Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant

BEER AVG
3.72/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

208 Wabash St.
Michigan City, Indiana, 46360
United States

(219) TRY-HOPS | map
shorelinebrewery.com

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Added by zerk on 08-09-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
30
Reviews:
185
Ratings:
606
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
86
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 38 | Ratings: 86
Reviews by Spica66:
Photo of Spica66
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

For my whole adult life, if I wanted to got a brewpub, it was Bell's Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where I lived. I had to move away from that wonderful place, although I do get back several times a year. Fortunately for me, Shoreline is just 5 minutes from my work. More restaurant than Bells was, but still a nice, homey atmosphere. The bar is a wall of private, hand-blown mugs that be purchased and kept there (or taken home). The beers are good. the kids chicken tenders are made with Panko bread crumbs and are very good. The calamari is excellent. The pretzels are a treat. Service is always very good and if you ask, you can purchase some of their 750ml bottles of barrel-aged beer. My favorite of those is "3 Sum". It is an Imperial IPA and it absolutely rocks. I am going to add it to their list tonight. When they have bands on Saturday night, the place gets really cranking. I love to bring my family for appetizers or dinner and to bring my friends for good bar time.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mxsluis
3.89/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.28/5  rDev -18.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Phoneguy
4.25/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of MidwestBA
3.3/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of cd34
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
3.1/5  rDev -22.7%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1.75

Not the prettiest place or in the prettiest neighborhood. The wood paneled walls might be going for an old lake cottage or dive bar feel but it wasn't really my thing. Food took forever to come out and when it did it was pretty mediocre, with my limp fries being the most obvious mistake. Beer was decent however with a nice but not overly exciting selection. Service was fine; I would've liked an apology for just how long the food took though. Price for one of the bottles I bought to go was higher than that listed on the menu which always annoys me, especially when it's a menu they clearly have to print up relatively often.

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Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of mechanicJON
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Love this place great beer, food, and feel. Plus it's in my home town so it's close

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Photo of pollocktown4
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of B1G
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Great little "gem". I love their BA beers that you can purchase to go. Hopefully they stay relatively under the radar so I can continue to stop by EVERY time i'm nearby to buy some BA bottles and enjoy a great meal and a beer.

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Photo of Duff27
2.99/5  rDev -25.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 1.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of fredmugs
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of jeffrotell
3.55/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of msmith6078
3.85/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Bung
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

The requisite interesting old building.
Large enough draft selection, more regulars but a few seasonals/one offs.
Vintage bottles are a tad high, but the market bears it I guess. I still bought the last 2011 Lost Sailor.
Food was excellent. The place was packed on a non-football Sunday afternoon, looked like mostly with people for meals.

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Photo of Inglewood
4/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of rw1992
4.33/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

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

Good beer and good food selection. Perhaps a tad pricey for Michigan City.

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Photo of redleg411
3.65/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of HabaJohn
4.29/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Seeker_11
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Emtcraftbeerfan
4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant in Michigan City, IN
3.72 out of 5 based on 606 ratings.
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