Joe Muer Seafood - Detroit

4.6
4424 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Welcome to Joe Muer Seafood, Detroit's premiere seafood restaurant. We proudly continue a tradition of dining and service excellence that began in 1929. Enjoy classic fresh fish and creative seafood specialties, sparkling service, and the best riverfront views in Detroit. "Belly-up" and enjoy fresh shucked oysters at the traditional Raw Bar or turn the corner and find a seat at our remarkable blue granite Sushi Bar. Spend the evening with new friends at the Piano Bar but be sure to come early if you want to reminisce in the vintage Joe Muer Lounge.

Joe Muer Seafood has a strict dress code. Business casual/Professional/Semi-formal attire is required in ALL areas of the restaurant for ALL guests of ALL ages.
We will not accept any guests wearing: work out or athletic gear including jerseys, yoga pants/shorts, hooded sweatshirts, graphic t-shirts, tank tops, distressed jeans, cut off/denim shorts, sport or open toe sandals, hats, caps or visors of any kind.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 4424 people are saying
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mmt7
Austin
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

So many reviews were about service, and we did not find it to be great at all. Server's knowledge of the menu was average, at best. Fortunately I started reading. reviews, and got food recommendations that way. Crab balls were great. Tuna was great. Swordfish itself was excellent, just sitting on a greasy quesadilla (some may love this). Truffle mac was very heavy, so that's the only item I might not order again. Tried a few specialty drinks, and neither stood out.

Overall, would return for the food.

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Chris89G
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was a fantastic visit and we will be back soon!

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vipKristyV
Las Vegas
43 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant in downtown Detroit. The food is amazing, the service is the best and everyone is so friendly. The location is beautiful over looking the Detroit river. Highly recommend it!!

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Gtmkxm0
Detroit
14 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, ambiance, and server (Karen) were all outstanding! Great views of the river in the far area of the dining room. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Toledo
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful experience and amazing food and service!

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ChristopherH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall great experience. Food was amazing and service was top notch. Only thing I would do differently next time would be to request a booth. Our table was in a pretty high traffic area.

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AndreaM
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambiance. Good food. Wade, our server, was excellent.

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SherryG
Detroit
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always Wanted to Dine at this Restaurant, Throughly Enjoyed The Whole Experience,

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food, backed by excellent service and a view that's hard to beat !!

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BarbaraH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Joe Muer, and everything was on point! From being welcomed into the restaurant, to leaving. Our assigned person, Calvin was superb at his job, and the two managers, sorry can only recall Mike's name were welcoming and attentive. I had three childhood friends visiting from out of town, and they verbalized being very impressed with the quality of services, food, spirits, and desserts, and showed their gratitude to me for choosing you, from word of mouth. Thanks to the front desk manager who assisted us in walking us back to the other side of the hotel to where we erroneously parked, instead of just providing directions! I will be dining with you again, and soon!!! Great dining experience!

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BrandonR
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was great as was Keith Ferguson, the pianist.

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MrNAH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was superb. The service was excellent. I recommend this dining experience to anyone.

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tommyski
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Joe Muer’s on Detroit’s riverfront. The food is always spectacular, the service excellent, and great view of the river. It’s rather pricy, but a great splurge. On our last visit, I split the 18oz Delmonico (&77) with my son in law (maybe the best steak I’ve ever eaten), with an add on lobster tail ($20), it was enough for two healthy eaters. We ordered fingerling potatoes, but should have skipped this as it came with mashed potatoes. I’m not a big cake eater, but the signature coconut cake is excellent — we shared one generous slice (a good few forkfuls for four people). Enjoy!

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vipManalS
Detroit
22 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wayne was our server and he was exceptional with his attention to details and recommendations. We had a beautiful table with view of the Windsor skyline. We mostly had shellfish and the lobster. All was sumptuous. The pianist was a welcome addition and also excellent. Thank you.

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Mimi
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was great. Chic? I think. Table was great. All and all a good expierence.

