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22828 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1735
248-850-8060
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Detroit, MI
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249 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We sat at the bar on a Sunday afternoon. The place was almost full and bar service was a bit slow. However the drinks were very well made. Food was good or even better than good. I'd say 4.5 stars

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Thank bugsy554
Huntington Woods, Michigan
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly and prompt service with great tacos. The tacos were fresh, unique and tasty. They also have hot dogs and a large number of drink options. Would definitely return.

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Thank Mark H
Huntington Woods, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoy sitting at the bar here. Bartenders are friendly and get to know you. It is by far the best margarita in town. Very potent so be careful! All sauces made in house. Best street tacos from beef to vegan. If I really want to ruin my diet I enjoy a bacon wrapped hotdog with lots of toppings.... More 

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Thank laura t
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know, sometimes this place has a grunge feel, I know that at times you feel like you're in hipster hell, but those tacos and gourmet hot dogs are unique, tasty, addictive--if only they were open at 6am!

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Thank Andrew G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Had lobster queso today for Valentine's Day lunch and it was amazeballs! ❤ recommended from two different people and were glad we did...even picked up a dolly T-shirt which being from Tennessee made the visit even more special. Cool artwork, friendly people, and felt at home.

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Thank Samfurd
Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place has great drinks, but amazing and affordable food. Their tacos are great, but they also offer extremely unique but tasty hot dogs. Would recommend the jalapeno hot dog!

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Thank Samuel L
Roseville, Michigan
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I work nearby, and stopped in for lunch with a supplier. The menu is a little limited, but the food was great. We ordered an assortment of the mini tacos, with Barbacoa being my personal favorite. Service was very fast, despite being lunch time. The bar looked very well stocked, so I will be returning soon for more tacos and... More 

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Thank chriswhite1203
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We showed up around 2pm on a Tuesday and still had to wait 20 mins for a table for two. I was stunned at how busy it was - I cannot imagine the wait on a weekend or at dinner time. I have been told this place has amazing tacos, and while they certainly didn't disappoint, they were nothing special.... More 

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Thank Megan K
Troy, Michigan
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times and recommend it to friends often. I like being able to order small portions and try many things instead of one big meal of the same thing. They have a great brunch menu, original cocktails and outdoor seating. I'm not a fan of the large picnic style seating in the front so I usually go... More 

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Southfield, Michigan
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Limited menu with tacos, hot dogs and sides. Tiny tacos for $2.95 each, but they're awesome. My favorites are the Al Pastor and Adobada De Pollo. The hot dogs look interesting, but I haven't had. Good drinks menu. Seating is large tables and benches so don't go there for an intimate table. Nice bar seating.

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Thank Alicia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22828 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1735
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: 248-850-8060

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