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Vertical Detroit


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Wine Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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All reviews scallops lamb fried olives charcuterie burger strip steak drinks and appetizers crab cakes fries by the glass wine bar opera house great wine selection cool restaurant parking structure quick drink busy night
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wine bar nice ! Excelente place for the friend and a good wine. The ouner ist normally at the place such a good guy!!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank EmmanuelMoreno
Reviewed 5 days ago

Vertical is a lovely restaurant with a good wait staff and location. It's major downfall is its prices, which are very high for what you get. I had the risotto, which was quite good but a little expensive. My friend had the lamb chopped he...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LuckyLisa0701
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Met the nicest bartender here, Eric. Wonderful conversation. I learned they do not sell wine by the glass here but by the bottle. They have this nifty handheld device that can recork the bottle like it was never opened! I really enjoyed this place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leticia B
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Sometimes you need to sit at the bar and let the mixologist decide. With that being said both of my drinks were fabulous. The fried olives with blue cheese were delicious and grapes were a pleasant delight. My guy ordered a draft Manhattan though he...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Renee K
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

What a great restaurant and bar. A beautiful place very well decorated with a wonderful atmosphere. Tables are spaced and not crowded. Menus are very nice with great variety of delicious dishes. Service was fantastic! Food was very delicious and very tasty, beautifully plated and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank joshuab210
Reviewed February 16, 2019

what a great setting, coupled with amazingly attentive and friendly service. We met family for dinner. There are some rather pricey options, but there are also less pricey ones. I had the burger----and it was AMAZING---others has the lamb chops----yummy, and the risotto, and filet----all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 766stever
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Very neat and cool restaurant. We sat in the bar area and an old movie runs on the wall which was cool. The bartender made us remarkable drinks, old fashion, bourbon and cab. He has a great personality. We ordered strip steaks M-rare and they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChuckW748
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Having been here before, we were looking forward to being here again. Bar pours and choices were great, charcuterie awesome. Then I ordered wine . Ordered a 2013 Faust cab at 95 dollars. They brought a 2016 . Said the menu needed to be updated....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank rsds123
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Limited food menu, but everything was very good. Excellent wine selection and nice price variety. Great staff , very knowledgeable and friendly.

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

This was my first time here. I have been aware of the place and it look interested and decided to try it. I did not have any food, but I enjoyed the wine. The food smelled good and looked delicious. I liked the atom sphere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Daniel S
November 6, 2018|
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Response from DebAW16 | Reviewed this property |
I would call, I did not see any type of award system advertised
Bill O
January 12, 2017|
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Response from chasmore52 | Reviewed this property |
Varied menu meat fish casual, pretty much something for everyone. I was a big fan of the service when they first opened but recent visit was troubling as waiter was obnoxiously telling us we needed to order quickly because... More
Agie M
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Ddfocus | Reviewed this property |
Urban/dressy casual.
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