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Paint Creek Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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613 N Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-1429
+1 248-656-2322
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is not fine dining, so don't get too worked up over side dishes.It is what it is. Simple. Friendly Indoor atmosphere with beer, sports tv, and darts. The outside patio is more family oriented with tables along the paint creek with great views. The paint creek trail runs next to it. Good spot to stop for a pop, beer,... More 

Thank msdinesalot2016
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here with mu family for arts and apples. Always wanted to eat here. Only one server on a busy beautiful day. She must been mad bc she was the only server. Food was diappointing and had hair in my hamburger.

Thank Jaime G
New Albany, Ohio
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190 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Love that this place has changed so little over the years. A gathering spot for all with no prevention and good basic food. Doesn't try to impress and doesn't need to; if you don't like it, don't come. But there's nothing not to like! Burgers are great. Good beer choices at reasonable rates. Patio looks over Paint Creek. Awesome.

Thank ST23
Macomb, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Food selection minimal, no side salads, no side veggies, s l o w getting food. We two couples came for lunch on a Friday. Disappointed in every respect. When we left there were maybe 5 people eating in there. Just north of them a Coney Island had people lined up out the door to waiting to be seated!

Thank 1945Susan
Rochester, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

The Paint Creek Tavern used to be a dive and they've come up a little from that however they are out of so many choices and their selection is very limited. The service is very poor and we still go back because of the outside dining and the view of the Paint Creek.

Thank 203SandyL
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a Tavern on Paint Creek, a small lovely creek that runs through town. On a sunny day, you can sit outside by the water and next to the Paint Creek trail that is great for a bike rise or walk - you can go for miles and then stop by here for a refreshing beer and lunch or... More 

Thank MMSaad
Grand Rapids
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

There were 10 of us attending your restaurant to celebrated the engagement of my nephew. Basically we were the only people in the restaurant. The service was slow. We ordered appetizers, which we never got because the service was slow, and the pizza my niece ordered was wrong because you were out of an ingredient. We understand that things happen... More 

Thank Bob R
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This place was booming once and it is sad to see it sinking deeper and deeper due to poor management. We often go to this hole in the wall bar because we hope "maybe this time will be different" - it has so much potential. They have many taps of great beer, and at one point the food was good... More 

2 Thank LRadventure
Incline Village, Nevada
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Outside seating by the creek... PCT has been in town forever... a locals watering hole.. have a coney at lipomas then walk over for a beer :)

1 Thank d k
Washington, Michigan
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Paint Creek Tavern (Paint Creek Yacht Club for locals that have come here for years) or PCYC has lost it's way. This visit the food was average, but the staff is totally dispirited. While eating our wait staff approached the table and said 'the computer is down, can you pay in cash?'. Turns out that they were on the phone... More 

3 Thank Rik D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 N Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-1429
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 248-656-2322

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