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The Wooden Spoon

675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
+1 810-588-4386
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (49 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on the reviews, I was expecting something significantly better that what I received. Their self proclaimed specialty soup, Mushroom Brie, had the strangest texture that was incredibly off putting and needed seasoning. I am not sure why they would choose this as their specialty...More

Thank 123julieb1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over lunch. Had a short (10 minute) wait as they were busy. Menu looked excellent. I ordered the green chile chicken burger. Messy but delicious and very filling. I would visit again.

Thank ejs0000
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I went here for lunch with a friend, attracted by the interesting menu and the local food sources. We both found it disappointing. My mushroom soup was average, not notable in any way. The chicken salad sandwich was not good. While the chicken was cooked...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The cuisine is very unique has a constantly changing menu with incredible only fresh in gradients from the local area has excellent service and a full bar and accommodating wine list great place for a foodie

Thank john b
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We often visit the Wooden Spoon for dinner and we are never disappointed. We recently visited for lunch and it may have been even better! Great place to go for something different! Try the Mushroom & Brie soup!

Thank SteveD619
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I have had the pleasure of visiting mone of my favorite places, The Wooden spoon again. When entering the place there is a certain expectation that the Food is going to be Great. They lived up to their name again. I started off with some...More

Thank Andre' C
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, my husband and I made a reservation and stopped in one night to check it out. Ambience is nice- almost looks like a converted deli- decorated beautifully for the holidays. We went with recommended house specials including the soup which sounded...More

Thank Annette G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Everything I've had is delicious. I especially love the savery Danish. It is small and typically crowded in the morning but so worth it.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I stopped here for lunch the other day with my boss. We were both impressed. The menu is mostly organic and natural foods. They have a "lunch box" special every day which I highly recommend. It's a delicious sampling that includes an appetizer, entree and...More

1  Thank HappyMomma5
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

november 2017 Ate lunch here twice this month. Both times very happy with our choices. Lunch special grilled cheese and chili was outstanding The lunch box is also very original and fabulous. Leave room for a shared dessert The mushroom brie soup is outstanding. Will...More

1  Thank Marle S
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8 March 2016|
Response from angelasF1742DY | Reviewed this property |
Last time I was in they did, but menu changes frequently and with the season.
Darla Z
11 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 810-588-4386
New restaurant in Brighton. Owned by a chef who worked at a local Country Club now out on his own. Hearing good things about the place. Needs a a spot on TA.
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