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10 Restaurants You Need To Try In Detroit This October

If you're heading over to Motor City, these are the top restaurants to try.

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Mink Detroit

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This restaurant’s highlight is none other than their decadent oysters, alongside its constantly rotating menu. The four-course tasting menu starts at $65.00 that may include crab cholodnik, smoked watermelon, king prawn, clams and rice, grape-leaf wrapped halibut, and tahini ice cream.

1701 Trumbull

Detroit, MI 48216


Sister Pie

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If you’re looking for something sweeter, stop at Sister Pie and experience their fresh rotation of pie flavors. Since the pandemic, founder Lisa Ludwinski is constantly finding new ways to serve their community; they provide groceries and delivery services to neighbors in need.

8066 Kercheval Ave

Detroit, MI 48214


El Asador Steakhouse

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One of the top steakhouses in all of Detroit, El Asador prides itself on their poblano pepper-flavored steaks or their savory grilled fish tacos. The restaurant also serves trays for parties or larger groups, but be sure to make a reservation prior to your visit.

1312 Springwells St

Detroit, MI 48209


Detroit Shipping Company

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Located in the Cass Corridor neighborhood, this shipping container food hall keeps its guests fed with its international cuisine, including Bangkok 96’s Thai street food, Nepalese dumplings from Momo Cha, jerk chicken from Coop, and more.

474 Peterboro St

Detroit, MI 48201


Tamaleria Nuevo Leon

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This simple, fast, and friendly restaurant have one of the best reputations around town with help from their infamous tamales since the 1950s. They are carryout only and serve fillings like pork and chicken alongside rotating specials like cheese-jalapeño tamales.

2669 Vernor Hwy

Detroit, MI 48216


Rocco's Italian Deli

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Another hotspot in Cass Corridor, this modern Italian deli offers a range of eats like dry pasta, coffee, bread, and options like take-and-bake rigatoni. Not to mention their popular and mouth-watering sandwiches, the restaurant truly embodies the taste of modern Italy.

3627 Cass Ave

Detroit, MI 48201



Photo by Sarah Rahal / Detriot News

Located in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights, this bustling Lebanese diner offers large family platters, breakfast, or entrees like a refreshing fattoush salad, falafel rich in pungent garlic flavor, shawarma, and kibbeh.

13251 W Warren Ave

Dearborn, MI 48126


Sweet Potato Sensations

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There are too many go-to’s to count on this menu, but a few fan favorites are the sweet potato ice cream, chicken and sweet potato waffles, sweet potato cookies, and cornbread. Guests also adore Etta Mae’s salmon croquettes, the Jive Turkey sandwich, and the black-eyed pea and collard green soup.

17337 Lahser Rd

Detroit, MI 48219


Detroit Vegan Soul

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Detroit Vegan Soul offers animal-free twists on traditional soul food dishes like mac n’ cheese, seitan pepper steak, and smothered almond tempeh. There’s no other place like Vegan Soul to put such an authentic spin on classic savory eats.

19614 Grand River Ave

Detroit, MI 48223



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This Thai-inspired restaurant offers sharable plates like crispy spare ribs, sea scallops salad, a Thai fried chicken sandwich, and delicately crafted cocktails. The restaurant is truly a hot commodity, and it also offers dine-in, carryout, delivery, or patio seating.

2520 Michigan Ave

Detroit, MI 48216


October 11, 2021
Written by BuzzMusic
October 11, 2021
Written by BuzzMusic
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