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The Green Door Blues Bar & Grill

Bar, Grill, Pub, American, Pizza
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2005 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-3011
+1 517-482-6376
18:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 19:00 - 00:00
Mon 15:00 - 00:00
Tue - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Holt, Michigan
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112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The Green Door is the best people watching spot in Lansing, hands down. As soon as the live band starts, an eclectic mixture of folks hit the dance floor, and the fun begins. Food is decent bar fare, drinks are priced ok.....the draw is the ever changing musical styles of the bands that they bring in. We always have a... More 

Thank Greg S
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Food is good ... bar food. Being able to dance, on a fair size floor,is great! Worth dropping in before/after games.Lugnuts, MSU,

Thank Roger E
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

What a more appropriate place to spend Saint Patrick's Day. I had a great time here and loved the live music. It was fun atmosphere.

Thank Djuana D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

It's exactly what a local pub should be, comfortable, friendly and fun. Lots of different types of people gather for the bands, and the menu offers good food at good prices. There are fancier, newer places, but if you're looking for a cool place to hang out with friends and people watch, this is the spot.

1 Thank Mgrif32
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

So not the classiest place but definitely a step above a dive dive bar. Got there about midnight on a Thursday night (I had just flow in and my friend lives down the street) and there was a good amount of people there and the karaoke was in full effect. Good beer on tap, though I didn't like the berry... More 

Thank Claudia L
Lansing, Michigan
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Stopped for a quick drink and stayed for nearly two hours. The music was over the top. Drinks can be a bit pricey...but with a minimal cover charge, worth the money.

Thank Bob M
Lansing, Michigan
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

For a dive bar that allegedly hosted U2 and helped venue to other cool bands, back in the day, it's forgetting this cool factor. It's "divey" but not in the good way. The whole place needs a good cleaning. We went early on a "Disco" themed night - and it became packed! We had decent hamburgers, good bar food, nothing... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Went in on a saturday night. It was quite busy and they had a live band playing. They were understaffed and drinks took a long time. I ordered nachos and my wife ordered a chicken sandwich. About 25 minutes later our food came out, my nachos overcooked and my wifes chicken sandwich was hardly cooked at all, the first bite... More 

Thank Brigterink
Lansing, Michigan
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

I was both a LCC and MSU college student several years ago and I have just visited this bar for the first time. I have always thought of this place as a local dive that the younger crowd doesn't venture to, as there are not other bars around it. I met up some friends at 6pm on a Thursday night... More 

Thank Schmeminemone
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I went here on a Tuesday night, big venue, saw a really good show, D.J. Assault, everyone danced it was a good time, more than 50 people at the very end at 2 am when the lights went on. Staff should be a little cheerier, it would reflect on the bar overall. Also I met my cousin there who didn't... More 

Thank maetara313

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Bar, Grill, Pub, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-482-6376
The Green Door Bar & Grill is the Capital City's prime spot to catch the best live entertainment in Lansing SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK. From great blues, upbeat funk, soul, classic rock, R&B, bluegrass and American roots music, to Lansing's own Scratch Pilots DJs and Sunday live comedy nights. Our kitchen offers an upscale bar menu with a variety of mouth-watering choices that are available. Are you are looking for a friendly place to watch the game, toss back a couple with good friends, or to enjoy our nightly entertainment? This is the place for you! FEBRUARY, 2016

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