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2024 Best of the Brighton Howell Area

January 19, 2024

Brighton Howell Area locals are some of the most dedicated to the small businesses in their town. From top breweries to favorite spas and salons, Livingston County Daily has residents and fans of the area vote for the best places to dine, play, and more. Here is the full list of 2024 Best of the Brighton Howell Area winners in each category.


Brunch: 2Fog’s Pub

Moscow mule and fancy cocktail at 2 Fog's in downtown Howell, Michigan

Aberrant Ales & Bourbons

Burger: Champ’s Pub

burger from champs pub

Chili’s Grill and Bar & Culvers

Curbside/Carryout/Drive Through: Captain’s ön Main

piping hot pizza from captians on main in downtown brighton

Culvers & Electric Ramen

Steakhouse: Black Rock Bar & Grill

steak cooking on a black rock from black rock bar and grill in hartland, michigan

Diamonds Steak & Seafood & Lucky’s Steakhouse

Sushi: Bluefin Japanese Steakhouse

A sushi roll at Bluefin Japanese Steakhouse

Busch’s Fresh Food Market & Hatorando Sushi & Sports Bar

Entertainment & Leisure

Bowling Center: Brighton Bowl

bowling lanes at brighton bowl

Chelsea Bowl & City Limits Sports Bar & Bowling Center

Family Amusement:Castaway Play Cafe

Castaway Play Cafe indoor kids play area

Hamburg Family Fun Fest & Rollerama Skating Center

Live Theater: A Wilde Theatre

A Wilde Theatre productions in Brighton, Michigan

Brighton Center for the Performing Arts & Community Theatre of Howell

Movie Theatre: Emagine Hartland

Historic Howell Theater & Milford Cinema

Tourist/Seasonal Attraction: Hamburg Family Fun Fest

A food stand at the Hamburg Family Fun Fest

Hell Creek Equestrian Center & Howell Nature Center


Bookstore: 2 Dandelions Bookshop

Pajama Story Time at 2 Dandelions Bookstore

Barnes & Noble & Once Upon a Child

Arts & Crafts: Beeyond Treasures

beeyond treasures in brighton, michigan

Finding Roots & JOANN Fabric and Crafts


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