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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Taco Place
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“Everybody loves the tacos and drinks here! It can be a bit loud, but it's great for late nights if you're looking for tacos or drinks”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Pop's for Italian offers a wide range of family-style Italian dishes. From their dough to their meatballs, all of their items are handmade with the freshest ingredients. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Excellent selection delicious food with smaller portions and lots of flavors, they have french press coffee for those seeking something unique. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Make sure to walk through the Rust Belt Market. Built and maintained by local artists and makers... it's the perfect place to find a one-of-a-kind gift or souvenir that embodies the creative, DIY spirit of Metro Detroit! ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“All vegan, lots of GF options. My faves are the cheeseboard & kimchi bowl. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“ Sophisticated speakeasy serving inventive beverages under ornate chandeliers.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“One-Eyed Betty’s Beer Bar & Kitchen is serious about beer and food, but especially beer. Betty's offers 44 rotating craft beers, draft champagne, whiskies, pinball and live music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“One of the few distilleries in the world to craft vodka from a blend of grains, enjoy a crafted cocktail in the trendy lounge or even take a tour! Enjoy $2 off cocktails Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Hip joint for creative burgers, comfort eats & cocktails in a lofty, rustic-chic space. And there is an awesome patio for summer weather!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Upscale Middle-Eastern food <3 Be sure to grab a seat on the patio if the weather is nice!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cute hipster breakfast and brunch spot in Ferndale. Love their homemade jams and hot sauces. Lines out the door on weekends!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Otus Supply presents a uniquely communal offering, where the simplicity of ingredients combines with the highest quality of craftsmanship along with a fresh and diverse mix of musical entertainment to provide patrons an all-too-often-unavailable opportunity to have dinner and take in a show all under one roof!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Vegan pastries usually available, as well as alternative milks. Nice seating areas, good place to do work.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Live acts & tribute bands take the stage at this quirky venue that hosts weekly beer & movie nights! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Urbanrest is a small neighborhood brewery with a tasting room! They brew and serve beer and kombucha as well as an array of rotating charcuterie boards. They also have a steady flow of food trucks serving delicious grub just about every night. Order your food outside, bring it in, and enjoy it with a brew.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“This is really a comedy club, with all the shows Improv, which provides for one of the most difficult yet hysterical forms of comedy! I haven't been to a better club yet, (including MANY in the Detroit area). It is also VERY reasonable in price! Owner "PJ" has a huge commitment to the industry as well as our community.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Everybody loves the tacos and drinks here! It can be a bit loud, but it's great for late nights if you're looking for tacos or drinks”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pop's for Italian offers a wide range of family-style Italian dishes. From their dough to their meatballs, all of their items are handmade with the freshest ingredients. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Excellent selection delicious food with smaller portions and lots of flavors, they have french press coffee for those seeking something unique. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“All vegan, lots of GF options. My faves are the cheeseboard & kimchi bowl. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“One-Eyed Betty’s Beer Bar & Kitchen is serious about beer and food, but especially beer. Betty's offers 44 rotating craft beers, draft champagne, whiskies, pinball and live music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Hip joint for creative burgers, comfort eats & cocktails in a lofty, rustic-chic space. And there is an awesome patio for summer weather!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Upscale Middle-Eastern food <3 Be sure to grab a seat on the patio if the weather is nice!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cute hipster breakfast and brunch spot in Ferndale. Love their homemade jams and hot sauces. Lines out the door on weekends!”
  • 14 locals recommend

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