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300 Grove St, East Lansing, MI 48823-4327
+1 517-816-4300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab fries” (66 reviews)
“burgers” (42 reviews)
“pretzel bites” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
300 Grove St, East Lansing, MI 48823-4327
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

HopCat was serving Canadian Breakfast Stout (and a few other Founders BA Series beers), so we needed to come and drink a few. As always, the food was fantastic. My only complaint is that it's a little pricy. I'll definitely return, though!

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beer selection. Good Good. Fun place for family and friends. Try a beer flight. Ask the bar tender for recommendations.

Thank ccp6908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place for its beer selection. I’ve never been to any place that offers so much variety and specialty beers. If you like trying craft beers, visiting Hop Cat is a must! The crack fries are great! So why only 4 stars? The...More

Thank skigal79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in East Lansing for a football game and got into HopCat for lunch. The food was good, great fries, big kids meals and good service. We had a party of 8 and even though it was crowded they took great care of us....More

Thank mbdennis
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Beer heaven. Literally. Bartenders always are pretty groovy and have good recommendations. Crack fries are god's gift to man.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Extensive draft beer menu. Many Michigan local beers. Good selection of menu items. Their cracked pepper fries were good. The chicken salad wrap was excellent. Large portions at an OK price. Went during a lunch weekday and crowd was manageable. Service was fast.

Thank jcmallard1
Kimberly L, Manager at HopCat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed HopCat and our beer selection! Thanks so much for coming and for leaving us a review, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

for a bar in a college town their prices are way over priced a drink normally between $5-6 is $10 there

Thank G42na
Reviewed 8 September 2017

As a student at MSU this place is a MUST. You can't go wrong with those fries and the burgers. I don't drink but my friends love the beer. It's a very informal place to go have some food, get a drink, enjoy the hours...More

Thank LeitoCarvajal84
Kimberly L, Manager at HopCat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks for being such a fan, and we appreciate you! Glad to hear you enjoyed our burgers! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for delicious food and drinks, consider Hopcat in East Lansing, MI. While I did not try any of the beverages, there was a multitude to choose from. Check out the menu if you are curious. I has the pleasure of trying...More

Thank Kristy_rose_herman
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

On a golf road trip and stayed in East Lansing on day 1. After a long day of travel and a round of golf looking for a decent meal. Didn't need 5 star dining just good food and service. Used reviews on TripAdvisor and this...More

Thank firsticequeen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Grove St, East Lansing, MI 48823-4327
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-816-4300
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