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The Forest Grill

735 Forest Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6429
+1 248-258-9400
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (8 reviews)
“black rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
French, American, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
735 Forest Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-6429
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second timers to this restaurant and hugely disappointed! The menu is limited to 4 fish, 4 meat and 6 pasta dishes. The Appetizers are fetching, such as the octopus, ended doubling up on delicious truffled fries. Duck confit was a disaster, fish dishes were acceptable...More

Thank mirsar
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This "high end" place offered excellent food although the offerings were VERY modest in size (bring you reading glasses to FIND them). Unfortunately the "dinner density" for 2-tops is simply NOT acceptable. I do NOT want to be closer to an adjacent stranger than to...More

Thank wwalker2016
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went with some friends for dinner. The atmosphere is great, food is awesome, and the service was excellent. I ordered black rice as an appetizer, very unique. I had Branzino as an entree and it was superb. Also, their cocktails are great

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We loved the food, we loved the service. The farm egg and the octopus small plates to start were our favorite and the lamb and the branzino entrees were outstanding. Our water was SO attentive and friendly, ask for John :) They even called the...More

Thank Gilda H
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food (duck, black rice, short ribs), service (Joshua), and ambience exemplary! High end restaurant with a relaxed and friendly feel. Executive Chef Nick and general manager Alicia really deliver. Highly recommend a visit! I will definitely return.

Thank fancygirl523
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice octopus/fennel/candied-lemon combination as a starter. Branzino on the skin done well; tasty. Duck breast with carrots, sweet potato puree excellent. Nice wine selection (albeit seriously overpriced by the glass; glass of 'Shatter' almost the price of a bottle when bought retail). Service pleasant. Inventive...More

2  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Better the last time. Menu variety, preparation, décor, lighting all getting tired. probably won't go back.

Thank DrG48301
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We ate here as a group of three on NYE, each getting the five-course prix fixe menu instead of the seven-course tasting menu. The restaurant was elegant and the service was impeccable throughout the night. The first course was soup for everyone, but I don't...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent sturgeon duck bronzini Will definitely return Appetizers dederts also great Good wine list Good chef consistently good but not great yet

Thank rsegraves
Reviewed 27 November 2016

WoW - very impressed from our attentive waiter (from Toledo-so we were like family, I guess; he just made our evening), lots of great suggestions like the starter poached egg appetizer (yummy-had to have a second) to the duck confit, bronzino fish with quinoa and...More

Thank GAMBEE4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
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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