Start Your Tiger’s Opening Day Celebration at The Statler in Detroit

Detroit, MI — March 28, 2024

Today is Major League Baseball’s opening day. Tiger fans will have to wait another week to greet their heroes at Comerica Park. Detroit faces the White Sox today at 4:10 pm at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. After a three-game series at the former Comiskey Park, The Tigers travel to New York City for another three-game set, this time against the Mets.

So, the Home Opener is set for April 5th against the Oakland Athletics. If you are looking for a place to kick off your opening day party or celebrate another Tiger victory, consider one of the newest additions to Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, the Statler French-American Bistro. It is located in the former Statler Hotel at Washington Boulevard and W. Grand River in downtown Detroit, within easy walking distance of Comerica Park.

The Statler Patio, Detroit / Photo Courtesy of The Statler Facebook

Located in the heart of downtown Detroit’s entertainment and theatre districts and just feet from Comerica Park, the Statler French American Bistro is excited to announce that it will open its large outdoor Patio on Friday, April 5, to celebrate the start of the Detroit Baseball season.

Game Time

Before heading over to Comerica Park for the 1:10 pm season home opener, visit The Statler and start your celebration early. Beginning at 11:00 am, the patio will open, and the grill will be heating up to provide guests with a special game-day menu of Hotdogs, Sausages, and Burgers.   There will also be some great opening day drink specials taking place.

The Game-Day menu will be served on the patio from 11:00 am-4:00 pm, with food and drink specials lasting until 7:00 pm. Regular dining services with the full menu start at 4:00 pm.

Guests who want to celebrate after the game can still enjoy opening-day food and drink specials while enjoying live entertainment from local musician Cliff Erikson. Cliff, a Port Huron native, has been electrifying audiences for over 30 years and will perform on the patio from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The Statler French-American Bistro is located at 313 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. There is no cover charge, but reservations are always encouraged and can be made online at

Convenient self-serve parking in the Clifford Street Underground Garage, with an elevator to the dining room, is available seven days a week.


Detroit Tigers Baseball / Photo Courtesy of Instagram Fan dangakenimages