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Diamond Jim Brady's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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QUICK SNACKS​
$5.00
Smoked Whitefish Pate
Toasted flat bread
$6.00
Hat-Trick
Pecans, chevre cheese, sweet chili jam, toasted flats
$4.00
Olive and Tomato Tapenade
Provencal seasoning, pita crisps
$6.00
Meat "Butter"
Chicken liver pate, fig jam, toasted flatbread
$5.00
Bar Cheese
Michigan brown ale, warm pretzel bread
$4.00
Mushroom Pate
Toasted​ flatbread
$2.00
Bacon Peanuts
Maple and spice
JUMP STARTERS​
$12.00
Giant Pot O’ Mussels
Spicy​ tomato Ah-Mu-Yu or bratwurst and Belgian beer style
$10.00
½ Pound Calamari
Crispy rings, sesame, scallion, sriracha sauce
$11.00
Mediterranean Plank
Roasted garlic, white bean spread, olives, fried artichoke
$13.00
Michigan Butcher Block
Local cheese, cured meats, house made pickles and mustard
$12.00
Buffalo Wings
Lightly battered and spicy, served with blue cheese cole slaw
$12.00
Garlic Shrimp
White wine, scallion, tomato, butter and herbs
CRISPY FLAT BREADS​
$9.00
Prosciutto, Goat Cheese, Fig Jam, Arugula
$8.00
Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Tomato, Red Onion, Basil Pesto
$10.00
Roasted Forest Mushrooms, Spinach, Boursin Cheese and Green Onion
CHOPPED, TOSSED & BOWLED OVER​
$13.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
Michigan’s Best Caesar
The original since 1954
$13.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
She-She Hodgepodge
Chopped greens, blue cheese, egg, bacon, herb buttermilk
$18.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
Basil Crusted and Boursin Filled Chicken Breast
Michigan’s best caesar
$12.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
The New Greek
Roasted beets, feta, orange, kalamata, arugula, citrus splash
$12.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
Black Lentil Salad
Tomatoes, spinach, grilled halloumi cheese, red wine vinaigrette
$15.00
Grilled Scottish salmon $+5.00
Herb grilled chicken breast $+5.00
Chopped Shrimp Salad
Romaine, tomato, egg, cucumber, creamy basil dressing
Top any salad with Grilled Scottish Salmon 8 or Herb Grilled Chicken Breast 5
$6.00
Jim Brady’s Chili
1954’s Classic recipe
$8.00
Swiss Creamy Onion
Gruyère, baked crostini
$6.00
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Tortilla straw, cilantro sour cream soups and chili available in take-home quarts
BISTRO PLATES​
Served with a house or caesar salad
$21.00
House
Caesar
Scottish Salmon
Pan-fried fingerling potatoes with chilled pea, arugula and pistachio jumble
$26.00
House
Caesar
Grilled Rib Eye
Tangled​ crispy onions, broiled tomato, house made steak sauce
$26.00
House
Caesar
Steak Diane
Beef tenderloin, mashed potato, mushrooms, brandy demi-glaze
$20.00
House
Caesar
Potato Crusted Lake Superior Whitefish
Garlic aioli, green vegetable tangle
$16.00
House
Caesar
Vegetarian Sweet Potato Burrito
Black bean chili, cheddar, sour cream
$18.00
House
Caesar
Crusty Mustard Chicken Breast
Spinach, cheddar mashed potato, caper butter
$16.00
House
Caesar
DJB’s Finest Fish and Chips
Beer battered cod, really good tartar
$23.00
House
Caesar
Julia Child’s Beef Burgundy
Short​ rib, bacon, red wine, mushroom, pappardelle
$17.00
House
Caesar
Pulled Pork Tacos
Black bean and brown rice, crunchy slaw, orange-jalapeño salsa
STACKED, PRESSED & GRILLED​
These babies made us famous
$9.00
DJB’s Big Burger
Grilled the same way since 7 mile
$11.00
Charlie Brown Burger
Swiss, bacon
$11.00
Pancho Burger
Open-faced, swiss, grilled onion, chili
$11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Deluxe (both) $+2.50
Grilled Chicken Caprese Wrap
Fresh mozzarella, tomato, spinach, pesto, balsamic
$11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Deluxe (both) $+2.50
Buffalo N.Y.’s Beef on Weck
Prime rib, salted-caraway pretzel roll, horseradish
$11.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Deluxe (both) $+2.50
Shrimp Salad BLT Wrap
Applewood smoked bacon, basil mayonnaise
$9.00
French fries
Cole slaw
Deluxe (both) $+2.50
Adult Grilled Cheese
Gruyère, smoked gouda and blue cheeses with pear compote, grilled rye, portobello fries
All sandwiches served with French fries or cole slaw or deluxe (both) add $2.5
SIDES​
4 Bucks Each
Cheddar Mashed Potato
Green Vegetable Tangle
Maple Smashed Sweet Potato
Seasoned Fries
Blue Cheese Cole Slaw
House Salad
Small Caesar
Portobello Fries
Roasted Asparagus
About
Diamond Jim Brady's Bistro Bar since 1954, originally in Detroit, now nestled in Novi, Michigan. All the charm of a bistro with the neighborhood feel of your local bar. Certified Executive Chef/Owner Mary Brady & Chef/Managing Partner Sharon Juergens serve casual, trendy food in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy Potato Crusted Whitefish, Crispy Flat Bread with Chèvre Cheese & Prosciutto, a Big Pot of Spicy Mussels or our Famous Big DJ Burger. Hand crafted cocktails, Michigan draft beer & an affordable eclectic wine list round out the Bistro experience. Brady's is open for dinner seven nights a week, lunch Monday through Saturday and Brunch every Sunday. Patio seating available.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the tuna melt for lunch and ate every bite! Yumm! The menu always includes seasonal entrees and the favorites that never change. Great atmosphere and service!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pam E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The creamy onion soup is sooooooo good! I highly recommend it. My mom and I like to go for lunch have soup and share a salad. More than enough.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lolograce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy lunch at Diamond Jim Brady’s and didn’t realize they had a Saturday and Sunday brunch. What a pleasant surprise. We started off with the Tuna Poke Nachos. We also the Tater Tot Hash and the Breakfast Burrito. Everything was delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RadioSteveG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend recommended we meet at diamond Jim Brady’s this afternoon for lunch. Our waitress was really nice and super attentive. I had a sweet potato burrito and it was pretty good. I would recommend that they perhaps add more of the chili on the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JosephineFermanian
Reviewed February 17, 2019

