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Whitney Restaurant

4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1821
313-832-5700
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Ranked #64 of 960 Restaurants in Detroit
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Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Canfield Street
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English first
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a total of 37 people, invited guest. It was a fabulous evening at the Whitney. The food, ambiance and wait staff was outstanding. If you want to go first class then the Whitney is the place to be. My and I have been to the Whitney several times, that is... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

I've been to The Whitney several times but, never for brunch. Brunch is $39.95 and includes never-ending mamossas or champagne. We arrived at12:00 and had Darrell as a server. He was great. The food however, wasn't. They ran out of prime rib within the first half hour !!! The muscles were dried up and horrible. The breakfast food was average.... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We hosted some clients for a fabulous dinner at this outstanding restaurant. The service was top notch and the food was amazing. We received thank you notes from each guest we invited as they just loved this upscale and historical establishment. Thank you so much to your entire staff for making this dinner a hit. PS- Definitely will return and... More

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Windsor,Ontario,
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238 reviews 238 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It was a special occasion and we chose the Whitney, where we had hitherto often enjoyed fine dining, as our preferred location for our small, personal, celebratory dinner. Delightful surprise one was the acknowledgement of our special occasion on the Menu. A cute and charming introduction to the evening's meal. A mixed plate of something called "Starters" was delicious--the Calamari... More

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West Bloomfield MI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

We've heard a lot about this place. Finally had a chance to check it out. Really overpriced for the quality of food served. All 4 people in our party agreed we will not go there again.

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Dearborn, MI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This past Saturday a friend and I stopped in for dessert about 8:30 pm. Once seated, it took quite a while for one of our 2 servers to approach us. They explained that they had a fabulous new pastry chef and offered 5 new tortes, creme brulee and a pie. We were a little disappointed that the menu wasn't what... More

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Return visit was just as enjoyable as my previous visit last year. Food is excellent and service is as well. Even provided us with a complimentary glass of champagne to help us celebrate our anniversary.

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Livonia, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is unpleasant to write. But so was our meal. At the suggestion of the server we had the soup/salad starter(dessert is included with this) .. the salad was room temperature, the vinaigrette was fine, nothing memorable (but no complaints). The soup was "meh" .. it needed a splash of balsamic or lemon .. but honestly, it tasted like it... More

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Westland, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The truth about the Whitney...Last November the first I was contacted by someone who apparently had found me on LinkedIn. Apparently, my reputation preceded me, and I was asked if I would run the kitchen of The Whitney. Being inquisitive, I asked what had happened to my predecessor Chef Jason Gardener... I was told that he was verbally abusive towards... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Whitney on my list for a long time so finally glad to go. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in the City and the service was impeccable. I had the Beef Wellington and my husband got the Surf and Turf. Both were delicious. We also had one of the best bottles of wine ever suggested by our... More

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