For a nostalgic slice of Americana, head to this popular diner chain. The Coney Hot Dog is the most famous item on the menu and the clear star of the show. It comes enveloped in a steamed bun and is topped with chili, mustard and onions. The menu also features other classic American diner fare such as burgers, fried chicken, sandwiches and cheese fries.
Loui's Pizza is consistently one of Metro Detroit's favorite pizzerias, and has the awards to prove it. Loyal Loui's patrons drive miles and miles across the Metro Detroit area just for one of their legendary deep dish pies. Loui's follows the Detroit-style deep dish philosophy, opting to put the sauce on top of the cheese to avoid soggy crust syndrome. Aside from the pizzas, diners also rave about the antipasto and, more specifically, the dressing that comes on it. Be prepared for a bit of a crowded wait, but by the time you're seated and eating, you won't mind at all.
The warm and inviting atmosphere of Assaggi Bistro immediately signals upon entry that you're in for a pleasant dining experience. The frequently changing menu consists of a mixture of Italian, French and some Lebanese dishes and influences. Examples of some items that might be found on the menu include Classic Caesar Salad, Parmesan and Fennel Citrus Slaw. Assaggi Bistro also has over 100 different wines to choose from, so you can find the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
Lunch Box Deli is located in Grosse Pointe and specializes in all things sandwich. The menu is full of salads, soups and entrees but the real star are the sandwiches. There are so many on the menu, they're divided up by type of meat or the veggie section. Examples of their signature sandwiches include a Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Cordon Bleu, Turkey Cranberry and the pop culture favorite Dagwood to name just a few. No matter what type of food is your favorite, you're sure to find something between two pieces of bread that suits your fancy.
This barbeque restaurant located in Clarkston packs a big reputation. Featured nationwide in publications and on television. The woodshop uses an authentic smoker to cook its meats until they're just perfect. The menu isn't just your grandpa's BBQ, however. Innovative items include the Woodshop Pizza with pulled pork and BBQ sauce and Cedar-Planked Salmon, among all the traditional favorites like ribs, brisket and sausage among others, all with a choice of seven different sauces. Don't miss out on one of their desserts like the maple-bourbon sundae, mini-donuts or their seasonal cobbler. Union Smokehouse also features a full bar. They also offer gluten free fare.
Named after the barbecue capital of Texas, Lockhart's BBQ serves up what they call "Detroit-style" barbecue, pulling their favorite aspects of all the different great BBQ regions and combining them into one. The menu has all your BBQ favorites like ribs, smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, smoked sausage and ham and more. Traditional sides include potato salad, cornbread, baked beans and coleslaw, among others. Lockhart's also features a good selection of local Michigan craft beers on tap.
Head down the stairs and into this cozy and popular basement restaurant serving up traditional, hearty Polish cuisine. Old-world favorites like stuffed cabbage, pierogi, schnitzel and kielbasa round out the mouthwatering menu. The atmosphere is comfortable and family friendly and warm, making it perfect for cold Detroit days. Polish Village Cafe is on the small side so be prepared to stand in queue for a seat, but the wait is well worth it.
Aladdin Sweets & Cafe is the first Bangladeshi restaurant to grace Detroit's culinary scene. Come sample the flavors of India and Bangladesh in this casual, comfortable restaurant. Order a la carte, or at lunchtime take advantage of the buffet. Dishes like samosas, the mysterious Aladdin Special Burger, Aloo Matar Gobi, vindaloo, korma, biryani and tandoori dishes populate the abundant menu. End your meal with one of their milkshakes.
Supino Pizzeria in Detroit's Eastern Market are is some of the city's favorite pizza, and has even won several "Best Pizza" awards in the Metro Detroit area. The menu consists mainly of pizzas divided into two categories: red and white. Classic combinations like the Quattro Formaggio (four cheese) and Margherita mix with modern ones like the City Wing Thing with smoked turkey, smoked Gouda, chevre, feta and parsley to form a well rounded pizza menu. Customers can also choose to create their own pizza from a selection of toppings. Pies are available in 12 inch or 18 inch sizes as well as slices. To round out the menu they also have a house salad, house lasagna and cannolis.
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Udipi Restaurant is an all vegetarian Indian restaurant located in Farmington Hills. Udipi serves up South Indian specialties like dosas, uthappam, curries and breads, among others. The lunch buffet includes all these lesser-known South Indian dishes and is a very popular dining option.
Hilton Garden Inn Southfield is business friendly but relatively inexpensive
Hilton hotel located within a few miles of many important corporate headquarters. It has both an indoor and outdoor heated pool with a sun deck. The large lobby has ...