Garrido's Bistro

4.8
79 Reviews
$31 to $50
Latin American
Garrido’s
Latin American Bistro – Seafood – Arepas – Latin & European Food

Hello! We are the Garrido family, in the Spring of 2015 we opened the doors to our Bistro so that we can share with you our culinary heritage. Once you enter our exclusive dinning room we want you to be transported to the foods and flavors that make our memories, our backgrounds, and our culture. We want you to enjoy a sensory experience: listen, see, smell, taste. Our food should be experimented without hesitation, our Latin roots are from Venezuela, right between the Caribbean and the Amazon, were flavors are mild and fresh.

Seating is designed for couples and small groups. We offer a curated global wine selection and fun tropical cocktails. We are famous for our fantastic food and our eye-catching Extreme Towering Shakes! (Extreme Towering Shakes by Experience Reservation only).

We are excited to cook for you, please come into our house,

Garrido Family

Support Garrido's Bistro during COVID-19

Experiences

  • Garrido's Night Delight for 2

    $45.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Sit at the Chef's Table to enjoy creative cuisine crafted with passion by our Chefs, immersed in the lively ambiance and music of our exclusive dining room. Includes: 1 Appetizer to share, 2 Entrees, and 1 Dessert (excluding Extreme Towering Shakes). Menu could be chosen by you, or be “Chef’s Choice” (it may include dishes not on our current “a la Carte” menu, please notify us in advance of any food allergies/preferences). Maximum one Paella per Experience. Gratuity and beverages are not included in the price. We offer a curated wine selection, tropical cocktails, and soft drinks.
  • Garrido's Night Delight for 4

    $45.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Sit at the Chef's Table to enjoy creative cuisine crafted with passion by our Chefs, immersed in the lively ambiance and music of our exclusive dining room. Includes: 2 Appetizers to share, 4 Entrees, and 2 Desserts (excluding Extreme Towering Shakes). Menu could be chosen by you, or be “Chef’s Choice” (it may include dishes not on our current “a la Carte” menu, please notify us in advance of any food allergies/preferences). Maximum two Paellas per Experience. Gratuity and beverages are not included in the price. We offer a curated wine selection, tropical cocktails, and soft drinks.
  • Extreme Towering Shake Dinner Experience for 2

    $55.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Our World-famous Garrido’s Extreme Towering Shakes are the perfect ending for celebration dinners and special occasions. Indulge in this experience of amazing cuisine and spectacular camera-ready dessert in our exclusive dining room. This experience includes: 1 Appetizer to share, 2 Entrees, and 1 Extreme Towering Shake for Dessert. Extreme Towering Shake choices change constantly to provide the best experience for our guests and keep our Chef’s creativity flowing, your server will explain available choices on the day of your experience. Gratuity and beverages are not included in the price. We offer a curated wine selection, tropical cocktails, and soft drinks.
  • Extreme Towering Shake Dinner Experience for 4

    $55.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Our World-famous Garrido’s Extreme Towering Shakes are the perfect ending for celebration dinners and special occasions. Indulge in this experience of amazing cuisine and spectacular camera-ready dessert in our exclusive dining room. This experience includes: 2 Appetizers to share, 4 Entrees, and 2 Extreme Towering Shakes for Dessert. Extreme Towering Shake choices change constantly to provide the best experience for our guests and keep our Chef’s creativity flowing, your server will explain available choices on the day of your experience. Gratuity and beverages are not included in the price. We offer a curated wine selection, tropical cocktails, and soft drinks.

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
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 79 people are saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Natisha702
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another spectacular dinner experience here! There were 8 of us and everyone loved everything. You get so much amazing food for the experience dinner, and it’s all spectacular. We would be here every single weekend if it weren’t so far away! Highly recommend!

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TaylorM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely amazing, best mussels I have ever had. The drinks were delicious and creative. Very nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

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ChrisG
Detroit
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ventured from my usual go-to, Moqueca Shrimp, and tried cucumber-tomato salad & pan seared salmon w/sautéed broccoli … new favorite!!! Dessert of Bailey’s Peanut Butter Boozy shake - ‘natch 💃

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IsoldeA
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We arrived an hour earlier than our reserved time but the staff accommodated us graciously. We ordered the white sangria, two appetizers (tapas and salad) and a beef entree to share. Portions are generous and everything was delicious. The tres leches cake was superb.

