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Restaurants in Detroit

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Detroit restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Detroit restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Detroit to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Detroit restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Detroit.

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  • Detroit's Breakfast House & Grill @ Merchant's Row

    The breakfast and lunch choice of CEO’s, judges, government officials, and other power people is designed to resemble a contemporary yet cozy livin... More
  • Evie's Tamales & Family Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    As the name indicates, Evie’s is famous for its tamales—the real meat-or-cheese-filled kind that practically fall apart with tenderness when you po... More
  • Lafayette Coney Island

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Crowded with Formica tables that have seen better days, Lafayette Coney is a beloved institution that seems to have been in Detroit as long as its ... More
  • Mosaic, Detroit

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The waterfalls, teak walls, and plentiful marble touches are giveaways that Mosaic is no ordinary Greektown restaurant. Uprooting their baklava and... More
  • New Three Star BarBQ

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    New Three Star BarBQ is the place to go for dry-rubbed ribs and a cold brew in Hamtramck. Located on Joseph Campau Street, this modest, three-gener... More
  • Polish Village Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    A basement restaurant with a Central Europe style, the Polish Village Café was featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Look for... More
  • Rattlesnake Club

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Despite being owned by Jimmy Schmidt, Detroit’s best known chef, Rattlesnake Club is somewhat of a foodies’ secret, tucked away on a side street ju... More
  • Salvador Deli

  • Seldom Blues

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Sindbad’s

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Drive or boat up to this restaurant in the Marina District of the Detroit River. The two-story building with many windows has 36 boat wells availab... More
  • The Whitney

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Detroit’s late-19th-century heyday is on display in this pink granite, 52-room mansion, originally built in 1894 for lumber baron David Whitney. Th... More
  • Urban Break Coffeehouse

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Vicentes Cuban Cuisine

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Vicentes feels a bit like an old-fashioned supper club, with blond wood chairs, tables covered in a striking shade of burgundy, and a dance floor t... More

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