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The Wooden Spoon

675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
+1 810-588-4386
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (22 reviews)
“crostini” (3 reviews)
“salads” (15 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quaint and out of the ordinary. Not the same old menu. The food is excellent, the staff is great...they support local charities and artists. They only sell Michigan beer and even the soft drinks aren't the same run of the mill. Love this place...A+++

Thank Kim974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't have much to say about this place. The sandwich is too huge for lunch.... may be its designated for truckers?

Thank Zaleha F
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Great choices. Excellent friendly service. Indeed they have a nice outdoor setting under huge umbrellas. Our 1st visit and can't wait to go back again!

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

The exterior of restaurant does not match the quality of the food, menu and service. When inside you are greeted by a very efficient staff in a cozy casual place. To show you something about the manager, Karrie, she remembered that we had lunch here...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Wooden Spoon is a great place to eat and relax. All of the food is delicious. I was first introduced to the Owner several years ago as he won the Cooking competition on American Chefs. Everything at his establishment is fresh and flavorful. His...More

Thank Andre' C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This place does not look as impressive as it is a smaller footprint on Grand River in Brighton. But it has the BEST sandwiches in town. We went there for lunch, and none of us could eat a whole sandwich...they are large, but they generously...More

Thank patstarkweather
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I go here it is a wonderful experience. Great food, great service & an ever changing, never boring great menu! This is always my top recommendation for a must try in Brighton.

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Wooden Spoon is an awesome restaurant. They offer a great lunch menu which consists of great sandwiches and huge salads. There always seems to be something new and interesting to try. The ingredients are fresh and flavorful. Every time I've been here the wait...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Walking into the side door, is an unusual area. Server station, seating, possible outdoor seating. We were there during late April (Michigan! cold and windy) The next room, warm and inviting with an extensive deli and seating. The next room was a dining room, cozy...More

Thank MInone4
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The hugest chicken salad sandwich I have ever seen - served the second half up for my dinner! Really appreciated being able to substitute the chips included for a fruit pot. Would visit again but maybe share one sandwich between two next time!

Thank Denise P
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7 March 2016|
Response from angelasF1742DY | Reviewed this property |
Last time I was in they did, but menu changes frequently and with the season.
Darla Z
10 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 810-588-4386
New restaurant in Brighton. Owned by a chef who worked at a local Country Club now out on his own. Hearing good things about the place. Needs a a spot on TA.
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