Red Crown

4.6
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232 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Red Crown is an Americana restaurant with a Motor City twist. While known for our in-house smoked meats and burgers, we offer a wide variety of options including seafood and salads. Our focus is on made-from-scratch product, using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Our meats are hormone and antibiotic free, and our seafood is sustainably caught. Come check out our gas station turned restaurant!

Offers

App Tuesday

Starting Jan 14, 2019·Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM

50% OFF regular Appetizers
6pm-close Every Tuesday

Wine Wednesday

Starting Jan 14, 2019·Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM

$1 OFF glass or 25% OFF bottle
ALL Day every Wednesday

What 232 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.6
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4.6
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4.3
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PatrickD
Detroit
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great. We had four people in our group. Everyone enjoyed their food. A most enjoyable evening.

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Loraleilee
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great place to have a burger and see friends! We all enjoyed the food very much. The staff is courteous and friendly.

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JohnS
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We used a gift certificate that was given to us, we had a great meal. We will be back!

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DeniceH
Detroit
10 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend visiting!

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ScottR
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Red Crown. Food very good, service was excellent. Will definitely be going back.

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MicheleM
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

My burger was undercooked, and the service was just ok. Nothing terrible, but it left me rather underwhelmed.

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JacquelineM
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice New Year’s Eve menu and service

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KimberleeT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the pulled pork & grits. The fried egg was perfectly ok with lots of runny yolk.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Great waitress. All around fantastic date night in a fun neighborhood. Highly recommend!

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DrOrtiz
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

family brunch, awesome service and food

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vipPecosBill
Denver
56 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool little restaurant in an old gas station.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very cozy atmosphere. Looking forward to visiting again in the summer to sit on the patio. Brisket I ordered was very good. Nice selection of beers, both draft and bottle.

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MichiganFoodie
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Service was painfully slow. Had to ask for waitress several times throughout the dining experience. Felt ignored the entire time we were there. Won't return.

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vipSuzanne
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a charming find for us in Grosse Pointe! My daughter attends University of Michigan. So we took a road trip to Detroit for the day and a swing through Grosse Pointe so I could see it for the first time. Charming community on the lake. We decided to eat in GP before returning to Ann Arbor and found Red Crown on OpenTable. It was wonderful! The pretzel bites appetizer with pimiento cheese spread was a-MAY-zing. They had wonderful bottled root beer for my 20yo daughter. White Claw in a can for me. Dinner was outstanding, the wait staff friendly and professional, and the vibe is darling and family friendly. Loved eating in a restored old-school filling station. Highly recommend Red Crown. Looking forward to a future visit to Grosse Pointe.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The atmosphere was nice but the food was expensive for a brunch.

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Sunshine123
Detroit
20 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful late lunch. Waitress was great. Food was outstanding.

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Gail
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and great food! We enjoyed sitting out on the patio!

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BrianC
Detroit
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, service and value. ........ Friendly staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience2

I reserved a table for 2 on the patio. When we arrived we were given a small table in the walkway. When I asked for a larger table I was told that the 4 seat tables are saved for larger groups despite there were several couples at the other tables. Then they sat a couple that came in after us with no reservation at one of the tables! The service was horrible. I would have to ask 2-3 times for something. The total was $40 for 2 burgers with bacon and 2 pops. I won't be goong there again, this is not my first visit receiving poor service.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Red crown if great! High quality food and service in a relaxed environment . One issue that left me a bit confused was that I made the reservation through open table app, but when I arrived they told me they actually were not accepting reservations that night due to an event. They were able to seat me anyways because it was not that busy , so in the end it all worked out. I guess it is just better to call sometimes .

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vippct1949
Detroit
17 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined on the patio. Service was excellent.

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viphappygirl
Detroit
17 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everyone we talked with was very friendly and our server was attentive without bugging. Our food was good. I had the smoked chicken and apple salad. I’ve had it a couple times before and this time it wasn’t quite as good. Not enough dressing but at least it wasn’t swimming in it like some places and they added dill to it which didn’t pair well with the apples. All in all I really like this restaurant and am sure we’ll be back

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vipJamesB
Detroit
27 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Service was a little slower than usual but we still think they have the best outdoor setup around the Eastside

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vipPracticallyPerfect
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

What a great place! Great location, great food and great service!!!

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CynthiaH
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great space with delicious food and a courteous and conscientious wait staff!

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IanJ
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal was perfect. Really cool setting, fantastic food/drinks, and great service. We had been here before and knew to order the fish and chips. The meat and cheeseboard was also good.

Our table was ready for us when we got there and they fulfilled our reservation immediately.

If you are driving a classic car, beware of the speed bump in the parking lot!

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MarciaM
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Red Crown on 7/19. Food was delicious. We ordered the sampler for 2 and still had leftovers. Staff is very friendly. It was after a rainstorm so we were unable to sit on the patio but the dining area was just fine. We’ll definitely go again.

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vipAniaK
Phoenix
111 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Second time here, good American restaurant. The wings were surprisingly awesome! Fried to a crisp but not a single drop of grease or any greasy feeling! The calamari was delicious, wide strips with capers and tomatoes instead of the typical circles. The salads were good and the service was outstanding, the team accommodated every request!

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DavidM
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our dinner at red crown. This was my first time here. Great beer selection, and the ribs were delicious. I’ll definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Girls night out and it was so fun! Great service food and drinks!

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Robf
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The barbecue was really excellent. They could use more IPA and dark beer choices on their draft beer menu. The burnt brisket ends were our favorite

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a reservation for Father’s Day. Quickly sat at our time and food and service was great!

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vipJamesB
Detroit
27 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of favorite spots for eating outside during the summer months, really nice patio. Food was great as usual.

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LindaR
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Waitress was not as friendly, felt like she was in a rush while it wasn’t that busy. Food is overpriced. Not bad food. Just meh. Would love a neighborhood restaurant make it more affordable.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went in for a couple beers and dinner. Brisket was outstanding, Brussel sprouts were killer as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a reservation and our table was ready when we walked in. We had walked in through the bar door and not the main door. Cute bar area! Once we were seated, we were greeted by our server who was very professional and friendly. She gave us a moment to look over the drink menu, explained the specials and then asked us if about a drink order, she was very knowledgeable about the food and drink menus. Everything was so relaxing and the pulled pork was amazing! Thank you for a wonderful Mother’s Day.

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vipBigRon
Detroit
16 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great! We had one of the burgers and the mac & cheese. Both were superb.

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Keats
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The restaurant ok. The wait staff wasn't very attentive once we didn't order a pricey drink. I had the chicken waffles. The waffle portion was good, the chicken was way overcooked. stringy and chewy. Disappointing. They have better menu items. They used to do the chicken waffles differently and they were much better.

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vipBigRon
Detroit
16 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had the smoked combo for two. All of the flavors were very good. Textures, however, just missed on several components. The sauced ribs were a bit too chewy, the unsauced a bit too soft. Really liked the brisket, though some would say that it was a little past al dente.

Overall, I'll be back, and would recommend you try Red Crown.

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Michelle
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience dining here! From the hostess to our server it was wonderful! Good was outstanding and we will definitely be back!

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Red Crown is rated 4.6 stars by 232 OpenTable diners.

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