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Patti Finnegans Pub & Grille, Rochester, MI

Patti Finnegans Pub & Grille

4.3
4.3
64 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Welcome to a real hidden gem restaurant overlooking two of the finest golf courses Michigan has to offer. Sometimes truly great dining places nestle themselves into the most unlikely locations, and we think you’ll agree that Patti Finnegan’s is one such place! So, whether you're golfing or simply looking for a delicious meal and fabulous view, Patti Finnegan’s is waiting to serve you.

Located in the Steve Sharf Clubhouse at the Oakland University Golf and Learning Center, the comfy and relaxed bar, inviting interior, and patio seating overlooking both the R&S Sharf Golf Course and the adjoining Katke-Cousins Golf Course, is perfect for lunch, dinner or cocktails.

Enjoy live entertainment every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night beginning in late May.


Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Irish, Pub

  • Hours of operation

    Tue, Thu 11:00 am–7:45 pm Wed, Fri, Sat 11:00 am–8:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (248) 364-8366

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Tim Budzinski

  • Catering

    Private Events with full service catering are welcomed. Please contact us to arrange your details.

  • Private party facilities

    Private Events are welcomed. Please contact us to arrange your details.

  • Neighborhood

    Rochester

  • Cross street

    Enter off Adams just South of Walton Blvd.

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 64 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Outdoor Dining

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Scenic View

  • Detroit

    Outdoor Dining

  • Detroit

    Scenic View

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  1. KH

    KathyH

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience3
    Food was good! Service, not so much. I know it’s hard to get help these days. Everyone is stretched to the max. Will definitely be back. 👍🏻
  2. JC

    JimC

    Naples

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    They extended and renovated the outside patio tripling plus the size. Very functional and attractive. The menu has new items and the food was very good. Great experience!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The pub was hard to locate as the signs are not obviously placed but after asking we were told that it is the club house restaurant. Food was good for bar food. Was loud inside with happy golfers talking about their days.
  4. M

    Meghan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The servers were doing their best but clearly you need more of them.
  5. LR

    LoriR

    Detroit

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful restaurant! The views couldn’t be better!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great outdoor venue.
  7. S

    Sheri

    Detroit

    31 reviews

    2.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience5
    Service was terrible. The waitress had to be flagged down for everything. She was pleasant but not attentive. She actually said after we were there for 45 minutes the kitchen is so backed up you will be waiting a long time. They were out of many dishes. I had a crab cake which was all breading with little flavor. The expanded deck is beautiful but it will be empty if service and food is not improved.
  8. KB

    KathyB

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was good, service excellent. We ate outside and were happy to see they expanded the outdoor seating area.
  9. LF

    LindaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience4
    Our roasted pepper tomato basil soup was not good. Three of us ordered it. It was as thick as spaghetti sauce and tasted Burnt (not roasted). These things can happen. I did ask the waitress to inform the cook, so they will adjust the recipe. I love the setting, and I am not a golfer. I have eaten here at least 10 times. Very convenient location for lunch prior to Meadowbrook plays.
  10. KR

    KristenR

    Detroit

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All these years I’ve never been to this local gem. The drinks were fabulous. Food very good. So is the view. I want to come back to the patio. My friend wanted something low cal and bartender came up with a beautiful green drink, the cosmo very good also.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Quick service, friendly, good food.
  12. DD

    DoctorDJ

    Detroit

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall3food1service3ambience4
    Restaurant was fine but food was not good. Ordered the fish and chips based on the recommendation of the server. The fish was dry and the fries were over salty and overcooked. There was no vegetable.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food-great service! Can’t wait to see the new patio :-)
  14. F

    Foodie

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Food and service were good. Hard time finding the pub as there were not enough signs especially at night
  15. MC

    MaryC

    Detroit

    21 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We dined here after our tour of Meadowbrook Hall for holidays. The hours change daily. It was very difficult to make reservation in Open Table. Food and Service were very average.
  16. e

    emilyd

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 19, 2021

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    very nice restaurant and service. Food is good, simple and priced well
  17. H

    Happy

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We had a very good meal and waitress was very nice and attentive
  18. LD

    LeslieD

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the hidden gem of the area. Food was delicious, portions were nice sized and drinks and service were wonderful. If you haven't been here or wrote it off, try it again. Was worth it!
  19. M

    Marie

    San Francisco

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Patti Finnegans is a great local pub and grille. The burgers are the best!
  20. KK

