What is BrightonDining.com?

BrightonDining.com is a group of independent restaurant owners in Brighton, Michigan.  Our mission is to promote our outstanding dining community and spread the word about why dining at independently-owned restaurants is a better option to a corporate restaurant.  Our thirteen restaurants represent the best there is to offer in Fine Dining, Sports Bars, Family Dining, and Nightlife.

Please stop in to one of BrightonDining.com's outstanding restaurants to see what we have to offer.  We have something for everyone!

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Where is Brighton, Michigan?

Brighton is conveniently located at the intersections of I-96 and US23.  It is 20 minutes from Novi and Ann Arbor and 40 minutes from Lansing.  With a wide variety of hip shops and unique boutiques, Brighton is the perfect example of a trendy downtown... and the restaurants of BrightonDining.com fit perfectly in this progressive community.

You don't even have to decide which of our great restaurants you would like to visit.  Simply head to Brighton, parking in one of the many convenient public parking lots and you can easily walk to every restaurant in BrightonDining.com.

BRIGHTON MICHIGAN

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DOWNTOWN MAIN MARTINI BAR & GRILLE and THE CELLAR CIGAR LOUNGE

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Established in 2007, Downtown Main Martini Bar & Grille is an upscale restaurant and bar.  It features award-winning Tapas and Entree menus as well as an extensive bar with more than 85 martinis, 55 wines, 100 beers from around the world and over 200 types of liquor.

 

Downtown Main has an extensive outdoor patio and features an Outdoor Music Series each summer with great live entertainment.

 

Below Downtown Main you will find The Cellar Cigar Lounge.  The last and only Cigar Lounge in Livingston County.  Furnished with large leather couches, a full walk-in humidor, and numerous flat screen televisions it is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and a cigar, host a private party, or simply watch the big game in quiet comfort.

 

Voted Best Trendy Bar in SE Michigan          Voted Best Martini Bar in SE Michigan          Voted Best Tapas Restaurant in SE Michigan

                2012 / 2013 / 2014                                                2011 / 2012                                                            2010

 

 

201 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 220-8900

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BRIGHTON BAR AND GRILL

Brighton Bar and Grill is an American Bistro located in the heart of beautiful downtown Brighton, Michigan.

 

Our mission is to provide a family dining experience that features high quality food, professional friendly service and a warm, comfortable, family orientated dining environment, delivering value that you will love and will persuade you to put us on your short list of restaurants to revisit.

 

We are very dedicated, motivated and energetic owners who have spent many years learning our craft, excited with the opportunity to serve you at Brighton Bar and Grill. So prepare yourself for a fabulous dining experience. Come on in and introduce yourself to us, we can’t wait to meet you!

400 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 229-4115

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CHAMPS PUB

Your neighborhood and total sports bar and grill established in 1981.

 

140 East Grand River Avenue ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 227-4443

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CIAO AMICIS

A traditional Italian restaurant with a great atmosphere.

 

217 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 227-9000

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LU & CARL'S

Lu and Carl's has pictures galore of man's best friend, but the fun times here never stop. Offering live music and Dj's, along with a great American menu, this is a great place to hangout with friends. Want to watch the game? You won't be disappointed here as we have many flat screens and a very friendly staff.

 

100 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 229-9660

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THE MAIN CROSSING

The Main Crossing is an American Bar & Grill. Specializing in steak, seafood, pasta, pizza, drinks and more! The place where casual dining meets class!

 

440 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 360-0624

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PI'S ASIAN CUISINE

Enter a gateway to Eastern magic, taste Vietnamese appetizers, Thai treasures, tempting Chinese, Korean comfort foods, hearty Japanese teppanyaki and the wonders of sushi.  Pi’s Asian Cuisine is not only for your taste buds but a feast for your eyes. Dine within our “Great Walls” or take home the wonders of Asia.  Come experience the richness of Asian cuisine without ever leaving Michigan.

 

8262 Cross Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 220-8080

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THE POUND! BAR & GRILL

Enjoy an exciting dinner or drinks on our signature rooftop overlooking the Mill Pond or on one of our multiple outdoor patios! Our modern sports grill menu featuring specialty burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, calzones and more with signature sauces and delicious sides…

 

Or come for the high energy nightlife…featuring our state of the art facility with live entertainment and DJ’s spinning blends of today’s top 40 mixed with the hottest pop, rock, house and dance hits…

 

Located in Downtown Brighton’s Entertainment District! Serving dinner and drinks seven days a week. Under 21 welcome until 10pm for dinner. Large groups, bachelor/bachelorette parties welcome, offering private parties on site or at your location!

 

139 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 588-6242

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SAGANO JAPANESE BISTRO & STEAKHOUSE

The best in Japanese Cuisine featuring lunch and dinner in both the Hibachi Grill and the Sushi Bistro.

 

312 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 220-2800

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STILLWATER GRILL

The Stillwater Grill is much more than a restaurant with a bar. We provide our guests with a place to connect with others and find an experience of atmosphere and good times, while at the same time offering exceptional food prepared with a creative and exciting touch. The Stillwater Grill serves with care by an experienced and dedicated staff. We invite you to come enjoy an afternoon or evening full of taste, ambiance and an exciting, memorable visit every time!

 

503 West Grand River Avenue ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 225-1800

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STOUT IRISH PUB

Stout Irish Pub is one of Livingston County's great places to dine, watch the big game, or just spend time with friends. A unique menu of Irish & American food at good prices.

 

125 East Grand River Avenue ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 225-9571

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THE WOODEN SPOON

Creating exciting bold-flavored, chef-crafted dishes by, and for the people that we share our community with, is what we strive to do. We are inspired by distinctive, local flavors that are fresh and original.

 

We all know that dining out is more than just eating, its an experience to enjoy with friends and family that share the same tastes in life. It heightens our senses and invokes our emotions. We create an atmosphere that is intimate and casual. A place where you can find comfort in your favorite dishes, or indulge in something totally new.

 

So come on in and share our zest for amazing culinary cuisine.

 

125 East Grand River Avenue ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 588-4386

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YUM YUM TREE

Yum Yum Tree has been a Brighton staple since 1982. Kids (& kids at heart) come in to watch our LGB Trains circle the track around the top of the dining room. Known for serving up "Best Desserts in Livingston County for 26 years" consecutively, Yum Yum Tree boasts homemade pies and brownies and our famous Turtle Sundae. We are also proud to serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Everything from Eggs Benedict to Homemade Chicken Pot Pies, our California Almond Chicken Panini to our Homemade Soups!

 

Open September thru May 8:30am-9pm Sunday-Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30am-10pm. June thru August 8:30am-10pm 7days/week. Dine in or Carry out.

140 West Main Street ~ Brighton, Michigan ~ 48116

(810) 227-7780

 

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We sincerely hope that we have shown why a trip to Brighton and one of our fine restaurants would be well worth the trip.

We look forward to your visit.

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