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Chu Chee Salmon - Alchemi, Royal Oak, MI

Alchemi

4.4
4.4
290 Reviews
$50 and over
Farm-to-table
Farm to table Bistro, with very creative high end craft cocktails.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 11 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Farm-to-table, Bistro, Fusion / Eclectic

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sun 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (248) 675-8875

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    John Prepolec

  • Private party facilities

    Custom Prix Fixe menus available, Please contact Chef Johnny.

  • Neighborhood

    Royal Oak

  • Parking details

    Parking structure located kitty-corner.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Experiences

  • Valentines Day

    Feb 14, 2023 only
    Perfect for date night!

Popular dishes

What 290 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Romantic

  • Detroit

    Romantic

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  1. TT

    TheresaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    That salmon was amazing! The ribs where awesome! Then came the cream Bruelle ! So delicious not so sweet but creamy and delicious. The perfect restaurant for a special celebration 🎉. Service was outstanding!
  2. MB

    MaryBeth

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Everything we tried was outstanding! The Thai ribs melted in our mouth and had an explosion of flavor. Shout out to the chef on the burrata and the Alchemi salad as well.
  3. JM

    JessicaM

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Server spilled our $110 champagne when opening - more than a glass all over the floor. Did not apologize or get us a new bottle. Forgot plates for appetizer and seemed very distracted in general. Food was good.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Such a cute place! The servers are busy but still attentive and responsive. The food is good and so are the drinks :)
  5. TS

    TerriS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fantastic and service was friendly and prompt.
  6. RM

    RoxyMuskingum

    Cleveland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The pics of the food on social media & website all looked SO good. It was my first time coming here. I had their Salmon dish & it was very delicious. I did have to cut off the skin because the spices on it were a little too spicy for me but I have a low tolerance for spice so that’s not a dig on their salmon dish at all. Presentation was beautiful. Had 6:30 reservation - noise level was quiet. Our server Chris was great & thought it was pretty cool that Chef Johnny delivered our dinner plates to us! Def would love to come again & again & again.
  7. LM

    LynneM

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Each dish was delicious and generous in its portion size and quality and quantity of ingredients. The dishes were very fresh and locally sourced.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall2food2service1ambience2
    Pad Thai appetizer is good 50 dollar steak I asked for medium. Brought rare. I decided to not be an inconvenience and try it. The first 3 pieces I tried were nearly all fat, chewy, and inedible. I sent this back and requested the salmon my wife got that I had a bite and enjoyed. Salmon comes within 10 minutes and I cut into it and it is nearly raw. I call the server over and ask if it is cooked correctly and she tells me it is sushi grade instead of listening to my concerns. I mention I ordered the same entree as my wife and one is rare and the other is cooked thoroughly. At this time I send it back and ask for the bill. She comes back with the bill and says she took off the steak and salmon. I would hope so since both were inedible. Almost no apology for bad service and terribly I’ll cooked food. I recommend avoiding at all costs if you’d like to enjoy your evening out.
  9. MM

    MelissaM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Nice restaurant with a great staff but the food fell short for me for the cost.
  10. s

    stacy76

    Detroit

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food5service1ambience4
    Positives: food and drink are top notch, especially for a restaurant that is not in Detroit!! Try their old fashioned!!! Negative: our waiter was awful and made us feel like we were bothering him by just being there. Definitely did not make it as enjoyable of a dining experience as it should have been. We want to go back again, but will sit at the bar next time.
  11. AY

    AkiraY

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent restaurant. Food was creative and delicious. Enjoyed the presentations very much.
  12. JC

    JohnC

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely experience with wonderful food. Excited to go again!
  13. EJ

    EmJay

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Great service despite restaurant being out of multiple things - wine choice, dinner choice x2, etc. Wish flavors/seasoning was more aggressive. Will try again on a quieter night to truly get a sense of this interesting menu.
  14. VY

    VeraY

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Really good! Food was great!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience4
    My lamb chops were a bit bland.
  16. BL

    BethL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our experience was a "class act" from the moment we walked in 15 minutes ahead of our reservation time. The hostess seated us in a cozy area and immediately brought us complimentary champagne and then refilled our glasses! The ambiance is cool with an old tin ceiling and multiple lettuce varieties growing under lights in the front window. Gotta say I've never seen that before! The seasonal cocktails we tried were great. The menu is small, but I've always looked at that as a sign of a focus on excelling at everything offered. I had the Chicken Tikka, and it didn't disappoint. I will be back!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fantastic time. Great food, drinks, and service.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Nice simple dishes, great service. Smooth drinks.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great spot. Food very very good. Server very engaging. Will go again.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Nice ambience. Server was nice. Our appetizers and main meal came out at the same time. So we didn’t really get to enjoy the appetizer. I ordered the pad Thai. It was good. The chef sent out two free desserts, not sure why. We assumed it was because of our meals and appetizers sent out at the same time 🤷🏽‍♀️. As soon as the desserts were given to us, the bill came. We would’ve ordered more drinks or coffee, but it didn’t seem like an option. I would give it another try because it was a nice place, but it did feel like we were being rushed out of there at the end.
  21. JL

