Take advantage of the long weekend ahead, and dine out in Detroit. Below is a list of our favorite restaurants in Detroit, many in CityModern’s and Pullman Parc’s backyards!

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El Barzon If you like Italian food and you like Mexican food, you will love El Barzon! This Detroit spot is perfect for a group celebration. Pleasing picky eaters and foodies, the atmosphere and the food will not disappoint. If you don’t want to BBQ but want to celebrate the long weekend with friends, El Barzon is definitely worth trying. (3710 Junction Ave, Detroit, MI 48210)

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Empire Located in Brush Park, Empire’s energy cannot be beat. With a large menu of contemporary American fare, there is something for everyone. Perfect for happy hour or a meal, this bar and restaurant is known for its tasty appetizers, pizzas, large salads, and more. (3148 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201)

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Grandma Bob’s Located in Corktown, Grandma Bob’s offers tasty pizza and a full bar menu focused on beer. The long communal tables and assortment of pizzas makes Grandma Bob’s the perfect late night spot. (2135 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216)

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Grey Ghost Located between Brush Park and Midtown neighborhoods, this gem is known for great food and fun cocktails. If you like Caribbean food, you ought to try the jerk wings! (47 Watson St, Detroit, MI 48201)

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Peso Bar Detroit’s new modern Mexican bar, Peso Bar, is just as fun as the food is tasty. This new hot spot- located in the Hubbard-Richard area- serves a variety of tortas and  margaritas and Mexican beers. Quaint and laid-back, Peso Bar is ideal for group dining and celebrating! (2547 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216)

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San Morello Located in the Shinola Hotel, San Morello is not to be missed. Serving authentic, wood-fired dishes, pizzas and house-made pastas, the food is first-rate. The fun atmosphere and the beautiful design of the restaurant is a bonus. If you have Monday off, check out the Shinola Hotel and then eat at San Morello. (1400 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)


SheWolf Located in Midtown, SheWolf offers contemporary Roman cuisine and a full bar full of specialty cocktails. The upscale menu does not disappoint. Splurge this Memorial Day weekend, and enjoy this midtown gem. (438 Selden St, Detroit, MI 48201)