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Common Grill

) #1 of 30 Restaurants in Chelsea $$ - $$$ American, Seafood,
112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
+1 734-475-0470
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (38 reviews)
“pear salad” (26 reviews)
“white fish” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
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Reviewed yesterday

Just visited the Common Grill while on vacation in Michigan. The food and service was outstanding. We enjoyed the parmesan crusted walleye and grilled chicken sandwich. They have a nice wine selection. The only draw back is that it was very noisy.

Thank jlp651
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a bus tour to Chelsea and the organizers chose this restaurant. They deserve a special "thank you" for this choice. We had good service and the whiteifish was excellently prepared. (Since it was prepaid my price rating is a guess)

Thank jaunty5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the Common Grill for lunch or dinner, Sunday brunch is excellent as well great food and service

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Common Grill some time ago and remembered that we liked it enough to want to go back. Although there aren't many choices for fine(r) dining in Chelsea, Common Grill does not disappoint. Good food, casual/fun atmosphere. Definitely should be one of your...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being that we are "foodies" we are known to travel quite some distance for dinner. We have seen this restaurant on TV "under the radar" It doesn't get the recognition that it deserves. Hands down our favorite, easily! Greg Common, the owner, is very active...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch and it was wonderful. Soup and salads. All very tasty! Fast and good service..

Thank safetynurd
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Common Grill is an icon in the Chelsea, Michigan area. Their food is excellent, but that is where is stops! The noise level is very high (average of 8.18 db, max of 88db as measured for 5 minutes in june of 2017). At this...More

Thank BluBuny
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for dinner following a show at the Purple Rose Theatre, which is obvious from the stream of people from the theatre to the Common Grill. The dinner itself was good, but not fabulous. My wife had a scallop and seafood...More

Thank kuznitz2
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Boisterous venue. Probably great for a younger crowd. Not so much for the geezer set. We started dinner with a chunky gazpacho soup which was very good. Hint: you can substitute the soup for the salad that usually comes with your entree. My wife had...More

Thank ElChompo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Chelsea (about a 1.5 hr drive) I make sure I leave enough time to have lunch or dinner at The Common Grill. I have yet to be disappointed! Despite they no longer have my favorite- lobster roll!- I still managed...More

Thank Melanie M
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
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Response from kjg824 | Reviewed this property |
There are many fish and protein options that a gluten-free meal would be available to anyone who needed it. Lots of salads, too.
29 October 2016|
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Response from paula c | Reviewed this property |
yes but I believe it has to be for a party of 4 or more...I might be wrong though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118-1266
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 734-475-0470
Hours are Tuesday-Thursday 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday-Saturday 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Sundays 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
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