11 Restaurants You’ll Love near Cobo Center

Photos by Texas de Brazil, Brome, Parc

After a long day at your meeting or convention at Cobo Center, sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the yummiest food that Detroit has to offer. Plus, they are only a short walk away from Cobo!

London Chop House

(0.2 mile from Cobo)
A Detroit tradition dating back to 1938, serving the finest aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood. A perfect spot for lunch or dinner.

Dime Store

(0.3 mile from Cobo)
A hot spot in town opened by friends and Detroit natives, this American brunch bar offers favorites such as the house sausage omelet, sweet poached pear salad and Zingerman’s coffee, as well as a full bar. Note that the Dime Store is only open for breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Grand Trunk Pub

(0.3 mile from Cobo)
An old Grand Trunk Railroad ticket station with early 1900s-style architecture and some of the best brews in town. Enjoy a tasty sandwich and take in the beauty of the building.


(0.3 mile from Cobo)
Detroit’s first champagne bar located in the historic Westin Book Cadillac. Happy hour specials and flavorful soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees.


(0.4 mile from Cobo)
A Michael Symon restaurant, a Detroit Free Press “Restaurant of the Year” and winner of numerous culinary awards, including being mentioned as having one of the best beer menus in the country by Esquire Magazine.


(0.4 mile from Cobo)
This trendy new spot is located in Detroit’s gathering place, Campus Martius Park. Parc serves up traditional Midwestern foods with influences of French and Mediterranean flavors, with a beautiful view of the park.

Texas de Brazil

(0.5 mile from Cobo)
An authentic Brazilian steakhouse with all-you-can-eat selections and cultural flair.


(0.3 miles from Cobo)
This sushi restaurant prides itself on the freshest ingredients and unique Asian cuisine. Maru also serves a great express lunch special for your hour lunch break.

Brome Modern Eatery

(0.2 miles from Cobo)
Enjoy all natural burgers, bountiful salads, smoothies, juices and french fries (because it’s all about balance). You can also order online and pick it up at the counter if you would prefer to take your food back to Cobo.

The Apparatus Room

(Right across the street from Cobo)
With both an affordable lunch menu and a splurge-worthy dinner menu, the Apparatus Room is perfect for business lunches and celebratory, end-of-conference dinners. Located in the Detroit Foundation Hotel.


(0.4 miles from Cobo)
Indulge in burritos and tacos inspired by people from Calexico — the town on the border of Mexico and California. Their guac is a must-try and they also offer salads if you prefer something on the lighter side.

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues
  1. London Chop House
    155 W. Congress St., Detroit, MI 48226313-962-0277Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Dime Store
    719 Griswold St., Ste. 180, Detroit, MI 48226313-962-9106Highlight on map | More Details
  3. Grand Trunk Pub
    612 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-961-3043Highlight on map | More Details
  4. 24Grille
    204 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-964-3821Highlight on map | More Details
  5. Roast
    1128 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-961-2500Highlight on map | More Details
  6. Brome Modern Eatery
    607 Shelby St., Detroit, MI 48226313-403-1200Highlight on map | More Details
  7. Apparatus Room
    250 W. Larned St., Detroit, MI 48226313-800-5600Highlight on map | More Details
  8. Texas de Brazil
    1000 Woodward Ave., Suite 01B07A, Detroit, MI 48226313-964-4333Highlight on map | More Details