14 "American" Restaurants in Detroit.
Start your night at Standby in Belt Alley with a cocktail that'll take a few minutes to make, or come later for some late-night gnocchi.
There is only one place you should go for wings in Detroit and that place is Sweetwater Tavern.
If you’re with a group and everyone wants something different, go to Craft Work in West Village for everything from oysters to curry lamb and pot pie.
Rose’s Fine Foods is the diner you wish was around the corner from your house. Unless you actually do live that close, and in that case -congrats.
Go to Gold Cash Gold in Corktown to feel a little fancy while eating fried chicken, but stay for the patio and great cocktails.
Green Dot Stables is a horse-themed tavern that serves 20+ types of sliders and looks like somewhere your grandpa might've placed race bets.
When you’re hungover and/or sleep deprived on a weekend morning, go to Clique for grilled cinnamon rolls and every other breakfast food imaginable.
American Coney Island is open 24/7 and - along with Lafayette - is one of the two most famous coney spots in Detroit. Try both and choose wisely.
Lafayette Coney Island is one of the two most famous spots for coney dogs in Detroit. It’s open late and best experienced with a side of chili fries.
Selden Standard in Midtown has nailed the New American food/good cocktails/exposed wood trio for years. And guess what? It’s still great.
Gather is a small, seasonal place at Eastern Market with communal tables and minimal design. If you like boozy slushees and shared plates, come here.
With a bright green interior and lots of vegetable dishes, Chartreuse is as close to spring as you can get without leaving Detroit during the winter.
If you want to eat meat in its many forms, and drink some good draft cocktails, check out Grey Ghost in Midtown for dinner or brunch.