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Raju
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was absolutely delicious. The service was superb. They give a lot of food for the price, and hence a great value too. They treat you like family.

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PaulB
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quiet, cozy atmosphere.. great for a date! The food is marvelous...we split the Lomo Saltado to get us started until the Paella was done. Both were flavorful... plenty left over for 2 to take home.
Oh and splitting a pitcher of the red sangria... perfect match

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danielleg
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Not what it used to be in my opinion. The food doesn’t seem as flavorful as it was before. Booked a reservation for my husband’s birthday hoping to get the fabulous shake they were made famous for. We were there once before and had no issue having the full dining experience. Now apparently, not only do they want 24 hours notice for shakes, they make you have the towering shake experience reservation. This reservation is $50 per person with dinner, appetizer, and the shake. Anyone who has been before knows that would be an enormous amount of food. Plus, $50 per person for two children is rather ridiculous. It certainly wouldn’t be worth $200 for four people. I am very disappointed. I assumed under an ala carte reservation you could order what you wanted. Last observation was my daughter’s burger didn’t come out well done as requested; therefore, she didn’t get to eat with the family. Overall it was over priced and left a lot to be desired. Sadly, we won’t be back.

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Mere
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is great! From the food, to the service, to the safety measures, they are doing a wonderful job all around!

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Sony1
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a fun time with my sisters for my birthday. The waitress was awesome and made sure everything was okay.

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janc
London
19 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the Chef’s Experience which was fabulous. First, the service is wonderful. Very personal and respectful. Now the amazing food: Three courses were served. The appetizers included ceviche, plantains and a type of bruschetta with fire roasted vegetables. The entrees included lamb chops, tenderloin, salad AND paella. Each one was better than the one before. We were almost too full to enjoy the churros for dessert. Can’t wait to go back!

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ZeeLee
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Overall the food is amazing, totally beyond expectation. Only one thing if being picky, the Lomo Saltado is a little salty.

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SteveO
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to this restaurant since shortly after they opened (like around 2012 or so). Such a hard working couple are the owners! They sincerely desire to give diners the best in so many ways. Personalized service and charming nuances will set this restaurant apart from others.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we tried some new dishes and they were outstanding. we of course went home w doggie bags!

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Natisha702
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wish I could give this restaurant 10 stars, because they deserve every bit of a 10/5. We have been meaning to try this restaurant for years, and I'm glad we did, because even with a 50 minute drive, we have been missing out! We prepaid for the dining experience, where you can choose your own appetizer, 2 main dishes, and a dessert , or you can get the chef's table. We are huge foodies and we love paella, and Vanessa, our waitress and co-owner, was super accommodating about letting us do the chef's table, but also incorporating things we wanted to try. 1. Started with garlic bread- it was amazing... super flavor and just the right amount of crispy. 2. Had the ceviche... delicious... filled with flavor and a huge portion. The tostones were delicious, as well, but after seeing the size of the ceviche, we laid off of those, so we could have room for the rest of our meal. 3. The summer salad was one of the best salads we have ever had... we could literally eat that all day. It is so refreshing and light, while bursting with flavor. 4. The paella was loaded with seafood and HUGE. Every bite had seafood in it, and it was delicious! 5. The steak and lamb chops were cooked to perfection. The lamb chops were some of the best we have ever had... like melt in your mouth amazing. 6. The chocolate molten cake and ice cream are a perfect dessert... many restaurants make it too sweet, but this wasn't... and the ice cream was so smooth and delicious too. We were stuffed, but couldn't let this deliciousness go to waste. 7. Even the cappuccino was delicious!!! We took a ton of food home and we can eat, so anyone that thinks the portions are small is far from our experience. The price for the experience is so reasonable for what you get, that this would be a weekly stop for us if they were closer. I'm a sucker for mom/pop places, who put their passion into their food, and this place surpassed all of our expectations! We can't wait to be back and bring all our friends!

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JoanC
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time eating inside a restaurant felt completely comfortable as every precaution was taken for guests. The food was outstanding as always.

