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Cleary's Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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117 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2251
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Howell, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went there after I was turned away from another restaurant (diamonds) had the buger special and it was good and cooked just right, and the staff was very friendly

Thank Chet M
Milford, Michigan
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234 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for dinner and everybody liked their food - reuben, shrimp, salmon, chicken. Service was excellent. Will go back - I want to try the shepard's pie!

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great if you love pub food. (Sysco foods) Not for me. Burger was bland. Nothing special going on in the kitchen here.

Thank AKAtheCritic
Grand Blanc, Mi
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302 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Beautifully decorated and far bigger than it seems from the outside. Lots of choices for food and beers. highly recommend for a comfortable relaxing time.

Thank DanandSharon
Lansing, Michigan
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653 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I hadn't been in Cleary's for several years and we stopped in when driving through Howell. The food is still very good, the beverages are cold and the service is great. P.S. If you walk in & it looks full, there's a second room with the doorway about 1/2 through the bar.

Thank Hola4876
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant 50 times. Food is always spot on. Service great. Pizza is great. Great place to see some Howell history.

Thank ship111
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A buddy and I decided to try this place out since we have never been here before. As soon as we got in we were approached by the owner which was very nice. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. I ordered a Jack Daniels BBQ Bacon burger. This turned out to be more of a patty... More 

Thank Kevin J
Hartland, Mi
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

May be the best pub in downtown Howell. Good tap selection. Reasonably priced cocktails. Very nice menu. Entertainment on the weekends.

Thank Are2
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Pub is located inside of one of the oldest buildings in downtown Howell. There is plenty of seating for any size group. There is a good selection of what ever you are drinking.The menu has a good selection of food items and the prices are fair. I come for the daily specials a real deal. Good food good fun.Daily... More 

Thank Kenneth S
Howell, Michigan
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped off by the wife for a quick gallon of beer <Howell: Uber where art thou?> and a burger. Located downtown with easy access to nearby shops and sights of Howell, Cleary's a nice respite with plenty of liquor and bottled beer choices. Pity that the draft selection is small. The dark interior is typical of old Scottish / Irish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843-2251
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Howell

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?