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Red Coat Tavern

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31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
+1 248-549-0300
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Back again. The Brasserie Burger is great. Easy to see why they continue to win Burger awards. Service great. A line was forming to get in but kitchen and wait staff working well. Have never been disappointed.

Thank Lakerspud
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We were very surprised that we got seated right away since this place always busy, especially on Saint Patrick's Day! My absolute favorite was the burgers of course!! Don't forget to try clam strip when you're there! You will love it.

Thank M12511351523
Royal Oak, MI
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Red coat has been a staple in the area for a VERY long time, and it's charm and delicious food keep it busy year after year. Known for some of the best burgers in Metro Detroit, they also have fantastic soups and appetizers, and a great selection of beer. On a side note, get the fries well done, salt them... More 

Thank Xepherys
Allen Park, Michigan
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153 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

I have never had a better burger anywhere ever. They are simply the rated the best year after year. The shoestring French fries are excellent as well.

Thank Jeffrey M
Beverly Hills, MI
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We went to Red Coat for dinner as our power was out and it was late on a Monday, so no wait. Husband ordered Caribbean soup and a salmon Niçoise salad. I had the perch dinner. Soup and coleslaw both very good. But we've learned, you don't go to Redcoat for fish. The perch was deep fried and way over... More 

Thank BuffyLou
Ferndale, Michigan
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Alway enjoy the food here however it is a victim of their own success. They are often crowded and they desperately need another parking lot. However the place is already too small to contain their followers as many must stand by the door before being seated. The layout is o.k. but a little crammed with tables. If you don't mind... More 

Thank Kelly R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

great hamburger and fries, but almost always crowded. Service is good. Prices are reasonable. Just wish it was a little less crowded.

Thank Maryellen L
Sterling Heights
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Great food! From the outstanding clam chowder to the Tavern Burger, everything is delicious! The interior is a little on the dark side, but after a few minutes your eyes will adjust. Crowded on Friday and Saturday nights.

Thank X6457WDthomasb
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We had 11 people and used the call ahead sitting option, GREAT! We ordered the sirloin tips appetizer and once again EVERYONE raved about it. Next time I am ordering a double order for my dinner!!! Next came burgers, Mt. Vernon sandwiches, chowder and salads. I was so happy that everyone enjoyed my high school hangout as much as I... More 

Thank DeeDee V
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Their burgers are to die for! Their chopped salad is good for two meals! There is an incredible good beer selection. Their fries, and omg, their onion rings are something from heaven! I don't believe I've ever visited there without a lot of people eating and/or watching the games on television. The places gets packed for a reason, folks.

Thank Chitcheenie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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Detroit, Michigan
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Metro Detroit
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?