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J Alexander's Restaurant

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2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084-3206
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch while shopping on a Saturday. The place is dark, and has mostly booth seating with no real atmosphere. The menu looked pretty good but tasted like it was made that morning rather than fresh. Given it took about 5 minutes for our meals to arrive, it likely was. The seared tuna salad was full... More 

Thank Tomchele
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a nice surprise. The old expression of "someone is watching the store" is really taken seriously here. Just what we were looking for, good food, reasonable prices, very good service. They went out of their way to make sure we were pleased. Try it,you won't be disappointed. We weren't.

Hillsborough, New Jersey
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here, had some chicken dish that was good. Service was very good, server was nice and attentive. Little pricy for the food, expected little nicer but its a good meal.

Thank barry88
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This was once one of my favorite places where to go for lunch! I went very very often! Unfortunately they changed completely the interior design of the restaurant and is not very inviting anymore. Before it looked very nice, had a great bar and the atmosphere was perfect. Now it is just another diner. Food is still good but it... More 

Thank Ajn9972
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208 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We had a terrific waitress (Jenna). We were so pleased with her service to us, we had to call over a manager. When we did, she arrived very promptly, probably thinking we were going to complain. Lauren was quite nice, and was happy to hear how wonderful our experience was. Not only was the service exceptional, so was the food.... More 

Thank Roy P
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

My regular favorite is the prime rib although this time I went for the Pork Loin in a fantastic "bang bang" sauce. The sauce was not hot but rather, sweet and tangy! The place fills up early but there is a great bar to accommodate you in case you need to wait. Do not leave without trying the Carrot Cake!... More 

Thank KHK1964
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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364 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

It's hard to be very enthusiastic about our lunch at J Alexander's, as everything about it was between "OK" and "pretty good". The attentive service was the strong point; the blando salad the weak point. The soup, fish and atmosphere fell squarely into the "meh" zone. The dining experience here feels like it would be very consistent, which, in this... More 

Thank Robert R
Detroit, MI
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88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since they first opened many years ago. It's always good food and good service. I've started sitting at the bar recently and have had good service there as well. Can get quite jammed on weekends and happy hour. One of my Go-To places

Thank bugsy554
Ortonville, Michigan
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Great atmosphere, wonderful food and drinks. Nice stop after shopping at the mall or for meeting friends to socialize.

Thank World_Wide_Guide
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I went to J. Alexander's with my sister for dinner. After not being assigned a server for 15 minutes, we had to flag down a server. We finally order and there's a fly in my sister's salad. We asked for the manager. Ryan Herb came over and from that point everything changed for the better. We were offered a complimentary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: 248-816-8379

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?