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Filippa's Tap & Barrel

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Inspired cuisine 40 years in the making - A statement Filippa's truly lives by. Filippa's is a casual, fine dining establishment, offering a collection of American and Italian cuisine. Executive Chef Rick Hussey is the captain of the culinary ship, serving award-winning creations for his entire career. In our main dinning room, we emphasize friendly, warm, and comfortable. A perfect setting for that inviting business lunch and a casual dinner with friends or that special someone. The Lounge offers ambiance of old-school sophistication and new-school style - perfect for a beer or martini and a late night bite after a movie. When summer hits the stage, Filippa's unveils its one-of-a-kind patio.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

This was once a great restaurant but now I’m not sure what happened. The menu choices were odd. The food pairings strange and unappetizing. I really didn’t see anything I wanted. The food was fair at best. Friday night at 7:30pm the place is empty....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MommaB716
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I like to go into their bar area for happy hour. Food is good. Not a lot of TVs so not a sports bar, but they do have keno which we enjoy. The wine pours could be a bit more generous.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ellyndowns
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We went there for lunch. Small menu and only a few sandwiches. Strange pairings like succotash! They were out of hamburgers. We did get coffee and tea, shortly after seating. Coffee tasted like it had been sitting in the pot for a while. We waited...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lynn1Detroit
Reviewed February 14, 2019

What a great restaurant , have been going here for years and enjoying every visit . As the years have passed they have kept up with all the new innovations in food , making their menu always interesting . Only real down side is choosing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jamesfS3724OQ
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Very small lunch menu at average $15 and NO substitutions. The $14 hamburger (ala cart) only comes with American cheese! I think they go to Mickey D's and walk it in! Got the caravella pasta. Adequate at best, too much hamburger , not enough Bolognese...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OldCarMan2
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Very small menu! Used to have a great menu, why change a good thing? Told server and hostess we had a birthday in the group. They did nothing! No kids menu or kids cups! Won’t be back...miss how great this place was for so many...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Luvsmyfood
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Met for lunch at a mostly empty restaurant. The customers were all in the bar area. The lunch menu consisted of 3 items on "special" - which included soup or salad and the entree. I had the perch and it was OK. What happened to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank BlueHeronOakland_MI
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Well after going to Filipa's for over 10 years every Christmas Eve this may have been the last visit. Upon arriving at 7 PM I was surprised to see that the usually packed dining room only to be less than half full which I thought...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank eddie0046
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Menu is very limited and very expensive. Everything is ala carte. A hamburger and steak fries would be $22. Really disappointing from what the restaurant used to be. Used to be a nice, moderately priced restaurant. We left without ordering. The dinner menu was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jbkmbk
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been here in years and won't be hurrying back. Menu is very limited and the service was horrible. Our waiter disappeared for an hour after our food was served.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from Pager47 | Reviewed this property |
We've taken 12 & 14 yrs olds and they love this place, so I think they'll find something they like.
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Not sure precisely what it will be, but I've never been disappointed with their choice of entertainment. Hope that helps!
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