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Sterlings Bistro
Sterlings Bistro

Sterlings Bistro Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sterlingsbistro.com
  • Email: 2506@sterlingsbistro.com
  • Phone: (586) 566-0627
  • Hours of Operation: Saturday: 11:30am - 12:00am Sunday: 11:30am - 9:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak
  • Executive Chef: George Harlan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Just off Hall Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Sterlings Bistro
A Casual place to gather, get Comfortable and enjoy Fresh flavors!

Expect Fresh flavors with a seasonally inspired menu. Our chefs capture the freshest ingredients of the season, preparing them with their culinary imagination to create a globally influenced, delicious meal for you and your guest.

“Wine” Down at the Bistro with one of our seventy-plus wines from a worldwide collection.

Kick Back and get comfortable with one of our magnificent martinis, always delivered by an attentive staff member, trained to anticipate and cater to your every need.

Visit your Bistro and let us take you places that you’ve never been before!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "I really like this place. Every time I've eaten there the food is been great and the service has been wonderful."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "My husband and I love the restaurant, we've never had a bad meal and it's always a great people watching experience!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Yelp gave it two dollar signs but entrees were $25-30 each for small portions. Food was good but it was not a casual restaurant that they call themselves"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Sterling Bistro was a pleasant surprise! The bleu chip and roasted brussel sprout appetizers were both outstanding - not the same 'run of the mill' experience. Our server was prompt and friendly. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Had a great time--food was great, service was great, loved the wine!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Sterlings Bistro is a great getaway from all of the local chain restaurants. Love the brick oven. The decor and set-up gives it a warm and cozy feeling. The food was very good along with the service. We will definitely be going back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Food very good, service a little spotty, after two visits. Will be going back to this nice place."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The service was impeccable. The food had a lot left to be desired. This place was not very busy but I think if they improve the food quality that would change. The price of the food was high for such mediocre food."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "We chose Sterling's for a meeting, and found the noise level low enough that you could easily have a conversation, even though the restaurant was fairly busy. Service was outstanding, food was excellent. We asked for a table away from the door, and got the table as far from the door as you could get! I would recommend Sterling's for a group, special occasion, dinner meeting, or just an evening out with my spouse or family."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Food was good....service was just ok. Our table wasn't ready when we had arrived....we had to wait about 20 minutes even though we had reservations. Also...the tables in the dining area were pretty close together and the waitstaff kept bumping into my husband."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Me and my girlfriends decided to go out for dinner and I suggested Sterling's Bistro. I have been there several times and have had great food and service every time and this time was no different. This time I used the booking system online, love it! We will be back. Only suggestion is add cappuccino to the beverage! A Great atmosphere to go for dinner with your friends or for a date night! Kicki"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "The goat cheese appetizer is outstanding. The Sanders bumpy cake dessert was heavenly. The rib eye steak was too fatty but cooked perfectly. The fisherman's platter was tasty but could have been warmer. Beer selection featuring Bell's products on draft was great but adding more Michigan craft beers to the menu would entice more serious beer drinkers to stop in for one. It can be a bit loud so if you want an intimate experience, you probably will not get it. This might be a nice place to go if they instituted a late happy hour that starts at 9:00 or 10:00."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We've been going here for a few years and are usually happy with the food. Maybe because it was Valentine's Day, but the food and the service were off - forgot to bring the bread, forgot to replace the water. Couldn't find anything on the menu - the wait staff recommended the chicken pasta - it was so spicy it was inedible (no flavor, just heat). Waitstaff cleared the soy sauce and main plate from the table while I was still eating the ebi roll - I was leaving that last ginger to clear my palate...."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Our food was great, as was the service. Got there early and had a couple of drinks in the bar during happy hour. Only negative comment is that the dinner menu is somewhat limited."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My fiancee' and I have gone to Sterling's more than a dozen times. We have never left disappointed. I know Valentines Day is a huge night for restaurants but I did feel like they were herding cattle that evening. The staff had lots of small tables and the food was coming out fast but to the wrong tables. I think they should have trained the staff a little better for such a busy night. Over all they put on a good effort and we will go back again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Love the environment, service was wonderful, and food is outstanding."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "A wonderful night out for my 3 son's and I to celebrate my wifes birthday."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Had a very nice meal with parents to celebrate 62nd Anniversary. Really enjoyed the filets- cooked to order, soup, and apps. Overall, really good experience with outstanding service."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "That was the BEST meal I've ever had. Our waiter picked it out for me. We also got a FREE Birthday Sirloin that melted in your mouth. The spinach/cheese mashed potatoes were to die for. We'll be back soon."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "Me and my family went here for by boyfriends bday. ..food was great...service was outstanding. .we will be back"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Outstanding food at excellent prices. A gem tucked in beside Lakeside."