    JonL

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding. Great cocktails and presentation. Definitely a great experience and highly recommended.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Terrific food. Steak and salmon were great. Can’t wait to go back
  23. LD

    LaDa

    Detroit

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Restaurant was very pretty and the food was mostly good. The only thing was I ordered my steak medium and it was over cooked. I sent it back and when it came back, it was still overcooked. The presentation of the food and drinks was beautiful. Even with the steak "snafu" I would still recommend to others.
  24. LL

    LucyL

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first time at Alchemi and it’s a MUST go! The food was amazing the drinks we creative and the service was excellent.
  25. JC

    JohnC

    Chicago

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on November 28, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We had another great meal at Alchemi. I had the Chi Chee Salmon, and it was wonderful. Other had Chicken Tikka, the Michigan Lamb Ragu, and Butternut Squash Ravioli, and everyone raves about their food.
  26. JW

    JWil

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The bartenders are excellent, both with drinks and service. The perfect bar to come for drinks and conversations!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience in every aspect. We went to Detroit for the first time and picked this restaurant out of nowhere. We were extremely satisfied and happy with the choice!
  28. SW

    SteveW

    Denver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience3
    Great food. The service needs some work, but that is to be expected in a new restaurant. Very creative menu. Will try it again in the spring time.
  29. SC

    SteveC

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience4
    I’ve been to Alchemi many times and we’ve always enjoyed the foo, ambiance and service. The service on our last visit was well below par!
  30. S

    Suthabrutha

    Detroit

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    First time here with friends. Food was slightly above average. None of the 4 of us had anything they thought was really good. Service was excellent and cocktails were very good.
  31. SD

    SethD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Girlfriend and I went for a fun night out and it was great! The food was amazing, I got the steak and she got the lamb chops. Both said one of the best meals we have had in awhile! 10/10
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Pricey drinks & food. I wasn’t overly impresssed with our entrees. Service was good. Nice touch with my birthday dessert. No need to come back though.
  33. CR

    CRYSTALJ

    Detroit

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We arrived at 7:20 for our 7:30 reservation and was seated. Our waiter took our drink order and delivered the drinks I’m approximately 15 minutes. He then took our appetizer order which took roughly 20 minutes to arrive. We ordered the burnt ends to share and they arrived cold. Waiter came back and took our entree orders. I ordered the chicken tikka masala and my husband ordered the Thai noodles with shrimp and lobster. We also ordered a bottle of wine. The wine came but the food did not. When questioned about our dinner order, the waiter stated that the system messed up. We waited another 20 minutes and no food. I checked my watch and it was 9:05 and entrees had not arrived. The experience and service was terrible. Diner beware!!!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Dinner with friends before the comedy club
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything from the service, food and experience was a delight.
  36. t

    traveler

    Detroit

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great apps and drinks! Ribs were amazing!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4
    Salmon was t seasoned well.
  38. R

    Ross

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 23, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Ruined my brothers birthday. 1) Took 20 minutes for someone to check on us when we were seated. I ended up calling over the host and he responded rudely that the waitress would get to us when she gets to us… 2) when waitress finally checked on us she had a sour attitude, and made our party of four uncomfortable. We planned to have dinner but due to such poor service we left after one round of drinks. Thankfully I know the owner of Tequila Blue and he was able to get a us a table and save the night.
  39. MS

    MaryS

    Detroit

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and drinks and very good. The atmosphere is relaxed. One of our favorite places.
  40. US

    UsualSuspect

    Detroit

    68 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    68 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Went for dessert and cocktails. The Gelato assortment portion was quite large!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • 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

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Alchemi using the Order Online button. Alchemi also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (248) 675-8875.

Alchemi is rated 4.4 stars by 290 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 11 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Alchemi

215 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2611

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Royal Oak

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sun 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Farm-to-table, Bistro, Fusion / Eclectic

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Parking structure located kitty-corner.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    John Prepolec

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

  • Phone number

    (248) 675-8875

  • Private party facilities

    Custom Prix Fixe menus available, Please contact Chef Johnny.

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