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Small Plates

) #33 of 987 Restaurants in Detroit $$ - $$$ American, ,
1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
+1 313-963-0702
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to go with small group. Small plates is a great concept. Menu is filled with appetizers meant for sharing. Waitress was very attentive and friendly. Since Must try dish- fried brussel sprouts. They were perfectly seasoned and with the right...More

Thank RaeshellJoye
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 4 work colleagues.We all agreed that the selection of dishes is varied and we we not disappointed with the food that we got. Taste and presentation of our food was excellent. Staff were very friendly and fun. going back to...More

Thank Seamus910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The portions are supposed to be small. They said they suggest 2 plates per person I believe. My husband ordered one plate and I did as well, then we also split something else. This turned out to be plenty of food for us.

Thank youngl_s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. The scallops were amazing! I have better fish tacos but nothing to complain about either.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The location was great with our plans, the wait staff was excellent and the food was good, and served quickly. We also enjoyed the sangria. I would recommend this restaurant if in the area and want a good and delicious selection of many items vs...More

Thank majm2o
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I have no idea why I haven't heard of this place. I called to get a reservation for Sat. April 30 in the afternoon for 6:00 but they had nothing open until 8:00 but they said they do take walk ups. When we arrived at...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Having arrived an hour early for a matinee performance at the Detroit Opera House and not knowing my way around Detroit, I was lucky to find Small Plates just across the street from the theater. From my table at the window, I saw the monorail...More

Thank LuxeTravelLisa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I always try to grab dinner here with work colleagues when I am in Detroit. The menu is perfect for picking a selection of dishes and sharing. They usually have a couple of new things to try in addition to some old favorites.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The golden beets were fantastic. The cocktails were interesting. The decor was great. The fried green tomatoes were a bit...greasy. Several of the dishes were a bit greasy, to be honest. The only other issue, which wasn't huge, was the waiter. He was a bit...More

Thank RiderofTrees
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Small Plates is located directly across the street from the Detroit Opera House, ideal for patrons of the opera. It is modern and yet intimate. As the name indicates it is an ideal outing for a group. Ir is ideal for those watching their diet...More

Thank zullsandraf
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Yvette W
7 December 2016|
Response from bobfranklin | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sundays only during special events such as home football or baseball games, music hall or Detroit opera hall events
27 January 2015|
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Response from rf2316 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I dined outside in the summer, but to the best of my recollection I also remember a single floor, street level restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
    (John R)
  • Public Transportation: Just a short walk to the Broadway people mover station
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-963-0702
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