Andiamo - Riverfront
Andiamo - Riverfront

Andiamo - Riverfront

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.andiamoitalia.com/
  • Phone: 3135676700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am; Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Edward Bailey
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Andiamo - Riverfront can cater your event for 20 to 3,000 guests. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Andiamo - Riverfront can accommodate up to 1200 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Alison Nowinski 3135676700
  • Entertainment: Party dance music.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jefferson & Atwater
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Hotel parking also available.
A word from Andiamo - Riverfront
Enjoy the excitement of downtown Detroit at water's edge in the beautiful Renaissance Center Winter Garden. Andiamo - Riverfront offers fabulous authentic Italian cuisine.
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Andiamo - Riverfront reviews from OpenTable diners
121 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
78% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (90)special occasion (62)romantic (52)great for outdoor dining (43)good for groups (31)notable wine list (24)fit for foodies (22)great for lunch (18)neighborhood gem (18)hot spot (11)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (10)great for brunch (9)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • MrFoodieVIP
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    A solid Andiamo experience with attentive service and very good food.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    We took to of our co-workers to lunch this week to recognize the work they had done on a project. The atmosphere, service and food were great. I had reserved the table on line with ease. The only thing they missed is that I had requested a table by the window. There were open tables of 4 by the window and I am not certain why they did not seat us there but other than that it was a very nice lunch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time but not the last.
    EatingOut
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This was our 1st time at any Andiamo establishment and it did not disappoint. There was a lil confusion at first as to who our server was going to be but once that was established, we were well served and fed with no complaints. The high-chair seating was different than we expected but it made for easy conversation with the people next to you. The live entertainment was an added bonus to the already great time we were having. Next time we'll be ready to light up the dance floor with the other couples.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I specifically indicated on my reservation that we would be celebrating Gene's birthday. Absolutely NO mention or special attention was offered at check-in, nor by our server, verbally or otherwise. A candle in Gene's dessert would have been the LEAST you could have done. Most restaurants of you calibre do that and/or more. That was a disappointment...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dining for 2
    NoKidsNightOut
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The restaurant has a sophisticated feel. A booth seat gives a bit of privacy, which set a romantic mood for my wife and I on our anniversary. I would definitely come again to enjoy the great ambiance.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Choice!!
    pjdetroit
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Andiamo's has an excellent Restaurant Week menu with a great variety to choose from as well as an excellent atmosphere. I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing
    Margieimage
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I have eaten at Andiamos on several occasions and had wonderful experiences. This time the experience was just okay. Three of us ordered completely different food and drinks. The drinks were good, nice presentation. First course was okay, nothing special. Entrees were delicious, but presentation was very ordinary. Desserts were mixed. Canolli was not good, but tiramisu was great. Service was slow at times.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Didn't think that this restaurant had their heart in serving diners who order from the special menu!Was I mistaken? Upon my visit to your establishment, it was Detroit Restaurant Week? Confused that waiters did not promote the event! Regular menu was provided! Had to request special menu for Restaurant Week! Guest at adjoining table ask if there were. Any specials, and the waiter replied - and get this - NO! At another table of unsuspecting diners -
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unexpected Bonus
    SpecialEvents
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We selected the DetroitResturantWeek Menu ($30/head). The choices were many. Our crusted white fish and veal picata were delicious. Not only were the other two courses great, but the restaurant also gave us soup or salad and a small pasta plate. We arrived at 6PM on a Monday and got a window seat. Great meal. Great night out.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not Impressed
    MattinMI
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    This was my first time at Andiamo. We were promptly seated, even though we arrived early for our reservation, which was nice. However the two top table where we were seated forced one of us to be in a lane of constant traffic, being bumped no less than half a dozen times. The other had an unobstructed view of part of the kitchen. The breaded calamari arrived at room temperature and I had to ask for my water glass to be refilled on more than one occasion.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Close Call
    RegO
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    My reservations were for 3, 2 guest attended and the table was adjust an we were seated in the aarea across from the fish tanks and boy was it cramped. Thou, dinner was great.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant week
    mp92
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Went for restaurant week for a date night and had a great time. While it was quite busy with larger groups, the server was very friendly. The couple next to us were sort of annoyed with the wait time for their dessert/check, but we didn't mind. It really was not that long of a wait at all. The options for the restaurant week were very good - I had the whitefish, which was cooked to perfection. My boyfriend had the chicken alfredo which was very good as well. Overall, great romantic night overlooking the Detroit River! :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    Food
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was delicious. Our waiter was nice we had a nice view of the river front.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Roach
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Good service unless you sit in the area overlooking the water you are in a basement Food was average at best
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    They changed there menu and i was highly disappointed the food was not at all like before. Im done!!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Dine
    jayjosey
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I had the best experience here. My husband and I will be going back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service
    Mallory
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Forgot our servers name but he was amazing. Food was awesome!! GREAT deal for Detroit restaurant week. Plus everyone got a side of pasta and soup or salad so it ended up being 5 courses!! Delish!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    Hygenie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We were a table of eight, celebrating a birthday. It was restaurant week too! Dining experience was the best in a long time. We had quick service, but we were not rushed at all! Everyone food was awesome. Would go back in a heartbeat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Was very disapponted to find no salmon available for dinner. Tables a bit too close to each other. We were seated next to a very loud gentleman
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced Italian foo
    DanparkerVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We went too evenings in a row. While they make a big fuss the wait staff are not very effective, forget to give silverware, disappear when the bill is due. On the second meal she forgot the pasta that came with our meals. The food itself is basic and over flavored despite sounding great on the menu. Had much better meals for the price.
