“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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welcome to THE MOTOWN BISTRO

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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.

WE CREATE A DIFFERENT FLAVor FOR EACH MOMENT!

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

Nightly Entertainment Starting @ 6pm

Tues Night: Doug Brown on the Piano

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

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

OUR GALLERY

Happy Hour from 5-7p

Tuesday-Friday

$5 Martinis, Wines, Craft Beer Pints

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FEATURING DOUG BROWN ON TUESDAYS

WEDNESDAY

LOBSTER

FEATURING WHOLE LOBSTER DINNER WITH 2 SIDES

market price

TUESDAY

ALL YOU CAN EAT CRAB LEGS

WITH 2 SIDES & WARM BREAD

MARKET PRICE

CONTACT INFO

OPEN

TUES. WEDS. THURS.

5PM-12AM

 

FRI.  SAT.  SUN.

5PM - UNTIL

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 CLOSED

MON.

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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