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Common Grill

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112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
+1 734-475-0470
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I come to Chelsea (about a 1.5 hr drive) I make sure I leave enough time to have lunch or dinner at The Common Grill. I have yet to be disappointed! Despite they no longer have my favorite- lobster roll!- I still managed to enjoy a delicious lunch of fish 'n chips. Our waiter, Clint, was personable and... More 

Thank Melanie M
Higgins Lake, Michigan
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the kids and grandkids in Chelsea several times a year. We always look forward to Craigs fabulous restaurant. Shrimp cocktail are giant and the sashimi grade tuna appetizer is wonderful. Wife had the mixed grill and raved about it. Drinks and wine list always good.Good service and pleasant staff are a staple. I use Craigs two cookbooks often.

Thank colonelkabob
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've never been disappointed! Fabulous food, great service. We SPLIT the whitefish and still couldn't finish it! Best gazpacho ever! (Anyone have the recipe???). Because it all s so busy, even if n a Wednesday, it's a tad loud!

Thank retired04Michigan
Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit in the last few months, the place was packed due to u of m graduation, so no problems,had drinks at bar. Got a large round table which was great,as we could talk to everyone at table. Some had really great shrimp cocktails,so large and cooked perfectly,awesome cocktail sauce,the lobster spring rolls were great big pieces... More 

Thank lori k
Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place for a dinner with friends. We recommend the Frutti de Mare pasta and any sandwich (they are awesome). The service is excellent but prices are a bit high. The Papus will return as soon as we can

Thank PapusFCA
Novi, Michigan
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447 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch. The food was very, very good. The service was wonderful. Our glasses were never empty. The bread basket was always full. My fish was perfect. My dining friends raved about the chicken and pasta. Thumbs up!!!

Thank Davidamy617
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food (a bit overpriced). Nice bar. I love the layout/design and vintage feel. It can get noisy (acoustics)... but overall nice upscale place to go.

Thank Barbara21
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have previously had a nice dinner here, but went for lunch this time. Excellent choices, well-prepared with fine service. What more could you ask for?

Thank monkeybig
Saline, Michigan
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's good that it's crowded, right, it means that it's popular. The food is exceptional. What was really awesome is that it stayed hot on the plate the whole time I was eating. I had pan fried perch, my husband had walleye. We raved every mouthful. Even the spinach was tasty. We had oysters as an appetizer, they seemed small.... More 

Thank merrykerry2015
Warren, Michigan, United States
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Each time we come here the food and service has been excellent. Burgers, pork dishes, steak medallions etc. always done just right. The pear salad with balsamic dressing is tasty and just enough to whet your appetite for the main course. The rolls are soooo good and served with soft spreadable butter, never been hard. Coffee is a bit strong... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?