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Harbor House

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440 Clinton Street, Detroit, MI 48226
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Great music and drinks

Love catching the jazz music when it is going on. Haven't had the food, but the staff is pretty friendly and they have a decent selection of beers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2015
Andrew S
Detroit, Michigan
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Rochester, Minnesota
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175 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an eclectic place that has the feel of an old time spot in the city. The staff was awesome and helpful. The food was dead on and the beer selection was awesome! They had a great blues band on Saturday night and this is a regular occurrence from what I am told!

Thank kennykelme
Detroit, Michigan
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Love catching the jazz music when it is going on. Haven't had the food, but the staff is pretty friendly and they have a decent selection of beers.

Thank Andrew S
Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The steak bites are served over fresh onion strings, the buffalo sauce on tenders is tasty, the burgers are juicy, great parking

Thank independentlady2015
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting from out of town and this place was recommended by a local. Took the advice made a reservation for 15 for a birthday celebration on and we were on our way. We were seated right away on time and things started off to an ok start. Kaleb, our waiter was very rough, nasty and rude!!!!! When pointing... More 

1 Thank 1QueenBee2
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My husband, son and I ate here on 9/20/15. We all decided on the all you can eat. Which is not a buffet, the food is brought to you as you eat it. You can change coarses as you go along. Between us we had shrimp, salmon, ribs and chicken parmesan. We enjoyed the meal and the wait staff was... More 

2 Thank jrb5
London, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Some friends and I went to the Lions game on September 27th. We headed over early from Canada and decided to try and grab something to eat before attending. We came across Harbour House and decided to try it out to grab a beer and some quick food before the game. The bar was busy (not surprising since there was... More 

1 Thank TBone777
Raleigh, North Carolina
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321 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

If you are staying downtown, and need decent eats, this is a landmark that locals eat at. For $23.99, there is an all you can eat menu which is a good bargain. We skipped this and had ribs, crab legs and shrimp. The seafood gumbo was some of the best I have eaten. This is a hole in the wall... More 

1 Thank ECU1987
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Me and family went to this place by default. I'm happy we stopped in, nice environment. The host and the waiter was awesome. There's live music and the food was good. They have a signature butter dip for their bread.. It's awesome. The service was great and the portions are good.

Thank MissFrequentFlyer
Novi, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Nothing negative to say, just decent food and drinks slightly overpriced for what you get. Overall a decent experience and atmosphere, just doesn't blow me away.

Thank Nathan B
Lincoln Park, Michigan
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

In a world where restaurant food tends to be average and service spotty or confused when there is a crowd, the Harbor House is a great port to dock at for incredibly fun live music and a raucous Saturday night crowd jamming the tables to hear good jazz and swing music. In the city of Detroit where the musical heritage... More 

Thank Ed Z

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 440 Clinton Street, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-967-9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?