Located in an unassuming strip mall, Ajishin is a popular venue offering generous portions of Japanese fare. A cozy venue, the interior does not hold many people, so be prepared for a wait — indeed, there is often a line of people outside. While you’ll find the typical sushi rolls on the menu, you’ll also be presented with a variety of hot udon dishes. Popular choices include the Maiko udon with shrimp and vegetable tempura and the eponymous Ajishin, topped with shrimp, vegetable tempura, fried tofu, and eggs.
Ajishin, 42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, USA +1 248 380 9850
If you have a craving for authentic Greek cuisine, be sure to try Big Tommy’s Parthenon. The culinary team seeks out the freshest ingredients available for the appetizing dishes, which include breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections. For breakfast there are both sweet and savory options. The lunch and dinner menu offers a wide variety of dishes, like moussaka, lamb and spaghetti, and pastitsio. Big Tommy’s is also a comedy club, so if you’re looking to add even more excitement to your night, try a dinner and show combo.
Big Tommy’s Parthenon, 40380 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, USA +1 248 615 2102
Bottlz is an upscale yet casual venue featuring New American fare along with an impressive wine list. Located inside the clubhouse of the Maples of Novi golf course, this venue is a great place to enjoy a night out with friends. Bottlz offers diners a varied menu, with highlights including the filet mignon served with scalloped potatoes, broccolini, and Bottlz zip sauce; the Chef’s pasta dish, which varies day to day; and the pan-seared barramundi with Fontina cheese, herb risotto, and braised greens. They also have a happy hour.
Bottlz, 31260 Wakefield Dr, Novi, MI, USA +1 248 519 4444
A family-owned and operated venue with two locations in the area, Phở Lucky attracts customers with its tasty Vietnamese delicacies. With gold-colored walls, the interior space is a warm one, a great place to savor comforting dishes like phở and rice plates. In winter, warm up with one of many varieties of a hot bowl of phở: choose from version with meatballs, or tendon and round eye steak, or tuck into a plate of rice, vegetables, lemon grass, and a grilled pork chop.
Phở Lucky, 39777 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, USA +1 248 442 9255