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Red Coat Tavern

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31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
+1 248-549-0300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
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Reviewed yesterday

Noisy, crowded, casual, pub and family feel, and a great food and beer selection. I have been going there for years and now I take my family (all over 21). I remember it from decades ago and it has not changed much. They are known...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything and everyone was great! Great food choices that had everything a family could want. It's always busy so plan on a little wait, but you can call ahead 1/2 hour for seating.

Thank Gene Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall, this was a "tough to live up to the hype" situation for us. Lots of locals had raved about Red Coat to us for years. I think the "old English" vibe is part of the charm for some folks, or perhaps some nostalgia... but...More

Thank Connor A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BURGERS are what this place is known for, but FOOD and SERVICE is what they also provide well. When you have a late night craving, they’re there usually until 1:00a.m. Traveling solo or with a large or small party, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank BHH3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to both locations (the one on Woodward and the one on Orchard Lake). The burgers are still the best, we always go with the Piedmontese burger. The staff is always friendly. One negative point is that their fries supplier has discontinued their...More

Thank Bruno_Lombard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Taipei, Hawaii, and all over the states. But THIS is my favorite place for a burger! Enough said.

Thank MrBresttimes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice spot to enjoy a burger. They were very good. It’s a fun atmosphere for friends, or a casual business meeting.

Thank sightingsarah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch yesterday at the Redcoat Tavern, this place rocks! I ordered a scotch egg to start, perfectly cooked, then an amazing classic burger with caramelized onions, mushrooms and bacon on a brioche bun, It was really good! My friend also had a classic Redcoat Burger,...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seated promptly and with a smile. The restaurant is very dark inside. Service was slower than i would have expected. Many food surveys list this establishment as having amongst the best Hamburgers in Metro Detroit. And it was quite good. Better than many. But other...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Had dinner for three, two shepard's pies and a fish and chips. Had Scotch eggs for appetizers. Each of us had a beer, Food was tasty, but our waiter was more interested in talking to female coworkers than he was interested in serving us. Bill...More

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July 10, 2016|
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Response from LIMLAH |
You would need to call and ask.
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November 27, 2015|
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Response from Robert O | Reviewed this property |
(248) 549-0300 I am sure the management will be happy to help you if possible.
July 11, 2015|
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Response from Tofftom | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations, but they do a call ahead seating and all members need to be present when you arrive. There will still be a wait, but not as bad. I would suggest you call at least a hour in advance if you have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-549-0300
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