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Dick O'Dow's

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, British
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160 W Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009-3322
+1 248-642-1135
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The bar food was good, but I didn't like the interior. It's supposed to be an authentic irish pub. I found it dark and drafty on a winter's day. Seemed kind of empty in the afternoon. There are nicer places to hang on late winter afternoon, like Market North!.

Thank Robert M
Clarkston, Michigan
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233 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Fried pickles were excellent, not greasy. Creamy chicken soup was more of a thick stew and very good. Rueben was good + but could have used more meat. Great interior.

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Im not a fish eater....my friend ordered the fish and chips i tasted it and had to have three more bites....i could have eaten the whole plate! I had two sliders that were 2.50 each one was the irish and the country chicken....i was full after that....id come back here....our server emory was a great server....

Thank Ricci S
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is always good regardless of the time of the year. Food is very good. Much better than a lot of similar places in the area, and priced well too. It's been a solid place for year and still is.

Thank Ajn9972
Burlington, Canada
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sat on the patio and enjoyed the cars going by. Good hearty food. Watch out for the onion rings!!! WOW, never had rings so battered and big! I thought it was an order of fish and chips! Beer was good and cold and server was pleasant. Would recommend for lunch on a nice sunny day

Thank Brad R
Level Contributor
47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I am vegetarian and made it very specific to the server that we are "very strict " vegetarian. No meat , fish before placing the order. First order came out and it had chicken underneath the food. Very rude on their part. No apology . Asked to pay for drinks . Is a NO NO visit place .

Thank PradipSKumar
Clinton Township, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Decided to try restaurant/bar out was in town for a business meeting. Checked menu out online sounded good. Was disappointed that menu in restaurant was different from the one online. There were choices I would have tried but were not available. Food was average. Service was excellent. Atmosphere was good.

Thank 07231983
Troy, MIchigan
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had a great burger perfect and great steak fries! Perfect. Hubby had homemade chicken pot pie. Very good. Lots of beers on tap. Great pub food.

Thank CathyTroyMichigan
Detroit, Michigan
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is a great pub. The buffalo wings are the best. I don't really eat a lot of chicken wings but these are substantial, crispy and spicy, the epitome of what a wing should be. Oh yes, everything else is good too.

Thank Maggie W
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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171 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Irish pubs typically have few seats. While the bar area is more in line with this mentality, it still has more seats that in the home land. We opted for the back room which is much more quiet, and nicely decorated, and has a large fireplace that kicks out heat if running. We stopped in for a beer (good selection... More 

Thank 69-Mach1-lvr

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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, Irish, Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 W Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-642-1135

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