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Rattlesnake Club

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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
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300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-4457 (East Jefferson)
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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183 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although our group did not sit outside, I immediately noticed how beautiful the patio would be a nice night in the city, the river just a short distance away, in a semi secluded spot; it has to have the best views and ambiance of any place on the river in Detroit unless you belong to a private club or are... More 

Thank Greg D
Bloomington, Indiana
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the Rattlesnake. Great staff, friendly, relaxed slightly slow service, nice location, creative dishes, great wine list. That being said, it is slightly overpriced and many of the menu items are slightly too conservative -- the spicy sauces not quite spicy enough, the grilled fish/steaks a bit too bland, the cheese plate had no stinky cheese. But get the... More 

Thank HoosierTraveler60
Bloomfield Hills
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a visit to nearby Pewabic Pottery. Had great weather which allowed us to eat outside. With a view of the Detroit River and excellent service--attentive, knowledgable, helpful--a fine day indeed. Wine options outstanding, Bloody Mary's made with heat to order and a nice beer selection. Cheese and Fruit starter was a surprise--A generous segment of... More 

Thank Terry L
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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358 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Rattlesnake Club is always consistent at delivering a great meal and dining experience. Creative and fresh selection and a waitstaff that is top notch! Yes I will return to dine here, one of my all time favorites!

Thank jocelynd102
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

with its elegant decor, and unbelievable food this place is one of the finest restaraunts in detroit. they have a huge wine selection. 5 star dinning, elegant not street clothes.

Thank Craig H
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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148 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Every now and then, maybe not very often, you should go to a very upscale restaurant, pay an obscene amount of money for your dinner, and see how the swells are living. The Rattlesnake Club is a good place for that. We celebrated a friend's birthday, one of those major, round ones, so we came here. It was a good... More 

Thank Harry C
Novi, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

The food at the rattlesnake Club is very good. The property is very nice and close to the Riverwalk. They have a great outdoor patio. The service is very good. Overall we enjoyed the meal. My only complaint is I think the food is a little expensive. I was also surprised that they charge you to park. When you are... More 

Thank spahrkle
Belle River
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

First off, we thought the service was exceptional, attentive, helpful and friendly. The choice of the fresh backed breads was very good and our choice of wine that was recommended was excellent. However, two of us had the baked halibut and found it very mushy and the side was very strange. On person had the lamb chops and would not... More 

Thank Fallcolours
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Simply, but elegantly decorated. The server was very friendly and helpful. They are open for lunch and dinner and there is a dress code. There is an extensive wine list, signature cocktails, as well as craft and imported beers. A bread basket came to the table with soft rolls and yummy bread crisps with black sesame seeds. They offer small... More 

Thank Chammy13
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were taking an evening walk and thinking about getting some dinner when we came across the Rattlesnake Club near the waterfront at Detroit, where you can look across the river to Canada. We decided on having a quick dinner and very delighted at our choice, which was both delicious and great value. Highly recommended to anyone who likes good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $75
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-4457
    (East Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 313-567-4400
Locally Grown Since 1988! Detroit's finest dining experience celebrates 25 years of providing exceptional cuisine and award-winning service on the shores of the Detroit River & RiverWalk. Join us for lunch or dinner in our elegant Dining Rooms offering sweeping views of the River & city skylines. In the summer months, our Garden Terrace provides a lush, fragrant dining retreat in the busy city. The Rattlesnake Club’s kitchen lead by Executive Chef Chris Franz features the highest-quality local and seasonal foods. Enjoy our Prime Certified Angus Beef, the best of all Prime grade beef, and our non-farmed, sustainably-harvested Finfish & Shellfish. Our Wine List, prepared by Claudia Tyagi, Master Sommelier, presents rare & boutique wines both by-the-glass and in the bottle. An all-Michigan Craft Beer list complements a bar stocked with the finest products from around our state and around the globe. Don't miss our signature food & wine events such as wine maker dinners and tastings!Our Grill Room and Private Dining rooms, seating up to 100 guests, will add an intimate ambiance to your next dinner party. The Rattlesnake also offers use of the Stroh River Place Atriums, a breathtaking blend of marble, brick & glass, as the perfect event space to accommodate corporate functions, award galas, charity auctions and product launches for up to 1,000 people. Combine the Atrium space with our brick patio right on the Riverfront to create the downtown-Detroit wedding of your dreams! We look forward to seeing you at the ‘Snake!

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