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G. Subu's Leather Bottle

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20300 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48152
(248) 474-2420
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: G. Subu's Leather Bottle has been providing the Metro Detroit area with...
G. Subu's Leather Bottle has been providing the Metro Detroit area with delicious lunch and dinner entrees as well as catering and banquet facility services for over 30 years. We're a family owned and operated restaurant, bar and banquet facility that offers hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, pizza's and more! Our chef/ proprietor George Subu has been serving up the Metro Detroit area for over three decades. Stop in today and enjoy our freshly home cooked meals in a great atmosphere at an affordable price.Our friendly and professional staff is here to answer any questions you may have about our restaurant or menu items. We offer a variety of foods to our customers. We are available for catering and banquets on short notice and offer live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 7:30pm with no cover charge.We offer free WIFI internet throughout the whole establishment for you personal and business needs!
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food and quality entertainment

A favorite spot for our family and friends to meet for good food, a drink or two at the bar with a appetizer, or to have a pizza. Fairly priced and very generous portions. Weekends feature quality entertainment to enjoy with your meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Michael H
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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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Plymouth, Michigan
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103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Over the past 20 years we've eaten here about 7 or 8 times. Every time we come to the same conclusion - it's a good place to fill your belly but it is not fine dining by any means. On the plus side, the chicken fingers appetizer is excellent but the entrees were very lackluster, like the quality you would... More 

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Farmington
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The pasta is made fresh and shipped to the restaurant daily. The staff are always friendly. My wife loves their alfredo sauce. They run daily specials, I usually order from the specials menu. They have a full service bar that includes ice cream drinks like Pina Colada. They also have numerous beers on tap. If you go, try the stuffed... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Even though I was there for a memorial meal, they (the staff) was very accommodating to all who were there. The food wasn't bad (family style meal). Plus they didn't "kick" anyone out because of time constraints. Enough parking even if there were a lot of people. Think Penna's, but on a smaller scale.

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A favorite spot for our family and friends to meet for good food, a drink or two at the bar with a appetizer, or to have a pizza. Fairly priced and very generous portions. Weekends feature quality entertainment to enjoy with your meal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

They have excellent French onion soup. Service was excellent waitress name was Diana,my husband an I ordered Prime Rib, mine was ok, my husbands was horrible,said it was like eating saw dust, it was so thick an dry an we had to ask for a side of sauce just to dip,there is usually gravy on the plate from the prime... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Absolutely love the food and friendly atmosphere. The steaks are delicious and so much tastier than places that charge twice as much. Never had a bad meal there. The soups are made fresh every day and all are delicious also. They also have some pretty good daily specials if you want something more casual.

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Detroit
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Every dish imaginable is on the menu and every dish is substandard. I think this restaurant remains in business due to loyal neighborhood patrons who really don't care about quality food. In fact, we were there because our 82 year old friend who lives nearby insisted we dine there.

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is one of the favorite restaurants of my brother. It was my first visit. The steaks were good and cooked properly but his was quite thin relative to mine and perhaps a bit more than medium. Mine was fine. My sister-in-law had veal marsala that looked terrific and she said it was very good. Marie, our server, is a... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Made reservations for the Easter Buffet at G. Subu hoping for a joyful and delicious meal with family instead we got a great disappointment. We knew we were in trouble when we got at the restaurant and there was a long line formed out along the front of the restaurant. Everyone had reservations waiting for the restaurant to seat us.... More 

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Westland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Food and service can break a restaurant, These will not be issues. They have a balanced menu and the food is excellent. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is excellent. My Rotary Club has a nunber of events there and everyone was pleased. What more can I say?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20300 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48152
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: (248) 474-2420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub

Description

G. Subu's Leather Bottle has been providing the Metro Detroit area with delicious lunch and dinner entrees as well as catering and banquet facility services for over 30 years. We're a family owned and operated restaurant, bar and banquet facility that offers hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, pizza's and more! Our chef/ proprietor George Subu has been serving up the Metro Detroit area for over three decades. Stop in today and enjoy our freshly home cooked meals in a great atmosphere at an affordable price.Our friendly and professional staff is here to answer any questions you may have about our restaurant or menu items. We offer a variety of foods to our customers. We are available for catering and banquets on short notice and offer live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 7:30pm with no cover charge.We offer free WIFI internet throughout the whole establishment for you personal and business needs!
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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