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Right Brain Brewery

) #88 of 223 Restaurants in Traverse City ££ - £££ American, ,
225 E 16th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
+1 231-944-1239
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“guac” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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American, Pub, Bar
££ - £££
225 E 16th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in with high hopes, all dashed. This place is loud, basically a warehouse space with minimal comfort. The beer is good, and the food was surprisingly decent, but the service is abysmal and the menu tiny. I'm not complaining that the service is pub-style....More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great beer, cool atmosphere. Love the art work. But we went expecting to be able to eat dinner here as the way it sounded on the website we would be able to eat here too. Ended up just getting some great beers and some guacamole...More

Thank Lewis417
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed their beer, and the service we received from the bartender was pretty good. However, we don't live in the area so had never been to Right Brain before & it wasn't a very inviting layout for newcomers. We went on a Sunday...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here after Fat Biking in the area because I LOVE their CEO Stout. Turns out they have six versions of CEO (Chocolate-espresso-Oatmeal). The beer is great, the service was friendly and the atmosphere is on the funky cool side. They have darts, arcade...More

Thank JaneUrban
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Right Brain for lunch with my wife. The actual menu available had fewer options than what was indicated on their web page. We each ordered a sandwich, and each was good. However, the 40 minute wait was excessive. After about 20 minutes into...More

1  Thank JKB_TC
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Well this place was very different....I think my husband and I were a little old for this place. The help was very good and friendly....but would recommend it to the younger generation

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great beer, nice large brewery. Staff are always good and it just a fun place to go when your in the area.

Thank JMO3210
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A simple but lovely place to stop for samples of beer. 15.00 we got 6 4 oz beers. We had about 15 kinds to choose from. I'm not a big beer drinker, but enjoyed sampling the different kinds. They do a nice job. Workers were...More

Thank GlamperGirl2
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Very good beers and food. Waiters very nice too. Definitely recommend it! Had the beer tasting, burger and sandwich. Lovely!

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Right Brain Brewery is a quirky establishment with a very unique atmosphere. It was entertaining, if nothing else... there is various different artists works that cover the walls. It is an unfinished, eclectic-styled decor in the middle of what appears to be a very...More

Thank ksayles73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 E 16th St, Traverse City, MI 49684-4181
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-944-1239
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