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The Forest Grill

735 Forest Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6429
+1 248-258-9400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“farm eggs” (14 reviews)
“duck confit” (5 reviews)
“black rice” (5 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
735 Forest Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6429
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been back to the Forest Grill since the ownership changed and we were pleased. Food was excellent with some autumn twists and the service attentive. We particularly liked the half plate main course options which we treated like a larger than normal "small...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Met some friends here for dinner. Excellent ambiance and service. Not an extended menu but the options were all excellent. I had breast of duck cooked perfectly, and my wife had the sea bass. The fish was a bit bland and should have been served...More

Thank YumGuru
Reviewed May 28, 2018

My wife and I decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Forest Grill this year and our dinner was a wonderful "anniversary gift" from beginning to end. We did make reservations and would recommend doing so particularly for a weekend evening. There is excellent valet...More

Thank goatguy46
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We were promptly greeted by a very friendly waitress( her younger sister works her also). She provide us with excellent recommendations for appetizers. Our favorites were the dirty rice and the Ricatto AGNOLOTTI. Our main dishes included the filet, halibut and the short rib cannelloni....More

Thank Formans
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I love everything about this place it's a little off the beaten path because it is east of Woodward but it's really good. Service was really good and friendly food was excellent what I like most about it is you can get full or half...More

Thank PatienceWonderful
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Went as a table of 5 during restaurant week. Happy to say the one person who did order that menu was happy with the meal. I was the birthday person and other than telling them who it was when asked, nothing else was mentioned or...More

1  Thank lcjn12
Reviewed December 22, 2017

The tables are not shoved together which fostered pleasant atmosphere for conversation. I had two appetizers for my meal which was just right. The farm egg appetizer was delicious. Sophisticated decor.

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

The tomahawk steak is one of the best steaks I have enjoyed in a very long time. Service was good but not spectacular. The drinks were a bit overpriced for the quality. The food was good from beginning to the end.

Thank Geeseland
Reviewed September 7, 2017

excellent atmosphere, great food, nice and quiet overall, good service. All you need for a nice evening.

Thank Milo M
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

There are two of us who meet twice a week for dinner. We have eaten in most of the Birmingham and broader ares restaurants. We each had the duck which included the black bean serving. My friend ordered the duck as the chief recommended. I...More

2  Thank Dale R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 Forest Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6429
    (Maple & Woodward)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-258-9400
  • E-mail
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