November 24, 2021

The best metro Detroit restaurants of 2021, according to our readers

Much like their favorite NFL football team, Detroiters will go down giving it all they've got when to comes to their favorite food spots.

Thousands of our readers voted and the results are in for Metro Times' 2021 Best of Detroit poll.

This where you're going to find all things "Best Of" in the metro Detroit area that our readers voted for as their favorite places to chow down.

You can see the full Best of Detroit awards here. 

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The best metro Detroit restaurants of 2021, according to our readers
Best Deli (Oakland)
Stage Deli
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Best Deli (Oakland)

Stage Deli

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Best Bar Food (Oakland)
McVee's Pub and Grub
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Best Bar Food (Oakland)

McVee's Pub and Grub

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Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant (Oakland)
Soul Cafe
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Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant (Oakland)

Soul Cafe

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Best Chinese (Oakland)
Empress Gardens
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Best Chinese (Oakland)

Empress Gardens

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Best Desserts at a Restaurant (Oakland)
Fishbone's
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Best Desserts at a Restaurant (Oakland)

Fishbone's

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Best Cajun (Oakland)
Howe's Bayou
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Best Cajun (Oakland)

Howe's Bayou

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Best Restaurant (Oakland)
Casa Pernoi
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Best Restaurant (Oakland)


Casa Pernoi
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Best Barbecue (Oakland)
Woodpile BBQ
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Best Barbecue (Oakland)

Woodpile BBQ

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Best New Restaurant (Oakland)
Imaginate
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Best New Restaurant (Oakland)


Imaginate
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