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Redcoat Tavern

Burger Joint, Pub, and Beer Garden$$$$
Royal Oak
  • The burgers at Redcoat Tavern is a can't miss
  • Alejandro G.
    "Piedmontese burger is the Best burger ever!"(9 Tips)
    Regan L.
    "Brasserie burger with the Piedmontese beef and fries with zip sauce!"(8 Tips)
    Adam M.
    "Fantastic prime rib, burgers and onion soup, and real scotch eggs."(6 Tips)
    Joyce L.
    "OMG. Check out the fabulous burgers and the fantastic beer menu."(9 Tips)
140 Tips and reviews
  • burgers
  • onion rings
  • scotch eggs
  • side of zip sauce
  • french fries
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  • Elizabeth H.
    Elizabeth HaSeptember 12, 2012
    The manager was so nice. I had my hands full with my newborn and he came out to open the door for me, carried my food to my car and made sure I was good to go. Wonderful service.......for carry out!
  • Krysten T.
    Krysten ThompsonApril 24, 2016
    I absolutely love! Dimly lit and cozy. Casual little bar/restaurant with mouth watering food! Burgers are their main game but they make it all well. Chowders, Corned beef, Fish n Chips.... Yummy
  • Arthur R.
    Arthur RimboldFebruary 16, 2016
    The Piedmontese burger used to be my favorite along with those of my family friends and coworkers. However, it seems that in the last couple years the quality of the beef has fallen to a low.
  • Brenda W.
    When i want a good burger & a beer, I always think Redcoat Tavern. I'm not one to put a lot of toppings, although there are plenty to select from, I enjoy a simple burger.
  • Christian K.
    Christian KeckAugust 14, 2011
    Go here even if you have to drive from Ohio - good selection on burger toppings, drinks, and other. Great food- my order burger medium with brntonions, banpeppers, provolone, sautéed mush, on pumpern
  • Sharon R.
    Sharon RAugust 27, 2013
    Impressed by the extensive beer selection from around the world. Very flavorful Piedmontese burger & loved having a burger on a baguette! Savory Chicken Pot Pie.
  • John M.
    John Manoogian IIIJune 5, 2013
    Ignore the cheesy red lighting and order up a great burger with amazingly flavorful Piedmontese beef. I believe this is only the place in Michigan that serves these.
  • Harrison D.
    Harrison DiskinDecember 31, 2013
    Maybe the most underrated item on the menu. Easily one of my top 5 favorite restaurants. Bravo Red Coat! I also love the WB location.
  • Kai H.
    Kai HorlbeckSeptember 12, 2011
    Probably the best Burger I've ever eaten in the US, wish we could have these over in Europe. Don't be scared about the dimmed red light and missing day light inside
  • Lauren J.
    Lauren JacksonFebruary 28, 2012
    The Piedmontese burger and Mac n cheese..or the buffalo tenders and onion rings. Two of the best combos! Also try the "dirty shirley" its AWESOME
  • Kirk W.
    Kirk WalkerJanuary 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Piedmontese burger with everything and side of zip sauce then seasoned fries or onion rings! Best $20 dollars you can spend!
  • Carlos S.
    Carlos ScottMay 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're a beer person, ask for their library list. Onion rings are a must. And of course the burger, black & blue
  • stephanie w.
    stephanie wentzelNovember 28, 2012
    Haven't been here in years ... but the place has amazing gigantic burgers. Only thing I didn't like was the red lighting throughout the entire restaurant ... it seemed too dark to eat!
  • Kristeena S.
    One of the best burgers I've ever had. Great atmosphere and swift service. Wine / beer menu is amazing.
  • Tom S.
    Tom SheaMay 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Psst... burgers are all the rave but the lake perch, a regular special, is secretly the best thing on the menu.
  • 🌹Jen-Nay🌹
    🌹Jen-Nay🌹April 5, 2013
    The Brasserie Burger w/sweet potato fries. Dip sauce zip. You won't go wrong. Good service.
  • Melissa O.
    Melissa OConnellSeptember 4, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Best restaurant in the metro detroit area. Everything is amazing, but the best is a piedmontese burger, onion rings, and beef tips as your appetizer. AMAZING!
  • Melanie
    MelanieMarch 7, 2015
    Fantastic food. Burgers are as good as people say, but fish and prime rib were also delicious.
  • Harrison D.
    Harrison DiskinDecember 31, 2013
    Maybe the most underrated item on the menu. Easily one of my top 5 favorite restaurants. Bravo Red Coat!
  • Bernardo P.
    Bernardo PachecoAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best burger in town! Get any burger with bacon and guacamole. Do it, do it!
  • Sue J.
