About The Rattlesnake Club

Detroit’s Premier Riverfront Restaurant

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Locally grown, seasonally sourced, and classically inspired since 1988. Committed to re-defining fine dining in the Motor City for over 25 years, The Rattlesnake Club invites you to join us for lunch, small plates, Happy Hour or dinner while taking in views of the international skyline in our elegant and lofty space alongside the Detroit River. In the warmer months, our Garden Terrace offers our complete lunch & dinner menus complemented by cool river breezes and sweeping views of the Detroit and Canadian shores, all just steps from the Detroit RiverWalk.

Featuring the highest quality, sustainably harvested seasonal foods, including prime Certified Angus Beef, non-farmed finfish & shellfish, and locally grown produce, our menu offers something for every palate and budget. Allow our staff to pair each course or your choice of our fun small plates & shareables with a selection from our bar featuring acclaimed wines, Michigan-made craft beers, and artisan liquors. Complete your evening with one of our delectable desserts or signature blend coffees.

Planning a private event? Entertain your guests in style in one of five private dining rooms with dedicated event planning and culinary staff. Getting married? The Stroh River Place’s six-story Atrium, a breathtaking blend of marble, brick and glass, offers a unique loft-like setting perfectly suited for today’s modern brides and grooms. Add our brick terrace ceremony site, overlooking the Detroit River and RiverWalk, to celebrate your new life together in a beautifully lush, yet very urban, oasis.

Please visit our Events page to view upcoming wine dinners and other special events.

Our History

The Rattlesnake Club first opened its doors in 1988 in Stroh’s historic 300 River Place building, once home to Parke Davis & Co. Since that day, The Rattlesnake has consistently set new standards for creative cuisine, exceptional service, and professional catering from its picturesque river view restaurant. Named by its founder to denote the energy of its kitchen and culinary prowess, The Rattlesnake was built on the dream of reviving the Detroit dining scene through the use of local and seasonable ingredients. The restaurant has upheld these goals throughout the years, and continues to evolve much like the city in which it resides. Today, The Rattlesnake thrives in its Rivertown neighborhood, sitting upon a restored RiverWalk, and allowing guests to gaze out the windows at the glow of downtown Detroit and Windsor while enjoying a meal complemented by the finest service.

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Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2015 DiRoNA Achievement of Distinction in Dining OpenTable Diners' Choice 2015


Tuesday-Thursday 11:30AM - 10PM
Friday 11:30AM - 11PM
Saturday 5:30PM - 11PM
Sunday-Monday Closed


300 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207