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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”
  • 22 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“High volume restaurant serving up good food with a large beer selection. They also have a phenomenal brunch where they serve their infamous bloody mary with a beer back. My top picks are the french onion soup, Scottish Salmon,Paillard of The Community, Homemade Donuts, and Brownie. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Flea Market
“o Voted “Best Place to Buy Original Art and Local Craft” by HOUR Detroit Magazine o Shopping venue with 50+ independent retailers – offering a unique mix of goods both handmade and collected by local artists ”
  • 25 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
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!”
  • 15 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
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
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
Cocktail Bar
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“ Sophisticated speakeasy serving inventive beverages under ornate chandeliers.”
  • 8 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
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
Entertainment
“Live acts & tribute bands take the stage at this quirky venue that hosts weekly beer & movie nights! ”
  • 11 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.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“The goal at Treat Dreams is to produce the best and most innovative ice creams and custom desserts in southeastern Michigan. Their products are lovingly created in small batches on site. Treat Dreams strives to use local ingredients and vendors whenever possible, and takes pride in their exotic flavor combinations.”
  • 6 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

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”
  • 22 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“High volume restaurant serving up good food with a large beer selection. They also have a phenomenal brunch where they serve their infamous bloody mary with a beer back. My top picks are the french onion soup, Scottish Salmon,Paillard of The Community, Homemade Donuts, and Brownie. ”
  • 19 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
Restaurant
“Cute hipster breakfast and brunch spot in Ferndale. Love their homemade jams and hot sauces. Lines out the door on weekends!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“All vegan, lots of GF options. My faves are the cheeseboard & kimchi bowl. ”
  • 7 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
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

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