Running through certain parts of Detroit is the Detroit River. Truth be told, it’s not the prettiest area of the city, but it has started to improve in recent years. There are, however, certain waterfront restaurants that make the Detroit River worth visiting. Here are seven of the best.
A long-standing Detroit tradition, Sweetwater Tavern has been operating on the Detroit riverfront for over 30 years. Sweetwater Tavern is infamous for their marinated wings and sauces along with other American dishes. Sweetwater has the best wings in Detroit, and its location right next to the Detroit River make it a gatekeeper to Detroit.
Address & telephone number: Sweetwater Tavern, 400 E Congress St, Detroit, MI, USA, +1 313-962-2210
Situated right next to the Detroit River, Green Dot Stables provides American fare with a view. Green Dot Stables’ comfort food includes options like a barbecue bacon slider or dishes like poutine. Highly affordable, Green Dot Stables is determined to serve local fare to all who visit.
Address & telephone number: Green Dot Stables, 2200 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI, USA, +1 313 962-5588
One of Detroit’s riverfront restaurants with food even better than the view of the Detroit river, Joe Muer Seafood has been revived and renewed. Serving the classic seafood and steak combinations, Joe Muer is located in the Renaissance Center.
Address & telephone number: Joe Muer Seafood, GM Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Center #1404, Detroit, MI, USA, +1 313 567-6837