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Lion's Den

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4444 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1222
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Waterford, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great many options available. Had tuna melt was served on bread stick. Much better than bread

Thank morsut1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their lasagna is awesome and the Polish platter is fantastic. Pizza is good too. Ooh and let's not forget their fall drink list. Wow! That in itself is worth the visit.

Thank Berbatiotis
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped with family for pizza. Free popcorn "appetizer" They have "alibi" thin crust and also deep dish. We went with the thin crust. It was very good. The ingredients were fresh. We were very satisfied. Our server Maddie was great. Attentive, accurate and helpful. The menu is a little strange for the type of restaurant. Escargot? We didn't try... More 

Thank Travellingdude2
Clarkston, Michigan
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312 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sit in the newer area, the section without the bar. The atmosphere is great, which makes the food even taste great. Have been there several times and have always had a great meal.

Thank ehinz01
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Cost is alittle on the high side but you get popcorn as an appetizer and the bread sticks are yummy with your dinner orders. Staff is kind and the place is always hoping but the wait is never that long. Love to go here for special occassions. If you haven't tried it I'd say come here once for dinner and... More 

Thank sunnieluvs2laugh
Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Good food consistently. Some times you have to wait a bit to get seated but its worth the wait. They serve popcorn and while it's kind of a bar atmosphere its kid friendly.

Thank SSPool
Waterford, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Interior is somewhat dark and dingy. I found the food mediocre. All in all, it was a disappointing experience.

Thank Pam T
Waterford, Michigan
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

For our 47th Wedding Anniversary we decided to go somewhere close, casual and where we have dined before. This was going to be a treat because USUALLY their pan sauteed perch is very good. The last time I had it, however, it was served almost cold. They took it back and nuked it which turned it to mush. Tonight I... More 

Thank padmill0906
Highland, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The decorations on the inside are very interesting and make it a fun place to eat. The waitstaff was friendly and personable. Instead of a basket of bread, they gave us a bowl of popcorn! It's a nice place to stop with friends.

Thank Grace S
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This used to be one of my favorite places to go but over the last couple of years food quality have declined to the point the when I stopped eating carbs (the best thing they have are fresh breadsticks complimentary) I quit going. The last straw was they do not have any real butter to offer you anymore. Expensive for... More 

Thank Melissa W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4444 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1222
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 248-674-2251

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