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Michael Symon's Roast

1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
+1 313-961-2500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (83 reviews)
“filet” (86 reviews)
“rosemary fries” (31 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another in a series of "celebrity chef" restaurants that the chef in question has little association with and clearly doesn't oversee the quality. Food is mediocre at best. Service was friendly but it's just a restaurant to service the hotel.

Thank conciergeinnewyork
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a nice dinner here on our last night in Detroit... My wife had a hanger steak w/pickled shallots and some very fine sliced peppers that was cooked perfectly & tasty. I loved my soft polenta app with chicken livers. We also had a...More

1  Thank andy17234
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A group of six had dinner at Roast Saturday evening to celebrate a friend's 40th wedding anniversary. Almost without exception, the entrees were just adequate. The lamb was tender but without much taste. The filet was ordered medium-rare and came overcooked. We have had excellent...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing. Really didn’t like the taste of the steaks and we had three different ones. Very mediocre.

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I met friends for Happy Hour at Roast and it was top notch in all categories, service, ambiance, and food. The HH prices are fantastic for the quality and care that you receive. I also had the mussels and rosemary fries, and my friends had...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We were in town for a conference and the concierge from The Detroit Club selected this restaurant for is. It was excellent. Our favorites were the steaks, the brussels and the Taylor Made cocktail. The servers are professionals and friendly. We ate there twice in...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

During my business trip to Detroit I met my brother for a great night with family at Roast. There are so many great dining establishments in this part of Detroit but relying on Trip Advisor we selected this great place to eat. Valet parking was...More

Thank CTSm1951
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We took my dad here for Father’s Day and his 50th Birthday Celebration over the weekend. Our experience was amazing. Ken was our waiter and he did a phenomenal job! We was courteous, knowledgeable and engaging. All of our food was superb! We ordered the...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had visited several Michael Symon restaurants in Cleveland. This was our first visit to Detroit and hence our first visit to roast. Quite frankly we were underwhelmed, we did not think it was up to the other restaurants standards that we had visited. We...More

1  Thank staylor838
Reviewed 31 May 2018

When going to a restaurant of a famous chief you have expectations that are raised. I am happy to say that Roast was able to meet or exceed all of ours. The food and service were both excellent, Our waitress was there when we wanted...More

Thank Scott C
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Sharon S
20 January 2018|
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Response from CTSm1951 | Reviewed this property |
A easy walk from either the stop at the GM Renaissance center or the COBO convention center stop. Of course anyone with any type of health issue it may be a bit difficult. I frequently walk from the Renaissance Marriott to... More
Deborah S
6 July 2016|
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Response from 2Moore | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to call them directly. They do have at least one private room but I'm not sure how many it holds.
23 August 2015|
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Response from Eric J | Reviewed this property |
The parking is valet as a part of the Westin Book Cadillac hotel. $10 and if they park you in front of the building, a nice tip is customary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-1907
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-961-2500
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