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Rattlesnake Club

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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
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300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-5068 (East Jefferson)
313-567-4400
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Locally Grown Since 1988! Detroit's finest dining experience celebrates 25...
Locally Grown Since 1988! Detroit's finest dining experience celebrates 25 years of providing exceptional cuisine and award-winning service on the shores of the Detroit River & RiverWalk. Join us for lunch or dinner in our elegant Dining Rooms offering sweeping views of the River & city skylines. In the summer months, our Garden Terrace provides a lush, fragrant dining retreat in the busy city. The Rattlesnake Club’s kitchen lead by Executive Chef Chris Franz features the highest-quality local and seasonal foods. Enjoy our Prime Certified Angus Beef, the best of all Prime grade beef, and our non-farmed, sustainably-harvested Finfish & Shellfish. Our Wine List, prepared by Claudia Tyagi, Master Sommelier, presents rare & boutique wines both by-the-glass and in the bottle. An all-Michigan Craft Beer list complements a bar stocked with the finest products from around our state and around the globe. Don't miss our signature food & wine events such as wine maker dinners and tastings!Our Grill Room and Private Dining rooms, seating up to 100 guests, will add an intimate ambiance to your next dinner party. The Rattlesnake also offers use of the Stroh River Place Atriums, a breathtaking blend of marble, brick & glass, as the perfect event space to accommodate corporate functions, award galas, charity auctions and product launches for up to 1,000 people. Combine the Atrium space with our brick patio right on the Riverfront to create the downtown-Detroit wedding of your dreams! We look forward to seeing you at the ‘Snake!
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love the Rack of Lamb

Trendy place with great views overlooking the Detroit River. Creative menu. Loved the perch and my wife loved the Rack of Lambs. Great winelist to accompany.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Detroit, Michigan
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Very nice location in downtown Detroit on the Riverfront. The patio is lovely on a warm summer night. The view nice and a walk along the Riverfront after dinner is just perfect. Park directly across the street. $5 valet, $4 self. No time limit. The service was good. The menu very small and limited. They seem to cater to vegans... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Trendy place with great views overlooking the Detroit River. Creative menu. Loved the perch and my wife loved the Rack of Lambs. Great winelist to accompany.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I recently went to the Rattlesnake Club for a dinner meeting. I hadn't been in several years. Everything was absolutely delicious. The appetizers we're great. The Caesar salad was delectable. My entrée was the Tumeric-scented chicken with risotto. It was great. For dessert we had white chocolate ravioli which I took home to my son. He enjoyed it as well.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Good restaurant along the river. Excellent meat. Very good wine list. Professional service. Expensive.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I recently took my wife to the Rattlesnake Club for her birthday. We had heard about how nice the restaurant was but had never been. I made reservation a week in advance to ensure a table for two. We were seated at an elegant table with a full view of the Detroit River. Our server was very helpful in explaining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We booked a reservation 30 minutes prior on a thursday night, showed up and were seated right away. The tab was a little pricey for what we had, scallops and steak, but it was properly cooked and my steak was tender and full of flavor. Finished off the night with a glass of scotch, excellent wine selection and the wait... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Once in Detroit this is one of the restaurants that is worth going to. Great menu,fabulous wine list and cocktails and the service could have not been better.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I always have a nice time dining at the Rattlesnake Club! Creative presentation and quality cuisine. Very friendly and experienced waitstaff. Wonderful decor and very low noise level, perfect for conversation. Very clean and yes I would definitely go back!

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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Street parking and parking lot available for this wonderful find along the Riverfront. Happy hour, was extremely happy, in the bar area. Half price appetizers and the special drink of the day, brought our day to an end. Shareable appetizers and unique foodie treats of eats. Dinning options looked to be on the romantic nature, quiet tables, nestled throughout the... More 

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leawood, kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

nice place, right on river north of Cobo and JLA, great food. Great service. Worth a return visit.....Downtown Detroit is coming back...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-5068
    (East Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-567-4400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 to 75
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Locally Grown Since 1988! Detroit's finest dining experience celebrates 25 years of providing exceptional cuisine and award-winning service on the shores of the Detroit River & RiverWalk. Join us for lunch or dinner in our elegant Dining Rooms offering sweeping views of the River & city skylines. In the summer months, our Garden Terrace provides a lush, fragrant dining retreat in the busy city. The Rattlesnake Club’s kitchen lead by Executive Chef Chris Franz features the highest-quality local and seasonal foods. Enjoy our Prime Certified Angus Beef, the best of all Prime grade beef, and our non-farmed, sustainably-harvested Finfish & Shellfish. Our Wine List, prepared by Claudia Tyagi, Master Sommelier, presents rare & boutique wines both by-the-glass and in the bottle. An all-Michigan Craft Beer list complements a bar stocked with the finest products from around our state and around the globe. Don't miss our signature food & wine events such as wine maker dinners and tastings!Our Grill Room and Private Dining rooms, seating up to 100 guests, will add an intimate ambiance to your next dinner party. The Rattlesnake also offers use of the Stroh River Place Atriums, a breathtaking blend of marble, brick & glass, as the perfect event space to accommodate corporate functions, award galas, charity auctions and product launches for up to 1,000 people. Combine the Atrium space with our brick patio right on the Riverfront to create the downtown-Detroit wedding of your dreams! We look forward to seeing you at the ‘Snake!
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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