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Lelli's Restaurant

885 N Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2639
(248) 373-4440
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Ranked #17 of 118 restaurants in Auburn Hills
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Davisburg, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We decided to select the Chateau' Briand for two, great dinner choice. We also had the mixed greens and ante pesto salad it was great. We both loved table side serving. Service was great as usual. Nicely paced dinner. tried some new wines, stags leap. nice coat check and valet service. wonderful piano music from the bar.

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has been here for years, it is a little old fashioned inside but the service is very good (unless they are packed with people on holidays) and the food is very good. I have not found any other Italian restaurant with the same style minestrone soup as this (and it is very good). The dinner rolls are huge... More

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Troy, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My husband and I dined at Lellis on Saturday night and everything was outstanding! We had a corner table in the lounge and enjoyed our dinner and drinks. Our server Edward was pleasant and attentive to us all evening. The only downside to our night was the couple who wrote the below review. We were witness to the fiasco and... More

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I preface this review by stating that I have never written a negative review before. With this my wife and I just had the worst dining experience in my 51 years. Our debacle started when the hostess furnished my wife and I with two different menus with conflicting prices. I was confused and pointed this out to the waiter. After... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My fiance and I ended up here, because of the groupon. All the entrees include bread, salad, antipasto plate, spaghetti, entree, and then sorbet, so it's a lot of food. The prices per entree definitely are on the high side due to all the food ($35-55) dollars per person. The place is definitely on the older side, as it is... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Lelli's is conveniently located near the head-offices of my automotive clients, so naturally we visited Lelli's to entertain those million dollars customer for quite a number of years. One negative event happened last year but it wasn't a big deal when a waiter wrote his own tips in the bill. I always tip reasonably (definitely well over 15%) but that... More

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rochester mi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We have gone to Lelli's three times in the last year. The first experience, last August for our anniversary, was absolutely wonderful. Great atmosphere, great service, great food...overall superior experience. Our last two have been disappointing. On the last Friday in Feburary, we had our worst experience. I had called a week early to make reservations and asked for one... More

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Detroit, MI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

My wife and I went there to try to celebrate our one year anniversary on Feb 27, 2014. Let me tell you if you want to have a fine dining experience Lelli's IS NOT THE PLACE TO DO SO! DO NOT eat at this place. It is very gross and the staff is even worse. I can't even explain to... More

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Davisburg, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

So, I must be honest. Anytime I go anywhere I always check tripadvisor and read the reviews of other people. My feeling is that if I spend my money on a restaurant or hotel it has to be much better then average. I've heard of Lelli's before, and when I saw a groupon for it, I purchased it. However, if... More

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Royal Oak, MI
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is an old-school Italian restaurant, the kind with dark paneling, white tablecloths, waiters in tuxedos and Sinatra playing all the time. We arrived on a Sunday evening, in a week when their Groupon offer was ending and they were mobbed. This is a big, well-established place and I’m not going to say that they should have anticipated the rush.... More

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