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The Lark

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French, International, Eclectic
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6430 Farmington Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-2209 (Maple)
(248) 661-4466
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good restaurant

Good restaurant. Good food, nice presentation, very good service. But nothing too special for a money you have to spend there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Mark D
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

i cannot remember being so disappointed in a restaurant...if it was ever good it isn't now...service was terrible...the waitress was so unpleasant it ruined the meal...which was just o.k... nothing great...have been to great restaurants...daniel, the four seasons and la grenouille in nyc, topolobampo in chicago, charlie palmer in las vegas...these were good restaurants and happy to have us...here we... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I know the Lark has a great reputation and my visit only adds to it. The restaurant is expensive by Metro Detroit standards, but it is worth the time and price one pays to dine there. I love the atmosphere, especially if you get a window seat for two. The entire meal was excellent . The appetizers etc. were served... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good restaurant. Good food, nice presentation, very good service. But nothing too special for a money you have to spend there.

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Montreal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Till my recent visit, I last went to the Lark fifteen years ago - when I left Michigan. Then I thought it designed for a tacky Birmingham/Bloomfield Hills and to an extent Grosse Pointe crowd. The food was mediocre; our bill for three probably more than 300.00. Pricey, but expected. I returned recently and stunningly saw a largely unchanged menu... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've been going to The Lark for over 20 years. It's expensive, so we only go every couple years. This last couple visits were disappointing and I don't think we will be back. The food was good, but not good enough to justify the price. I have some food restrictions and cannot eat anything from the trolley cart. I called... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

The Lark is an incredible restaurant. I don't know how they manage to be so exquisite and yet so unpretentious. It's been our "go to" occasion restaurant for over 20 years. Service, food, ambiance; they have it all. We are not "rich people" yet the servers, managers, bar staff etc. are always so gracious and welcoming. Highly recommend.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The lark is an experience. You can tour the herb garden and enjoy excellent food and service. It is pricey but you won't leave hungry.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This was an unforgettable evening in a charming warm setting. The wait staff was friendly and attentive, the food was delicious and the wine list is extensive and impressive! We do our homework when we travel and the Lark has an impressive list of awards that are well deserved! We will defiantly come back and highly recommend it. This is... More 

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Bloomfield Township, United States
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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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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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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 to $80
Cuisine: French, International, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6430 Farmington Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-2209
    (Maple)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Bloomfield
  • Phone Number: (248) 661-4466

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $50 to $80
  • Cuisine: French, International, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
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

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