country thru fraud marriages to other employees. This man made the news again today ---Detroit News dated Oct. 2-(-Detroit immigaration official charged with brigery) Please do NOT give your business to this restaurant

(used to be our favorite)

Metro Detroit has many, many great enthic restaurents you should try. I would highly recommend visiting Greek Town is a great place in Detroit (appox. 1/2 hour by car). There is the greektown casino right in the mist of several wonderful restaurants---you need to try the flaming cheese! Try a coney island while you are here (there are several good ones in Livonia). There are many different types of restaurants---Irish, Thai, Mexican, Japenese (one close to your hotel---I have never tried, but heard it was good). There are India

restaurants--- (some of these places you may have to drive a 1/2 hour or so) try something different!

Enjoy your stay

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Opps--the news article that was on line today was titled

Detroit immigration official charged with bribery (there are several people mentioned in this article) But, the owner of LaShish is mention several times.

I am sad because we really like this place, but we can't eat here anymore. There are too many honest, hardworking people out there that deserve our money more.

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5. Re: Bar/Restaurants in Livonia

In my opinion the best place to get a great bar burger in Livonia is Mason's Bar & Grill. It is located on the coner of Famington Rd and Schoolcraft. The bar itself isn't anything to write home about, but their burgers are the best!

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