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The Statler French American Bistro, Detroit, MI

The Statler French American Bistro

4.6
4.6
494 Reviews
$50 and over
French
Nestled in the center of Detroit’s entertainment district at the City Club Apartments is The Statler, a French-American bistro and market. The Statler offers classic French-influenced cuisine with a slightly modern twist, catering to both adventurous and traditional diners alike. A chef-driven concept, The Statler is an approachable bistro modeled after Parisian neighborhood cafes. We take pride in using ingredients sourced from both local and international purveyors. Our menu was created by Certified Master Chef Daniel Scannell and features an eclectic blend of American twists on traditional French bistro staples. When visiting The Statler, you are surrounded by sweeping, panoramic views of the Detroit skyline. You are within walking distance from venues like Comerica Park, The DAC, Detroit Opera House, Fox Theatre, Little Caesar’s Arena, and more. You are likely to bump into friends and find yourself in great conversations with neighboring tables.

Valet parking is available

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 22 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    French, American, French American

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (313) 463-7111

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Neighborhood

    Detroit

  • Cross street

    Park and Washington

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Happy Hour, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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What 494 people are saying

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. SD

    StevenD

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Way too loud! Our first visit was much quieter and more enjoyable.
  2. SE

    ScottE

    New England

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and atmosphere. Beautiful facility.
  3. RR

    RussellR

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a pleasure going to Statler. It is one of our favorites in Detroit and we have been there often
  4. H

    Hunter

    Washington DC

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    In town for a wedding. The foie gras was delicious. The scallops were to die for. Service was impeccable. Need I say more? I will eat there again!
  5. CG

    ChristinaG

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my first visit to The Statler. The food was excellent. I ordered the seafood stew, Bouillabaisse Provencal. The seafood was cooked perfectly. The staff was friendly. Went on a Monday evening, so it was empty and quiet. I would try this place again.
  6. CK

    ChrisK

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food3service2ambience4
    Unfortunately they closed the kitchen and hadn’t put our food order in. So we waited over an hour before they realized, however they knew we were still waiting bc they brought us drinks. And then when they let us know about the mistake, seemed upset that we still would like some food. Didn’t apologize for mistake. Didn’t comp drinks or apps or anything. Ended up being very expensive for a disappointing experience Food actually tasted good though
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great. Server very good. Would highly recommend
  8. PV

    PritpalV

    Miami

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Meghan and Ron the manager were excellent Will be going back
  9. A

    Addra

    Mexico City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    The food was very well done, the French onion soup, the oysters, the sides and the steak and duck were all fantastic. The restaurant is really nice but a little stuffy for my taste. I think you can get equally good food at less stuffy spaces, like Parc and Besa. However, it was an enjoyable evening overall. The service was on the struggle bus. I attribute that to our server in particular who just wasn't on top of the basics, like making sure we had proper silverware or share plates. Another waitress stepped in and supported us when she noticed. I'd return, but only on occasion. This likely will not be in my regular fine dining rotation.
  10. P

    Pringles

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    Weak asparagus. Forgot drink. Expensive. Very beautiful space
  11. S

    Sandman

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything here was outstanding. Our waitress Melissa was wonderful, The appetizer scallop/foie gras was amazing.
  12. NH

    NancyH

    Detroit

    83 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a beautiful restaurant! Love the food, cocktails and the service. 5 star all around! We will be back.
  13. NS

    NicoleS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From Valet to server and resturant dining room manager services provided were excellent. Food was amazing. Hospitality was top priority. 10 !!
  14. NG

    NancyG

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    There were 6 of us at the table. One person had a great meal- lobster bisque and the sole. The others of us had acceptable meals, not great. Our waitress may have been new, but she messed up our 3 separate bills. For the money, we were disappointed.
  15. JE

    JEnergy

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Service was really good! The food was just average especially for the cost. It was hard to have a conversation or understand the employees because of the acoustics in the restaurant. Would we go back? Probably not. It wasn't bad but it also wasn't great. Meh.
  16. TM

    TonyM

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Megan was top notch. Look forward to going back for dinner next week. Highly recommend!!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    I ordered shrimp from the online menu, what they brought is not what is depicted. I ordered a steak medium rare. They brought a well done steak. The food took forever on top of it all.
  18. LG

    LydiaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my daughter there for her birthday dinner, the first time for both of us. Excellent service, very attentive, great food.
  19. E

    Eliza

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, cocktails, service were outstanding. Six for dinner and each meal was delicious.
  20. S

