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6430 Farmington Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-2209
(248) 661-4466
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Maple
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English first
Bloomfield Township, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The Lark prides itself on excellent preparation of classic dishes. This is exactly what you get. The dining room looked beautiful. The service was attentive if not perfect. The pride and joy that Jim Lark takes in his dining room is evident if you take a moment to shake his 84 year old hand. If you take longer than a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This restaurant is evidently known for standard 5-course offerings, but the menus (both on-line and in-person) do state that a la carte service is available. Our party was resolved not to overindulge that night, so we expected to order a couple of courses and call it a night. The waiter, however, never even asked our intentions, never took our order... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Had dinner here with friends on New Year' eve at 6pm. Food was so-so; oysters served with red sauce on top, soup was lukewarm and the stone crap was overdone. At exactly 9 pm Jim Lark, in our presence, told the waitress not to serve us coffee because "we needed to leave so other people could have our table". We... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have enjoyed the Lark over the past 25 years. The atmosphere is so euro-quaint and romantic. On my last visit for our 16th Anniversary Dinner we chose once again The Lark. We had a beautiful table overlooking the courtyard with tiny lights sparkling in the herb garden. The service was sub-par and the food was extremely disappointing. Such an... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I don't feel this restaurant is overly costly...for a 5 course meal presented in the way it is and the quality of the food and service warrant the price. this is a small, intimite type restaurant that you might encounter in Europe. quiet, reserved and with a broad menu that is sure to please but all the most persnickity of... More 

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West Bloomfield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We go to the Lark once or twice a year. Have been doing this for about 20 years. Yes, it is expensive, but reserved for that special occasion. Food is always spectacular, the service is beyond and the attention to detail has been perfected. The menu does change but they have many choices to please all! We always leave full... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I would first like to state that the prices are very very high. However, the food is absolutely amazing possibly some of the best things I have ever eaten. The service was beyond spectacular. General atmosphere of the old home was phenomenal the owner even walks around telling you the story. Again, the food was spectacular!

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

After hearing about the Lark for years, my party of 6 decided to dine here for a special occasion. I cannot argue that the food was fantastic. However, several guests in my party stated it was the best meal they ever had, but I could not agree. The meal was delicious, but the best? I have dined in upscale restaurants... More 

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Bloomfield MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the way fine dining should be. A warm intimate atmosphere. Any or all of the appetizers are included. Outstanding wine selection with very knowledgeable wait and wine staff. Entrees that show just how great Chef John is. My favorite remains the Lamb Genghis Khan. Yes it is an expensive fixed price but perfect for a very special evening... More 

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Shelby Township, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We celebrate special occasions at the Lark. We have never had a bad experience. This family run restaurant is high on my list of places to have a great meal

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Additional Information about The Lark

Address: 6430 Farmington Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-2209
Phone Number: (248) 661-4466
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Bloomfield
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: French, Eclectic, International

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