34250 Groesbeck Hwy, Clinton Twp, MI | Directions 4803542.548753 -82.927855
Harbor House is one of Detroits treasures. – We have been going to this restaurant for over 30 years. Where do i start? The salad bar is by far the best anywhere. ALways fresh and the best tasting salads anywhere. the soup is also great from their famous Gumbo to the seafood chowder. Which ever ones they offer when we go they are great. What is crazy is that after the fresh bread and honey butter, soup, salad and your dinner you can re order as often as you want from nearly twenty items I almost forgot their delicious mushroom appetizer which is included. I just found out a new location has opened downtown Detroit. I can not wait to find it. There is nothing else like it in the Metro area. It is no wonder they are always busy and a 2007 citysearch winner for best seafood.
BEAUTIFUL ALL U CAN EAT RESTAURANT(SEAFOOD, STEAKS, ETC...) – Harbor House is a beautiful restaurant that has all the walls hand painted inside. It gives the feel as if you are under the ocean with all the beautiful fish and coral. I was impressed with the service we recieved. My boyfriend and I had Alaskan King Crab Legs...THEY WERE THE FRESHEST I'VE EVER HAD!! The owner walked around and asked how everything was. When I comminted on the flavor and freshness he explained that they are imported fresh daily from overseas(japan?) WOW! Caught fresh and made for me. Hands down..Harbor House is a must if you are in the mood for seafood, steak, shrimp, salmon, white fish, lobster..gosh i forgot everything that they have. Gotta warn you, if you try it you might become addicted. ROCK ON!
Worst dining experience ever – After the experience my wife and I had, I felt that it was my duty to save anybody else from having a similar experience. Upon entering the restaurant, there was nobody in the lobby to seat us. After waiting a few minutes we decided to seat ourselves. Finally a waitress came over, after what seemed like and argument with the manager. She brought a bread basket and fried mushrooms. The bread was burnt to a crisp and the mushrooms were ice cold. She took our drink order and said we had better hurry up and get to the salad bar before they "Broke it down". We went to the salad bar and found many of the items had run out, water logged salad, beets in the ranch dressing, and macaroni & cheese that was so hard you could not scoop it. Also, the spoon was so hot it burned my wife when she touched it. When we returned to the table I found the draft beer I had ordered, it was flat and tasted like warm bath water. After a few more minutes our waitress returned, I wondered why it took so long as there were only a couple of people in the whole restaurant, mostly what seemed like employees sitting around the bar. Amazingly all this was nothing compared to what happened next. An argument broke out at the bar. A guy at the bar was yelling very loudly about what seemed like employees, he yelled profanities and pounded on the bar. This guy must have been the owner because nobody called the police. I can't imagine a customer doing this and not being asked to leave. I looked at my wife and without a word we both got up and left. Going to the Harbor House was the worst dining experience that we have ever had. If a friend was talking of going to eat there, I would offer to pay for them to go somewhere else, that's how bad our experience was. I tried posting this review with no stars, but the site would not let me.
A must if you like all you can eat! – This is just good food at a fair price and lots of it. Me and my partner love seafood so had to try this place when we heard they serve all you can eat seafood plus and a waitress brings it too your table hot and fresh each time you order a new entre.hmmm...no dry food that's been sitting for hours at the buffet what a concept and it is quite a good one at that. The food was really good, not five star cuisine but certainly four. The beer batter shrimp and frogs legs were excellent as was the shrimp scampi. The prime rib wasn't the best I've ever had but very good indeed. I didn't really care for the london broil but that could just be me, besides there are many other choices to try. The salad bar was small but fresh and tasty... there was a cold seafood pasta salad that was incredibly good wish I had the recipe. The soups were home made as was the warm bread with a very nice honey butter. Dinner also included an appetizer of battered mushrooms that were very good. Drinks we're reasonably priced as well and ranged from soft drinks to a full bar and minimal but decent wine list. The service was very good and friendly too. Overall a good place if you're hungry though prices are good enough that you won't feel like you didn't get your moneys worth if you don't eat a lot. Worth a try for sure!
Casual with High-end all you can eat entrees – This is my first review, but I could not resist for this restaurant. I have driven past for years and the parking lot is ALWAYS crowded at dinner time. Finally decided to see what it was all about, and boy am I glad that I did. Not your typical "all-you-can-eat" fare. There is prime rib, shrimp, swordfish, salmon, perch, etc and for a little extra you can have crab legs too. All this and the very attentive waitress brings it right to your table! Why deal with the long lines at the casino buffets??? I can't wait to go back, but I think I will go in the early evening-late afternoon before it gets really crowded. But in all fairness, this place is very large and there is plenty of room between the tables. Only complaint my party had was that the coffee could have been better and the key-lime pie was bland and old-tasting. So fill up on the entrees, I say, and you can't be disappointed!
Pure Quality Great price – Habor House does things the old fashion way. Homemdae soups, Extra fresh salad bar, Home made bread, Homemade honey butter. Chicken marsala that compares to the best Italian restaurants, Large selection of fresh fish, Great Steaks. the meatiest and freshest tasting crab legs around. I know because it is all you can eat and I have tried almost all the items. Very impresive. the atmosphere is to die for. you truly feel you are eating under water in one of the most beautiful coral reefs you could possibly dream up. Works great for us because even if everyone is not that hungry you can order very reasonably priced single serve entrees too. Our favorite restaurant. No wonder it has received several City Search "best" awards.
best Value – Unbelievable how the harbor House can give such high quality food and make it waitress served all you can eat. Lots of items. Not the buffet food I was expecting, it was as good or better than most single serve restaurants at the same price. Appetizers were included too. Worth a try extra hungry or not.
crableg value – This sit down all u can eat restaurant just cant be beat for there crab and steakes.And yes its all u can eat.Small salad bar,but good.nice decor,and great drinks.My personal favorite is the prime rib and the monk fish.And yes thats all u can eat too.You cant beat this kinda deal anywhere else or the freshness and the quality.I would recommend this place to all my friends.
SEAFOOD AND MORE – THIS IS THE BEST JOINT FOR SEAFOOD THAT I KNOW OF.BEEN THERE FOREVER.GREAT PRICES FOR ALL U CAN EAT CRAB LEGS .FRIENDLY STAFF AND EXCELLENT DEEP FRIED MUSHROOMS.........THERE SUPER SIZED JUMBOS.EVERY TABLE GETS THEM INCLUDED IN THERE MEAL .AFTER CRAB LEGS IF YOUR STILL HUNGRY U CAN SWITCH TO ANYTHING OFF THERE MENU.LOBSTER IS MARKET PRICED.
all ya can chow crab.... – totally da best and all you can eat for one price.great bar and lg. selection of drinks.beautiful painting on the walls of ocean life,a must see floor to cealing painting.great scallops and frog legs.clean and cozy but big place to go for a seafood feast.its a sitdown buffet style.they serve ya all you want.lobster is market price,limit 2 but then you can keep eating all the other goodies including crab and prime rib anf ribs,fish and so much more i cant mention all of it , kids pay by there age.daily specials also.
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