Summer Restaurant Openings in Detroit


Summer Restaurant Openings in Detroit

Detroit is the hot spot for foodies and here’s why – from casual dining to international fare and vegan friendly food – there’s something for everyone. Here’s what’s coming to town.


438 Selden St. Detroit, MI 48201 (Midtown)
Inspired by old Rome, SheWolf Pastificio and Bar is bringing the old world to New Detroit. The long anticipated restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine with homemade pasta that’s made fresh daily. OPEN


Urban Ramen
4206 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48226 (Midtown)
West coast meets Midwest – Urban Ramen is a popular spot on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and now you can find the spicy miso ramen on Detroit’s famous thoroughfare. The Detroit restaurant features a noodle machine at the entrance of the business, so customers can see the process first hand before eating a bowl of fresh ramen noodles. OPEN


Detroit Shipping Co.
474 Peterboro St. Detroit, MI 48201 (Midtown) 
Detroit Shipping Co. is a restaurant collective and beer garden featuring five unique food-truck style eateries, two full service bars, a coffee and ice cream booth, a small stage, galleries for local artists and retailers, and two private lounges. The two-story restaurant is constructed from refashioned shipping containers. OPEN


Second Best
42 Watson Detroit, Michigan 48201 (Midtown)
Grey Ghost is taking things to a new level – the popular date night venue is opening a pub across the street that will offer casual cocktails with a twist, tasty bar snacks and sandwiches. The space will also feature bar games including a shuffle board.


Cork & Gabel 
2415 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48216 (Corktown)
Located at the foot of the train station, Cork & Gabel is sure to be a hot spot. The German/Irish inspired menu will serve farm to table fare in a uniquely renovated space with an outdoor patio AND parking lot.


1400 Van Dyke, Detroit, MI 482141 (West Village)
Molly Mitchell, the owner of Rose’s Fine Food, has traveled the world to perfect the Polish inspired menu featuring pierogis, pickles, and sausages.


1509 Broadway St. Detroit, Michigan (Midtown)
The exclusive eight-seat tasting counter will feature a curated menu by chef Garrett Lipar at Siren Hotel. The restaurant joins the boutiques popular pink Candy Bar cocktail lounge and Northern Michigan transplant, Populace Coffee.


Chili Mustard Onions
3411 Brush St. Detroit, Michigan 48201 (Midtown)
Probably the most anticipated vegan opening taking all of Detroit’s classics in a whole new direction. Serving meatless coney dogs, cheese burgers and “beet” balls — plus a vegan version of bumpy cake. OPEN


White Star Pizza
2135 Michigan Ave Detroit, Michigan 48216 (Corktown)
You can never have too much pizza! Corktown is welcoming its first pizzeria to Michigan Avenue and it’s Detroit styled.


8044 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI 482141 (West Village)
Evoking old world practices, Marrow is a neighborhood restaurant and butcher shop located in the heart of West Village in Detroit. Get a preview of Marrow at one of their local pop-ups.


Gabriel Hall
8002 Kercheval Ave., Detroit, MI (West Village)
Gabriel Hall is a casual Creole to Detroit. Experience the vibrant heritage of New Orleans through culturally-rich food, drinks, and live music.


Bikes & Coffee
5063 Trumbull St Detroit, Michigan 48208 (Woodbridge)
Nothing describes city life better than Bikes & Coffee – enjoy both, and some other cafe fare, in Woodbridge.


Spread Deli & Coffee House
4215 Cass Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48201 (Midtown)
Take your pick of 10 different sandwiches made with Avalon breads and meats, produce, and cheeses sourced from Eastern Market. Top it off with Cadillac Coffee or  Illy espresso and a sweet treat from Detroit Cookie Company. Bonus: For every 10 sandwiches sold, the partners hope to serve one free sandwiches to those in need.


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Photo Credit: Facebook/David Painter

Due to COVID-19, most events and venues have been cancelled and closed.

We will continue to keep you updated on events as they resume their normal scheduling.

In the meantime, we highly suggest you confirm the dates and details
for each event with the venue itself prior to attending.