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Northville Downs

#9 of 18 things to do in Northville Features Animals
301 South Center St., Northville, MI 48167
+1 248-349-1000
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"What a dump!" - Betty Davis

In my life, I have NEVER been to such a dirty, poorly managed, bush-league dump in my life. I was... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Jan R
Ann Arbor, Michigan
via mobile
Fun? Yes! Food & service? No!

We go once a month for live racing and ignore the catatonic state of the facility. It looks like... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
livonia, michigan
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“horse racing” (3 reviews)
“races” (3 reviews)
“buffet” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 00:00
301 South Center St., Northville, MI 48167
+1 248-349-1000
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

In my life, I have NEVER been to such a dirty, poorly managed, bush-league dump in my life. I was there on Derby day and they had TO waitresses on duty. Mine was so incapable I as not sure she was actually awake. I acted...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We go once a month for live racing and ignore the catatonic state of the facility. It looks like its on its last legs before being sold to developers. Too bad. It used to be a jewel. Now you need to avoid the food and...More

Thank ideaperson
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Place is dated. Had dinner at restaurant on site...our waiter, named Nico, had zero personality and a memory of a gnat😩. Food was lukewarm at best. The racing was fun though. Just wouldn't go back to restaurant.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Off to the races. A great evening of harness racing. The facility, while dated, is more than adequate. Trackside seating was not a problem. The bar and restaurant facilities were good and the buffet, by all reports was excellent. Betting was easy as there were...More

Thank Spanish B
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to watch these animal athletes and their human drivers! Nice place to have a good time!

Thank Kathys1220
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Northville Downs has been operating in Northville for many years. Unfortunately, with the change in the economy and the addition of casinos in Detroit, Northville Downs is a skeleton of what it once was. They still have horse racing, but call before going to make...More

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 1 April 2016

many people and many exotic wagers. superfecta races on all races and great view and payoufs. great food options

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is a well run, well managed horse racing track. It is clean with a respectable mannerly crowd, and a very good restaurant. The food, service, and general look and feel is top of the line for a race track. Customers are usually pleasantly surprised...More

Thank Rodbuster
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

If you are in the area and want to experience a little gambling drop by to bet on the horses. The food is mediocre but it is fun for a different experience. The facility is a little run down.

1  Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A nice clean place with good service and good food at a very resonable price. For a gambling place it is very well managed with pleasent employees. Always have had a good time.

Thank Rodbuster
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Mike Z
How old to go to track?
4 July 2016|
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Response from MI_Racing | Property representative |
All ages are welcome. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The City of Northville change the ordinance last year to remove the age restrictions. We race through Oct 8th this year. Hope... More