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "My husband & I decided to go to Sterling's bc we wanted a departure from the same old eating spots. I ordered the braised short rib & my husband ordered the cajun ribeye. The ribeye was cooked just right & both dishes were very tasty. The price for each was $22. I also got the pear cocktail (forgot the actual name), which was really good. We had to look around for the waitress a few times to order more drinks, but the service was friendly. The prices seem appropriate, but they add up quickly. Overall bill w/tip for 2 dinners, 2 beers, & 2 cocktails was about $90. For us, it's a little pricey for a weekly visit, but we'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This is a little gem in the heart of Lakeside Circle. Where can I start? The service was excellent and discreet. The food was excellent - we tried out the Sea Bass, DragonFire Shrimp and the Goat Cheese Fondue. The mixed drinks were excellent - Pear Blossom and Sangrias. Overall, everybody had a good time. This was supposed to be birthday dinner. The restaurant was very accommodating in allowing us to bring in a cake from outside. I would recommend this to anyone who would like to dine out."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "We came in around 5:00 on New Year's Eve to enjoy a mellow, relaxing and "no place to be" meal. We ended up sitting in a booth in the bar area - enjoyed the Happy Hour menu which included $5 cocktails and $5 selective apps. One would think that they would limit the choices but they offered any cocktail - including the good stuff. The apps also included some wonderful sushi rolls that were regular price $12. Needless to say, we filled our bellies on an assortment of wonderful appetizers and drinks - all for around $55. Overall service was attentive and enthusiastic. When dining at happy hour prices- always remember to tip the waitress on the amount that the check would have been at full price - it's the right thing to do!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have been fans of this restaurant for some time now and on New Years Eve we were very excited to be taking a couple who had never been there before. Unfortunately, we had a waiter who was in an obvious hurry to get to a party he told us he was having at his house.From the moment we sat down he rushed us to order and we never really felt welcome. i understand some servers are better than others, but I am afraid the couple we were trying to show the place off to will never be back. We will not let this stop us from coming in but we were very disappointed this time around."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "this guy did not want to be working... We went for drinks and social eating, had to beg him to take our order, brought us our bill without asking if we were ready, had to start a second bill.."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Our food & service were both good, but Sterlings sacrifices comfort & ambiance for the ability to cram more seats in. Decor is interesting. We were a couple (with a reservation) seated in the middle of a very crowded main dining room among some large parties. There are nice sized booths around the perimeter....if you'd like one, it may be a good idea to mention it when you make your reservation. A more appropriate seating selection on the part of the hostess would have greatly enhanced our experience."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Went for dinner in Christmas Eve. Staff was in great spirits despite having to work on a holiday. Food was perfect and service was even better. I recommend the exotic cheese plate as an appetizer or meal."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "The restaurant was suggested to us by a friend of ours. Good food, good prices. service very good. will return again."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "This is a nice place to dine. However they need to change the menu from time to time."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Went at 6:00, restaurant is very, very loud, and dimly lit. It would be better looking with either brighter light, or make it darker with lots of candles on each table. The dimness makes it uncomfortable. Our server was great! He had too many tables to deal with, but he was friendly, accommodating and made no errors. The food tasted good and looked appealing. Had a hard time choosing because each entree has soooooo many ingredients. One sandwich has two mayo's and another sauce! Too much. I had an inexpensive entree (compared to many others) a 6 oz. glass of red, and coffee. With tip it was 30.00, so a bit pricey for the ambiance."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "My stake was cooked exactly the way I ordered it and the Sushi was delicious, I will defiantly be going back. Our server was great, no complaints!!"
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "The weather was horrible that day so we didn't really need the reservation. But not sorry I reserved. The restaurant was too dark. Thought I'd adjust to it but never did. The food was very good. Our waiter was very nice but wasn't attentive enough. I'd go back again."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Been going since it opened. I just love the service and owners."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "First visit on 12/7/13. Started with the Patron Margarita's, continued with bread and marinara sauce, then Bistro Salad and entrees, finished with coffee - all were phenomenally good! Service was fast and friendly! Definitely one of the our top 3 favorite restaurants!"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "We totally enjoyed the food and service. Our waiter was a very friendly and helpful young man. Eleven of us were celebrating my 86 year old father's birthday and we could have normal conversations without yelling back and forth."
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "This was my first visit to Sterling's Bistro and I could not have been more pleased. The food was delicious, it was plated beautifully and the portions were just the right size. I had the Diver's Scallops and they were cooked perfectly. My husband had the Paella and was very pleased with it. It was deliciously seasoned. Our server was very helpful and courteous. The only drawback was that the dining room was a little noisy. I will definitely dine at Sterling's Bistro again and will recommend this restaurant to my friends."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "This is a nice restaurant and the service here is great, My regular server is Josh, he is an excellence server. I love the beef short ribs that's one of my favorite dish and they have a great wine list and nice bar."
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "Went with a group of 10 very nice excellent food. Disapointed in the service."
    Dined on 11/24/2013