    KrisK

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always Good food and ambiance - and this time a Great waiter - Matt A+
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    103 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    103 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    We got there around 7:30. They were telling people you have a few minutes to order. If that’s the case just don’t take reservations that “late”. Server was eventually pushed from our table to handle a bigger table to get their orders quicker. Timing of food became sporadic. Steak ordered very rare and came medium to medium well. I told our original server and said I would eat it. Manager came back by and asked if wanted a box I said no thanks and let him know it was over cooked so I ate what I wanted and was done. He did make an adjustment to our bill, didn’t ask for it and didn’t expect it so that was nice. We enjoyed our time but we’re hoping for better. Hopefully next time. 🙂
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2021

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    We booked our reservation 45 minutes before the time slot. The host had to look up our reservation and told us we would have to immediately order because the kitchen was closing. The nachos were great. The grilled salmon blt was disappointing. The salmon was not good.
  23. p

    peh127

    Detroit

    199 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    199 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Finnegan's has a menu that isn't all the normal things you would expect - they have perch sandwiches and lots of different things. I love the crab and shrimp cake sandwich. You look over at the golf course. So very nice. Good service.
  24. MK

    MarkK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 24, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great small pub with excellent food that goes waaaay beyond bar food. Beautiful views of the golf course, especially from the porch when eating outside in the Summer. Staff has always been great. Out little secret for a quiet nite out with close friends.
  25. BH

    BobH

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    4 of us went out and each meal was outstanding. The bottle of wine was reasonably priced and a very good value. For whatever reason, I did not get a confirmation email from either the restaurant or OpenTable. In fact the restaurant did not have my reservation at all, luckily there was one table for 4 left for us.
  26. IA

    IanA

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 26, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat overlooking the course and had a terrific meal. The service was excellent.
  27. S

    Secret

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great presentation, quiet, relaxing, great view from patio, good service. This is my secret hide-away -- shhh.
  28. GD

    GaryD

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2020

    overall3food2service2ambience3
    Must have been a off night for the Chef. Food this visit was just okay, enjoyable setting for dinner on the patio.
  29. SC

    SCSfromMI

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful meal, exceptional service, and beautiful setting.
  30. K

    Kipper

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a perfect day for a perfect birthday lunch for my friend and I. Our waitress was the best
  31. JE

    JEFFB

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was very good. Samantha was our server and did a wonderful job! Looking out from the patio on to the golf course enhances the whole experience.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    103 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    103 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2020

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Our server Mackenzie was great. Friendly and efficient. Food tasted good. The salmon sandwich hit the value though at $18.
  33. SZ

    SabineZ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    An great Idea to go out for lunch for my birthday to Finnegans Pub & Grill. Fantastic view over the golf court, great food and nice friendly waitress. My girls all where excited from the restaurant and we all want to go decently go back there soon. I love to sit outside.
  34. JR

    JoeRochester

    Detroit

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great view, service and food was very tasty with generous portions.
  35. JR

    JoeRochester

    Detroit

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The view from there is spectacular. My wife got the salmon BLT and it was not only delicious, but they gave you a large portion.
  36. n

    nancy

    Toronto

    62 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2020

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    Food and service were terrific. There was a singer who was too too loud for the very small room. Will not be going back as I like to hear myself think!
  37. JE

    JEFFB

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Valentines dinner with my wife was perfect. Had filet and surf and turf which were prepared to perfection. Servers were attentive friendly and were willing to help each other. John D Lamb played guitar in the background at the right level to talk and listen. The 25% off bottles of wine made it extra special!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Grand Rapids

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Wonderful service. Abundant serving and great atmosphere
  39. L

    Luv2eat

    Detroit

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great service in a cozy setting for lunch. Shrimp crab cake was especially good with roasted vegetables. Nice menu.
  40. LT

    LindaT

    Detroit

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2019

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Holiday luncheon for department secretaries.

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
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Patti Finnegans Pub & Grille offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (248) 364-8366.

Patti Finnegans Pub & Grille is rated 4.3 stars by 64 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


Google Map for Patti Finnegans Pub & Grille

492 Golf View Ln, Rochester, MI 48309

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Enter off Adams just South of Walton Blvd.

  • Neighborhood

    Rochester

  • Hours of operation

    Tue, Thu 11:00 am–7:45 pm Wed, Fri, Sat 11:00 am–8:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Irish, Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Tim Budzinski

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (248) 364-8366

  • Catering

    Private Events with full service catering are welcomed. Please contact us to arrange your details.

  • Private party facilities

    Private Events are welcomed. Please contact us to arrange your details.

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