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Whitney Restaurant

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4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1821 (Canfield Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Windsor, Canada
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425 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Built as the finest stately home in the mid west by an 1880's lumber barron this has been the finest Detroit restaurant for at least 20 years. I have never had a bad meal here. Every entree is really good to excellent and be sure to try the dessrets, especially the key lime pie. Service was really good when we... More 

Thank jfarlam
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We went for dinner midweek and the restaurant was empty. The building is great but the menu was nothing special , although the dishes were cooked well. Service was mediocre at best and after eating at spectacular places in Detroit with amazing staff we were very disappointed. We were raced through the courses , no bread rolls, and had to... More 

Thank Allan R
Detroit, MI
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Let me caveat this review by saying that due to some unexpected events, we had to cancel our reservation elsewhere and find another restaurant at a slightly different time slot (Oh, and it was Mother's Day). We managed to get a reservation here. I've eaten here a number of times - each time the atmosphere and food have been great.... More 

1 Thank herewegoDetroit_MI
Detroit, Michigan
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We made this the last stop of the day for our anniversary weekend and made reservations for the Dessert Parlor. It was quite busy, but it met all expectations. The history and beauty of the building is amazing (make sure to get a tour) and the food was delicious. We shared a slice of their Key Lime Pie (which part... More 

Thank Greg B
SE Michigan
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I had been wanting to check out this beautiful mansion for a long time. We finally decided to go because of a special deal I saw advertised. For $29 dollars you can order a 2 course meal. First off, our sever Daniel was WONDERFUL. He did not make us feel rushed but he did make us feel like special guests.... More 

Thank Lorien72
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant is gorgeous and the food is phenomenal - highly recommended. Have gone for dinner and brunch, both amazing.

Thank Courtney C
Royal Oak, Michigan
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427 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My ex and I had a memorable and fantastic meal here, we had steaks, salads and wonderful desserts. You simply can't go wrong with anything you eat here, the service is stellar and the food is wonderful, pricey, but worth every penny.

Thank NikaNumber1
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153 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I celebrated my anniversary at the Whitney and the entire staff made it a very special event, from the menu with Happy Anniversary printed on the top, to the special gift, glasses of champagne and the sweet note written on our receipt.It was a memorable evening. The mansion is very stately, the carpet and furniture are a little worn (and... More 

Thank JollyTravelerDetroit
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The Whitney is the best restaurant in the City. The service is second to none, and the executive chef is among the best in the world.

Thank Drake D
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

It was a great experience made even better by our server, Shawn. We were glad we chose the Whitney for this special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
American, Italian, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1821
    (Canfield Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-832-5700

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