Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Detroit dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Detroit Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

River Place


This style-conscious – it has a sibling in Palm Springs – restaurant overlooks the Detroit River and the Windsor skyline. Its changing menu features creatively prepared regional dishes that are artistically presented and simply outstanding....  Read More

The Grill at The Ritz-Carlton


Classic American cuisine gets an innovative twist at this first-class restaurant. Served in an impressive, luxurious setting, dishes include grilled meats and seafood, creatively prepared and served with fresh seasonal vegetables. Add to the mix...  Read More

No. VI Chophouse


Elegant and with a more contemporary edge than most steakhouses, No. VI Chophouse is an atmospheric place ideal for impressing clients or dates. Serving only USDA Prime beef, broiled to perfection, the restaurant takes great pride in its menu....  Read More



Renowned for its gracious welcome, fine food, and excellent press, Bacco is proudly named after the Roman god of wine. Murals dedicated to the profligate deity distinguish the dining room, promising certain pleasure in food and drink. The menu...  Read More

Rochester Chop House


A good option for a special occasion, Rochester Chop House is just as skilled with seafood as it is with steaks. If you're going for the former, the lobster-and-shrimp panroast is wonderful, as is salmon Lawrence, with its splash of saffron...  Read More

Ristorante Café Cortina


Subdued and enveloping, with curved brick walls and wood paneling, this esteemed restaurant gains added warmth from carefully placed ambient lighting. It's a soothing place for a meal of delicious northern Italian fare, ably prepared and...  Read More

Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills Grill


Although it's eminently relaxed for diners, the Grill keeps servers nattily attired and offers incredible, quality-driven food – as it has for decades. Regulars adore the place, which treats everyone well and isn't afraid to accommodate...  Read More

forty-two degrees north


Although it's located in the Renaissance Center Marriott, forty-two degrees north is anything but your run-of-the-mill hotel restaurant. Chef Franz Josef Zimmer takes American comfort food (which could easily come across as uninspired and simply...  Read More