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Harbor House

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440 Clinton St, Detroit, MI 48226-2316
+1 313-967-9900
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon 11:00 - 02:00
Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went recently before a tigers game. We received some of the worst service ever in downtown Detroit (which I usually find is very good). Long story short, they were under staffed and then our server had to take care of something outside the restaurant, so we were left without a server (between our apps and main courses) for about a... More 

Thank Jeffery D
Oakland County, Michigan
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213 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect upon walking into this place on a Wednesday for dinner and only a handful of patrons in the place... but, since neither of us had been, we decided to stay and give it a chance. I opted for the bronzed catfish and shrimp scampi. He ordered the "all you can eat" which is pretty much... More 

Thank dmacnmi
Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've gone to Harbor House for over 20 years. I used to go the the Allen Park location until they closed and also to the one on Groesbeck Hwy, so I was very excited when I heard they were opening a location in downtown Detroit. This review is based on multiple visits. The first visit we order the all you... More 

Thank Tracey M
northern mich.
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had supper there last night. It started off by not getting our drinks, no one around. When I went to the restroom someone asked if I could seat them, told them"I don't work here" , we laughed, and he left. Waited for someone to take my money and bill at the bar, finally just left it... More 

Thank northernpirate
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This place has great food. I have not had something I didn't like. The prime rib steak sandwich is awesome. The best part is $2 Labatts pint drafts. Have a few before the game and avoid the $9 beers at the ballpark.

Thank Paul J
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

They did a great job for it being Mother's Day and game day. We came in after the game and were seated 20 minutes before we were told. We got the Lobster Mac and cheese it was very dry and crab legs that they say were large size and that was a joke. We eat here when ever we want... More 

Thank Tina E
Moore, Oklahoma
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332 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Positives: casual setting, reasonable prices Negatives: inconsistent food preparation, incorrect billing A group of coworkers and I recently finished a project and decided to celebrate over dinner. The Harbor House came highly recommended. I'd seen their building while riding the "People Mover" (elevated train) and thought it looked promising. Stepping inside I found the interior chock full or interesting features.... More 

Thank The_Real_Birdcatcher
St. Clair Shores, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We went there to listen to some music and have a few drinks but the bands that played earlier in the day so that was a bit of a bummer. We ended up ordering a bottle of wine and having steak bites and crabcake appetizers which were fantastic! Our waitress was very pleasant and upbeat even at 2am. We will... More 

Thank Paige B
Detroit, Michigan
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have to say we visited on a Monday around 6 and there was not another car in the parking lot. I got worried. Walking in the place is far from elegant by any means. Now I was double worried. Having said that the food was really good, service was outstanding, and I will go back in a heartbeat. Great... More 

Thank mzambo
Detroit, Michigan
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108 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

The Harbor House restaurant downtown Detroit is a nice place to have good food, drinks, with friends and family. You don't need reservations but it is less of a wait if you do. It has a relaxing atmosphere where you can go dressed up or casual you can go after or before a concert or before or after a ball... More 

Thank mslovetotravel2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Clinton St, Detroit, MI 48226-2316
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-967-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?