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Top 50 Places to Eat in Detroit 2017



The Motor City, Hitsville USA, Paris of the Midwest… no matter what you call Detroit — we call it delicious. Here at Yelp, we’re obsessed with the food scene in Motown and love being the word-of-mouth guide for locals and visitors alike to discover the hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems.

So, for the first time ever, we’re excited to present our Top 50 Places to Eat in Detroit! This list is going to. Blow. You. Away. From authentic Salvadoran cuisine in the Southwest to James Beard semifinalists in the Cass Corridor, to delis and breweries in Corktown, Caribbean delicacies and old school fish and chips on the north side— find them all (and everything in between) in Yelp’s Top 50 Places To Eat In Detroit 2017.

Check out our list and let us know what you think! Did one of your favorites not make the list? Or maybe you think our data nailed it? Let us know on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram with #YelpDetTop50, and be sure to write a review to add your feedback about any of these spots.

Want to access this list while you’re on the go? Download the Yelp App and follow our newly created Top 50 Places to Eat in Detroit bookmark collection to have this entire list available right in your pocket!

Methodology: All the businesses on this list are in the Food or Restaurant category on Yelp. Rankings are measured using an algorithm that takes into account both star rating and number of reviews to reveal the most popular restaurants in the city. The places on this list are spots where Yelpers can eat a full meal.  

Yelp’s 2017 Top 50 Places To Eat In Detroit:

  1. Pupusería y Restaurante Salvadoreño, Southwest
  2. Taqueria El Rey, Southwest
  3. Batch Brewing Company, Corktown
  4. Supino Pizzeria, Eastern Market
  5. Chartreuse, Midtown
  6. Selden Standard, Midtown
  7. Standby, Downtown
  8. Giovanni’s Ristorante, Southwest
  9. The Jamaican Pot, Northwest
  10. Dime Store, Downtown
  11. Mudgie’s, Corktown
  12. Scotty Simpson’s Fish & Chips, Brightmoor
  13. Detroit Institute of Bagels, Corktown
  14. Buddy’s Rendezvous Pizzeria, Northwest
  15. Pie Sci, Woodbridge
  16. Avalon International Breads, Midtown
  17. Wright & Company, Downtown
  18. Detroit Vegan Soul, West Village
  19. 2941 Street Food, Midtown
  20. Duly’s Place, Southwest
  21. Green Dot Stables, Corktown
  22. El Asador, Southwest
  23. Wala, Downtown
  24. Motor City Brewing Works, Midtown
  25. Republic, Downtown
  26. Stache International, Eastern Market
  27. Katoi (temporarily closed), Corktown
  28. Sweet Potato Sensations, Old Redford
  29. El Rey de Las Arepas, Southwest
  30. Taqueria Mi Pueblo, Southwest
  31. Detroit 75 Kitchen, Southwest
  32. Roast, Downtown
  33. Kresge Court at Detroit Institute of Arts, Midtown
  34. Parc, Downtown
  35. Russell St Deli, Eastern Market
  36. Lafayette Coney Island, Downtown
  37. Grey Ghost Detroit , Midtown
  38. The Clique Restaurant, Rivertown
  39. Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine, Downtown
  40. City Wings, New Center
  41. Mike’s Famous Ham Place, Southwest
  42. La Palma, Midtown
  43. Hygrade Deli, Southwest
  44. Motz’s Hamburgers, Southwest
  45. Lou’s Deli, Northwest
  46. Brooklyn Street Local, Corktown
  47. Cornerstone Barrel House, Downtown
  48. El Taco Veloz, Southwest
  49. Evie’s Tamales, Southwest
  50. Sterling’s Old Style BBQ, Northwest

Reference this list on the go via our Top 50 Places to Eat in Detroit bookmark collection.

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