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Cleary's Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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117 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2251
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the Michigan Cherries and Chicken Salad. Admittedly, a lot of it was nostalgic. I was visiting my native Michigan from my current home in Colorado. The lunch menu included a good variety of traditional pub food but also had some unique items for folks like me that rather not eat bar food. Seating options were high backed booths,... More 

Thank jbwyer
Brighton, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It doesn't matter when we go there, we always get great service and great food at a reasonable price. Staff always makes you feel welcome. From brunch to dinner, this is a GREAT local icon and a must visit!

Thank 450suey
Brighton, Michigan
Level Contributor
30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I'm giving this an "average" because they do have other food on the menu that is good but......the lunch burrito needs some serious help. Not only was the appearance unappetizing, it really wasn't very good. Guess I should know not to order Mexican in an Irish restaurant. Others in our party that ordered pizza or fish and chips were very... More 

Thank wonder38
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

pleasant wait staff and good food. had the chicken sandwich, very good! Sweet potato fries are always a plus!

Thank Mark R
Howell, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

went there after I was turned away from another restaurant (diamonds) had the buger special and it was good and cooked just right, and the staff was very friendly

Thank Chet M
Milford, Michigan
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258 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went here for dinner and everybody liked their food - reuben, shrimp, salmon, chicken. Service was excellent. Will go back - I want to try the shepard's pie!

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great if you love pub food. (Sysco foods) Not for me. Burger was bland. Nothing special going on in the kitchen here.

Thank AKAtheCritic
Grand Blanc, Mi
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324 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Beautifully decorated and far bigger than it seems from the outside. Lots of choices for food and beers. highly recommend for a comfortable relaxing time.

Thank DanandSharon
Lansing, Michigan
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669 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I hadn't been in Cleary's for several years and we stopped in when driving through Howell. The food is still very good, the beverages are cold and the service is great. P.S. If you walk in & it looks full, there's a second room with the doorway about 1/2 through the bar.

Thank Hola4876
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant 50 times. Food is always spot on. Service great. Pizza is great. Great place to see some Howell history.

Thank ship111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2251
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Howell

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