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Michael Symon's Roast

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1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907 (State)
+1 313-961-2500
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ithaca, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food, atmosphere and service were all top notch. Downtown Detroit is on the come back. Don't let Roast's location keep you from this first class restaurant as parking is very accessible. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank SteveH07
Detroit, Michigan
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed when we dine here. Meats are always perfectly seasoned and prepared, as well as the seafood! Service is attentive but not intrusive.

Thank sc00ter44
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg....the dinner was amazing. But the dessert, which I usually view as an after thought. Was the star! Pretzel ice cream, with a Graham cracker crust and chocolate Ganche and crunchy sea salt...the best!

Thank Kim T
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down one of the best meals I've had. A great friend and I stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. It was crowded however because of the size and space of the dining room spread diners out so your not on top of each other. I had a steak (which was excellent) the spinach and Mac and cheese.... More 

Thank E V
Milford, Michigan
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant which is known for steaks and chops. However we prefer seafood. There were two seafood items on the menu. We had them both and they were outstanding. My wife had sturgeon which phenomenal. The tuna ceviche was one of the best ever.

Thank deadlegsone
Bonn, Germany
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169 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's funny I never heard about this restaurant so was not sure what to expect. The interior was modern and you could feel that this was a restaurant where you could dress your self a little extra nice. We started of with some drinks, I had my Bloody Mary and it was very tasty. We ordered some different starters to... More 

Thank karin b
Miami, Florida
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such high expectations, after all it is Michael Symon. The oysters were good. The roast pork was disappointing. The brussels sprouts & mac & cheese were just run of the mill. The bar was wonderful.

Thank WhereTheLocalsEat
Miami, Florida
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good appetizers and atmosphere. Somewhat overpriced and Detroit has better places to spend your money.

Thank CuestaTravel
Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for 9 years and each time is memorable! The food last night was Heaven-sent! So delicious! We had the bone marrow for an appetizer and we split the porterhouse steak between the 3 of us, along with sides of Brussels sprouts, polenta, mashed potatoes, and rosemary fries. For dessert, I had the creme brûlée and... More 

Thank gopeterson
Detroit, Michigan
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I chose Roast for our birthday celebration and it definitely did not disappoint! We tried the tuna ceviche appetizer which was delicious! For dinner we went for the porterhouse for two. It was worth every penny. Giant portion of delicious steak, sliced perfectly. We loved the presentation. The brussel sprouts were to die for! Save room for... More 

Thank cheekytiki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$60 - $100
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-961-2500

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