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Republic - Detroit

4.5
949 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top tags:
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Republic is a tavern with emphasis on sourcing local and seasonal products, as well as traditional preservation methods.

For the most recent and accurate menu, please visit www.republictaverndetroit.com and click 'Today's Rotating Menu'

Join us on New Year's Eve for the city's best view of the D Drop at Beacon Park! Please call us to book your reservation now.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of Operation

Happy Hour: Tuesday - Thursday 4:00pm-6:00pm at Bar
Happy Hour: Friday 5:00pm to 7:00pm, bar specials only
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm-11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm-9:00pm
Closed: Mondays
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Phone number
(313) 446-8360
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Matt Currie
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Catering
Private parties can be arranged. A variety of rooms are available for groups from 2 to 100. Please email marybeth@republictaverndetroit.com for more information!
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Cass Ave. and Grand River Ave.
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Parking Details
Parking also available in the Olympia lot on Cass Ave. Daily rates apply.
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Public Transit
Conveniently located three blocks from the Rosa Parks Central Transit Center.
Short distance from all three sport arenas.
We are walking distance from the new QLine on Woodward Ave.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 949 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food, service and a fun atmosphere.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious and the service was good. Be aware that they serve the food family style. However, usually family style means large portions that are to be shared. Here, it is small portions that they intend for you to share. If you are with someone that has dietary restrictions, like for instance with me (vegetarian) and my wife (carnivore), it's possible the dishes could come out in a way where once person is watching the other eat. The waiter told us the food arrives to your table when the chef has it ready. For our dining experience, the vegetarian food came first, which my wife nibbled at while I tried to eat slowly, which didn't quite work, and then her food came out, which she got to eat with me watching her. This really bothered us. It is a flawed serving system.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

More of a small plates type menu, set up for ordering and sharing a variety of different foods amongst the party of people at your table. A pricier establishment. Not for your everyday dining.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

What a beautiful restaurant! The decor, the atmosphere, & the layout get 5/5. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and his descriptions of food made it so much easier to make an order! The presentation of my dessert was gorgeous. I would definitely suggest Almond Nougat. The taste was just as great as the presentation. Will definitely return!

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3.0Dined on April 19, 2018

We requested that whiskey menu and what the bread and butter of the day was and the server did not provide either. The next time he came to the table our meal was there so we didn’t bring it up again. Stroganoff was excellent, but my pork belly was underwhelming.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

We loved Republic! The Tasting menu was fantastic and the food was inventive (but not weird). I would reccmmend!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Wonderfully eclectic use of ingredients; great array of beer; professional service

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

I understand farm to table can be expensive. But it must come from a small farm. For the prices, at least start people out with free bread. The lighting is way to dark. So I couldn't easily read the menu. And it's very loud in there. Service was good. The food was decent. Just not choices that you would commonly recommend to a friend. Much of the options I'd never had. So I just randomly picked something. I probably won't plan on going back. But in all fairness, our visit was by default because our original destination was booked. If you want something different and a unique dining experience, then this is a place for you.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Wonderful from start to finish. Chef’s special was awesome. It was pretty cozy and we had a great time

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Excellent food and service. Great atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Another amazing meal at Republic ! We started with drinks at the bar while we waited for our table, then chose to do the Chef's tasting and (as usual) were not disappointed. Can't recommend this place enough - great location, fantastic staff, delicious food. Looking forward to our next trip to Detroit so we can do it all again!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Excellent venue, creative food prep. I highly recommend

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The service, the craft cocktails and the food were amazing. My favorites dish was the pork belly & scallop entree and the mushroom trio.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

great food. Was very pleased with the Prix Fix menue. the food came out consistantly during our dinner. it was all very good and constantly suprising. The meal progresses for about 3 hours.
all the food was tasty/ Hot / well prepared. good location to take friends or just hang for a while.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The whole evening was incredible, from the food to the service to the ambiance!

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1.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Not many options unless you love duck and more duck

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Took the recommendation from our waitress to try the “Chef Special” and it was awesome. Great variety of foods.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Service was excellent and food is taste and unique

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Loved the menu and locally sourced fare! Our server Jason was very helpful and steered us to just the right dishes.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Very innovative cuisine. Philosophy of shared plates works well. Wine list is quite brief. Noise level on an early Saturday evening was high. Would definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We are always trying new places in Detroit. It is exciting how many great choices are available. This was our first trip to Republic. While the menu was a little eclectic from our usual dining, the items we had were outstanding. The plates are very shareable, so it was fun trying different dishes. We especially enjoyed the beet gnocchi, the scallops and pork belly and the risotto. Our Server's suggestions for cocktails were great. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Fantastic Place! I took my wife here on a date night and it couldn't have been a better experience all around. We went with the Chef selected meal which came in several courses and again food did not disappoint! If you are somewhat adventurous go for it. I have no doubts that everything on the menu is delicious since we got a little taste of everything. They also had some creative cocktails as well. We will be going again!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Was a great experience. Out of the 4 dishes we REALLY loved 2. The lamb was very fatty and tough. Should have gotten the duck instead. The beef heart was good but ended up being in more of a cream sauce than a stroganoff. Waiter Jason was excellent! Last plate came out too early so we had 2 entrees sitting on the table at the same time. A few minutes later would’ve been perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The staff were attentive and warm; the meal was outstanding!

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2.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Just ok. They have a 'thing' there (they say) where food should be shared because dishes come out whenever and as they are done, they encourage 2 people to order 2-4 dishes for sharing (no this is not a tapas place, full meal). This is because food allegedly 'won't all come out at the same time'. To me, that just means, we can't time anything in the kitchen. Took 4 wine glasses to not have red wine stains stuck to the bottom of my ONE white wine glass. Yes, 3 dirty glasses. One dish per person is fine. Won't be back though. Too many misses here when there are better places to eat in the area. No, they were not busy. They need to invest in a dishwasher.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Jake was a phenomenal waiter! Food was beautifully plated and flavors complemented each other perfectly. Restaurant lended itself to intimacy, but maintained a casual yet spirited vibe.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

This is the face of the "D" right now. That says a lot!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Sat at the bar and ate and really enjoyed the experience. Our bartender/server Cameron was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable of the menu and wine list. Every recommendation he made was spot on. Unique food and nice ambiance.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Ambiente limpio , buena música , buen servicio y buena comida

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

It was yet to disappoint. It was yet to disappoint. It was yet to disappoint

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Solid but not overwhelming wine list. Interesting dishes with a shareable approach that provides a number of unique tastes. Service was very good. Will look to return.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We've been to Republic several times now and the food is always amazing and creative with a seasonally changing menu. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Everything we had from food to drinks were so delicious

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We had a great meal curated by a wonderful server!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Excelent decision to go to this restaurant. Cameron was our server. he was great, very knowlegeable. Food was Phenominal.
well past my expectations.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

It was an amazing night with amazing food!! Great value for what was served! I think it was called the chefs choice or suggestion... and it was fantastic to say the least!! The flavours were incredible! The food was top notch! Will definitely return!
Service was amazing! Ambiance was amazing!!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

My husband and I ordered the chef’s selection ($60/pp) and we were delighted with the creativity and flavors. The service was excellent as was my cocktail (In Bloom). The decor was lovely as well.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Good cocktails, good food, nice atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Food was mostly great. Bacon and Egg special wasn't all that great but everything else was deliscious. Only real negative comment is turn the music down a bit.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Filled with MSU Spartans before the game great energy and enthusiasm. The owner said hello and the server was top
Notch.

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