    Sue JMarch 31, 2016
    Delicious burgers. Get the low fat Piedmontese. They are pricey. Charge for burger add-one now.
  • Emily T.
    Emily TyMarch 11, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    If you like a good Turkey Reuben, get the Cornwallis but substitute the corned beef for turkey. And get it grilled. Yum!
  • H2O L.
    H2O LIMOSNovember 2, 2013
    Wings are meaty and perfect spice. Onion rings r fresh and lightly battered.
  • Randy M.
    Randy MottoJanuary 15, 2014
    Grab a burger with your choice of fixings a side and a cold beverage and you'll be good to go!
  • Jamie I.
    Jamie IrwinNovember 10, 2012
    Best burgers ever! Really busy though.. But I would deff come again, worth the wait.
  • Andre S.
    Andre SoaresFebruary 9
    Great hamburguer and great variety of beers. And start with the scotish egg
  • Roman R.
    Roman RosalesApril 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best burgers in michigan no doubt Piedmontese double the beef
  • Melody
    MelodyOctober 30, 2010
    amazing food...but really, if you come on a fri or sat nite be prepared to wait an hour...even if you also called in ahead an hour!
  • Harlow-M T.
    Harlow-M The HairstylistDecember 20, 2011
    Great beer list, good burgers & scotch eggs! Call ahead or be prepared to wait for a LONG time.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MagyAugust 18, 2014
    Fantastic prime rib, burgers and onion soup, and real scotch eggs.
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew AustermannOctober 20, 2011
    The Caribean Chowder is incredible! A unique chowder that you will only find at the Redcoat
  • Ian L.
    Ian LowellSeptember 24, 2012
    love this place but they management needs to step it up the bar area smells! clean the place!
  • Regan L.
    Regan LorieMarch 5, 2015
    try the Brasserie burger with the Piedmontese beef and fries with zip sauce!
  • Robin F.
    Robin FJuly 19, 2013
    Burgers are delicious! And the Mount Vernon omg! Super super delectable!
  • Ami B.
    So delicious! If you have a martini ask for the blue cheese stuffed olives!!
  • Tamieka S.
    Tamieka ShereseNovember 3, 2015
    Try the piedmontese burger! Yum-o! The food is worth the wait.
  • Randy T.
    Randy TruscottDecember 2, 2012
    Lisa is a delightful server and the burger with zip sauce is a must.
  • amy k.
    amy kimmerleFebruary 29, 2012
    Just had the Cubano. My fave !! P.s. the Cole Slaw is awesome too !
  • James C.
    James ChlopickFebruary 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    French Onion Soup, Burger, Fries and Onion Rings are all great!!!
  • Cody C.
    Cody CalliganNovember 18, 2012
    Get the Brasserie burger. It will not disappoint.
  • Sue N.
    Sue NyeMarch 14, 2012
    Drive as far as U need to. Wait as long as necessary. u will never be disappointed. Great burgers. Done ur way...even rare !
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew AustermannJuly 5, 2011
    The Red Coat burger is one of the all-time BEST gourmet burgers in Detroit!!
  • Robert C.
    Robert CostleyJuly 20, 2013
    Piedmontese anything burgers are the best. Well worth the extra couple of bucks!
  • Christina S.
    Christina SkopMarch 29, 2011
    I'd put the zip sauce on my cereal it's so good. One of the best burgers in the area.
  • Chow Down Detroit
    Chow Down DetroitSeptember 10, 2014
    Always get the zip sauce and brioche bun for the burger! It's a must!
  • Sonya H.
    Sonya HarrisonOctober 24, 2012
    Awesome burgers! Our late night go-to spot on the weekends.
  • Ginny C.
    Ginny CorderoFebruary 3, 2016
    This is a burger you need to have if in the area. A great foodie experience. Bad service, though :(
  • Alex B.
    Alex B.July 30, 2015
    The scotch egg was great and something I've never had before!
  • Melanie C.
    Melanie CFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Shepherd's pie is savory, and full of fresh veggies. HUGE portions!
  • sneak .
    sneak 👾January 27, 2012
    Don't forget to get a side of zip sauce and dip your fries in it.
  • The Woodward Spine
    The Woodward SpineDecember 1, 2011
    If you haven't been to the Woodward staple, you must! Do yourself a favor and order a burger.
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BoydSeptember 11, 2011
    The burgers are amazing! The wait is pretty long though to get in so try to call ahead or make a reservation
  • Crystal K.
    Crystal KenyonJanuary 28, 2014
    Ryan was awesome! A gentleman and a scholar. He makes the best desserts!!
  • Joyce L.
    Joyce LNovember 23, 2012
    OMG. Check out the fabulous burgers and the fantastic beer menu.
