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Patch Readers' Choice Voters Pick Grand Tavern in Farmington Hills

Located on Drake, the bar/restaurant was selected as the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Fans of put their favorite bar over the top in the latest Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch Readers' Choice poll. 

finished in second place, with , , and all receiving votes. 

Grand Tavern was open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day, and co-owner Mario Lucaj said the place was "jam-packed all day long. From 8:30 in the morning, you couldn't get a seat at the bar."

Lucaj believes Grand Tavern's appeal lies in its reputation as a neighborhood hang-out. 

"I think we're like the 'Cheers' of Farmington Hills. Everybody knows they're going to see their friends and neighbors when they come in," he said. 

The search continues

Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch continues the search for the best businesses in our communities. We'll have a new Readers' Choice poll on Monday. 

Read about all of our Readers' Choice winners. And you can always support your favorite local businesses by giving them a rating and review in our Places directory

Are you a local business owner? to take advantage of the many useful features in our directory. 

Mary Lardin March 24, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Could it be that Grand Travern caters to the younger crowd. Pretty much all the other places cater to a little older Irish clientile. EVERYONE is Irish on St. Patty's Day. The TRUE Irish celebrate on the Sunday BEFORE St. Patrick's day and that is when you will see the parking lots pack to the gill!
Mary Lardin March 24, 2012 at 12:37 AM
If your a true Irishman "Ya be celebratin' the green on the Sunday before St. Patrick's day

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