Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature dishes really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Detroit has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Seafood. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular Northern Lakes Seafood Company or at Big Fish, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!

Big Fish


A Chuck Muer restaurant, Big Fish offers a trendy setting and one of the area's most attractive steamer and cocktail bars. The fun restaurant, whose modest prices and casual atmosphere help make it a local favorite, features "patio jazz" during...  Read More

Charley's Crab


The flagship of restaurateur Chuck Muer's fleet, Charley's Crab has been a Detroit-area favorite for more than a quarter of a century. Nautical decor – complete with sea-blue carpeting, smokestack light fixtures à la the Queen Mary,...  Read More

Streetside Seafood


With its neighborly, convivial atmosphere, Streetside has become quite a local presence, and it's rare that you'll not find a crowd in residence. The cozy space boasts a copper bar, textured brick, and fish-themed accents; the menu, along with...  Read More

Kruse & Muer on Main


Dressed with a pressed-metal ceiling, framed black-and-white art, polished woodwork, and a marble bar, this mainstay in downtown Rochester always treats folks well. While seafood is a favorite – try crab cakes, coconut shrimp, fried walleye,...  Read More

Steve & Rocky's


Owned and run by two friends with years of experience in the restaurant industry, Steve & Rocky's knows how to treat customers. Their fun establishment is awash in color and pattern, but it's always comfortable, never overpowering. The place...  Read More

The Hill Seafood & Chop House


Dark woods, subtle lighting, and deep, rich colors give The Hill the feel of an elegant library, and diners find it a perfect escape for superb meals. A fitting appetizer is lobster bisque, splashed with sherry, although seared ahi tuna and...  Read More