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“The place has slipped recently,,,try someplace else.”

Detroit Beach Restaurant
Ranked #42 of 132 Restaurants in Monroe
Cuisines: Pizza
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Monroe, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The place has slipped recently,,,try someplace else.”
Reviewed March 15, 2012

Since Mr. Comti died last year this place has lost its way. Take out order was all wrong. Once the order was properly made, they reused the food from the wrong order in the new order! Not good if you are trying to impress your customer,,,,and probably is a violation of health department rules on food handling.
it is sad to see this place flounder,,,but until things improve we will not be back.

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English first
Tallulah Falls, GA
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Always our first stop in Monroe...”
Reviewed March 10, 2011

This was my husband's favorite restaurant growing up in Monroe. We now live in Georgia but on every visit back "home" we stop at Detroit Beach for mostaccholi casserole before we even check in the motel. It's been in the same family since hubby was a kid and he says the dishes are just as good now as they were back then. Great food, decent prices and lots of good memories.

  • Visited April 2010
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2 Thank beezhive
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Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“A little disappointing...”
Reviewed May 6, 2009

This came so highly recommended by my wife, we decided to go there with friends. Not a huge place, but nice and cozy. I had a deep dish spaghetti with meatballs. It reminded me of Chef Boy-ar-Dee...seriously. The others had pizza, which looked very good, but I did not partake. Maybe next time I get the pizza and they can have redeption.

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K-W, Ontario
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, personable owner, don't get turned off by the outside”
Reviewed January 10, 2009

We were looking for a genuine Italian non-chain restaurant in Monroe. We found it! Our family of 7 (all second- or third-generation Italian) had gnocchi, mostaccioli, pizza, meatball subs, and frog legs. All of it was exceptional. It's easy to mess up gnocchi but they did a great job with it. The restaurant has been in the same family for many years. One of the owners came out many times to chat with us. We almost didn't go there because of the outside appearance (outside needs lots of work and a new location) but we changed our minds after I told my family that it was rated #2 on TripAdvisor. We all think that it definitely should be #1!

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2 Thank i_yac
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Michigan
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice Family Italian Pizzeria”
Reviewed January 3, 2009

This is a small family run business with great food. Most of the locals enjoy their Gnocchi or Mostaccioli Casserole.

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2 Thank GmanMichigan
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