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Michael Symon's Roast

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Sat, 1/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly

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roast burger
bacon, cheddar, fried egg, pickled onion
roast melt
provolone, caramelized onion, rye
lil’ clucker
fried chicken, pickle, mayo
fried bologna
provolone, olive aioli, fries
beast taco
flour‎ tortilla, seasonal garnish.
smoked chicken wings
bourbon bbq, creamy slaw
chicken livers and creamy polenta
stuffed peppers
hungarian hots, house sausage
beast poutine
white cheddar, gravy, egg, pepper
mac and cheese
brussels sprouts and walnuts
rosemary fries
$60 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had not been to this restaurant in several years and was pleasantly surprised that it has lost none of its lustre. We had a superb meal in a comfortable setting. We enjoyed excellent service and fine wine. I won't leave so long to visit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an elegant restaurant but without the uppity feeling of some of the downtown Detroit wannabes. By far the best food preparation downtown. There happy hour (at bar only) is outstanding with a good quality wine at $5 a glass and the food menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chasmore52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Roast before heading to the Opera House for Aladdin. The waitress was very considerate asking if we were going to an event after dinner. She kept things moving along perfectly. Cudos for the oysters and the beef cheek pierogies,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sherry Y
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going here for YEARS and the food is simply fantastic. The happy hour food menu (4:30-6:30) is also really good but you can only order from it from the bar area and there is limited seating.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank congoroom
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Seemed very much to me like a Morton’s or Sam and Harry’s, with a little quicker service. Spinach with feta was unbelievably good. Filet comparable. Service a little stiff. Nice atmosphere. Pricey but not above similar quality restaurants.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Booha
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Our second visit, several years after our first and we were again impressed. First of all, the food was absolutely delicious and definitely worth five stars. I had scallops for starter, followed by the lamb shank – one of tastiest ever. My wife also had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific, high end steak house located in the Westin Book Cadillac. The food and drinks are excellent, and so too is the service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Had a milestone anniversary here as we were staying in the hotel. Service is top of the line. The food, while very good, is not nearly as good as Ruth Chris or Morton's. For the money, I'd recommend those instead of here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank motorcity70
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The pacing of the meal awful. There were really loooong stretches of time between servings despite not being busy. The crunchy potatoes could have been outstanding except they were served cold. The waitress was slow moving and while attentive when there would disappear for long...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Raph B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We split every dish and though great, the steaks were the star of the show. Flavor, char, juiciness, and perfect cook. Next time, we will have tiny appetizers and a steak each.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Jack P
November 1, 2018|
Response from char4u2lv | Reviewed this property |
I would call & ask but I doubt they would
January 19, 2018|
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Response from CTSm1951 | Reviewed this property |
A easy walk from either the stop at the GM Renaissance center or the COBO convention center stop. Of course anyone with any type of health issue it may be a bit difficult. I frequently walk from the Renaissance Marriott to... More
Deborah S
July 5, 2016|
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Response from 2Moore | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to call them directly. They do have at least one private room but I'm not sure how many it holds.
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