The Southwest side of the Detroit encompasses a number of lively, diverse areas within the city. A vibrant mix of people bring with them a vibrant mix of food and with options ranging from Mexican to ramen, the Southwest side has some of the best places to eat in the city.
Price: Fine dining
Hours: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Watch out for: the Pollo de Mole Poblano
Hours: 11 am-10 pm
Watch out for: the truffle butter pasta and the Italian pizza
Hours: 11 am-11 pm
Watch out for: the flaming cheese
Hours: 11 am-10 pm
Watch out for: the pork belly ramen
Green Dot Stables
Owned by the same guy as Johnny Noodle King, Green Dot Stables is a bit of a different genre. Dedicated to serving locally sourced fare, Green Dot Stables works within sliders, sides, and drinks. It’s American but with an ethical twist.
Hours: 11 am-12 am
Watch out for: the mystery meat slider
Green Dot Stables, 2200 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI, USA, +1 313 962-5588
Motz’s Hamburgers is either the best burger spot in Detroit or one of the best. The decades-long rivalry between Motz’s and Telway Burgers is complex. However, in the Southwest part, Motz’s burgers are the best. Working with the slider format, Motz’s dolls up the thin burger with onions, pickles, and sometimes bacon. Everything goes great with the fries, also.
Hours: 9 am-5 pm
Watch out for: the bacon burger
Motz’s Hamburgers, 7208 W Fort St, Detroit, MI, USA, +1 313 843-9186
Hours: 11 am-12 am
Watch out for: the seasonal dishes and changing menus
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