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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

10 Reviews
Reviews: 10
Visits: 35
Avg: 4.4
pDev: n/a
Taps: 100
Bottles: 20
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

300 Grove St
East Lansing, Michigan, 48823-4327
United States
phone: (517) 816-4300 | map
www.hopcatel.com

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Place added by: BrewtalHonesty on 10-04-2013

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Reviews: 10 | Visits: 35
Reviews by lurpy1:
Photo of lurpy1
4.88/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

So excited to see HopCat sprucing up the Lansing beer scene! I have only one knock, and that is the acoustics upstairs. God damn is that a loud area. Other than, well, there's 100 taps with great variety and good rotation. Food could easily begin and end with the crack fries (co-workers still talking about them two days later), but I've had some darn good sammiches there too. Prices are reasonable. Looking forward to the events they set up. Best spot in Lansing.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of NateDyk47
4.75/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place has a ton of good beer, over 100 on tap. Incredible food, especially the crack fries. They always seem to be busy, but they have plenty of seating. You won't regret going to this bar!

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Photo of rkf1976
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of imdronk
4.78/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Fahrn13
4.79/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of kryciacomposer
4.94/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of the best places in East Lansing.

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Photo of st8fan19
4.85/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

HopCat came into town after I had already left the Lansing area, but I was very familiar with the GR location so I knew I had to check out the East Lansing one. Love coming back here when I'm in town for Football or Basketball games. Great food and a fantastic beer selection. Get the crack fries! You won't regret it!

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Photo of ZachDow7
3.88/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Love the vibe, great artwork, and the old church light fixtures are awesome. Only thing is they have alot of crappy bartenders, I understand it is in a college town bar. However you are going to get craft enthusiasts in for beer dinners and don't be surprised if they ask questions if something is available. My only gripe :)

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Photo of gashmoney
4.26/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Love that it's so close but the students make it almost unbearable while school is in. Prefer the vibe in GR. That said, food was spot on and the tap selection was killer. Will return in the summer.

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Photo of McAfee85
4.53/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of justinp444
4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Hopcat has a great selection with so many fantastic vintage and hard to find beer. The set up is unique and comfortable with a urban vibe. The food is great (crack fries!) with fantastic service. Perfect for any craft beer lover.

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Photo of Slay40
4.58/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of mckenn90
4.6/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Tarabeth
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

It's fairly dark in here, but other than it's a nice place.

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Photo of Bung
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of rjcoy06
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of BeerGuyTy
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

HopCat has a great industrial urban vibe, and an incredible beer selection of over 100+ beers on tap, including a number of great Michigan craft beers. The food is also awesome (order the crack fries with beer cheese).

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Photo of Erico1
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of wingsman19
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of TylerCole
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of astronautjones
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of tommy5
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of beergorrilla
4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Jordanmtate
4.75/5  rDev +8%

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HopCat in East Lansing, MI
94 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.