With great anticipation, numerous restaurants in Detroit have opened their doors this year. From casual to fine dining, and everything in between, check out some of the best new restaurants the city has to offer. Definitely go explore for yourself, because there are even many more popping up all over town.
Wright & Company
1500 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
Wright & Company is a gastropub and tapas joint located downtown. This is where serious and seductive dining meets. The artfully presented edibles are meticulously prepared for each patron. The staff is passionate about its creations and it shows – everything that arrives at the table is made with passion. The handcrafted cocktails are some of the best in town. Now let’s get to the next best thing – the decor. The swank atmosphere makes it the perfect place for a rendezvous with a sweetheart or a night out on the town with a group of close friends. The secret entrance adds to the intrigue of this lovely new spot… if you can find it.
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Top Of The Pontch
2 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Top of the Pontch features stellar views, a glorious atmosphere and entrees that can be compared to art in taste and beauty. Each dish served to the table is creative and there seems to be a great deal of technique involved with the presentation. The decor is chic, with great touches that add to the experience. This restaurant was made for date night with that special someone, and is also a wonderful place to celebrate a birthday or special occasion. This fine dining establishment has everything to create a special experience, and aims to go above and beyond for guests.
8047 Agnes St.
Detroit, MI 48214
Craft Work is a comfortable eatery located in the West Village neighborhood. Here you will find traditional food, expertly prepared by those working behind the scenes. There’s a cozy bar for sipping some drinks before dinner and a private room in the back for intimate dinners; long tables with stools make up the bulk of seating for dining. This arrangement promotes conversations. The space features dark wood and dim lighting, perfect for chilling. Check out the awesome things going on at Craft Work like breakfast and Sunday brunch, happy hour and sushi, to name a few!
719 Griswold St.
Detroit, MI 48226
Dime Store, located downtown in the iconic Chrysler House building, specializes in serving up the most important meal of the day – breakfast. It also offers late brunch for those of you who just aren’t feeling the rise-and-shine thing. The contemporary fare featured on the menu is all homemade and combines unexpected flavors with just plain old good food. The innovative dishes will make regulars out of those who aren’t early risers.
4130 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
La Feria is a casual dining spot that specializes in tapas. The atmosphere is rustic and cozy, with exposed brick walls and tables and seating located throughout. The fun part is ordering a table full of small plates to share. Foodies rejoice – the dishes are gourmet yet unfussy. There is a supreme amount of variety on the menu with everything from salads and seafood to soups and dessert featured at this restaurant. The diverse menu also caters to the vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free set.
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