Tallulah Wine Bar and Bistro

4.8
651 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Simply put - TALLULAH was born out of a love for food, wine and people. It’s an inviting place that serves “clean” food and thoughtfully chosen wines, in a relaxed but elegant space. Chef's menu of seasonal farm to table cuisine is sourced through a network of local farms and purveyors providing our customers with the freshest food of the highest quality. Proprietor Mario Camaj, with the assistance of Local Sommeliers, and has created a wine list offering a broad range of wines. Our staff shares our passion for food and wine and will provide the highest levels of service, while making you feel at home! Cheers!
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Detroit
30 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good night out dinner, place was super-duper loud and we could not talk to each other, but the food and service were great.

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D
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome waiter (Brandon). Amazing risotto (Fruits of the sea with saffron and lemon)!

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O
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The shrimp, scallops and pasta were all amazing.

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A
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a fun lady date celebrating our friend who recently got engaged for a surprise dinner! Tallulah is always my favorite spot for celebrating- happy hour at the bar or dinner! The service is always the absolute best, and Ornella was so helpful setting up our table decorations! :)

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RB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is the best. Service is great, and so is food.

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LH
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The room is lovely, with great ambiance. It was a memorable evening and the whole party enjoyed the meal. It is a pricey night out.

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DK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

I love the food at Tallulah's. Especially the salmon (which is probably the best I've ever had), and the scallops. However, this time, I ordered the branzino and it was dry and the squid ink yogurt was an odd pairing with this dish. Otherwise, I would have given Tallulah's 5 stars across the board.
The artisan cheese board was exceptional and I love the half-price Wednesday evening wine.

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DR
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, good food and excellent choice of wine by the glass!

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RY
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food! Everyone was so friendly and welcoming.

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OT
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s always great but the fish portions were a bit on the slight side. The place Rocks w/ hospitality and great ambiance! Always special.

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OT
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrating my sister’s birthday, we all enjoyed our dinner choices, and the wine our server recommended!

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KS
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service, food, ambiance always great, a very wonderful evening!

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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service is great, food is great,

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SW
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was phenomenal-this is our favorite restaurant because it is always the best meal, service and experience every single time!!

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BB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Arrived early for our 8:15 reservation expecting to be seated at the bar. Table was ready! Nice. Menu was great with many delicious options. Lamb special was outstanding and my wife’s filet mignon was cooled to perfection. Salads were excellent. Endive and apple? Nice. The crispy brussels sprouts had a spicy kick with pomegranate. Unique, enjoyed a lot. Ahi appetizer was average. Wine list was pretty compact but with a wide spectrum of choices and price points. Recommend! Nice birthday dinner!

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t
Grand Rapids
106 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were visiting from out of town and had a reservation at 6:30 on a Friday. We were seated in Talullah Too which was fine...a little quieter than the bar area. The service was absolutely outstanding. The wine list is wonderful. Food selections were creative. We both had the branzino, which was cooked perfectly; not too much oil, so very light. Salads were also great.

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l
Detroit
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious meal, wonderful menu ... the room was full and high energy!

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a
Detroit
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect for date night ! Will defenitly go back . Love the food and ambiance

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OT
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Went for a birthday dinner for my fiancée, great food, great ambiance, just very noisy so wasn’t very personal. Awesome that they have halal options! Would definitely go again! Side note-chose this spot became Tallulah is also the name of my cat😺

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Lovely ambiance and wonderful service. Food was mediocre for the price.

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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

birthday birthday

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GM
Detroit
20 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic!!! Food and staff are top notch. Best place to impress clients or date.

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OT
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentines

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m
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

i would like to see some apps that, (when paired with a salad), could be a meal. i often prefer to eat less than an entree, but did not see anything like scallops or crab cakes etc that would suffice for a small plate meal. i would come more frequently if that were the case.

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KH
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The tortellini was delicious. Best pasta and tomato based sauce. Outstanding service (I cant recall his name).

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JI
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice ambiance and service but the food is lackluster.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were greeted at the door with smiling faces. Everyone had a great time with the live music. Food was delicious and so were the drinks. Servicer was friendly and patient. It’s a lovely place! Would recommend to friends and family for sure!

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JN
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mario does an incredible job!! My favorite Birmingham restaurant!!

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BL
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, presentation and service. Wine list limited and on the high side. We were there for Restaurant Week and had to ask for that menu which makes you wonder if they are trying to upcharge and still be part of the promotion. That being said our food was delicious and we will be back.

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AS
Detroit
12 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. The food was outstanding, our server was amazing! She was knowledgeable of the wines, the specials. She was personable and very friendly.

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RC
Detroit
15 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed this restaurant. Our server was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the menu. The food was really good and the service was fast.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Server was condescending. I ordered a cocktail with sage and it came out with thyme. I don’t care for thyme, I made note of it and she didn’t offer to remedy and rushed off. If you don’t care how my drink is, don’t ask. Especially if it’s made incorrectly.

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G
Detroit
93 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice evening starting off with dinner at our favorite Michigan restaurant, Tallulah! The branzino is excellent!

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PS
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Another delightful meal at Tallulah. The seafood risotto, salmon and bison short ribs were all outstanding. Only the Zucchini Frito fell short with crumbling crust and not much flavor. This was my fourth dinner at this restaurant and all have been memorable.

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W
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As on prior occasions outstanding menu, great food, and impeccable service.

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d
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service are always the best. excellent wine choices and I love the Salmon

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c
Detroit
18 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great night for our Anniversary. Food was awesome and the service was Great! Only downside was the noise which was a little higher that we like. Highly recommend Tallulah.

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j
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, great food!

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OT
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Date night with my hubby! We love it here & Andrew (bartender) is awesome!

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D
Detroit
29 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent menu, attention to detail and warm , attentive management! I love Mario’s house👏👏, especially on thursdays when Nicole sings.

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