September 28, 2019

The most anticipated new restaurants coming to Detroit this fall

Look out for these exciting new eateries that are about to debut in Detroit this year.

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The most anticipated new restaurants coming to Detroit this fall
Mink
1701 Trumbull Ave., Detroit
Mink, a new restaurant and wine bar, will open mid-October in Islandview. Mink is a collaboration between the owners Folk and Marrow, two of Detroit’s best-loved restaurants. Kiki Louya, Rohani Foulkes, Sarah Welch, and Ping Ho are teaming up for a new venture that will focus on a curated wine menu and selection of small dishes, including oysters and shrimp. Mink will open in the Farmer’s Hand space in Corktown in mid-October.
Photo via Mink / Instagram

Mink

1701 Trumbull Ave., Detroit
Mink, a new restaurant and wine bar, will open mid-October in Islandview. Mink is a collaboration between the owners Folk and Marrow, two of Detroit’s best-loved restaurants. Kiki Louya, Rohani Foulkes, Sarah Welch, and Ping Ho are teaming up for a new venture that will focus on a curated wine menu and selection of small dishes, including oysters and shrimp. Mink will open in the Farmer’s Hand space in Corktown in mid-October.

Photo via Mink / Instagram
Baobab Fare
6568 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-266-5199; baobobfare.com
This East African spot will open this fall in Detroit, offering a variety of breakfast and lunch options. Owned by Mamba Hamissi and Nadia Nijimbere, both refugees from Burundi, Baobob Fare has been holding pop-ups around Detroit ahead of the opening of a brick-and-mortar storefront.
Photo via Baobob Fare / Facebook

Baobab Fare

6568 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-266-5199; baobobfare.com
This East African spot will open this fall in Detroit, offering a variety of breakfast and lunch options. Owned by Mamba Hamissi and Nadia Nijimbere, both refugees from Burundi, Baobob Fare has been holding pop-ups around Detroit ahead of the opening of a brick-and-mortar storefront.

Photo via Baobob Fare / Facebook
Brewery Faisan
1087 Beaufait St., Detroit; breweryfaisan.com
In early October, this Belgian-style brewery will open in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood. Brewery Faisan, founded by Rachel and Paul Szlaga, will serve a variety of microbrewed beers just a few blocks from Belle Isle.
Photo via Brewery Faisan / Instagram

Brewery Faisan

1087 Beaufait St., Detroit; breweryfaisan.com
In early October, this Belgian-style brewery will open in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood. Brewery Faisan, founded by Rachel and Paul Szlaga, will serve a variety of microbrewed beers just a few blocks from Belle Isle.

Photo via Brewery Faisan / Instagram
Buddy’s Pizza
1555 Broadway St., Detroit; buddyspizza.com 
A new location of this Detroit-area pizza chain is opening in downtown Detroit near the Madison building. The 200-seat shop will have sit-in dining as well as grab-and-go service, slinging slices of its classic square pizza in variations such as the Detroit Public TV (pepperoni galore) or the Henry Ford (red onion, bleu cheese, smoked bacon, and ground beef). Don’t like pizza? Check out Buddy’s exhaustive menu of appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, burgers, pastas, desserts, wine, and beer. 
Photo via Buddy’s Pizza / Facebook

Buddy’s Pizza

1555 Broadway St., Detroit; buddyspizza.com
  A new location of this Detroit-area pizza chain is opening in downtown Detroit near the Madison building. The 200-seat shop will have sit-in dining as well as grab-and-go service, slinging slices of its classic square pizza in variations such as the Detroit Public TV (pepperoni galore) or the Henry Ford (red onion, bleu cheese, smoked bacon, and ground beef). Don’t like pizza? Check out Buddy’s exhaustive menu of appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, burgers, pastas, desserts, wine, and beer.

  Photo via Buddy’s Pizza / Facebook
Eastern Market Brewing Co.
567 Livernois St., Ferndale
This mainstay of Eastern Market is expanding with a new Ferndale location. Eastern Market Brewing Co. is purchasing Axle Brewing’s 10,000-square-foot Livernois Tap building, and the new brewpub — tentatively dubbed the Ferndale project — will offer a new, unique menu. The Eastern Market Brewing Co. has not released information about an opening date.
Photo via Eastern Market Brewing Co / Facebook

Eastern Market Brewing Co.

