20 restaurants that have opened in the Detroit area so far in 2022

Many restaurants are still reeling from the pandemic, as made evident by the amount of restaurants we lost in 2021.

Things seem to be shifting as Detroit has not only gained some new food and drink options, but many local favorites were given second chances under new ownership.

Here are some restaurants that have opened, and reopened,  so far in 2022.

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Breadless
2761 E. Jefferson, Suite A, Detroit; 313-474-2870; eatbreadless.com
Breadless is EXACTLY what you think it is, a breadless sandwich shop that uses leafy greens as a substitute for bread.
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Breadless

2761 E. Jefferson, Suite A, Detroit; 313-474-2870; eatbreadless.com

Breadless is EXACTLY what you think it is, a breadless sandwich shop that uses leafy greens as a substitute for bread.
Detroit Pizza Bar
7316 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit; 313-646-4601; facebook.com/detroitpizzabar
Detroit Pizza Bar is a Black-owned pizza joint located on Detroit’s west side. If that wasn’t great enough, the pizza place has a full service bar and a rooftop terrace.
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Detroit Pizza Bar

7316 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit; 313-646-4601; facebook.com/detroitpizzabar

Detroit Pizza Bar is a Black-owned pizza joint located on Detroit’s west side. If that wasn’t great enough, the pizza place has a full service bar and a rooftop terrace.
Bakehouse 46
318 S. Main St., Plymouth; 734-582-0500; bakehouse46.com
Bakehouse 46 is a cafe mashup between Blake’s Farms and Cupcake Station. Plymouth is the company’s latest location with a new Ann Arbor location slated to open in May.
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Bakehouse 46

318 S. Main St., Plymouth; 734-582-0500; bakehouse46.com

Bakehouse 46 is a cafe mashup between Blake’s Farms and Cupcake Station. Plymouth is the company’s latest location with a new Ann Arbor location slated to open in May.
Ferndale Project
567 Livernois, Ferndale; 313-513-2200; ferndaleproject.com
The Ferndale Project first came to life in February 2020, but the opening was very shortlived thanks to the pandemic. The sister taproom to Eastern Market Brewing Co. had its official grand opening celebration back in March, two years after its first attempted opening.
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Ferndale Project

567 Livernois, Ferndale; 313-513-2200; ferndaleproject.com

The Ferndale Project first came to life in February 2020, but the opening was very shortlived thanks to the pandemic. The sister taproom to Eastern Market Brewing Co. had its official grand opening celebration back in March, two years after its first attempted opening.
Detroit Central Market
1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; mgmgranddetroit.com
Detroit Central Market is a food hall concept inside MGM Grand Detroit. Detroit Central Market features four fast-casual restaurants — Fat Daddy’s Hot Chicken, Diablo’s Tacos, Grand Wok Noodle Bar, and The Corner’s Detroit-Style Pizza.
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Detroit Central Market

1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; mgmgranddetroit.com

Detroit Central Market is a food hall concept inside MGM Grand Detroit. Detroit Central Market features four fast-casual restaurants — Fat Daddy’s Hot Chicken, Diablo’s Tacos, Grand Wok Noodle Bar, and The Corner’s Detroit-Style Pizza.
Smith & Co.
644 Selden St., Detroit; smithandcodetroit.com
Smith & Co., a restaurant most known for its craft cocktails and brunch, reopened this year after having to close its doors for two years due to the pandemic.
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Smith & Co.

644 Selden St., Detroit; smithandcodetroit.com

Smith & Co., a restaurant most known for its craft cocktails and brunch, reopened this year after having to close its doors for two years due to the pandemic.
SuperCrisp
4830 Cass Ave.,Detroit; 313-474-8880; supercrisp.com
SuperCrisp is your new spot for your fried chicken sandwich fix. The karaage sandwich has an almost cult-like following, for good reason.
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SuperCrisp

4830 Cass Ave.,Detroit; 313-474-8880; supercrisp.com

SuperCrisp is your new spot for your fried chicken sandwich fix. The karaage sandwich has an almost cult-like following, for good reason.
Estia Greek Street Food
20871 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods; goestia.com
Estia Greek Street Food opened a third location in metro Detroit. The menu includes a choice of chicken, lamb, pork, or vegetarian. It also has four signature gyros, including the Edgy Veggie, Americano, Real Greek, and the Kota. The chain was launched in 2015 by cousins George Xenos and Paul Bittas.
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Estia Greek Street Food

20871 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods; goestia.com

Estia Greek Street Food opened a third location in metro Detroit. The menu includes a choice of chicken, lamb, pork, or vegetarian. It also has four signature gyros, including the Edgy Veggie, Americano, Real Greek, and the Kota. The chain was launched in 2015 by cousins George Xenos and Paul Bittas.
Culture Soul
24737 Eight Mile Rd., Detroit; leculturecafe.com
Early January, Le Culture Cafe announced on social media that it would be closing its doors. The close was short-lived as the owners introduced a new concept, with a similar menu, Culture Soul. The menu includes many of Le Culture’s signature dishes and is currently carry-out only.
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Culture Soul

24737 Eight Mile Rd., Detroit; leculturecafe.com

Early January, Le Culture Cafe announced on social media that it would be closing its doors. The close was short-lived as the owners introduced a new concept, with a similar menu, Culture Soul. The menu includes many of Le Culture’s signature dishes and is currently carry-out only.
Bodega 
2671 Brush St., Detroit; bodegamkt.com
Native New Yorkers, close your ears, Detroit got its first bodega. Located in Brush Park, Bodega Market offers locally sourced produce and meat, along with beer, wine, liquor, and other items. The store also sells breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers alcohol for consumption at a bar.
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Bodega

2671 Brush St., Detroit; bodegamkt.com

Native New Yorkers, close your ears, Detroit got its first bodega. Located in Brush Park, Bodega Market offers locally sourced produce and meat, along with beer, wine, liquor, and other items. The store also sells breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers alcohol for consumption at a bar.