Pop's For Italian

4.7
239 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Pop's for Italian is a family-owned Italian restaurant in Ferndale, MI. We offer a wide range of family-style Italian dishes. From our dough to our meatballs, all of our items are handmade with the freshest ingredients. Patio closed for the season.

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
What 239 people are saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KaitlynM
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server had a positive attitude and was on top of everything, despite these trying times. She was very positive about Pop's which made me even happier to support them. Our food was amazing as always and I really appreciate that they kept their happy hour as many restaurants got rid of it during the pandemic. This is my favorite Italian place, if you have a craving I highly recommend grabbing their take out. Their Spinach Atichoke dip is the best ive ever had its made from scratch (as is everything in their kitchen). I regularly crave the Gmelli Pasta, the sauce can't be duplicated (and I don't normally like anything with mushrooms).

Great place to get take out for a date, they package everything nicely so it would be a cute picnic-they even have wine to go!

Support Local!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went for my birthday and everything that hit the table was fantastic. The service was outstanding and I will most definitely be returning soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We went for brunch, Really good food, mimosas are reasonably priced and a refill is $2 which is always Nice!

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the wine selection is large and you can choose if you want to taste it or get a full glass or bottle. Our server was really helpful it was our first time there and she really ran us through the menu! Going back today for brunch :)

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RaquelH
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Huge calamari portions! great drinks, covid restrictions in place and clean bathrooms!

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SophieT
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I love the atmosphere at Pop's. Their happy hour is fantastic and the perfect value. The bartender was extremely friendly and they were set up very safely for COVID. I felt safe and enjoyed my time !

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Torri
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, great food! Amazing MIMOSA TOWER! LOL

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MikeyS
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gnocchi are magical and pizzas are imaginative and tasty. Lengthy wine, beer, and cocktail list. A little more expensive than is warranted, but overall very happy with the food, service, and ambiance.

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HussainA
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall4food2service5ambience5

I've eaten here several times before and the food has been less than great and I end up leaving disappointed. The service is quick and excellent though and the restaurant is doing an excellent job of protecting diners during Covid.

I probably will not be going back because the food just isn't tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing like always. The best thing is they are cleaning conscious. I really enjoyed how they made sure we were safe from germs, the waiter was awesome , and again their covid cleaning measures were impeccable! Probably the best we’ve been to since restaurants opened back up for dining!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great portions, great food, great brunch!!! Just needed music playing! I want to hear the person next to me at my table, not the 3 tables around me

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vipGierus
Detroit
56 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fun pub/restaurant with nice brunch menu and good service. Comfort food with some flair!

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BrittanyB
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pop's continues to be such a great experience even during the pandemic. They are distanced, clean, and the quality is still great!

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Skyk
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Pops is great! I went there for the second time with my girlfriend and we had a blast. The Mushroom Fettuccini was out of this world. Also the bacon wrapped dates are my favorite. Will definitely be coming back.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pop’s is a favorite of mine! Great food and great wine!

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Mo59
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a find. I grew up in Ferndale and moved south in 82. Went downtown, after reading about this restaurant and making a reservation for my family. Service and cleanliness with attention to care of customers due to COVID-19 was at the front with care. I have traveled extensively, and would rate the food quality at the top of some finer restaurants I have dined in. Great taste, quality with freshness. Excellent service.

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MarkV
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food was great. Everyone was socially distanced and there was hand sanitizer on every occupied table and various locations throughout the restaurant. All staff wore masks as did patrons when walking to and from tables. Price was very reasonable. Can’t wait to return.

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vipserenataylor
Charleston
16 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Enjoyed our visit as usual, our pizza wasn’t as delicious as we had before but the Dessert pizza was Incredible!

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JonaR
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

There wasn’t a lot of communication on the weird brunch/

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nicolem
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always so good! The pizza is so good and they serve it all day!

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Salie
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Portions of food was small, food was also cold and tasteless.

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dennism
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Arrived at Pop's and found parking in a municipal lot right behind the restaurant. Greeted at the door had our temps taken and escorted to a table with "social distancing". Wait staff was great and food came quickly. Consider it a great experience and will go back. Dennis M.

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AC1212
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great and would highly recommend! Always a favorite for our family!

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EAEA
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We were excited to go out and have some drinks and light meal. Our appetizer was not great .. tasted off. We ate about 20% and joked with the waiter that he could have it when asked about packing it up. Our pizza was burnt and it was discernible in taste. We were given the wrong dessert to go and it leaked all over the upholstery of my car when we took it home. I had just had my car detailed so that was irritating - we never ate it- just threw in trash. I did mention to waiter he gave us the wrong dessert - he did not fix. Food overall was not good. Waiter was friendly — patron margaritas were $18.50 each in a rocks glass which is not a good value compared to area or what was served. Previously had good visits but based on this visit .. I would not be back- too many factors of not good. Main thing was cooks smoking outside when we approached. We should have not eaten. $125 for lunch and I thought it was just ok. We didn’t complain or ask for manager And tipped 20% but it was disappointing. Drinks were good. But overall experience - not good.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always great. Zack was super helpful with wine selection. We love Pop’s!

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OanaG
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food and service. I love their pizza and the mussels !!

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service!!!

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itsmelouie
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing.. and the decor and ambience was perfect. I fell in love with the place soon as I walked in. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Our new date night spot

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Mison
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience3

Made a reservation and got the last table way in back by back door. Didn’t feel like it was a reserved table but just good timing. The back table offered no ambience or even a feel for the whole experience.

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TuesdayFun
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

THE RESTAURANT IS BEAUTIFUL. Reservation was needed . The guy at the door turned my date and I around saying they were busy and booked for the next couple of hours at 4 o’clock . However I went on the yelp and made a reservation at this restaurant at 4:15pm . I walked right back into the restaurant and looked at him and said “ wow that was a long hour huh ? “ other than that incident because my waitress was amazing . Amazing restaurant amazing food & amazing wine selection. Will return again !

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vipJohnS
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal and service.

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kayH
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Let me start by saying we had a little bit of everything and everything was amazing besides the pasta, which was quite surprising. The service was amazing! The whole restaurant is such a cute place and has an amazing vibe to it.

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WhitneyS
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic. Server was attentive. We had to wait a while for our reserved table so our desserts were on the house.

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LizK
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend had the caprese omelet and I had the funghi pizza. Both were amazing. Pizza took a bit longer, but server caught it and brought it right out.
We sat outside which couldn’t be more perfect for dining during Covid. I felt safely distanced and the staff were properly masked at all times.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pop’s if our favorite Italian place in town. We love taking friends and family here.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pop’s always hits the spot! So yum. Service was great and quick, COVID protocol was strictly followed, and the food was to die for. Thanks!

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Ruffield2001
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We had a birthday dinner here for my son with family. Lots of space between tables. Great menu. I have to eat gluten free and there are lots of choices. I had one of the beat salmon dishes I’ve ever had. Our waitress was friendly, helpful and on the ball! Loved it!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Treated the birthday girl very special

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You can order delivery directly from Pop's For Italian using the Order Online button. Pop's For Italian also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Pop's For Italian is rated 4.7 stars by 239 OpenTable diners.

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.