Dining in Detroit

Food in DetroitDubbed with such fancy nicknames as Automobile City, Motor City or Motown, the city of Detroit offers a unique dining experience to any traveler or visiting tourist in this city that is a blend of county and urban feel. Many American classic foods such as Sanders Bumpy Cakes, Coney Island Hotdog, Dominos Pizza, Little Caesars Pizza, and Better Made Potato Chips are birthed in this city.

Just like in any big city anywhere in the world, Detroit presents a wide range of cuisines, including Italian, Mexican, German, Polish, Middle Eastern and of course American flavors. Following is a list of venerable restaurants in Detroit that are worth sampling during a visit to this city of great many things, scrumptious food included.

Rattlesnake Club

Located at 300 River Place along the scenic shorelines of the Detroit River, this restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and prime steaks. Dining in the Rattlesnake Club proves to be a pleasant surprise featuring the breathtaking views of the city on the backdrop. This restaurant presents not only a wide-range menu of mouth-watering dishes that make use of fresh and locally-grown ingredients to create a satisfying taste but also a full bar for the patron’s after-dinner enjoyment.


Located at One Towne Square, this restaurant is a classic American steakhouse that symbolizes the best of expensive meat and upscale potatoes fare with a menu that features huge portions of prime aged beef; a variety of steak cuts such as the 24-ounce porterhouse, which is the restaurant’s specialty; a 14-ounce double cut boneless steak; and a 20-ounce steak cut of New York sirloin. Morton’s also serves Prime Rib in slow-roast on Fridays and Saturdays. Aside from such servings of red meat, the restaurant also offers fresh chicken, fish as well as lobster dishes.


Located in Greektown, this restaurant is a popular place to dine for local travelers and foreign tourists craving for fresh seafood and great Greek dishes. Sushi is also offered in this classy restaurant.

Detroit’s Breakfast House and Grill

Located in Detroit’s downtown area, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch and lunch. Its main menu consists of grilled specialty dishes that are worth sampling when visiting the city. It is part of the downtown Detroit’s new merchant’s row development that is becoming a crowd favorite among the plethora of dining areas in the district.

Andiamo Riverfront

This Italian restaurant, situated at the Renaissance Center, is a premier destination for romantic and elegant dining. Its menu comprises of a wide selection of sophisticated Italian cuisine that range from seafood to chicken and beef dishes with matching side dishes that make up a pleasant dining experience for anyone with a passion for food. It provides four dining rooms with extensive views of the Detroit River.

Seldom Blues Play Here

Also situated at the Renaissance Center, this restaurant is an awesome venue for both a sumptuous meal and great live jazz that revives a popular jazz spot in North Carolina. This 300-seater restaurant features a diverse cuisine that includes delectable halibut dish with pistachio crust, saffron linguine with roasted fennel and smoked trout, as well as tasty grilled steaks. Best for supper meals, the sweeping views of the Detroit River and the Ambassador Bridge complement the classy charm of this remarkable restaurant.

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