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Michael Symon's Roast

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Steakhouse, Contemporary
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1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907 (State)
313-961-2500
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding service, stellar food, and a beautiful dining room

Outstanding service, stellar food, and a beautiful dining room, make Roast a top notch restaurant in downtown Detroit. Try to snag the table in front of the kitchen, and you are in for a show. With the rotisserie, preparing the Daily Beast for the next day, and the kitchen staff carefully taking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Stephanie B
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Cleveland, Ohio
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Outstanding service, stellar food, and a beautiful dining room, make Roast a top notch restaurant in downtown Detroit. Try to snag the table in front of the kitchen, and you are in for a show. With the rotisserie, preparing the Daily Beast for the next day, and the kitchen staff carefully taking the temperature of each item coming off the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great dinner. I had the Short Ribs which were incredible. A little pricey as every bring is al a carte. The wine was very good and the Port Wine was even better. I would come back next time in Detroit.

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Four of us ordered salads, octopus, roast goat and beef. Food was severely over salted with little taste. No one finished their entrees. Wine overpriced. Sides were also very salty. Nothing worth ordering for dessert. Was not one of the best restaurants in Detroit. Won't return.

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Paris, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Fine dining at its best! Wait staff was great. Food was outstanding. We tried the Marrow appetizer and it was awesome. All the food was fantastic. Just can't say enough good things about this place!

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Detroit, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've eaten at Roast on numerous occasions and I always look forward to it. This place is not designed for vegetarians or vegans (although there are some options there in case one of your party happens to not eat meat). But if you're a meat lover you will love Roast. Their menu is not huge but they do everything well... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great service, waiter was terrific. Lively atmosphere, interesting menu, delicious food. We had the octopus appetizer and the poke appetizer, both great. We shared the strip steak with mushrooms and brussels sprouts sides-yum. Dessert was the strudel, very good. Only disappointment was the bread. It was cold, sliced Zingerman's farm bread on a plate. We expected something far better.

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West Nyack, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This attractive restaurant is located in the Westin Book Cadillac. It seems to be a celebration restaurant (lots of family groups and couples). The menu had many tempting dishes as did the chef's specials. I was dining alone because my family was at the baseball game, but I was made to feel comfortable and treated with attention.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I was looking forward to this restaurant as I'm a big Michael Symon fan both from TV as well as from dining at Lola's in Cleveland. And because there is such a focus on meat - Symon's passion. The appetizers and sides were delicious. The server laid back but informative. But the chef in the kitchen that night couldn't get... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We go to Roast every year to celebrate birthdays and it is wonderful. The food is amazing, wine selection (and drink selection in general) is great, service is wonderful and the setting is breathtaking. If you are from Detroit and you haven't had a chance to enjoy a meal at Roast, you are missing a real treat and a Detroit... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have been meaning to try one of Michael Symon's restaurants and a trip to Detroit allowed us to do so. We got the pork belly appetizer and found it to be the best cooked pork belly we've had. The only complaint I had on it was it was bit too saucy, but my husband loved it as is. For... More 

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Additional Information about Michael Symon's Roast

Address: 1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
Phone Number: 313-961-2500
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $60 to $100
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
    (State)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-961-2500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $60 to $100
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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