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Mercury Burger and Bar

) #31 of 980 Restaurants in Detroit ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1304
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tots” (23 reviews)
“garlic fries” (15 reviews)
“burger” (130 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1304
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time visiting Mercury. Our table had a burger with cheese inside and out. Chicken sandwich, fries and tader tots. All were very good, deserts were very good.

Thank 347fredericks
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to the Mercury several times, and am always impressed at both the service and the food. Situated on the historic cobblestone streets of the newly flourishing Corktown district of Detroit, the Mercury Burger and Bar is a blast from the past, with a...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$48 bucks for two burgers, onion rings, a beer, and a shake! The onion rings were OK, should have been cooked a little longer to make them crispy. My son thought they were good. The burgers lacked flavor. They looked like frozen, pre-formed, heavily processed...More

1  Thank thomasssmith1
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I've had burgers and even a fried bologna sandwich at the Mercury Bar and every one was perfect. I've been there with couples, alone with my wife, and I've had my kids with me, too. Each time was just as good as it could be....More

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Burgers are great. Lots of gourmet styles to choose from. I have also tried the fried bologna sandwich, the whitefish sandwich, poutine tots, and fries. All were tasty. The only downfall is that THIS FOOD IS SO HEAVY. I feel like a fat @$$ when...More

Thank rbaar47
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The burgers and fries are standard fare, but the chocolate shakes are some of the best around. I would recommend Slows BBQ across the street for lunch/dinner and then running here for a shake.

Thank Rheinjack
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Dinner on the way to catch a train to Chicago. Had heard lots of great things about this place and it was all true. Excellent bacon burger and huge side of fries. Burger cooked as ordered. All ingredients fresh and well-presented.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Wednesday evening with a couple of friends. For appetizers, we ordered the highly acclaimed garlic fries, chili cheese fries, buffalo tots, onion rings and tater tachos. The garlic fries were disappointing. They tasted ordinary - just fries with chopped garlic....More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Good bar food in an section of Detroit that is turning around. Burgers were good as are all side dishes. Definitely will stop in again.

Thank Thumper12225
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great meal. There are no better burgers and loaded tots anywhere in Detroit. The staff is friendly and attentive. Well worth the wait to be seated.

Thank DTachar
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Hours of operation
18 January 2016|
Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
Monday thru Thursday: Open @ 11:00 a.m. - Kitchen 11:00 p.m. Bar 12:00 a.m. Friday Open @ 11:00 a.m. - Kitchen 1:00 a.m. Bar 1:00 a.m. Saturday Open @ 11:00 a.m. - Kitchen 1:00 a.m. Bar 1:00 a.m. Sunday Open @ 11:00 a.m... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-964-5000
  • E-mail
A new restaurant/diner and bar in Corktown neighborhood. You can also find them at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mercury-Burger-Bar/205657662829670