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Harbor House

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440 Clinton Street, Detroit, MI 48226
+1 313-967-9900
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon 11:00 - 02:00
Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been going to the harbour house for years but slacked off over the years because of the constant price increase. When I first started going here the price for all you can eat was right around 10 dollars I believe. Now it cost over 22 dollars for the same thing. The food is no better, you get the same amount... More 

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Thank Calvin E
County Antrim, N.Ireland
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I was visiting a friend in Detroit and she treated me to this restaurant for an evening meal. She knew I loved fish - and obviously knew they would have something on the menu to please me.... and boy did they....!!! The menu was huge with such a choice. oh my goodness. every sort of shellfish, and loads of different... More 

Thank Irenethetraveller
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

So today's my nephews 18th birthday and he wanted to go to the Harbor House in downtown Detroit. My sister which is a planner made a reservation for 20 people and paid a deposit last week. Our reservation was for 5:30 and though it's a week day we all managed to arrive on time. We were seated by our wonderful... More 

Thank Danielle R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went recently before a tigers game. We received some of the worst service ever in downtown Detroit (which I usually find is very good). Long story short, they were under staffed and then our server had to take care of something outside the restaurant, so we were left without a server (between our apps and main courses) for about a... More 

Thank Jeffery D
Oakland County, Michigan
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223 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect upon walking into this place on a Wednesday for dinner and only a handful of patrons in the place... but, since neither of us had been, we decided to stay and give it a chance. I opted for the bronzed catfish and shrimp scampi. He ordered the "all you can eat" which is pretty much... More 

Thank dmacnmi
Detroit, Michigan
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've gone to Harbor House for over 20 years. I used to go the the Allen Park location until they closed and also to the one on Groesbeck Hwy, so I was very excited when I heard they were opening a location in downtown Detroit. This review is based on multiple visits. The first visit we order the all you... More 

Thank Tracey M
northern mich.
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had supper there last night. It started off by not getting our drinks, no one around. When I went to the restroom someone asked if I could seat them, told them"I don't work here" , we laughed, and he left. Waited for someone to take my money and bill at the bar, finally just left it... More 

1 Thank northernpirate
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This place has great food. I have not had something I didn't like. The prime rib steak sandwich is awesome. The best part is $2 Labatts pint drafts. Have a few before the game and avoid the $9 beers at the ballpark.

Thank Paul J
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

They did a great job for it being Mother's Day and game day. We came in after the game and were seated 20 minutes before we were told. We got the Lobster Mac and cheese it was very dry and crab legs that they say were large size and that was a joke. We eat here when ever we want... More 

Thank Tina E
Moore, Oklahoma
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335 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Positives: casual setting, reasonable prices Negatives: inconsistent food preparation, incorrect billing A group of coworkers and I recently finished a project and decided to celebrate over dinner. The Harbor House came highly recommended. I'd seen their building while riding the "People Mover" (elevated train) and thought it looked promising. Stepping inside I found the interior chock full or interesting features.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
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Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Clinton Street, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-967-9900

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