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LyellFebruary 25, 2012
    The blackened sirloin tips with cajun sauce are amazing!!!!!!
  • david k.
    david kestingMay 5, 2010
    Um yeah, the beer list is crazy long and if that's not enough, the actualy have a beer bible for the "rare and aged beers" not listed to the public.
  • Bravo
    BravoNovember 22, 2010
    The best burgers in town! Also try their pommes frites. -John Somerville, Top Chef
  • Khalid A.
    Khalid AlfaresApril 3, 2013
    Really amazing piece of patty!! Wonderful burger
  • Stephanie
    StephanieJanuary 5, 2010
    This is the only place I go when I'm craving a burger. It's the very best - might be the secret sauce. Don't let the dim, red lighting fool you, the food here is great.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WoodyDecember 22, 2011
    The blackened tenderloin tips are amazinggggg. Yum!
  • Joe B.
    Joe BoggioApril 25, 2012
    Amazing burger. Try the zip sauce.
  • Jen
    JenMarch 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The burgers here are definitely worth waiting for.
  • Lola D.
    Lola D.August 22, 2012
    piedmontese burger with gouda cheese and burnt onions. YUM
  • Ken A.
    Ken AshburnJune 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Simply amazing burgers, onion rings and beer selection. Read more
  • Dave H.
    Dave HoggOctober 4, 2015
    The cubano sandwich is fantastic!
  • Ferman S.
    Ferman SmithJune 4, 2011
    Try the fish and chips! Fish is sooo fresh!
  • Lindsey P.
    Lindsey PodziusOctober 5, 2013
    The Piedmontese burger is gross - get the Cornwallis
  • Sue N.
    Sue NyeJune 16, 2011
    Blue Cheese, burnt onions, and a side of zip sauce. YES!
  • Paul K.
    Paul KakoNovember 23, 2012
    Get the Mac and Cheese as an appetizer.
  • Harrison D.
    Harrison DiskinDecember 31, 2013
    Maybe the most underrated item on the menu. Easily one of my top 5 favorite restaurants. Bravo Red Coat! I also love the WB location. Surprised the food channel hasn't caught on to Michigan's best.
  • Kisha T.
    Kisha ThorntonAugust 26, 2012
    The Baked onion soup is a MUST ORDER
  • Marc R.
    Marc RichmanMay 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great fillet with zip sauce
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HatlineOctober 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    it's a good thing they have a great burger because everything else about the redcoat experience fuckin blows
  • Shannon D.
    Shannon DawnMay 28, 2014
    Piedmonte burgers are a must
  • Shana E.
    Shana EAugust 14, 2011
    The Scotch Egg is that Deal!!!! Yum!!!
  • Erin M.
    Erin MyersMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for Mary Beth! She's wonderful!
  • Bico D.
    Bico DerSeptember 18, 2013
    Have a Dirty Bastard beer! The best in town!
  • Kimberly S.
    Kimberly SternbergMarch 9, 2012
    Ask for heather best bartender in town
  • Chris C.
    Chris CMarch 16, 2010
    Get the Scotch egg - have with a great beer - you will enjoy!
  • Joe M.
    Joe MoriconiFebruary 14, 2012
    Try the Guinness Draught - Guinness is Good!
  • Mark M.
    Mark MooreNovember 23, 2013
    Service was not that great today, no refill on soda,appetizer came out with burger, server gad attitude of indifference
  • Rolin G.
    Rolin GainesMarch 18, 2015
    Hamburgers that melt in your mouth!
  • Brian M.
    Brian MekjianFebruary 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure to get here early on weekends or be prepared to wait for a long time
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew AustermannJuly 14, 2011
    The Brasserie Burger is incredible!
  • Jelisa D.
    Jelisa DanielsSeptember 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Brassiere Burger is Bomb.Com
  • Mike S.
    Mike SoukupJuly 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The redcoat sauce makes the burger!!
  • Jason H.
    Jason HAugust 9, 2011
    Vegetarians don't eat the Mac n cheese. It's made with chicken stock.
  • Kristin W.
    Kristin WalkerJuly 19, 2016
    Burgers, fries, fish & chips
  • Mike R.
    Mike RooneyAugust 20, 2012
    Best burger in Michigan hands down
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon ChesnuttDecember 30, 2009
    The burgers here are crazy awesome and totally worth waiting for a table. ;)
  • Meghan L.
    Meghan LaffertyMarch 27, 2012
    Their sweet potato fries are amazing!
  • Ryan R.
    Ryan ReynoldsJanuary 21, 2010
    If getting a burger add a side of onion rings. Best in the biz.
  • Konnie
    KonnieMarch 1, 2012
    Best Burger the Brasserie Burger ....
  • J K.
