“Anybody can make you enjoy the first bite of a dish, but only a real chef can make you enjoy the last.”

FRANCOIS MINOT

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THE MENU

DINNER

STARTERS & PERFECT FOR SHARING

ENTREES

NEW YORK OSCAR

Grilled choice New York strip topped w/ lump crab meat garlic compound butter, herb whipped potatoes, & vegetable du jour

 

SEAFOOD RISSOTTO

BAY SCALLOPS, SHRIMP, LOBSTER, ASIAGO CHEESE

 

CATFISH NUGGETS

Hand-cut fish, lightly tossed in flour/cornmeal fried  & served w/ cajun aioli

 

NEW ORLEANS CHAR-GRILLED OYSTERS

Tempura battered cold water lobster, lightly tossed in flour/ cornmeal, fried, and served w/cajun aioli

 

WORLD FAMOUS LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE

Lobster meat w/ 4 cheeses, tossed w/ noodles then baked

 

CRAB STUFFED SALMON

PAN SEARED SALMON, CHEF'S RICE, VEGETABLE DU JOUR, TOPPED W/ CAPER CREAM SAUCE

 

LOBSTER RAVIOLI

Topped wi/ Lobster cream sauce

 

SHRIMP SCAMPI

CHEF'S RICE, GARLIC, W/ WHITE WINE CREAM SAUCE

 

CHEF SELECTION

OYSTER ROCKEFELLER

Chef’s blend of spinach, garlic, bacon, and parmesan cheese

 

CHEF SELECTION

BLUE CRAB POTATO SKINS

Baked idaho potatoes, hollowed & fried, topped w/tomato, blue crab meat, red onions, and melted cheese

 

CHEF SELECTION

SURF & TURF

South African lobster tail & filet migion, roasted red skin potatoes, w/vegetable du jour

 

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKES

Pan seared w/ asparagus & corn saute’

 

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About

THE STORY

Welcome to THE MOTOWN BISTRO Oyster BAR, located in the beautiful EASTERN MARKET OF DETROIT, Michigan, and minutes away from downtown Detroit. THE MOTOWN BISTRO is where great food, music, and service all meet to create an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experience. While enjoying an array of culinary masterpieces, impeccable service is our guarantee. We strive only for the best.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY J.A.D. RESTAURANT GROUP.

WE CREATE A DIFFERENT FLAVor FOR EACH MOMENT!

The Motown Bistro will be Re-opening February 3, 2021

 

per the state of Michigan covid-19 restrictions we have  Limited seating , so please call ahead for reservations & availability. At The Motown Bistro, safety is the top of mind for our customers and hard-working employees.

Our Tradition

PASSIONATE ABOUT GOOD FOOD AND EXCELLENT SERVICE!

EXCEPTIONAL ENTREE'S DESIGNED BY OUR EXECUTIVE CHEF Charles Williams, using ONLY THE FINEST INGREDIENTS TO ENGAGE ALL YOUR SENSES, AND CREATE A MEMORABLE OCCASION IS OUR NORM.

CHEF

 

ENTERTAINMENT

OUR GALLERY

Nightly Entertainment Starting @ 6pm

 

Weds Night: Soulful Sounds of Chiara Sings Feat Elevation

Thurs Night: Soulful Sounds of Chiara Sings Feat Elevation

Friday Night: In th Zone Band

Sat-Sun Night: Marty Ballog and Friends Jazz Band

 

Happy Hour from 5-7p

Wednesday-Friday

$5 Martinis, Wines, Craft Beer Pints

 

FEATURING DOUG BROWN

WEDNESDAY

LOBSTER

FEATURING WHOLE LOBSTER DINNER WITH 2 SIDES

market price

Valentines day Weekend

 

Saturday-Sunday February 13-14, 2021!

12PM - 10pm

Featuring live jazz and a Special LOVER'S WEEKEND MENU THAT INCLUDES KING CRAB LEGS OR WHOLE FRIED LOBSTER!

 

Make your reservations soon!

CONTACT INFO

OPEN

WEDS. THURS. FRI.

4PM-10PM

SAT.  & SUN.

12PM - 10PM

KITCHEN CLOSES @ 9:30PM

LAST RESERVATIONS, LAST SEATING  @ 9:15pm

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CLOSED MON. & TUES.

2735 RUSSELL ST, DETROIT, MI 48207

313-567-2811

or contact our sister restaurant Bert's Jazz Cafe

313-567-2030

At the Motown Bistro you will find only the best quality and freshest oysters, whether being shucked, served on ice in a half shell, Rockefeller or Renard style, we will prepare them to perfection.

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