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Lelli's Restaurant

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885 N Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2639
+1 248-373-4440
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Detroiter
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 8:45 reservation on New Year's even and arrived at 8:40 to find out the lobby was packed and they were completely backed up. They hadn't seat their 8:00 reservations and were running over an hour behind. We scrambled to find availability at another restaurant, paid the valet (it's not complimentary), and had to drive 20 away from... More 

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Thank amritacantsingh
Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lelli's is an excellent Italian restaurant that specializes in steaks. They have a several course meal option that is absolutely outstanding. Courses include fresh baked bread, antipasto, salad, minestrone soup (best I have ever had), spaghetti, the main entry, and desert. Their steak rivals any other restaurant's at a very reasonable price compared to other fine restaurants (i.e. Ruth's Chris,... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The service was great and the food was fabulous. Sea bass was cooked to perfection. Filet melts in your mouth. Do the 6 course dinner. It is worth it. Nice atmosphere for business or a special night out.

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Thank risarockett
Fenton, Michigan
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The food was phenomenal and the atmosphere is great, however it is a bit pricy. The service was great though so overall a great dining experience.

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Thank JRush676
pleasant ridge, mi
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144 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I dined here last night and it was wonderful. We always get the Chateaubriand with the 6 courses. The wine list has some great selections, the Caesar salad is excellent, a Caesar with actual flavor! What a concept!! Soup and salad were solid. The meat was perfectly prepared and delicious! Plenty of food for dinner and lunch... More 

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Thank drdotbrown
Detroit, Michigan
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Lelli's for a date night. The decor is more than a little dated. Be prepared, this is not a quick dinner, you will be there for some time. The steaks were outstanding. So was the service.

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Thank X-Man2112
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I came here as it is not too far from my hotel and was looking forward to a nice meal. The ambiance is nice and the service acceptable but it is incredibly expensive and the food is not up to what you pay. It is a total waste of money and I will never come back. By the way I... More 

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Thank Marco7210
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The atmosphere for an exceptional evening with course after course of food gives the patron a great evening to remember.,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Best dining experience takes you back to a true old-fashioned Italian Eatery. We had exceptional service the food melts in your mouth and wallets a little pricey compared to your normal places compared to a top-shelf steakhouse it really isn't that bad. If you watch Groupon there's often some specials on there.

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Thank Terry L
Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had heard "good things" about Lelli's, but I guess that was when Clinton was President! Service as very slow, and I had to ask twice when the entree was coming. After two inquiries, we were told there was a party "on the other side" and that the kitchen was backed up. The decor was a bit stale, and gain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80
Cuisine
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 885 N Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Auburn Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-373-4440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?