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EugeneA
Detroit
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Comfy and cozy, the warm ambiance and soft colors make the restaurant very inviting and real easy to relax....

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DwaineB
Detroit
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vanessa’s Garrido’s is as good as it has ever been. There is still limited seating, but it’s always worth every penny.

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ChrisG
Detroit
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food quality and presentation were outstanding! Best sangria - hands down!

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ROBIN
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great
Server was awsome.
Explain the menu

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner was nice. Service was fast. Restaurant was clean! Highly recommend!!

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SarahT
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My sister and I took my dad for an early Father's Day. I see why he loves Garridos. Everything was excellent.

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JamilaD
Detroit
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the place, customer service, good service and food

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vipLynnW
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love their food. Entire experience was exceptional!

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GwenD
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was looking for something different to do for my birthday and came across the shake tower dinner experience. It was fabulous. The restaurant is small and intimate with impeccable service. The appetizer and entries were flavorful and were large portions. The sangria was made with fresh fruit and was delicious. The shake tower was unbelievable and enough to share with the entire restaurant. I highly recommend and definitely will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a fantastic meal. Drove over from the west side. Definitely worth the drive. The ceviche was particularly fresh. The other assortment of entrees were also good. The wine prices are extremely reasonably priced. We ordered two desserts which we could not finish. First time I could remember taking desserts home. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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MarissaH
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service is outstanding as always! Glad to be back in the restaurant again. We are looking forward to the expansion when that becomes an option.

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vipKozmoKate
Detroit
25 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

At present, Garridos only offers streetwise outdoor dining. They’ve done a great job creating ambiance considering they’ve moved their onsite dining experience to the sidewalk. Heaters to warm you on those chilly evenings, some comfy teak wood seating areas, tiki torches and colorful outdoor decor. The music is also a real plus. Noticed this past week that a married couple with two children couldn’t resist the music and decided to dance next to their table which I’m sure made it seem like date night for them during this difficult time. And as always the food was delicious made with fresh ingredients and fare.

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TaherY
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, excellent service. Some concern about traffic noise if you sit outside

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EmilioB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed ourselves. Quiet for outdoor seating on a main street. Food was good. We dine again there.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of best restaurants in Detroit area!

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Jesus
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The atmosphere is depressing in this place. The prices are high. The menunis very limited. The service is poor.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great spot , just need more heaters outside.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff and chef greeted us and were incredibly kind and helpful. Food was superb and we felt they cared about us as patrons. Will definitely be coming back

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vipLynnW
San Francisco
25 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and excellent food, we will be back❤️

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JerseyGirl
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love this place! Creative dishes or spins on old favorites. All delicious and worth exploring.

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SpartyMama
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

This was our first “Covid dining” experience as well as our first trip to Garrido’s. We were very impressed with the protocols for safety and health. The food was out of this world. Our appetizer and each of the 4 entrees in our family left us completely satisfied and happy.
The drink menu was ok, we didn’t really care for the specialty cocktails we ordered and non-alcoholic beverages were EXTREMELY limited (only water, coke/Diet Coke or a Venezuelan soda) and desserts weren’t available when we went so we are anxious to get back to try them.

The outdoor seating (all that’s available right now) was cute but I wasn’t expecting to be right on a main road. That kind of took away from the ambiance a bit but we still very much enjoyed our experience was were grateful they found a way for us to enjoy their food in a safe manner.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was outstanding. I ordered seafood paella, server told me it was more than enough for two people. She was right!!! I took some home even. My friend and I had the plantain nachos, paella, and flan fir dessert. Entire meal was delicious. Server was outstanding. My only disappointment was they didn’t have their fabulous looking milkshakes!!! Another reason to make a trip back!!!!

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Horacio
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice clean place. Great service. Very good food. Taste homemade.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great authentic food! Cute outdoor seating during Covid. The tropical drinks are fantastic as well.

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LisaG
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was wonderful.I will most certainly be back and am looking forward to trying one of those extreme shakes when they are on the menu again!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Garrido's Bistro using the Order Online button. Garrido's Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (313) 466-3042.

Garrido's Bistro is rated 4.8 stars by 79 OpenTable diners.

Garrido's Bistro does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/garridosbistro/giftcards.

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.