8 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Detroit.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
When you want to convince your coworker that tofu is delicious, or when you just want an excuse to eat some vegetables, check out Detroit Vegan Soul.
Ima is a casual Japanese noodle shop in Corktown that serves traditional udon and rice bowls, and has one of the city’s best sake selections.
Johnny Noodle King is where to go on West Fort for ramen - from classic tantanmen to gourmet "dorm room ramen" - and plenty of sake.
Supino's serves some of the best pizza in Detroit and is a great place to grab a slice when you're trying to decide where to eat at Eastern Market.
Slows in Corktown is a Detroit institution that serves all of the barbecue classics, along with a wide variety of craft beers.
Detroit-style pizza was invented at Buddy’s in Hamtramck, and it’s still the best place to eat the rectangular, thick crust pan pies in the city.
Selden Standard in Midtown has nailed the New American food/good cocktails/exposed wood trio for years. And guess what? It’s still great.