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Red Coat Tavern

31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
+1 248-549-0300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (75 reviews)
“burger” (402 reviews)
“clam chowder” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Standard American fare, often busy (a good sign), and good food at a fair price point. The atmosphere is warm, lighting toned down.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The burgers here are phenomenal!! The service was great, there is always a lively atmosphere here, great soups & salads, great cocktails, the Mt. Vernon sandwich is excellent. Get there early for dinner, or you'll have a 30-60 minute wait for a table.

Thank Borntotravel365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect eatery for any occasion. Delightful flavors across the menu, with rock solid daily specials to boot. The kind of restaurant that seems to appeal to even the persnicketiest of palates. Call ahead especially for larger group as the wait can be a bit of...More

Thank dunkinfan2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Red Coat Tavern but sure am missing the skinny fries. Lots of folks I talk with that are frequent diners miss them.

Thank annchrisk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and heavy pours. There's usually a wait to get a table but you'll have decent luck going early. Everyone loves the burgers.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a burger person and they are still the best. Yes the site is dated and lighting is poor and parking lot can be an adventure but after a burger and fries all is forgiven. After the meal just start planning when will I...More

Thank OriginalTaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go to place for burgers and clam chowder. I always eat too much but the food is always great as is the service. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank MommaB716
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

There is a very good reason Red Coat wins Best Burger awards, it is THAT GOOD! I have a Friend from UK who will also stop each visit to Detroit.

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sure, you've asked for a menu. Maybe you even considered getting something else other then the Red Coat burger. Just about everyone heads to Red Coat for the Red Coat burger. Next time, try the salmon burger. If you love a great fish sandwich that...More

Thank Traveler42728
Reviewed 23 August 2018

In the Detroit area, this restaurant consistently ranks during surveys in the top 10 for hamburgers. However, my wife doesn't think the hamburgers are all that great. For me, I love the Chicken Caesar, best I have ever eaten. I will rate it A+ for...More

Thank OldT0m
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11 July 2016|
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Response from LIMLAH |
You would need to call and ask.
Debbie K
28 November 2015|
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Response from Robert O | Reviewed this property |
(248) 549-0300 I am sure the management will be happy to help you if possible.
12 July 2015|
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Response from rachel j |
They have call ahead seating, however, to ensure that your party is sat faster make sure everyone is present when you check in. Their policy is that they do not seat incomplete parties.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31542 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073-0933
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-549-0300
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