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Northville Downs

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Address: 301 South Center St., Northville, MI 48167
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+1 248-349-1000
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00

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Evening out and dinner with friends

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... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Larry M
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Bradenton, Florida
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 than an hour 3 separate times for food or drink to arrive. I will... More 

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livonia, michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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 waitstaff -- very sub-par. But what the heck, have fun!

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Bradenton, Florida
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69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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.

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Thank Larry M
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 plenty of windows to hand over your money. We will attend again.

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Thank Spanish B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Kathys1220
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391 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 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 sure the horses are running. They still offer dinner, but it is not an elegant... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

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

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Thank George B
Northville, Michigan
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 with the whole experience.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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1,059 reviews
620 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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.

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Northville, Michigan
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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