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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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 Detroits 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 Farmers Hand space in Corktown in mid-October.
Photo via Mink / Instagram
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
1087 Beaufait St., Detroit; breweryfaisan.com
In early October, this Belgian-style brewery will open in Detroits 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
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). Dont like pizza? Check out Buddys exhaustive menu of appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, burgers, pastas, desserts, wine, and beer.
Photo via Buddys 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 Brewings 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
1811 Parker St., Detroit; 313-290-2963; estosgarage.com
Estos Garage, Detroits favorite pop-up taco shop, will soon open a permanent location. Owner Esteban Castro is aiming for a November or December opening in Detroits West Village neighborhood next to Sister Pie. The brick-and-mortar location will feature tacos, nachos, quesadillas, rice bowls, and even a variant on Castros mothers chili recipe.
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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
4870 Cass Ave., Detroit; imanoodles.com
A third location of Chef Mike Ransoms acclaimed noodle bar Ima is scheduled to open this fall near the Wayne State University campus in Midtown. Imas 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
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