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Lion's Den

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$$ - $$$
American, Pizza, Bar, Pub
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4444 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1222
+1 248-674-2251
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Waterford, Michigan
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They recently renovated a portion of the place. Nice setup. They provide popcorn while you wait. Good food selection. Another Waterford staple!

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Thank phazer42
Northville, Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have everything you can imagine. From great steaks to seafood to pizza to turkey and on and on and on. Waitstaff. Are great many there for a long long time. Owner will come by to say hello. Great drinks. I think this is the best restaurant and bar in this area. Many regulars. And it's upscale with good prices!!!!

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Thank glane2007
Waterford, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu has good variety. Our family has been to Lion's Den on several occasions, and we've not been disappointed!

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Thank kevinpdail
Auburn Hills, Michigan
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279 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have heard a lot about this place; interesting ambiance. I loved the football pictures and all the Easter décor. Definitely a local crowd was in attendance on a Monday night. We waited quite a while (20 minutes at least) for our food and it wasn't all that busy. Our server apologized for the long wait. I had the ham... More 

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Thank kathy203
Waterford, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've tried Lion's Den many times over the years and find it to be very inconsistent. Sometimes good, sometimes bad. The last time I tried their "Alibi" pizza, it was under cooked and soggy. I walked away disappointed and haven't ventured back.

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Thank ljelinek004
Waterford, MI
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice atmosphere, good food and service; family and neighborhood setting. Handicap parking, barrier free, friendly environment.

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Thank DickWaterford_MI
Waterford, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some old friends join us for dinner at the Lion's Den. We went on a Saturday evening about 6:00 and were seated right away. Service was very good and the food was great. Our friends shared the seafood platter and were very happy with their choice. I had a special that was a blackened Tilapia and it was... More 

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Thank tpmjones
Beverly Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the butterfly shrimp. It was delicious with an interesting sauce. The smoked roast was ok. A little too mcc smoke on the beef. The beans and scalloped potatoes were to die for. There were several groups celebrating birthdays. It seems to be a place where the locals gather. Lots of Detroit Lions memorabilia on the walls.

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Thank Beach1001
Fort Myers, Florida
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449 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at the Lions Den lots of pictures of Lions football players and other lions people. I had the soup and it was ok and my friend had a steak and it was a little over cook. Best part of the night was the service she did a great job. Very clean and the place looked good. Will I... More 

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Thank Rock61Rock
Waterford, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place is always hit or miss on the food and the service. Atmosphere and location is good. Prices are a little high for what you get.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4444 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48328-1222
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +1 248-674-2251

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