Foid ws good and the restaurant
Foid ws good and the restaurant had only a few table full.
4/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
This is my 4 or 5 trip to
This is my 4 or 5 trip to gastronomy. The food is great, very inventive menu. The ambiance is quite lacking.
4/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
First Time for Us
We figured we'd try the restaurant using a promotional offer for their so-called epic dining experience. We were not disappointed. Extremely interesting food - nicely prepared and presented. Server was attentive and knowledgeable. There was a minor problem with the desserts and their frequent diner program, but the manager handled it very appropriately and efficiently. The desserts, themselves, were exceptional. Even the garden salad was a bit different and huge. May be tempted to return and just order some appetizers and the salad. Restaurant can be a tad difficult to find - but GPS/MapQuest worked perfectly.
4/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Pricey, but interesting food
Pricey, but interesting food and great presentation. Single glass wine list a bit limited.
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
The presentation of the appetizers
The presentation of the appetizers and entrees was very creative. The food not only looked good but was delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Staff could not have been
Staff could not have been better trained - excellent service from door to table & back.Waitress very warm & informative.Food wonderful,would suggest another steak choice on the menmu but that is personal preference!
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Had an absolutely amazing
Had an absolutely amazing dinner here last week. We were celebrating a special occasion and the staff went out of their way to make our dining experience truly memorable. We started with some appetizers, the fois grais (which is served in what looks to be a tea candle holder, very creative), brie and sweet potato gnocchi (which was delicious and is served with some roasted brussel sprouts). Then we tried the soup, I had the fish chowder which I must say was some of the best chowder I've ever had, it was creamy and a little spicy with fresh and yet still somewhat crunchy vegetables. My girlfriend had the butternut squash soup, which I personally am not big on, but I actually liked it as well. She said she loved it. For our entrees, I
4/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Enjoyed the variety of options
Enjoyed the variety of options for lunch. Service was great. With a name like Gastronomy, I thought the inside would be much more conteporary, and play up the food, funky colors, booths, etc.Felt the decor was a bit dated, didn't care for the bamboo centerpieces.
4/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Excellent establishment! Food,
Excellent establishment! Food, service, everything.
4/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
had some serious foodies with
had some serious foodies with me and they also were impressed. It was a quiet night for the restaurant but sometimes that blows a staffs rhythm. This place shown. 3rd time we've been there. very consistent.
4/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
The service was outstanding
The service was outstanding and the food was amazing.
4/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Wonderful evening. It was
Wonderful evening. It was our first visit to Gastronomy. We had 3 young children in our party (ages 9,7,5) and the staff was wonderful to them. They all LOVED their 'chef' hats.
Delicious food, marvelous drinks from the bar and just a great night!
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
finely crafted elegant cuisine
It is a pleasure to find the art of fresh, in house, hand crafted elegant cuisine alive and well in Detroit. This is sophisticated food at a high level.
5/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Gastronomy - lunch on May 17
The lunch box choice gives those wanting a variety of tastes the perfect option for a delightful dining experience.
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fabulous Lunch Spot!
I was there with a colleague for lunch and we really enjoyed the food, the ambience and the service! We talked for quite a while before ordering, and although the server was attentive, she was not overly so...just making sure we were taken care of. The lunch menu is a perfect menu for lunch - not too many choices, but everything looked delicious. The fish tacos are superb!
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
After having a delightful birthday dinner, sharing small plates with my sister, I knew I had to go back. Invited 2 couples to join us. Wow! Everything was perfect!!! Foie gras, Scallops, Chowder, desserts, service all awesome.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Our favorite restaurant!
We love Gastronomy! I have mixed feelings about other people finding out about our secret, but I want to make sure it's around for a long time....food is an art at Gastronomy...a delicious art. The service is outstanding...the manager remembered us and made sure to welcome us back...we had an incredible dinner and experience. Eating at Gastronomy has made it difficult for us to go anywhere else! My highest recommendation.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Hard to find, worth the search
Hard to find, worth the search. The food presentation was top notch and the food was good as well.
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Try the lunch box selection.
Try the lunch box selection. It is a great way to sample the menu and an excellent value for a fantastic culinary experience. Gastronomy has a great vibe.