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  • Nothing special for the price paid
    rttooo
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We received a $100 gift certificate to use at this restaurant. The food was good but not memorable. $36 for 4 scallops and a few veggies. $39 for a sheet of pasta w/some seafood & veggies. $10 for a glass of wine. The salad was small & tired but the dressing was good. The highlight was dessert. The "kitkat" bar & chocolate mousse cup were outstanding, but $9 each. Our server (Abul) needs more training. Nice guy, but didn't tell us about specials, and never offered us more coffee. We'd rather spend less for more imaginative food at a place like The Root in White Lake or Grove in Grand Rapids. This wasn't worth the trip downtown or the $9 to park. We won't be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GerryCVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Andiamo Riverfront has the advantage of being in Detroit's top convention headquarters hotel. This fills the restaurant to overflowing when a show is underway in Cobo Center, just down the street. Our visit was in the middle of the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, so Andiamo was full to the gunwhales. Noisy to the point of making conversation difficult. Sevice was spotty. Food, nonetheless, was great. Our message -- check the downtown calendar before venturing to Andiamo Riverfront.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't like going on the weekend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Not on a private date on the weekend! Food Was Subpar
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Slow service
    Dkpzy1
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Appeared to be a bit understaffed but the food was awesome
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional
    SteveLinda
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had a wonderful dinner with great food and great wine. Coco was absolutely wonderful!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Charming and personable
    Illbeback
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Michelle the hostess was very accommodating. I had made a reservation for 6:30 and my girlfriend could not be there until 7. Then she got stuck in the madness of the jazz festival. I called to ask for the time changes and very much Michelle accommodated me. Our server Nathalie, as busy as she was, at no time did she make us feel rushed. Very knowledgeable of the menu and the wine list. And at the end of the night my girlfriend wanted a drink and to sit outside. Mathew the manager was very accommodating. He served us our drinks and surprisingly the fireworks went off and that made for a spectacular end to a great evening. Thanks again to your staff and particularly all three people that were mentioned. You are exactly what service is about.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    John
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This was another great evening for my wife and I. Food was terrific and service was outstanding just as we expected. This is one of our favorites.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Andiamo's riverfront
    jwfo
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The view of the Detroit is great. We all had pasta entrees. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the sauces were delicious. The waitstaff was knowledgeable and attentive. I needed a special salad which the restaurant was happy to prepare. Since the meals are made from scratch people with special diets can be accommodated.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We booked our reservation way in advance. I called ahead to make sure staff knew that I was looking for a quiet elegant dining experience!! They placed us by the patio door that slammed open an closed every 5 minutes. We pulled our chairs to find chunks of food on them had to wait until it was cleaned off just brushed in the floor!! They placed us next to a surprise party so tons of screaming an loud talking couldn't even hear ourselves talk!! My fiance plate was so hot she burnt her arm and left a mark when Reaching for the fork. My steak was so tough couldn't chew it but at this point we were ready to go. We didn't complain Paid our 174.00 bill plus a 40.00 tip very disappointed
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • excellent except one bad dish
    kbmi
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The food quality overall was excellent. However I really did not like the Veal Medallions alla Milanese - just unappetizing, greasy fried meat, unchewable tomatos and and sauce tasted like soap. Recommend to take it off the menu. Everything else was top-notch. (fresh green beans were great)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Reviewer
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I like the ambiance of the restaurant. However, some of the the food is average. New England clam chowder and chicken and shrimp dish definitely need improvement.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and a romantic place
    OneWondersHow
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This place was amazing from the food and service to the romantic ambience and wonderful scenery. We sat by the window overlooking the riverfront and as it got dark out the view became even more beautiful then when we sat down. The amount and quality of food you get for the price is outstanding and the server was extremely attentive. I would recommend this to anyone looking for an amazing restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do Not Bother
    Me234
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Both visits to this restaurant have been horrible. Dirty coffee cups. Dirty napkins that our fresh bread was brought to us in. Food not cooked to order. Steaks were over cooked both visits. The wait for our food exceeded 45 minutes. We were told there were problems in the kitchen both visits. A complete waste of time and money. So many better choices out there
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 23Rd Anniversary
    23yrs
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Excellent atmosphere, exquisite dining, superb staff, amazing view. We will be back as we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary here and the food was great (especially the risotto!), the service was great, and we loved sitting outside looking over the river. Perfect!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service/food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    restaurant was out of several items, waiter never did bring us any bread. He offered bread at dessert when we asked if we were suppose to get bread. Food was just good, we have eaten at the Dearborn location several times and the service and food far exceeds the Riverfront location.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Dinner
    SS23Anniversary
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our 23rd anniversary, with the exception of a small mishap regarding our online reservations through open table(they didn't show in the computer); we were accommodated immediately and were able to share a beautiful intimate dinner which is exactly what we were looking for. Our dinner was amazing and so was the service. From there we enjoyed the awesome sounding band that played. Overall, Andiamo-Riverfront was the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary. I'd recommend it many times over.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pastamenC
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The dining experience was deliciously wonderful with a spectacular view of the Detroit River. Our waitress was friendly, bubbly and knowledgeable about the items on the menu. Also, Emilleeanne was very attentive and professional. All the dishes were fantastic!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great views
    Remeed
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Nice riverfront views. Wide selecton on menu with friendly attentive service. Able to order items not on menu
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Andiamo Detroit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Went here to celebrate a 21st birthday and noted that when making the reservation. The hostess did not say anything, and the Waitor basically did nothing to make it special. I did not expect a lot of fanfare, but some acknowledgement would have been nice, or maybe a free drink for the individual whose birthday it was. Bus staff was taking silverware near the end of our meal while we were still eating. Felt rushed and they were not busy. I would not go here for a special occasion again as they did nothing to make it special. Very disappointed.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate