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1942 Grand River Ave, Grand Army of the Republic Building, Detroit, MI 48226-1205
+1 313-446-8360
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck breast” (12 reviews)
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“trout” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1942 Grand River Ave, Grand Army of the Republic Building, Detroit, MI 48226-1205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and i had a wonderful time here. We don’t eat meat and Jess, our server extraordinary; she made certain everything was just right. We had the flatbread, followed by the roasted carrots (great char and sauces!), Lion Mane mushrooms (better than any of...More

Thank jimAnnArbor_Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 2nd visit. We love this restaurant. The portion size of the ribs was enormous and seriously good! Will be back

Thank Matthew O
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I recommend if you are in town to go an visit this restaurant. Ambient and decoration is amaizing. The place was full but it allows you to talk and have a good time. The service is extraordinary, people are friendly and relax. The options of...More

Thank Flu B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

What I recalled most from my first visit to the Republic Tavern (also TA reviewed) was how delicious and copious the food was. I returned as a party of 4. We were two couples and all with normal appetites. We all chose the tasting menu...More

Thank lcjn12
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We debated the tasting menu, but glad we did. We were a group of nine and could hardly finish the food they gave us. We lost track at the 5th course. My only comment is they could have been spaced a little slower. and the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Every time we come to Republic we rave about how amazing the food is. The menu looks a little scary - but pick a protein or veggie you like and then trust the chef- you will not be disappointed.

Thank Es_bo123
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Group of 4 and we had the tasting menu because everyone said that was a must. Started off with focaccia bread and butter. The bread was over cooked and hard. We asked for some other bread and they brought us some toasted sliced bread that...More

Thank berrisj1
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Wow! The atmosphere of the old building is historical, but with modern treatment. The food is small plates for sharing, and the portions are good. The menu changes frequently as fresh foods become available. Excellent place!

Thank Tcomet
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We did the Prix Fixe. The chef just kept sending out food that got increasingly more amazing. They don’t have a gluten free menu but they accommodated my allergy. The marinated feta cheese, tempura mushrooms with black garlic, charcuterie, pickled blueberries, raclette cheese, etc., etc....More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Try the tasting meal - a lot of food, but you won't be sorry! Lots of menu variety, and ambiance was great too.

Thank DKB22
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May 19, 2017|
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Response from BHartMich | Reviewed this property |
I doubt they take reservations for drinks. There is a bar with some number of seats/stools, and some standing area as well.
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Dettkno | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could get in for drinks fairly easily at 9:30pm.
February 13, 2017|
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Response from RaqVentures | Reviewed this property |
It's a little less than 1/2 mile...so 10 min walk tops!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1942 Grand River Ave, Grand Army of the Republic Building, Detroit, MI 48226-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-446-8360
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