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ChrisW
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I frequent this restaurant often and have always enjoyed this establishment. The service is phenomenal and the food is excellent!!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was a beautiful way to end the perfect weekend for my and my lady. The service was amazing and the food was delicious. The only issue I had was with the crab cake it had some shells inside other than that great first time experience will definitely be back.

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KRaines
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I don’t have anything but rave reviews on my experience there

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Paul
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was really good, we were greeted as soon as we walked in for our reservation. The food was really amazing me and my date really enjoyed dinner for her birthday.

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KanishaW
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They always exceed my expectations. The staff was wonderful and they made sure I had a great Birthday dinner.

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SamiraS
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite spot to have dinner. The manger Mahmoud (mike) was great !

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Njahi2
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Food was just ok. Calamari was salty.Salad was drenched in salad dressing and my husband’s salad had a bug (looked like a gnat fly) crawling on his plate. Lobster Bisque soup was underwhelming. I ordered the short ribs. The presentation was great and they were tender but not seasoned well. It was loud in the restaurant. Definitely not a place for a romantic dinner. My husband and I were celebrating our Anniversary and it was not a good experience for us 😔. The best part of the experience was the wine and desserts.

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CharlesH
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was top notch! Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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AndrewS
Detroit
17 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Place never disappoints

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my husband there for his 35th birthday and it was amazing and the view we had was a bonus.

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Notaloverofpoorservice
Key West
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Waiter brought the wrong drink. Brought it back & returned with the correct drink.
Mashed potatoes were cold, waiter brought fresh hot mashed potatoes upon request. Waiter forgot to bring my salad, brought it after being reminded, after the meal had been served. He removed the salad from the check without being asked.
20% gratuity was added to the check ? I was not aware this was policy.

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PaulaKV
Detroit
9 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal in a beautiful restaurant. The only complaint I have is with the “discounted” parking, which turned out not to be discounted at all. I inserted the validated ticket from the restaurant staff into the machine and still had to pay full price.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and views!!

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Tatiana
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the best meal we have ever had! It was beyond our expectations. We ordered the house special fish as well as the filet mignon and Alaskan lobster tail. It was filled with flavor! The sushi was also very delicious! Will definitely be coming back.

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Karmella
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The filet was so tender, juicy & cooked to perfection! Lobster tail was delicious. Lester on the piano was awesome! Order a lemon drop martini. It’s the best! This has been my favorite restaurant for years.

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ReggieK
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience5

Food was cold and subpar compared to what we’ve experienced in the past very disappointing

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RobertY
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Food was generally inferior and of poor value. Meal started with microscopic oysters. Main and side plates less than exciting. Would not return except for drinks at the bar.

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Will
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

C.J. (our waiter) was excellent..... classy and professional!

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vipSherryF
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and so impressed! Delicious food, beautiful views and the service was to notch!

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SherryE
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and one of the best restaurants we have ever eaten at!
Amazing food

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I understand that you have a dress code, I only wish that you would put the full dress code in the open table reservation email. I came for lunch but wore sandals with my long pants as a gentleman; which I find normally acceptable. I had to leave the restaurant and go find a pair of shoes. Better clarification would have been great, since I made the reservation through open table and never visited your website. Other than the lack of cleared clarification of your dress code on my confirmation email everything else was fabulous.

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DaleH
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Service was slow. Waitress had lots of tables to service. Still a beautiful Riverfront view .

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dad’s birthday dinner.

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MiMi
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had a great time at Joe Muer for our 1year anniversary! Our server was Francine, and she was amazing and very thorough! We were constantly checked on by other staff members and who I believe was the manager. I had to tip her on top of the gratuity! We will definitely be back!

FAQs

Joe Muer Seafood - Detroit offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (313) 567-6837.

Joe Muer Seafood - Detroit is rated 4.6 stars by 4424 OpenTable diners.

Joe Muer Seafood - Detroit does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://joemuer.com/shop/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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