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Southern Fire

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575 Bellevue St, Detroit, MI 48207-3732
+1 313-262-6851
15:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 19:00 - 02:00
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my sister there for her b-day I had been hearing about this place on the radio and always wanted to try it, and the food was excellent!!! my choice of food was candid yams, macaroni, and fish and I don't eat everybody food and it was great and my sister and my friends also loved it. I plan... More 

Thank audreymack123
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The restaurant has went through some spectacular renovations, and it seems as though the upgrades have applied to the price of their food options. The menu is very bland and there is not a lot to chose from. We went on a Wednesday and the place was literally empty. Our meals were subpart and overpriced. We waited an unusually long... More 

Thank mmjohconnect
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I always hear the food and fun are great but I tried it for myself. The catfish was amazing with good macaroni and cheese and collard greens. My date loved the d.j. effect and the dance floor was jumping. We had a short wait of 30 minutes but it was worth it. Plenty of parking and security. I had a... More 

Thank Momwheaton
South Bend, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Southern fires was a great little Hidden Gem. The location was a little bit obscured. We were expecting standard soul food. Boy it was was I surprised! they had great food had great food and a great DJ. The wait staff was super friendly. And the service was good. The game was on the large screen TVs and the cocktails... More 

Thank Kiana S
Detroit, Michigan
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was a customer at the old Southern Fires. The service was usually slow, and the food tasted like most other soul food in the city. I went for the first time on Monday for a birthday celebration. They had their first Monday Night Football event. DJ Steady Rock was jamming! There are at least 15 TVs in the room.... More 

Thank Miss B
Romulus, Michigan
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had to wait for an hour to be seated. There was 7 people in our group. We had to continue asking the hostess how long would we have to wait. The response was always "in a few more minutes." After we we were finally seated, we didn't get a waiter for at least 15 mins. The waiter finally appeared... More 

Thank AAHarris44
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I made the mistake of assuming that the new owners of Southern Fires would be just as good as the previous owners and that we would enjoy our evening of celebrating our niece'so 50th birthday there. NOT! The new establishment has been beautifully remodeled as a restaurant and nightclub. The sound system is top notch. The club is spacious and... More 

1 Thank Evansee
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My friends and I decided to have lunch at Southern Fires, and it was not at all what I expected. It has more of a club like atmosphere, not your typical restaurant setting. The food was good, but VERY pricey (for the type of food they serve). The menu was limited to fried catfish, fried chicken wings, shrimp, fried pork... More 

3 Thank Stacey P
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Very surprised when we went for dinner. Definitely not the same place. No longer a good family restaurant where you'd go to enjoy dinner with your family and friends. It's now a lounge and "bistro". It's more like a club than a restaurant. The menu is very limited and the food is very ordinary. Overall a very unexpected and disappointing... More 

1 Thank kdiva16
Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Great place for soul food on the east side of detroit. Portions were ample and the food very good. Staff were good and made suggestions

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Bellevue St, Detroit, MI 48207-3732
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-262-6851
This is a southern/soul food restaurant. This cuisine type is not specified in your list which is very surprsing. Awesome food recommended by locals who worked in a local museum.

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Warren, Michigan

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