Where to Eat Dinner in Detroit

Devour nearby savory and sweet eats with a flavorful kick in Detroit.

Choose from a variety of dining spots in Detroit, discovering local-favorite food and exploring the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly eatery or seeking a new restaurant with a rising popularity, Detroit offers a diverse range of cuisines that will cater to all palettes and cravings. Feeling peckish during Tourism Academy? Walk through the lively streets of Motor City and find top-rated spots for Detroit-style Pizza. Devour meals from an assortment of food trucks, or look into Detroit’s thriving vegetarian and vegan food scene.

Dive into these suggested places to eat while attending Tourism Academy 2024.

5-10 (and under) minute walk from Westin Book Cadillac

  • Leila - Modern eatery with chic interiors and a list of classic Lebanese cuisine–just a five-minute walk from Grand Circus Park.
  • Parc - Stylish restaurant serving modern American grub with charming views of Campus Martius Park.
  • Lafayette Coney Island - Local-favorite serving hot dogs, burgers, and fries in a casual setting.
  • San Morello - Italian spot offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a spacious setting with hip decor.
  • La Lanterna - Italian eatery with a cozy atmosphere serving homemade pasta and pizza with a vast selection of wine and beer.
  • Texas de Brazil - High-end Brazilian dining spot offering generous portions of meat that’s grilled over an open flame.
  • Olin Bar & Kitchen - Eatery with a modern interior serving modern American cuisine and cocktails with brunch and dinner options.
  • Downtown Louie’s Grill - Tavern-themed restaurant with a lively atmosphere, serving a European spin on classic American dishes and a vast selection of local beers.
  • Savannah Blue - Chic dining spot offering a modern twist on soul food with upscale cocktail and wine pairings.
  • Buddy’s Pizza - Iconic Detroit-style deep dish pizza–regarded on the Food Network as “one of the Nation’s best pizza places.”
  • Maru Sushi & Grill - Upscale Japanese restaurant serving a modern twist on Asian-fusion appetizers and sushi rolls while also providing a vast selection of drink pairings.
  • Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine - Cuban restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere offering authentic Havana cuisine.
  • Central Kitchen + Bar - Classic American comfort cuisine and happy hour options served in a stylishly industrial interior.
  • The Apparatus Room - Chic lounge serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with an impressive wine list–a short stroll from the Detroit Riverwalk.
A bartender making a drink at the Apparatus Room in Detroit.

10-15 minute walk from Westin Book Cadillac

  • Basement Burger Bar - Casual dining space offering customizable burger options and areas to watch a sports game.
  • Pegasus Taverna - Authentic Greek cuisine served in a charmingly rustic interior–located in Greektown.
  • Frita Batidos - Casual eatery near the Detroit House of Comedy serving Cuban meals, cocktails, and beer.
  • Sweetwater Tavern - Local favorite bar and restaurant serving iconic chicken wings with homemade savory sauces.
  • The Elephant Room - Lively brickhouse-themed restaurant serving American pub food and a vast selection of drinks.
  • Loco’s Tex-Mex Grille - Mexican restaurant in the Bricktown neighborhood serving Tex-Mex meals in a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Union Assembly / Mom’s Spaghetti - Classic American grub, cocktails and beer inside, with an alley-based takeout window for the Eminem-inspired Mom's Spaghetti concept–just steps from Comerica Park.
  • Bucharest Grill - Middle Eastern cuisine and sandwich wraps served in a casual setting.
  • Redsmoke Barbeque - Dining spot in Greektown serving classic barbecue and southern food.
  • Lager House - Lively bar and restaurant serving a modern spin on American pub food with an impressive collection of beer.
A woman eating a slice of pizza at Buddy's Pizza in Detroit.

Must-eat places worthy of an Uber or Lyft

  • Grey Ghost - Trendy restaurant serving pub-inspired comfort food with vegetarian options.
  • Tocororo - Island-inspired bar and restaurant offering a Caribbean spin on American pub food–located near Dequindre Cut, a greenway with stunning works of graffiti.
  • Mink - Variety of upscale seafood meals in a cozy setting–a pleasant walk to famous John K. King Used & Rare Books.
  • Supergeil - Berlin-inspired restaurant serving traditional German bar food.
  • Cork & Gabel - Restaurant with an industrial chic interior offering European-fusion cuisine.
  • Seva - Hearty and savory vegetarian and vegan offerings–located near the Detroit Institute of Arts.
  • Mexican Village Restaurant - Warm and inviting dining spot serving authentic Mexican food with generous portions.
  • Takoi - Upscale restaurant with vibrant neon lighting in the Corktown area serving Thai cuisine–just a short walk from Roosevelt Park.

Explore Detroit’s dining scene with more suggestions from visitdetroit.com.

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