    Shulova

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great location, excellent service, and delicious food
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and the staff definitely are at the level of some of the great restaurants in France.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience4
    Had reservations at 8:45, restaurant sends text saying the our table is ready confirm if on the way. We get to the restaurant walk past 6-8 empty tables, lady at the front tells us our table isn’t ready yet they need 10-15 mins we waited then she tells us our table is ready, yet when we walked in the same exact tables we’re empty! Hosts service was horrible food is good.
  24. JR

    JasonR

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    They comped it my app, but I was 65 minutes from being seated until I got my appetizer. Food was great.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wife’s birthday
  26. DD

    DrewD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The service and attention to detail was outstanding. Not only that, the food was delicious. Everything was cooked to perfection and well prepared. Would highly recommend visiting.
  27. LT

    LanceT

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous restaurant! Would highly recommend it for any occasion or just because
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We celebrated our 1st year anniversary here and it was such a delightful experience. The ambiance and food were top notch, but the customer service was the biggest highlight of all! The hostess didn’t even know this, but she asked if I would be willing to wait a few minutes to be seated in an area with less traffic, and I obliged. By the time my husband arrived, we were seated in a secluded booth that was perfect for us to enjoy our intimate dinner. Our server, Kimberly, was the absolute best! We shared that we were in a time crunch, and she served us accordingly. Even when I didn’t like my initial entree choice, she swapped it for the short rib (which was DELICIOUS) in a flash! The manager, who came over to greet us during our meal, visited again to assure us that his priority was our experience. We made sure to tell him that Kimberly was awesome, and he said she it was only her third day! We will definitely be back!
  29. GN

    GeoffN

    Detroit

    81 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    81 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent, interesting dinner. Grilled artichoke appetizer was delicious. Whole fried poussin (chicken) was great. Really didn’t need the fries, but they were great.
  30. GP

    GarisdeParis

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We asked for the sommelier in order to assist with a wine selection with the main entrees. She didn’t come to the table until we were halfway thru our entrees. Disappointing.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Our 2nd lovely experience at the Statler. I just wish that their reservation penalty was not so excessive. Then, we could plan to dine there more often.
  32. PT

    PhillipT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    5 Stars for Thelma Food atmosphere everything Perfect. 10/10
  33. J

    Jason

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience all around. The braised short ribs were amazing!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Great food and wine! Enjoyable anniversary dinner.
  35. LL

    LisaL

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    10/10 Dining 10/10 Service 10/10 Atmosphere Our server, Cass, was exceptional.
  36. DJ

    DonnaJ

    Detroit

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Beautiful restaurant! We didn’t know what to expect because reviews are all over the place. We had a lovely time and our food was delicious and arrived warm. We were checked in on by our waiter and management several times to make certain we didn’t need anything. Our cocktails were delicious, and our bottle of wine exceptional. The wine sommelier was excellent, informative, and very pleasant. She was full of information and wanted to share! My husband and I shared the key lime pie for dessert which did not disappoint! The restaurant is first class. We will definitely return.
  37. PR

    PamR

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Servers were friendly and competent; atmosphere was lively; scallops were excellently prepared, but sides were too salty. Dessert was outstanding.
  38. JJ

    JonathanJ

    Detroit

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I took my daughter and nephew yesterday before seeing a show at the Fox. Place was empty when we arrived for our 7:15 resy but was full when we left at 9:00. I ordered a Champagne that they stopped carrying but was able to find something comparable immediately. Our server was very polite and attentive checking in us during each course. We started with shrimp that were very fresh and plump, steak tartare that was great, the scallop that was great, and the lamb meatball that was very hearty and tasty. My nephew liked the onion soup, my daughter and I split the Caesar what was really good with the fried egg in a basket. We shared the steak fries that was perfectly cooked as were the great hot crispy steak fries, the duck that was a tiny bit dry but good, and the short rib that was melt in mouth good. The mushroom side and the hash brown in sauce were also very good. We got dessert to go, the tuxedo mouse cake that was outstanding. With two bottles of wine and all we got it is not an inexpensive meal, but in today’s market, I had no issue with the value. i would absolutely go back and there were other things on menu I would like to try. Highly recommend.
  39. JP

    JP31

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall4food3service2ambience4
    This was 2nd time here. Food was not as good and service was poor. Still a great location and good vibe inside.
  40. MF

    MargoF

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful evening for outdoor dining. Everything was exceptional from food to ambience to service.

FAQs

The Statler French American Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (313) 463-7111.

The Statler French American Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 494 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 22 times today
Google Map for The Statler French American Bistro

313 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Park and Washington

  • Neighborhood

    Detroit

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    French, American, French American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Happy Hour, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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