About us

Imaginate Restaurant

With 28 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our Executive Chef/ Restaurateur is excited to present his vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us, cheers Chef Omar Mitchell.

All Reservations are made online by clicking on the Reserve Tab for main dining reservation.  If you do not see the time slot you are looking for, then it may not be available and you can submit an inquiry under the Parties Tab.

For groups of 6 or more, to secure your reservation we will contact you with the next steps to complete your deposit which will go towards your final bill.  We do 1 check per table with an auto gratuity added to the final bill for all parties of 6 & more.. And a food and beverage minimum for groups of 10 or more.  We accept online reservations for up to 20 guests, if your group is larger, please fill out the inquiry in the Parties tab on this website and our booking manager will contact you back..  

**Please do not make multiple reservations for a large group.  Doing this will result in your reservations not being seated near your other reservations or canceled.  Our reservation system is in real-time and will place all reservations according to the availability being made.**

We strive to provide and promote an elegant family friendly and welcoming atmosphere for everyone. 

We ask that our guests choose polished and suited attire for our restaurant.


Clothing emitting excessive marijuana odor

Excessively revealing clothing, exposed undergarments

Clothing with offensive language or graphics

Admittance is at the discretion of management who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who are inappropriately dressed.  We appreciate your cooperation.

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Book your next party with us!

Our restaurant and Banquets spaces are available for private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event.

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Let us cater your next event

Imaginate Restaurant would be honored to provide our services for your next event. Each event is bespoke to your tastes and needs, to provide the best experience possible for you and your guests.





401. S. Lafayette St
Royal Oak, MI



Effective 10/24/2023
Closed Monday's & Tuesday's

Sunday's 2pm-8pm Dinner Menu (kitchen closes at7:30pm)
Weds-Thursday 4pm-10pm (Last reservation at 8:30pm, kitchen closes at 9pm)
Fri-Sat 4pm-11pm ( Last seating 10pm on Fridays & Saturday's kitchen closes at 10:30pm)
Hours vary for Hoilidays
No Balloons, $5 cake cutting fee per slice for outside vendor, No Outside Beverages are allowed. There will be a 4% fee for all debit/credit card payments. To avoid this fee, please use cash or (see your server). All parties of 6 or more will have an auto grat of 22% added to final bill.