    J KFebruary 24, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Call ahead and make sure your entire party is there, they can be tough. Great beer list and the food is outstanding.
  • Stav H.
    Stav HamamaMarch 3, 2014
    I'm craving another burger soooo good
  • Mark L.
    Mark LuttrellNovember 23, 2012
    Great beer menu
  • Ken Z.
    Ken ZurowickFebruary 24, 2010
    Get a Scotch Egg as an appetizer!!! You will thank me later.
  • Ken D.
    Ken De MarioAugust 17, 2015
  • Mike P.
    Mike PalmerJune 8, 2014
    Cubano sandwich is amazing
  • Melissa W.
    Melissa WhiteOctober 16, 2013
    Amazing burgers and beers!
  • Tamieka S.
    Tamieka ShereseNovember 3, 2015
    Burgers and burgers!
  • Anna K.
    Anna Krycinski ☀December 6, 2013
    Philadelphia is amazing :)
  • Rob M.
    Rob MFebruary 9, 2014
    Zip sauce and clown shoes.
  • Monique C.
    Monique CzarneckiApril 24, 2011
    Oh my beloved Red Coat.why you do this to was not so long ago that you held a cherished piece of my heart, soul and stomach, with your bush league greasy onion rings and undercooked hamburger :(
  • Self Storage Specialist S.
    The best burgers in the Land!
  • Steve J.
    Steve Jackson JrJanuary 15, 2011
    Brent and Jamie r the top B-tenders in town...for realz
  • Anna G.
    Anna GraizbordDecember 23, 2011
    The Piedmontese is the BEST!
  • Tom S.
    Tom SheaJanuary 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Drink a good beer here. And get the onion rings.
  • Stefan P.
    Stefan PitcoffDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If you don't get the pemont burger u messed up
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SpurlockNovember 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Split the burger and get a cup of clam chowder.
  • Scot
    ScotJanuary 15, 2012
    I ate most of the chocolate pudding.
  • Doreen E.
    Doreen ElliottNovember 22, 2015
    Burgers and fried mushrooms
  • Caitlin B.
    Caitlin BrownSeptember 28, 2011
    BEST Mac and Cheese and Clam Chowder!
  • Tony S.
    Tony SaboMarch 22, 2014
    Best burgers ever!!!!
  • Erin
    ErinOctober 2, 2011
    Onion rings were way too greasy, wish i would've gotten fries.
  • Sean O.
    Sean O'BrienMarch 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Brasserie Burger...
  • Tom
    TomNovember 15, 2012
    Good as always!
  • Bright Lights
    Bright LightsMarch 1, 2012
    Brasserie Burger
  • Tish C.
    Tish ClarkMarch 3, 2012
    Great burgers!
  • Alejandro G.
    Alejandro GarzaJanuary 5, 2011
    Piedmontese burger is the Best burger ever!
  • nick g.
    nick gangadharanNovember 9, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the Brasserie Burger!
  • Valerie S.
    Valerie SadidOctober 13, 2014
    Get the Piedmontese
  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PNovember 17, 2012
    Get a burger
  • Scot
    ScotJanuary 15, 2012
    Don't come here unless you're going to eat some new England clam chowder
  • Alex D.
    Alex DAugust 11, 2012
    Park at the Burger King.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BrownJune 8, 2010
    Redcoat Burger, Onion Rings, and a Highlife
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MerrittAugust 24, 2013
    First time in 24 years
  • Lindsey P.
    Lindsey PodziusOctober 5, 2013
    Get Cornwallis the Piedmontese is gross
  • Ben B.
    Ben BatorFebruary 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for Caitlin. Get russian on the burger.
  • Mike L.
    Mike LemerikiApril 20, 2011
    Best onion rings!
  • Adam D.
    Adam DiehmJanuary 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Zip sauce makes me feel happy inside....
  • Matt O.
    Matt OrtliebJune 29, 2014
    Not worth the wait. Better burgers at many other places.
  • Tony V.
    Tony VecchiatoMay 14, 2010
    Rachel is an awesome server!
  • Jill L.
    Jill L.June 14, 2013
    Not a place I would go back
  • Aaron V.
    Aaron VelthovenOctober 15, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    get the piedmontese. best burger in Detroit!
  • Lindsay V.
    Lindsay VanJune 14, 2013
    this place is overrated. too loud. too crowded. too dark.
  • Mark F.
    Mark FrenkelSeptember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Stay out of the hot tub.
  • Eli E.
    Eli EscobedoDecember 31, 2009
    Come early it's going to be a long wait
  • Aaron V.
    Aaron VelthovenDecember 2, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    server Bill is great!
  • Omer B.
    Omer BilhanMay 9, 2015
    5 💫✨⭐️🍔 Burger!
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