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Bistro 82

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401 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2504
2485420082
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Berkley, Michigan
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Bistro 82 for my wife's birthday; it was her choice. We had a reservation and were surprised to only have a five minute wait. Before we walked in my wife noticed one empty table next to the windows and hoped we would be seated there...we were. Well every seat in the restaurant was taken, this felt like... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Came here with friends while back home for the holidays. Great atmosphere. Good wine and cocktail list. The grilled artichoke may be the best I've had. Make sure to try the French onion dumplings, a unique dish. For an entree, I had the seafood cioppino and would recommend it. Service was attentive and helpful with recommendations for our group.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

While visiting Royal Oak last week, we had an early dinner before a movie. Had the filet special. It is a filet with a great glass of Cab for $25. Would highly recommend! Service was very good too

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Detroit, MI
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249 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I come here from time to time and the food is always good but I've never considered it to be great. It is some of the best food in Royal Oak, but probably wouldn't stand up to the better restaurants downtown. Depending on what they are charging per meal would determine whether I took the time to go back

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Thank bugsy554
Detroit, Michigan
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152 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Five family members were here to celebrate a birthday. Great food and knowledgeable table service. I would like to give Bistro 82 a 5 rating but the kitchen timing let us down. Food was exceptionally good --- when it got to the table. Moderate busyness so we don't understand what was the hold-up. Started with drinks. Ordered starters as the... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Very nice selection of bar food and drinks. Good place to go to happy hour on the weekend. We went there before going to the movies. A perfect combination.

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Thank Gernot M
Commerce Twp, MI
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214 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

From the appetizers throughout all the entrees our group of 16 (office Christmas celebration) loved the ambiance of Bistro 82 and the food was excellent. We had great fun sharing the appetizers and it is tough to decide on a favorite: the French Onion Soup Dumplings, the Orange Cauliflower or the Escargot. Each had unique spices and flavors. My Filet... More 

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1 Thank Audrey F
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great food but expect a check over $200 per couple with drinks. The wait staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable.

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Thank Aaron G
Detroit, MI
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249 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I come here from time to time and the food is always good, but I don't think it's ever great. Therefore I don't think I can give it five stars. It can be pricey depending on what you get. The bar is very nice and the drinks are always tasty and the service seems to always be prompt. It just... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We really enjoyed our meal at Bistro 82. We went in to partake in Royal Oak restaurant week. Once we sat down the waiter told us about the happy hour specials and that we could sit at a nice table right next to the one we were in to take advantage of those specials. The pricing was perfect for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: 2485420082

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