We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Whitney Restaurant

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1821 (Canfield Street)
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open 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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

297 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 294: English reviews
Saginaw, mi, usa
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful afternoon was had by my party of six at the Whitney! It was formal and fancy without being stuffy or fussy. We had two eight. Year old girls with us who thoroughly enjoyed their "tea party " experience. I am a very picky eater and still had enough to eat. The scones and chantilly cream were delicious!... More 

Thank Jan V
Detroit, MI
Level Contributor
32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been there many times and have always enjoyed eating at the Whitney. Last week we had a wedding shower there for my daughter and it was delicious and what a beautiful brunch buffet. Service was great. We had a private room for 26 people and it was so elegant! Great desserts too.

Thank HGRguitar
Level Contributor
174 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I had Sunday brunch here and they put on an amazing spread! The amount and quality of food was unbelievable. The dessert room reminded me of a wedding reception with all the options available. Eric Ford was our waiter and this guy not only knows the food but he knows the house and the surrounding area. He... More 

Thank Michigan_Family3
Howell, Michigan
Level Contributor
101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely afternoon at the Whitney. High tea begins with a champagne tour at 1 pm. Shortly after being seated the champagne is poured. We visited for a few minutes waiting for others to arrive. We were then directed to bring our champagne and make our way to the third floor where our tour would begin. Our waiter... More 

1 Thank Jirasela
Ray twp, michigan
Level Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a solid place to bring friends and visitors. I have been here many times and the food is always very good. The service is impeccable and professional. The atmosphere is in itself worth the trip. I recommend the Sunday brunch along with a visit to the DIA you will find it a perfect date. The place can be... More 

Thank Skimo11
Novi, Michigan
Level Contributor
359 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVE The Whitney. We returned this time for a tour. We were given a glass of champagne prior to the tour. We began the tour on the third floor and worked our way down. Our guide was terrific. I have been here many times, but the tour really opened my eyes to details that I have missed. It was... More 

Thank Davidamy617
Southfield, Michigan
Level Contributor
91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't have to come here to break the bank. You can go up to the ghost bar and have a romantic evening with drinks and appetizers. The room is very old school and reminds me of Downton Abbey! You can feel first class here with out spending like first class!

1 Thank Joe B
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We initially went for a special they were having where you could have 2 course meal for 29$. Per the staff it is a small portion, consistent with the size of a small lunch and not filling. We elected for a regular meal, and for the price I have had better. The meal was well prepared and the staff helpful... More 

Thank devaughn1972
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
425 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 

1 Thank jfarlam
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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 

1 Thank Allan R

Travelers who viewed Whitney Restaurant also viewed


Been to Whitney Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Whitney Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Whitney Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?