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Short's Brewing Company

) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Bellaire $$ - $$$ American, ,
121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615-9509
+1 231-498-2300
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (136 reviews)
“great beer” (69 reviews)
“craft beer” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615-9509
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11 - 20 of 536 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Add this place to your travel destination! Beer food and servers world class. So many different beers can't count them! All the food was good... now this is a micro brew so don't expect fine dining. Great atmosphere !

Thank David K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

they have an AWESOME beer selection-not too pricey. the food menu is kinda limited. typical wraps & sammiches, salads. average price--good cornbeef reuben for about $8. A VERY popular & busy place on the weekend- you are lucky to get in on sat nite. ALSO...More

1  Thank JOLIOLIO2014
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Shorts several times because of the great beer but have had to wait a long time for service each time. Always crowded but seemingly understaffed.

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is one of the worst restaurants and breweries in Northern Michigan! Many reasons...Not only was the service awful, it looked like the managers/owners( Scott and Joe) were struggling! Maybe too much growth too fast but they have overlooked their focus and goals! I've heard...More

Thank skcTC
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We regularly visit Short's on our yearly trips to Bellaire, and it is so consistently outstanding in every way. We are in Bellaire during the "off season," so we don't have any experience with a long wait, as some others have. We find the atmosphere...More

Thank 825gmec
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed two evenings at Short's. One with friends and the other with family. Both were a blast. Top notch beer and fantastic food.

Thank Golgiohwoeisme
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and drinks. Always interesting entertainment on weekends thurs thru Sunday. Friendly service.

Thank 781David
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious beer and tasty food made this a wonderful stop. The atmosphere is neat and the place is spacious. Staff was friendly. We will return when we travel through again!

Thank cadillacandchevy
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Short's is a must for anyone wanting an eclectic mix of beer and food. A very open atmosphere for small or large parties. Doesn't look like you could go wrong with anything on the menu. Having a flight of beers (5 for $10) is a...More

Thank MSUBones2010
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Finally had the opportunity to visit Short's for lunch and craft beers. There is no way you can go wrong visiting Short's. Food is great, servers are knowledgeable and friendly. Can't make up your mind which brew to have, try a flight of 5 beers...More

Thank Tastebud_1
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Hello - Is the restaurant kid friendly/appropriate. Thinking about coming by on a Sunday after skiing. Thanks in advance!
10 January 2017|
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Response from ShortsBrewing | Property representative |
Short’s is a family-friendly pub, and we encourage Short’s patrons of all ages to come and enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere! We do ask that minors be accompanied at all times and that no person under the age of 18 be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615-9509
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: +1 231-498-2300
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