This is a small neighborhood restaurant with amazing gourmet food along with some very good standards such as Fish and Chips or a hamburger. I can always count on their fish special to be very fresh and flavorful. Sometimes I just order the special without...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ehulv
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Not impressed. Sadly, I've eaten here before and it's been a positive experience. New Year's has turned me off for good. Bad drinks, bad service, overcooked steak, underseasoned food, cold food...We brought our concerns to a manager who sent our server to offer free desert,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends and loved everything about this restaurant! It’s tucked into a shopping stip and can’t be seen from the road, however it’s a great find!! From the ambiance, our cocktails, white fish appetizer, potato encrusted white fish entree (with perfectly cooked asparagus/spinach)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aimeekronberger
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This place is a classic bar/restaurant. The food is always excellent! The original Diamond Jim Brady's was found in Detroit in 1957.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardnS9135LS
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

had a real nice time. starters were great. main courses pretty good. strong wine list. the service was courteous

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Arnold K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We have been going to Diamond Jim Brady's for years. We love the restaurant feel, cozy, intimate, comfortable. Service is always good. But we never really like the food. We maybe like one of two or three dishes. Nothing bad but nothing great. We liked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank weebarona
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crimsonblitz2000
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Sharon J | Reviewed this property |
reservations are accepted Sunday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. lunch reservations are available Friday and Saturday. DJB does not accept reservations for Friday or Saturday nights
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barb623
October 22, 2016|
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Response from Sharon J | Reviewed this property |
yes, rolls are .75 each or complimentary with your entrée order
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erind80
November 19, 2015|
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Response from RoxyRedwing | Reviewed this property |
Not sure either...Give 'em a call !
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