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Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe

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97 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3618
11:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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428 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch at the Dirty Dog!! I had vegetarian entrée and I would definitely order it again! Quality good ingredients Waitstaff is top notch! Perfect place for lunch you can catch up with friends or have business meetings no overpowering noise. Definitely will dine here again.

Thank jocelynd102
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Dinner and live music in a romantic setting.....What's there not to like! Definitely going back and it's right in our neighborhood in Grosse Pointe Farms.

Thank grimleafer
Pontiac, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I set this date up as a birthday surprise for a friend and it was an awesome surprise. This is a great place for small celebration's or gatherings, couples, mix and mingle or just a night out alone for some relax time, a drink and good entertainment. Atmosphere: This place gets a 5! It's cozy, relaxing and the decor sets... More 

Thank Kiesha J
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The name "Dirty Dog" may be most misleading. This is an excellent place to take your loved partner for a very fancy Jazz dining. The restaurant is finely decorated and offer fine international cuisine. I was also able to order difficult to find wine genres, like Barolo. It is pricey but worthy. Low point: you may have to go around... More 

Thank JCV1000
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Grosse Pointe is so lucky to be home to a such an exceptional jazz venue. Seasonal cuisine is always excellent, as is service and cocktails. Enjoy a relaxing evening listening to first rate jazz acts in a quiet "listening room" atmosphere. Gracious staff is always welcoming. Such a gem and a treat every time we visit.

Thank gpptraveler
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I really liked this place a lot. They offer two shows in the evening while you have dinner and drinks. Great staff and ambience! The woman that owns it sat at the bar and enjoyed the show too. Highly recommend!

Thank Leigha M
White Lake, Michigan
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went to an 8:30pm show last Friday. The venue is lovely and the proximity to the live music is very nice - so the show was fun. That said, we arrived at 8:15pm for the 8:30pm seating. We were put back into the "boardroom" to wait - no access to food, drink or service. At a minimum, they should... More 

Thank whitelaketraveler
Huntsville, Alabama
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited with a group and the service and food was exceptional and the jazz was great, albeit a little loud to carry on a conversation, but then if you go for music, you shouldn't be talking anyhow. I had the sample appetizer which is a meal in itself, the salad of greens had a tasty dressing and came with bread,... More 

Thank Nancy R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great music and good food. Eclectic menu is always interesting but may not appeal to those with basic tastes. This place is about the music and the shows are outstanding. The owner is a jazz enthusiasts and the selection of acts is both local and national artists.

Thank Steve F
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

While we didn't eat the food at the Dirty Dog, we enjoyed some fantastic cocktails while we enjoyed some excellent jazz music. While not a very large setting, the Dirty Dog is intimate, clean and upscale. The acoustics are great and there isn't really a bad view in the house. If you're looking for some great jazz and some solid... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3618
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grosse Pointe Farms
Great Jazz groups play on the weekends

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