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Small Plates

1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
+1 313-963-0702
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on Saturday night for a birthday celebration. The waitstaff was awesome and super accommodating. The food was good too, especially the chicken and waffles, mac n cheese and beef sliders. It's American food done in a shareable fashion. The ambiance was lacking...More

Thank WasagWorldTour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small plates is a nice place to grab good food without having it take awhile. Pretty quick service, food is good! I would recommend this place!

Thank Jenee O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new owner, Nick, is really a great guy. We had the audacity to walk in there without a reservation right before seeing Romeo and Juliet at Detroit Opera House. It was a really snowy night and we waited long enough that they were sure...More

Thank NanRichter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little restaurant in heart of Detroit and within walking distance of the stadiums and theater district. Great selection of menu items, small portions intended to share with others. The mac & cheese and scallops are some of my favorites. Great setting with excellent selection...More

Thank simbadusty
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My wife and I love to stop here at Small Plates whenever we attend a game, be it a Tigers game at Comerica Park or a Lions game at Ford Field. We particularly like to sit outside and just enjoy people watching. The wait staff...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We came into the city for a family dinner. Our original restaurant gave our table away so we decided to give Small Plates a try. Great decision. It was a great meal and offered the opportunity for everyone to try several dishes. We ordered 8...More

Thank Errol T
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I want to start off positive as I believe this restaurant has good food and service and a change from others in the area. I am very upset with the following experience with the GM on site. It started as I ordered a gift certificate...More

Thank carlholzhauer
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I've been here several times. Even had a surprise party there also. I haven't had anything that wasn't good on their menu.

Thank X7433MUcharlottew
Reviewed 12 December 2017

My husband and I are always looking for new restaurants to visit and try new food. So one day after driving around downtown we found a little place called Small Plates. It was nice outside so people were sitting out on the patio eating. It's...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Our waiter Brandon really turned a fun evening with friends into a really lively and memorable adventure! Not only did he entertain us, he took very good care of us, told fun (and true??) stories, and culminated the evening by catching our friend when she...More

Thank RoseBrenny
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Yvette W
7 December 2016|
Response from bobfranklin | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sundays only during special events such as home football or baseball games, music hall or Detroit opera hall events
27 January 2015|
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Response from rf2316 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I dined outside in the summer, but to the best of my recollection I also remember a single floor, street level restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2114
    (John R)
  • Public Transportation: Just a short walk to the Broadway people mover station
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-963-0702
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