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Town Tavern

116 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3805
+1 248-544-7300
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
116 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3805
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is average, the atmosphere is nice, but the service was poor. Our waiter seemed aloof, & didn't check on us once during our dinner. We had to ask a busboy to get our waiter so we could get our check and get...More

Thank Borntotravel365
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best steak salad I’ve ever had. Melt in your mouth tenderloin, cooked perfectly, with just the right amount of dressing and blue cheese over fresh greens. Can’t say enough. Husband really enjoyed the pulled pork enchiladas, and he’s not an enchilada guy. The empty plates...More

Thank mamawren3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought we could catch happy hour but too late so we sat at the bar and ordered various apps from the menu. Good food - limited small plates but they were delicious. Nice ambiance and great service.

Thank Anne_Pereira
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Salmon, which was glazed with a delicious honey dijon mustard. The salmon was prepared just right. The bread is also very tasty here.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The fish and chips was not good. Batter was very greasy and fish was mushy. They were very sorry and offered to give me something else but unfortunately we were out of time. Service and manager were great.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Today we had the lobster nachos and the salmon special which was Wild Caught (at least they said that). Both were very good and we would go back.

Thank masonmarine
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We dine there at least 3 times a month. We love the food, the atmosphere and the service. It has an active, fun but not overwhelming vibe. Specials are always good and the regular fare is consistent. Good for dining alone, with couples and even...More

Thank Balletgirl123
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a trip to MI. I had the tomato soup which was seriously awesome with bread sticks, likewise. For my main I had the chicken mac (and cheese). I have to say it is the best mac and cheese I've ever...More

Thank mstirrat
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. Our friends recommended and took us here. It was a late Saturday lunch around 2 and they were using a brunch menu. We sat on the patio and had excellent service. Interesting menu with sort of a South of the...More

Thank bill s
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Yes, the mac and cheese is great, but everything on the menu is good. Make sure you ask for their craft cocktail menu, they got some real good drinks there.

Thank DetroitFred
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Tom M
August 26, 2016|
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Response from Kristen C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do not accept reservations.
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Mary P
November 13, 2015|
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Response from Morse22 |
Absolutely! We have a special Kid's menu and crayons to accommodate kids of all ages.
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MadamG58
August 19, 2015|
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Response from WilliamTRoberts |
We sure do! It's available during lunch or dinner -- check out all of our menus on our website. Hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-544-7300
Description
Town Tavern is a cool, contemporary American classic In 2007, a modern take on a traditional 1930s tavern opened its doors and made its mark on the busy streets of downtown Royal Oak. Town Tavern is a dining destination bursting with personality and serving up American comfort food with flair. When renowned designer Ron Rea was tasked with creating a contemporary version of an old-time neighborhood tavern, he infused the space with an extra-long bar, dark mahogany and rich red bar stools. Walls of the restaurant are filled with old photographs of Royal Oak, while walls of the bar are stocked to the ceiling with what's needed to create your favorite cocktail. Don't let the traditional tavern vibe fool you. Our menu is anything but typical. You'll find the finest bar plates, with a creative twist. The cheeseburgers top many best-of lists. Guests come from far and wide for our award-winning Venison Chili. And our Lobster Mac and Cheese is comfort food with upscale appeal. Of course, every dish deserves a beverage to match it. Choose yours from our extensive wine, beer and cocktail list. Town Tavern is that comfortable dining and drinking establishment that lends itself to leisurely meals and long conversations. Spend time here and you'll quickly understand why we're the talk of the town.
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