5/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
A favorite place
From the craft cocktails to the house-made naan bread, Gastronomy gets it right. All dishes have a unique twist making them interesting and special. Great place for lunch...try the American Lunch Box, and don't skip the house-made sea salt chocolate chip cookies...they are perfection. Worth the effort to get there!
5/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great food, great presentation!
We did the six-course tasting menu. Everything was impressive and delicious. I don't know if I like the tasting or regular menu better. I like the foodie food in a relaxed atmosphere.
5/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Wonderful Birthday Dinner
We went to dinner here on 6/12 to celebrate my birthday and it was fantastic! We opted for the 8 course tasting menu because we couldn't make up our minds on what we wanted to order for dinner - there were too many good options!. The tasting menu was fantastic and the chefs tailored it to our needs/likes. The service level was impeccable and the presentation of each course was so creative. Our favorites were the bri brule, the seared scallop (served in a HUGE sea shell), soft shell crab, and the pork stuffed with sausage. Everything was prepared to perfection, and portion size was excellent too. We left so full and so happy. We'll absolutely be back again!!!
6/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
We went here for my husbands birthday and they were very accommodating when we had to change the time and number of persons attending with a days prior notice. The food and presentation were wonderful and choice of vegetarian options for one of our attendees was great. Highly recommend!!
6/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
What an experience. Amazing food. A definite must try
7/2/2013 4:00:00 PM
Lunch at Gastronomy
Have been wanting to go to Gastronomy for a while and finally went last week for lunch. The menu is different and interesting. I had gazpacho which was new to the menu and excellent. The tomato broth was all pureed and then they poured it over a melange of vegetables in the middle of the bowl. My friend and I both had the fish tacos. The taco shell was a corn tortilla so very flavorful. The tacos were tasty. The food was very good, light and not too expensive. The service was very good as well. I'll definitely go back there and would like to try it for dinner as well.
7/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
interesting and delicious dinner
I had the "yard bird", which is chicken prepared three ways and presented over a bourbon and dry ice aroma vessel. She had the "roulade" pork and peppers seasonal special.
Both were well prepared, unique, delicious and attractively plated.
We shared a nice bottle of wine at typical restaurant price, and an interesting dessert .
We recommend Gastronomy for people who seek delicious, unique meals and excellent Service.
8/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Every bite was fantastic
Their lunchbox gives you 6 different items for your lunch. Every item was delicious and the presentation was fun. All 3 of us ordered different items and we were all thrilled with our lunch. I also loved the black water. I look forward to returning.
8/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
I was impressed but still hungry
I went here for my first time for my girlfriends birthday. We chose to do the degu 8 course meal. It was a very delicious expereince and the flavor of the food was outstanding! Although, the food was very delicious and brightly presented to us by servers and the chefs themselves, I still left pretty hungry. The portions are extremely small and not very filling. Other than that it was still pretty worth the experience. They were very cooperative went it came to the food. Towards the end for desert we got a pecan cake but since my girlfriend cannot have those they were nice enough to switch it for us. Definitely an extemely pleasant experience with very nice workers. Highly recommend if you want to treat someone important to you!
8/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Inventive, well-made food
Inventive, well-made food paired with a solid drink list and exceptional service. The server was extremely patient about answering questions and helping make recommendations, and the meal itself was great. We'll be back.
8/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, but service fair
Great sandwich concoctions, that's for sure! But service was slower than it should have been.
8/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Quit bugging me
I enjoyed business lunches there 2 days in a row. The food was wonderful - everyone was very pleased with their choices and the staff was very friendly and helpful. However, between the 2 days, we were repeatedly interrupted by staff trying to clear plates that still had food on them. Very frustrating. Not only would we like to eat without being rushed along, but having a conversation interrupted (repeatedly) is just rude. Empty plates are one thing, but unless I've pushed my plate away or motioned for you to come over.... leave me alone. I'm not there for you.
9/9/2013 5:00:00 PM
Fabulous lunch again. Gorgeous presentation and delicious.
The Naan bread alone would bring me back. Portions are very
adequate and perfect size for a hungry foodie. Will return soon.
My guest suggested bringing her husband back for dinner.
9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Delicious and beautiful food.
Delicious and beautiful food. Excellent presentation and ambiance.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great place for lunch
I love Gastronomy for lunch! The menu changes seasonally. Therefore, you feel like it is a new restaurant or you are waiting for your favorite dish to return. The ingredients are fresh and they have their own herb garden. The hosts and servers are very friendly. I always have a great time with friends and family. I highly recommend it for lunch or an after dinner drink.
