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  • El Barzon
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends
    • Cards Accepted

    Mexican and Italian are two cuisines that sometimes get a bad rap for being heavy and unhealthy - Italian for its carb-loaded pastas with cream sauce and Mexican for high-fat, cheese-laden dishes like nachos. We think those knocks are undeserved, and one Southwest restaurant is proving that you can serve delicious fare and elevated preparations wit [...]

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  • Cafe Con Leche
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Weekends
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted

    The intoxicating aroma of freshly brewed coffee. The gentle whir of milk being steamed. A low hum of voices passing through on their way to work. It’s morning time at Cafe Con Leche, and still-sleepy Detroiters are venturing out for their morning caffeine fix. The wisest come here, knowing they’ll be served hand-prepared beverages made with ing [...]

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  • Marshall’s Bar
    • Neighborhood: Northeast
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted

    The most fun neighborhood pub you'll ever visit, Marshall’s Bar is a spot where neither the staff nor the patrons take themselves too seriously. Marshall’s is located in the Jefferson-Chalmers district on Detroit’s east side, bordering Grosse Pointe Park. The bar has been around since Prohibition, when this neighborhood commercial distric [...]

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  • Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips
    • Neighborhood: Northwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends
    • Free Parking Available

    The homestyle charm of Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips and its humble, well-prepared dishes keep regulars coming back year after year. It’s not fancy. It doesn’t need to be. Perched on the corner of Fenkell and Dolphin St., two blocks west of Lahser, the conspicuous signage makes Scotty’s easy to spot from the street. As the name suggest [...]

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  • The Dirty Trick
    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Cards Accepted

    The Dirty Trick looks hardcore on the outside, but inside you’ll find a super laid back, friendly crowd. Situated at the north end of Grand Circus Park, its location couldn’t be more convenient for Tigers games at Comerica Park, concerts at the Fillmore, and shows at the Fox. The bar is bustling on weekends and gets downright packed on game [...]

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  • Lunchtime Global
    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Cards Accepted

    Located in the First National building, Lunchtime Global has been feeding hungry Detroiters for the past five years, with no signs of slowing down. The secret’s out about this breakfast-and-lunch gem, which attracts throngs of hungry downtowners every weekday. The menu offers a range of broadly interpreted global and regional recipes. You coul [...]

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  • Circa 1890 Saloon
    • Neighborhood: Midtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Cards Accepted

    Nestled on a section of Cass Ave. with a distinctly peculiar white canopy curling over the sidewalk, Circa 1890 Saloon has been around since the 1970s but is often overlooked. The name of this campus diner and dive bar hearkens back to a day when horse-drawn trolleys and gas lighting were mainstays in the Motor City, nearly two decades before the M [...]

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  • Two Way Inn
    • Neighborhood: Northeast
    • Open for: Weekends, Late Night
    • Has weekend brunch.
    • Cards Accepted

    At the Two Way Inn, on Detroit’s northeast side, your libations might be served by an eerie apparition. Located at the corner of Mt. Elliott and Nevada, the Two Way Inn claims the status of oldest known standing bar in Detroit. The building was established in 1876 as the village jail and general store for a community known as Norris. Colonel P [...]

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  • Lou’s Deli
    • Neighborhood: Northwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Cards Accepted
    • Free Parking Available

    Lou’s is famous for their corned beef, with Detroiters flocking from all over the city for a taste of their salt-cured meat. If you’re a fan of corned beef, this spot must be on your bucket list. Located across the street from Marygrove College, this humble deli offers friendly service in a no-frills but welcoming atmosphere. A cheerful sig [...]

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