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John D

22726 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1734
+1 248-398-4070
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average42%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jul 2014
“Great food in a nice open air spot”
22 Feb 2014
“Cool spot average food”
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22726 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1734
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Had dinner before heading down to a play in Detroit. The food was really good. I had the flank steak - really outstanding. Wait staff was attentive and warmed up to us after a little bit. We had a table by the street. It was...More

1  Thank BHartMich
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This is an interesting hipster spot. The waitstaff was attentive and helpful. If you like small plate entrees of average food you will like it. For me it was too expensive, the Ferndale parking is a nightmare, and I like more hearty portions.

Thank cobrawillys
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We had a party of 8 with reservatons. When we arrived to other friends that we did not think were going to show up were at our table. I asked the hostess for a couple more chairs to be added. You would of thought I...More

Thank baraboll
Reviewed 13 March 2013

This is a fun noisy energetic atmosphere. Most of the food was good but not really on par for a true "foodie". The best part of the night was having drinks at the bar and interacting with the other guests before dinner. The special fish...More

Thank AXplat
Reviewed 28 February 2013

I wasnt' blown away by their food, but it's a cool spot. Really fun when it's nicer out and the windows are open. Come for the ambiance more than the food.

Thank NikaNumber1
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Best turkey burger around! Fun and intimate atmosphere. Definitely more a summer spot but curious to check it out in winter months. Great happy hour too.

Thank rockwell2981
Reviewed 22 October 2012

John D is a gem. The food is first rate and the service is consistently great. One of the things I like most about John D is the eclectic music; seemingly changing with the crowd. Try the mac and cheese, kentucky mule, and my absolute...More

Thank hjhglobal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22726 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220-1734
    (9 Mile)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: +1 248-398-4070
  • E-mail
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