9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
will go back!
We had a great meal & experience at Gastronomy! Wait staff was very informed on the menu & made great recommendations. They change their menu seasonally which we like so we can try different things when we return to a restaurant. Definitely will be going back.
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Exceptional Fine Dining
Outstanding experience - food, service, wine list. Recommend tasting menu - Six is more than enough. Very difficult to find. Need better signage from connecting streets.
9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
very special place
imaginative menu beautifully presented. everything was very special and delicious
9/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Lunch was excellent. this was my fifth experience. The food is consistently prepared. Specials are innovative. Love the "lunch boxes" The Baker Tilly is my favorite sandwich. Salted chocolate cookies really good
9/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Gastronomy is a great place to take a date or celebrate a special occaision. Great way to make an impression. The food was beautifully presented and the atmosphere was great. Entire staff was professional and hospitable. The chef did a beautiful job with our dishes...majority of our table for 8 had paella and scallops. Our vegan eater enjoyed a special vegan menu. The only downside is if you place value on quanitity, this is not the place. Some of the guys said they could have used a second helping. Overall, enjoyed our experience.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great combinations, really enjoyed the steak tartare and the cardamon donuts!!
10/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Creative and delicious
Was in Detroit on business and found this through open table. Sat at the bar and had the 6 course tasting. Each course was a very small plate very creative ingredients and beautifully presented. Specialty cocktail list was also very good with my favorite being a tequila based creation. Bartender was a good guy and took very good care of me service wise. Would definitely go back.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
highly sophisticated creative
highly sophisticated creative cuisine. There are few restaurants that go to this level of complexity and elegance
10/14/2013 5:00:00 PM
Still very good
The initial hype about this restaurant when it first opened may be over, but still it is a high quality, very unique place. The appetizers are really interesting. An approach I recommend is to have three or four appetizers (for two) and then share a main entree. The food presentation is exquisite, the special part of the menu dedicated to regional foods changes so often, so you will always find something new. The atmosphere is not really exciting due to the very ample space of a one-single dining room. The wine list is very good but, of course, only contains american products (I did not mind). The service was friendly and professional. Finally, the price was moderate, for this type of high-end restaurant in the area.
10/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
We enjoyed a six course tasting
We enjoyed a six course tasting menu that was created for us by the chef. Each course was paired with a wine selected by the manager/sommelier. The meal was a delight, served in comfortable timing by a friendly and efficient wait staff. We look forward to a return visit.
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
First time visitor but wont
First time visitor but wont be my last. Went on a Saturday night and was surpised there were many seats available. Good atmoshpere and food was very good. We did the Degu (chefs Choice 6 course meal) which provided a wide range of types and flavors. Quality of food was excellent.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
The only complaint I had about Gastronomy was that it should be busier! Why aren't more people finding this place? The service and food were outstanding. There were 3 in our party and all of us loved our food and would definitely go back. We didn't opt for the tasting menu this time but adjacent diners did so we got to see what it was about. I will try that on my next visit. My dinner was lovely - the standouts being the beet salad and the sweet potato creme brulee. Presentation on every dish was beautiful and the service excellent. Definitely recommended.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Unique lunch menu ... food
Unique lunch menu ... food was great and reasonably priced. I will go back for sure!!
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Hard to find - but worth it
Great food and service. The staff was friendly and professional. We did the chef's tasting menu and the quality, presentation, and food was execellent. The soup was especially note worthy. - Walleye chowder.
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very creative and delicious
Very creative and delicious dishes. Great staff. Wished we had not waited so long try it. The restaurant is in an office building in Southfied so it's a bit unconventional in terms of location. Everything else about our experience was top notch from the decor to the food. We'll be back for sure. Can't wait actually
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
We tried the 8 course tasting menu. Every dish was a work of art - the presentation was amazing. For example, a seafood dish came with a clam filled with "sea foam" - an edible foam with a ginger flavor - sitting on "Edible sand" along with a scallop and "Coral" - this being a translucent , red edible in the shape of a coral. The flavors were excellent and very interesting and unusual. Even the bread was different - slices of nan served with a cucumber based spread - quite refreshing. The only negative was that the pricing was a bit on the high side. The normal cost for the tasting was $90 per person without beverages.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM