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Motor City Brewing Works

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BEER AVG
3.39/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
18
Reviews:
152
Ratings:
450
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
50
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
8.42%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
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Motor City Brewing WorksMotor City Brewing Works
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

470 West Canfield
Detroit, Michigan, 48201
United States | map
www.motorcitybeer.com

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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 50
Reviews by Jay43613:
Photo of Jay43613
1.8/5  rDev -51.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 3 | selection: 1

They only had a few beers on tap, and what they had was all 5.2% unless you went with a pub-cider. Some of the beer was alright, but it was well below my expectation of quality when it comes to craft beer. I probably would not go back to this place.

Also, they had an employee in the parking lot telling people where "not" to park. I thought that was somewhat counter-productive to that type of a position.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tomkob11
4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of importedfromdet
3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of tnelson1
3.86/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

I've been here countless times, and it can get pretty crowded but the pizza is amazing and the beer is pretty good as well.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of SometimesIfart
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Cool spot near Wayne State University. Solid true-to-style beers, but nothing fancy or flashy. Cool rooftop available when the weather is nice, pretty reasonably priced. Snacks and artisan style brick oven pizzas.

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Photo of gotweid
4.36/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of ARoman
3.76/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3.5

Situated in a shack-looking building just outside of Wayne St University in the midst of an area becoming more developed with swanky bars and restaurants. It feels a bit out of place, but then again, it also has an interesting charm to it. The staff and patrons all seem very chill and friendly. Not a huge selection, three to four of their regular rotation, maybe a season or an experimental. They serve 10" pizzas as well as a selection of salads and a few side-like dishes. Everything was reasonably priced. Worth a quick visit for some brews and grub.

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Photo of cryptichead
3.28/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4.25

Photo of n2492004
4/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jrs3994243
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of Samurai_Jesus4
3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 2.5

Photo of tommy5
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of HJayS
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

It can get crowded here, but that is a testimony to their great products and neat locale. The roof top is a great place to sit in warm weather, but otherwise, enjoy the bar. Well worth the trip.

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Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of loganburgh
3.9/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of goast8127
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of moshea
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Joonbabie
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of beornagain
5/5  rDev +35.9%

Photo of Indianpaleale
4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

Photo of rjcoy06
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Tiburon
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Ghettoblaster beer put this brewery on my radar. I was amazed that there was actually a beer w that name. We stopped in for lunch, on our way out of town. Parking is troublesome, and basically ignore the large lot in front and park in back. As you enter, you will find a large poured concrete bar. They prob had 6-8 beers available, and they are all reasonably priced. They also have a fine pizza selection on their menu. I got the meat lovers and my wife got the veggie. They offer growler fills, and basically a build your own six pack w singles also available. My pik six was four Ghettoblasters and 2 IPA's.

Staff are very friendly, though easily distracted. This place has the feel of a neighborhood bar. Overall I was happy w my visit, and would come back.

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Motor City Brewing Works in Detroit, MI
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.