Union Street in Midtown Detroit

Union Street in Midtown Detroit

Union Street has been around for a long time, and that says a lot about a restaurant that can withstand economic downturns until a city can rebound.  With their large portions, and great tasting menu, you get a nice bang for your buck.  To give Union Street a try follow the link Union Street


Avalon International Breads is in a word…yummy!  It’s nestled in Cass Corridor, but claimed by Midtown, and who could blame them.  For information on some delicious bake goods and more, follow the link Avalon Bakery

Cass Cafe Bar & Restaurant  is in the heart of Midtown/Cass Corridor, and on any given day you could run into a world renown artist, it’s a haven for artists and college students.  Click on the link for more info about Cass Café Cass Cafe’

Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Co. is really not your average coffee house/bar, they serve wine and beer in the evening hours which that in itself makes it different.  Here’s the link to check out the new spot Great Lakes Coffee

Honest John’s Bar & No Grill is a staple in this city, I don’t know anybody that hasn’t been there, or heard about it.  They serve light meals; I would say bar food, but it seems to be a step above that.  For more information click the link Honest Johns

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria opened this past April (2015) and it’s more than just pizza. Some my go there for the pizza, others for the beer selections, and it looks like they have a pretty nice burger, but for me, I go there for the Truffle Fries. Go see for yourself, and let us know what you think about those fries at Jolly Pumpkin

Majestic Cafe is an entertainment center, there’s a whole potpourri of things to do all in one spot.  Their menu has changed in recent years, but there’s something on it for everyone.  Check it out by clicking the link Majestic Cafe

Maccabees at Midtown is a new restaurant located on the ground floor of the Maccabees Building near the corner of Woodward and Warren Ave. With American cuisine and affordable prices, Maccabees is a cool spot for a filling breakfast, satisfying lunch or dinner and recently drinks.  For more info visit their facebook page Maccabees

Selden Standard is the most recent restaurant to pop up in Midtown. They offer fresh seasonal choices of cuisine so according to them it will change almost as frequently as the weather. To find out what’s on the current menu check out Selden Standard

Seva is a vegetarian restaurant opened its doors in Midtown, and I personally think they have the best vegetarian food I’ve ever tasted.  For more information click on the link Seva Detroit

Shangri-La was 2010 winner for best Chinese cuisine, and for good reason.  The food is enjoyable and it’s a nice relaxing spot.  To find out for yourself click the link Shagri-La

Socra Tea may not necessarily be a place to eat a full course meal, but then neither is a coffee house, so we’re including them as a new cool place to eat, the do have pastries soooo. Open Tues-Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-3, closed on Mondays. To find out more about Socra Tea Socra Tea Detroit

The Bottom Line Coffee House, now that it’s open it’s the new hot spot, no pun intended.  It is the cutest place with a well designed and comfortable decor.  Not real sure what is going on with TBLC these days, but for updates we will just keep checking their Facebook page. The Bottomline Coffee

The Whitney, built in 1894 with all its original beauty and charm, makes you feel elegant as soon as you enter.  Although elegant, it’s warm and welcoming at the same time.  They are open for lunch, brunch, happy hour, and of course dinner.  For more information about The Whitney, follow the link The Whitney


**Some places do not have a website, so they will be linked to a facebook page, or a page that will give you more information.