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Andiamo Owner Brings a French-American Bistro to Downtown Detroit Next Year

The Statler Bistro is scheduled to debut in January 2021

A rendering of the City Club Apartments features a long building with the narrow end curved around a street.
A rendering of the City Club Apartments, which will feature the Statler Bistro.
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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, the company behind the Andiamo chain and Joe Muer Seafood, is slated to bring a new French-American bistro to a downtown Detroit development in early 2021. The Statler Bistro is slated to open on the first floor the City Club Apartments development at Washington Boulevard and West Grand River Avenue in January, per a release.

The restaurant’s name is a tribute to the former Statler Hotel that was located at the site. It’s expected to seat 175 people with “a European flair” to its design and a large outdoor patio. The restaurant will also feature a market selling groceries and packaged meals, a growing trend among restaurants in the downtown district that’s taken on more significance during the pandemic.

The Statler Hotel was flattened in 2005 ahead of the Super Bowl, according to Curbed Detroit. City Club Apartments-CBD Detroit project broke ground with golden shovels in 2018.

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Andiamo Detroit Riverfront

400 Renaissance Center, , MI 48243 (313) 567-6700 Visit Website

Joe Muer Seafood

400 Renaissance Center, , MI 48243 (313) 567-6837 Visit Website

Statler Bistro

Washington Boulevard, Detroit,