Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Detroit and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Pegasus Taverna thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Lafayette – Coney Island, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.



An adventuresome Cajun and Creole menu spices things up at this popular restaurant, whose ambience is all Big Easy. Take delight in jambalaya and muffuletta sandwiches, or try tender, juicy Whiskey Ribs, which elicit high praise and demand a big...  Read More

Wayne State Area
Traffic Jam and Snug


This local favorite is famous for its onsite brewpub, bakery, and dairy. A changing menu offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare, all bearing that unmistakable "made from scratch" tastiness – meatloaf and fish 'n chips are excellent...  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

Pegasus Taverna


This Mediterranean gem, located along Greektown's primary drag, serves wonderful, traditional favorites like grilled lamb chops, moussaka, scordalia, dolmades, and baklava. The charming restaurant also boasts an admirable selection of imported...  Read More

Royal Oak


A popular after-hours hangout for Royal Oak's trendier crowd, Pronto! offers a stylish menu whose European influences are apparent, including several deliciously innovative lunchtime delights and made-to-order deli-style sandwiches. The popular...  Read More

Wayne State Area
Union Street


Boasting a long history that dates from the early decades of the 20th century, the building that now houses Union Street still features Art Deco accents and mood-setting neon. It's a place that welcomes all patrons, from those clad in suits to...  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

Buddy's Pizza


Laying claim to "Detroit's #1 Square Deep Dish Pizza," Buddy's has been plying local folks with terrific pies since 1946. The place now has a handful of locations in the metro area, and this Dearborn branch is a favorite. Loud, cozy, and full of...  Read More

Redcoat Tavern


Although its decor may be a little dated, and the presence of a uniform-wearing mannequin and red-tinged lights gives some diners pause, this long-lived eatery is reputed to serve the area's best burgers. Cooked to order and topped with your...  Read More