5 Best New Detroit Restaurants In 2019


5 Best New Detroit Restaurants In 2019

Detroit is a foodie city and with so many great options, it’s not easy to pick your dining destination. Several new restaurants were added to the list this year and these are our 5 favorites.


The Brakeman //22 John R St. (Downtown)

Located in Parker’s Alley behind Shinola Hotel, The Brakeman is an American beer and rec hall featuring big screen TV’s, foosball, table shuffleboard, beer pong, and ping pong tables along side rotating drafts of craft beers and Penny Red’s fried chicken.

Beer hall + bar


Highlands Detroit //400 Renaissance Center Floors 71 & 72 (Downtown)

Experience the best views of the city and some of its best food at the Highlands. Located atop the GM Renaissance Center, it offers an experience you won’t soon forget.

restaurant + bar


PAO // 114 W. Adams (Downtown)

PAO is located in the former Michigan Oriental Theater by Grand Circus Park and brings a full dining experience – stunning interior and delicious food – including a can’t beat Happy Hour menu.

happy hour + dinner


Peso // 2547 Bagley St (Hubbard-Richard)

Peso is a Mexican eatery serving traditional Mexican street food with a modern twist and captivating craft cocktails in the cozy Hubbard-Richard neighborhood just south of Corktown.

restaurant + bar


Smith & Co. // 644 Selden St. (Midtown)

With a menu inspired by the city and made with locally sourced ingredients, Smith & Co.’s food  will be as talked about as its building design and outdoor space. It will also be a go-to for beer lovers, serving up the new Nain Rouge Brewery and offering a hidden draft list featuring hard to find selections from other local, small Michigan brewers.

dinner + weekend brunch


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