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J Alexander's Restaurant

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2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084-3206
248-816-8379
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Noisy but friendly bar

Couple of drinks before eating at the bar. Very busy place but efficient and friendly services, good wines, and nice, helpful customers. I saw many dishes I would have enjoyed to test. Next time unfortunately

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
philippe G
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Paris, France
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Troy, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lively restaurant with fresh & tasty pickings. I am a carrot cake snob and this takes the cake!! Order for your next party and triple WOW your guests. Worth every calorie!

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Thank helen B
Detroit, MI
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food did not live up to our expectations - Flour tortilla taco shells was hard - didn't taste good for a flour tortilla. Service was slow - sit there waiting for our check for quite some time - don't think will five it a third try any time soon

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Thank noonieboat
Paris, France
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396 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couple of drinks before eating at the bar. Very busy place but efficient and friendly services, good wines, and nice, helpful customers. I saw many dishes I would have enjoyed to test. Next time unfortunately

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Thank philippe G
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great service and the food is very very good. What can I say? The menu is diverse with big salads, fresh fish and continuous refills of beverages.

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Thank Frank P
Amherstburg, Canada
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to order some dinner after shopping at Somerset Mall as usual. This has to be best restaurant for the price range anywhere on Big Beaver Road. Stark tacos were filled with beef. Not just regular beef but prime rib! The French dip? Same thing prime rib. Fantastic sides and best dessert at any restaurant in Troy. We ordered a... More 

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Thank Terry M
Troy, Michigan
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the restaurant looks great having recently been renovated, and they DO have their awesome Orzo and Wild rice recipe back on the menu, I was unimpressed with the Pierre Burger I ordered. With a description like Gruyère cheese, caramelized onions and Dijon mustard sauce, I figured I couldn't go wrong. Guess what? I went wrong. The bun was soggy,... More 

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Thank catchickie
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am in town on business with a colleague and went to J. Alexander's for dinner last night. We ordered a good bottle of wine and both had prime rib. It was the best prime rib I have had - melted in my mouth. The creamy horseradish was amazing and tasted great with the smashed potatoes as well. Our server... More 

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Thank CharmedMpls
Mumbai
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181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

If you ever visit Somerset Mall - don't miss to have a meal at this place. Very good service, friendly staff. Good food. Good Ambience.

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Thank Sidbajaj_foodcritic
Troy, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Our favorite restaurant in the Detroit area. Excellent food and the bar staff is extremely attentive and personable.

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Thank Jim S
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

A holiday lunch with friends was not so fun. The wait staff was only interested in moving the patrons in and out, and felt no need to explain menu items or even be friendly. Was it because we didn't order drinks? Don't know, but I wouldn't go back. The food was okay, typical chain restaurant fare, but nothing memorable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: 248-816-8379

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?