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The Whitney

4421 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI, 48201, United States
TEL: (313) 832-5700

Detroit’s late-19th-century heyday is on display in this pink granite, 52-room mansion, originally built in 1894 for lumber baron David Whitney. The building has been home to a fine dining restaurant for years, but in 2007 it got a new owner and a menu that stays fresh because selections change daily. The focus is on American cooking with a light touch, featuring premium chops of meat and organically grown veggies. Regardless of where diners eat—tables are set on three different floors—the surroundings are almost laughably ornate, with wide, hand-carved oak staircases, abundant tapestries, and Tiffany stained-glass windows.

 


Insider Tip:

Tip: The third-floor Wintergarden lounge hosts live entertainment on weekends.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Dress Code
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • Monday - Closed
  • Notable Wine List
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Private Room Available
  • Parking Available
  • Parking Fee
  • Tasting Menu

Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau

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