Best Value

Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Detroit, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with Slows Bar-B-Q and Lafayette – Coney Island. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal.

Blue Nile


Dine utensil-free in this appealing Ethiopian restaurant, whose interior is punctuated with cultural artifacts, including bright, suspended parasols and fanciful furnishings and artwork. The Ethiopian diet is historically low-fat, and meat and...  Read More



Detroit wouldn't be the same without the famous junk food from this downtown staple, where hot dogs, chili, and fries have been elevated to art forms. Stop in late at night, and you'll find Coney Island packed with everybody from city cops to...  Read More

Under the Eagle


A homey joint whose ambiance is all Old World, Under the Eagle serves dish after dish of traditional Polish fare for more than reasonable prices. From roast duckling to kielbasa and sauerkraut, all of your favorite Polish dishes are here. (The...  Read More

Farmington Hills
Ridgewood Cafe


Serving food created by students enrolled in the community college's culinary arts program (and staffed by them), this cafe is a wonderful place to get delicious food at fantastic prices. Certainly, there will be a few glitches as a result of...  Read More

Russell Street Deli


Get ready for the prospect of communal dining, the din of conversation, and amazing food at this casual eatery. Fresh ingredients go into each dish, and the selection of soups and omelets changes regularly as proof. Vegetables from the market...  Read More

Señor López Taqueria


Classier and more upscale than run-of-the-mill Mexican eateries, this appealing restaurant makes sure that even the details are well considered. That's true of decor as well as of cuisine, and diners certainly appreciate the attention. The salsa...  Read More

West Bloomfield


Comfortable booths, polished wood trim, and etched-glass partitions add a note of richness to this popular establishment. While it serves Cantonese cuisine, Shangri-La is best known for its dim sum offerings. These delicious tidbits range from...  Read More

Gravity Bar & Grill


A great suburban alternative, this estimable establishment gets lots of positive buzz. The well-attended place offers both a restaurant and bar, and both of them are perennially busy. The menu takes inspiration from around the world, and its...  Read More

Dakota Inn Rathskeller


Family-friendly and bursting with energy, this establishment is known for beer-drinking, sing-alongs, and good times galore. The place's Bavarian architecture and its collection of steins and mounted deer heads lend notes of authenticity, and...  Read More

Slows Bar-B-Q


This appealing place gives lovers of smoked meats reason to revel. It serves up the real deal in the form of succulent pork, beef, and chicken, but it shakes up the delivery with unexpected accompaniments like smoked gouda and onion marmalade....  Read More