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Public House

138 N Monroe St, Monroe, MI 48162-2619
+1 734-242-3010
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
138 N Monroe St, Monroe, MI 48162-2619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in monroe we used to have two big boys. why? who knows. they both closed down and i assumed they would just be another empty unused building. instead, monroe got a restaurant i never expected to succeed in monroe. the food is delicious, and the...More

Thank Rudy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit often and ask for Jackie as our waitress - she is very attentive and friendly. Food is made with fresh ingredients (not frozen) and they use and buy local ingredients. Sometimes food does not arrive at the table very hot - it seems...More

Thank 2017Retired18
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Never expected to find a place like this in Monroe, but our server told me it's been here for 4 years! My peanut butter and jelly bacon burger was off the charts great! And my wife's pot pie was amazing. There were so many things...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 March 2018

My husband I were pleasantly treated throughout our whole visit at the Public House. We went to this restaurant only because the museum curator suggested it; we had originally planned to go somewhere else. I'm so glad we went here! Everything looked and tasted fresh...More

Thank John-Dana L
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi John-Dana L, we appreciate your glowing review, and that you have been recommending us to everyone! As you experienced, we make all our menu items in house with fresh ingredients. Thank you for making the drive to Monroe and we look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

The restaurant was nicely decorated in a modern rustic style. I had one of their featured sangrias,but was disappointed that there wasn't any actual fruit in it. The caprese flatbread we had was delicious. I got the steak and french fries. The steak was okay,...More

Thank PrincessPea65
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

PrincessPea65, I wish we WOWed you because that is always the goal. Thank you for the 4 star review! I will address your concerns with the staff and management to make sure mistakes are not repeated.

Reviewed 6 March 2018

I last ate here in AUG 2015 (dinner, solo). This visit was lunch with a colleague. We both had some soup (a "cup" which was basically a 1" deep x 6" diameter "bowl"). Each had salads with grilled chicken - pretty good.More

Thank Ron T
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Ron T, thanks for visiting us. We strive to give everyone a 5 star visit, unfortunately we did not meet that standard for you. However, because of comments like yours, we will always evolve, and have changed the vessel the cup of soup in served...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

The food was excellent and the service was exceptional ....we plan to get together more often at the Public House....Monroe is coming back and the environment of the friendly people is the proof.

1  Thank John L
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

John L, I see you gave us a one star but a glowing review. We are so happy you love Public House! It would be great if you could please change that 1 star to the appropriate rating that matches you review.

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Monroe. Food is great and are always changing specials. Which I look forward to.

Thank Scot C
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank Scot C, we pride ourselves on our monthly specials which we strive to keep interesting and seasonal!

Reviewed 25 February 2018

We have eaten here several times, and the food is always good. It has a fun atmosphere that feels grown up without being stuffy and is still appropriate for families. Public House offers a creative menu that is always changing. On Sundays, they offer a...More

Thank kyra_10
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thanks kyra_10, We are happy that you enjoyed your experience! We strive to make Public House a great place for all to enjoy, old and young alike.

Reviewed 20 January 2018

My husband and I stopped here today for lunch for the first time while we were in Monroe. We liked the atmosphere of the place, our waiter was very friendly and took care of us. The food came out in a good time frame and...More

Thank Jenny F
Maria D, Guest Relations Manager at Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Jenny, we love to hear these comments because they are what we strive for at Public House! Thank you for stopping in for lunch and we are glad you will be back.

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Questions & Answers
27 March 2018|
Response from Maria D | Property representative |
We will be open until 3 pm, serving our regular breakfast menu as well as a few special items. Bottomless mimosas will also be available. Reservations needed for parties of 6 or more.
11 October 2017|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
definitely a full bar, the night we were there they had some unique and exotic specialty drinks on the menu...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 N Monroe St, Monroe, MI 48162-2619
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 734-242-3010
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We are thrilled to bring the neighborhood fresh, healthy food served in a rustic modern atmosphere
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