567 Livernois St., Ferndale
This mainstay of Eastern Market is expanding with a new Ferndale location. Eastern Market Brewing Co. is purchasing Axle Brewing’s 10,000-square-foot Livernois Tap building, and the new brewpub — tentatively dubbed the Ferndale project — will offer a new, unique menu. The Eastern Market Brewing Co. has not released information about an opening date.

Photo via Eastern Market Brewing Co / Facebook
Esto’s Garage
1811 Parker St., Detroit; 313-290-2963; estosgarage.com
Esto’s Garage, Detroit’s favorite pop-up taco shop, will soon open a permanent location. Owner Esteban Castro is aiming for a November or December opening in Detroit’s West Village neighborhood next to Sister Pie. The brick-and-mortar location will feature tacos, nachos, quesadillas, rice bowls, and even a variant on Castro’s mother’s chili recipe.
Photo via Esto’s Garage / Facebook

Esto’s Garage

1811 Parker St., Detroit; 313-290-2963; estosgarage.com
Esto’s Garage, Detroit’s favorite pop-up taco shop, will soon open a permanent location. Owner Esteban Castro is aiming for a November or December opening in Detroit’s West Village neighborhood next to Sister Pie. The brick-and-mortar location will feature tacos, nachos, quesadillas, rice bowls, and even a variant on Castro’s mother’s chili recipe.

Photo via Esto’s Garage / Facebook
The Highlands
400 Renaissance Center; Detroit; highlandsdetroit.com
The Highlands, a group of three restaurants and bars, will open on the top of the Renaissance Center in November. Highlands Steakhouse will offer gourmet steaks, and Hearth 71 will specialize in hearth-cooked dishes. The High Bar will offer a variety of whiskeys. Located on the 71st and 72nd floors of the Ren Cen, the restaurant promises dramatic views of Detroit.
Photo via Highlands Detroit / Facebook

The Highlands

400 Renaissance Center; Detroit; highlandsdetroit.com
The Highlands, a group of three restaurants and bars, will open on the top of the Renaissance Center in November. Highlands Steakhouse will offer gourmet steaks, and Hearth 71 will specialize in hearth-cooked dishes. The High Bar will offer a variety of whiskeys. Located on the 71st and 72nd floors of the Ren Cen, the restaurant promises dramatic views of Detroit.

Photo via Highlands Detroit / Facebook
Ima Midtown
4870 Cass Ave., Detroit; imanoodles.com 
A third location of Chef Mike Ransom’s acclaimed noodle bar Ima is scheduled to open this fall near the Wayne State University campus in Midtown. Ima’s current shops in Corktown and Madison Heights serve up udon noodles and rice bowls, plus appetizers, beer, wine, and sake. A similar menu is planned for the new Midtown location, with the addition of more selections in the izakaya tradition.  
Photo via imadetroit / Instagram

Ima Midtown

4870 Cass Ave., Detroit; imanoodles.com
  A third location of Chef Mike Ransom’s acclaimed noodle bar Ima is scheduled to open this fall near the Wayne State University campus in Midtown. Ima’s current shops in Corktown and Madison Heights serve up udon noodles and rice bowls, plus appetizers, beer, wine, and sake. A similar menu is planned for the new Midtown location, with the addition of more selections in the izakaya tradition.

   Photo via imadetroit / Instagram
Leila
1249 Griswold St., Detroit; leiladetroit.com
Father-son duo Sameer and Samy Eid, owners of Phoenicia and Forest in Birmingham, are opening another restaurant in downtown Detroit. Leila, an outpost of Lebanese fine-dining, will open in late September. The menu will focus on Lebanese mezze, seafood, and grilled meats. 
Photo via Leila / Facebook

Leila

1249 Griswold St., Detroit; leiladetroit.com
Father-son duo Sameer and Samy Eid, owners of Phoenicia and Forest in Birmingham, are opening another restaurant in downtown Detroit. Leila, an outpost of Lebanese fine-dining, will open in late September. The menu will focus on Lebanese mezze, seafood, and grilled meats.

Photo via Leila / Facebook