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Motor City Brewing Works

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
+1 313-832-2700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (94 reviews)
“bronx bomber” (7 reviews)
“hard cider” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were exploring the area (including the Shinola store, across the street) and were craving a beer. Ended up at Motor City. We enjoyed our time there. The bartender was super-nice and could not have been more personable our helpful (while avoiding being intrusive). He...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We visited after a play. Beer, hard cider, delicious spinach dip, and love the pizza. We both get our own, they are large personal sizes. I prefer to sit at the bar and enjoy the atmosphere. Venue is small, so it does line up at...More

Thank pmbtjb
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Went in, place was about half full 3 PM. Sat at bar, 5 min, 10,......, 15. Lots of staff moving around in the back doing a whole lot of nothing. One guy obviously re-routing satellites with the cash register and fully engrossed in his task....More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stopped for a beer on Saturday night (Noel Night Detroit). It was extremely busy and went upstairs to get our beers. Prices are reasonably and really enjoyed having our beers on the outside deck, especially since it was the first week of December. Hope to...More

Thank loriar
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We hit it on the best Fall weekend. Doors were open, music playing and a perfect warm breeze blowing. Went at an 'off' time to avoid potential crowds (4pm on a Saturday) and didn't have an issue with parking or seating. Sat inside in the...More

Thank MichiganGirlSarah
Reviewed 21 October 2017

It is just about what you'd expect. Decent beer selection, staff was just fine, beer was cold and tasty. What makes this place stand out is the cool rooftop seating. It was a great fall day and we had a nice time sipping our beers...More

Thank MichiganMandy
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just ok not a lot of beer variety. Something about the draft system each beer had something going on it all had the safe sort of taste, very odd. Parking is well none! If your near the college area stop in but don't make a...More

Thank migojr88
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Scott gave great beer selections and the lamb pizza was fantastic. I'd go back just for the honey lager. Scott was also great to talk to and had some wonderful old mead to try.

Thank MarthaArcher
Reviewed 19 August 2017

2nd time here for a beer. I had a double IPA. Very good. bartender was very friendly. I went up to the roof patio to finish my beer. The female server who was working both areas told me very matter of factually that if someone...More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Friendly prompt service at the bar, cold beer, fair price. Nice to have a option to sit outside. Would try it again.

Thank mariatafoni
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Rachel C
18 May 2017|
Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Not that I could see. There was a woman there with her son that was clearly a minor when I was there.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Tracy A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-832-2700
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