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Rattlesnake Club

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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
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300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-4457 (East Jefferson)
+1 313-567-4400
11:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Birmingham, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a business lunch at the Rattlesnake today during the international auto show week. It is far enough away from the convention center that it was not crowded. The service and food was excellent. I had the perch which was the best I have had in a long time.

Thank Randolph W
West Bloomfield, United States
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137 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

What a great dining experience!!! Place is beautifully decorated very contemporary. View of the Detroit river an amazing location. Food was perfect!!!! Very tasty perfect temperature and very nicely plated. The service was outstanding!! My stake and my wife fish was done to perfection. Salads are delicious! Desert was well prepared and delicious. A great place for special occasions.

Thank Joshua B
Detroit MI
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Rattlesnake is our "go-to" spot for special occasions, has been for years. It never disappoints. New options are offered as well as the traditional. This time we tried the Mexican Mussels, which were outstanding! Scallops excellent as expected, and gumbo fit the bill for one of us. For dessert, WAM knocks it out of the park!

Thank MargieDetroit
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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189 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Although our group did not sit outside, I immediately noticed how beautiful the patio would be a nice night in the city, the river just a short distance away, in a semi secluded spot; it has to have the best views and ambiance of any place on the river in Detroit unless you belong to a private club or are... More 

Thank Greg D
Bloomington, Indiana
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I love the Rattlesnake. Great staff, friendly, relaxed slightly slow service, nice location, creative dishes, great wine list. That being said, it is slightly overpriced and many of the menu items are slightly too conservative -- the spicy sauces not quite spicy enough, the grilled fish/steaks a bit too bland, the cheese plate had no stinky cheese. But get the... More 

Thank HoosierTraveler60
Bloomfield Hills
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a visit to nearby Pewabic Pottery. Had great weather which allowed us to eat outside. With a view of the Detroit River and excellent service--attentive, knowledgable, helpful--a fine day indeed. Wine options outstanding, Bloody Mary's made with heat to order and a nice beer selection. Cheese and Fruit starter was a surprise--A generous segment of... More 

Thank Terry L
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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378 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Rattlesnake Club is always consistent at delivering a great meal and dining experience. Creative and fresh selection and a waitstaff that is top notch! Yes I will return to dine here, one of my all time favorites!

Thank jocelynd102
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

with its elegant decor, and unbelievable food this place is one of the finest restaraunts in detroit. they have a huge wine selection. 5 star dinning, elegant not street clothes.

Thank Craig H
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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150 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Every now and then, maybe not very often, you should go to a very upscale restaurant, pay an obscene amount of money for your dinner, and see how the swells are living. The Rattlesnake Club is a good place for that. We celebrated a friend's birthday, one of those major, round ones, so we came here. It was a good... More 

Thank Harry C
Novi, Michigan
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The food at the rattlesnake Club is very good. The property is very nice and close to the Riverwalk. They have a great outdoor patio. The service is very good. Overall we enjoyed the meal. My only complaint is I think the food is a little expensive. I was also surprised that they charge you to park. When you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 75
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 River Place Dr, Ste 1900, Detroit, MI 48207-4457
    (East Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-567-4400
Locally Grown Since 1988! Detroit's finest dining experience celebrates 25 years of providing exceptional cuisine and award-winning service on the shores of the Detroit River & RiverWalk. Join us for lunch or dinner in our elegant Dining Rooms offering sweeping views of the River & city skylines. In the summer months, our Garden Terrace provides a lush, fragrant dining retreat in the busy city. The Rattlesnake Club’s kitchen lead by Executive Chef Chris Franz features the highest-quality local and seasonal foods. Enjoy our Prime Certified Angus Beef, the best of all Prime grade beef, and our non-farmed, sustainably-harvested Finfish & Shellfish. Our Wine List, prepared by Claudia Tyagi, Master Sommelier, presents rare & boutique wines both by-the-glass and in the bottle. An all-Michigan Craft Beer list complements a bar stocked with the finest products from around our state and around the globe. Don't miss our signature food & wine events such as wine maker dinners and tastings!Our Grill Room and Private Dining rooms, seating up to 100 guests, will add an intimate ambiance to your next dinner party. The Rattlesnake also offers use of the Stroh River Place Atriums, a breathtaking blend of marble, brick & glass, as the perfect event space to accommodate corporate functions, award galas, charity auctions and product launches for up to 1,000 people. Combine the Atrium space with our brick patio right on the Riverfront to create the downtown-Detroit wedding of your dreams! We look forward to seeing you at the ‘Snake!

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