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6676 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-3402
+1 248-851-8782
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 10:00
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Waterford, Michigan
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I bought a Groupon for this restaurant and to get a break from holiday cooking I suggested we use the groupon. My husband called to find out they were going to be closed and wouldn't re-open until mid January.....after our coupon would have expired! The person at the restaurant said the would extend it till January 25.... More 

Thank padmill0906
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Delicious food. We purchased a groupon for a 5 course meal where you can select an entree. Lamb chops and Cornish Hen are excellent. The summer salad, the bread and the Napoleon dessert are outstanding. The pierogi were the weakest in my opinion as the dough was different from what I am used to. However, the sauerkraut filling was tasty.

1 Thank Christine R
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

New people took over and portions went down.. Music is good, service is ok.. Food??? Not Russian anymore or Jewish,, Its a combo of wanna bees...

1 Thank Janet1962_1
Plymouth, Michigan
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288 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The best part of the meal was my excellent Russian beer (a half liter bottle of Baltic #5). The salad was good, we had no choice but it seemed to have a raspberry vinaigrette dressing. We ordered a blintz and caviar appetizer. The waiter told me the blintz were crepes, which they were, but obviously not freshly prepared and not... More 

2 Thank Gorton54
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We visited Fiddler after purchasing a groupon for the restaurant. We live in West Bloomfield and were not even aware it was in the neighborhood. It is tucked away in the back of a strip mall, not even visible from Orchard Lake Road. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the ambiance. With primarily a Russian... More 

Thank Joanne T
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Meal was very good and staff very friendly and helpful. This was our first time in a Russian Restaurant in the USA and we were pleased with our meal. We are from europe and are used to eating out in europe.

1 Thank noeels
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I love this place! This is one of my favorite places now! You Must Try! Napoleon FIDDLER. Fiddler legacy. Our own creation. This delicacy is a 7 layer cake with vanilla cream.

3 Thank Ali D
Troy, Michigan
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

May be it was just the bad luck but I had a disappointing experience in this restaurant! 1st let me say, I am russian and ate in Russian Restaurants many times. I know, how the food should taste like. I must say though that the decor was OK and service were good, no complains here. The wait time was quite... More 

1 Thank Nataly0614
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

i've been to russia four times. when i have a hankering to go down memory lane, i LOVE visiting TheFiddler! tastes like i right back in russia. super authentic. love that all the employees are russian and ukranian. love when they have someone singing in the russian language. love that 90% of the customers are true russians. two of my... More 

2 Thank votemom
Clarkston, Michigan
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

I bought my parents a Groupon for a 4 person dinner at The Fiddler - what a bargan. We went there Jan 18, 2014 and were very impressed by the food, service and entertainment. All courses were unbelieveably good, and entertainment was provided by a woman who could sing a wide variety of songs, and play the violin beautifully. We... More 

Thank LindaHolody

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$17
Eastern European, Russian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6676 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Bloomfield
  • Phone Number: +1 248-851-8782

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