Best Restaurants in Oakland

Modified: June 25, 2019 | Story by Heidi Tiano | Photos by Fogo de Chao, Big Rock Chophouse

Regardless of your tastes or the time of day, Oakland County boasts some of the region’s best dining options. Try one of our picks the next time your appetite calls.

Oakland County Brunch Bites

  • Commonwealth (Birmingham)
    Eclectic breakfast and lunch in a trendy, casual environment.
  • Rochester Brunch House (Rochester)
    Solid brunch menu featuring classics and new twists on old favorites.
  • Honest to Goodness Breakfast & Smoothies (Orion Township)
    Small local favorite specializing in healthy breakfast options.

Lunch Options

  • Mr. Kabob (Berkley)
    Fresh, healthy Mediterranean fare.
  • Café Muse (Royal Oak)
    Incredible sandwiches and salads with plenty of choices.

Date Night

Something New

  • Otus Supply (Ferndale)
    Unique and creative menu options with unrivaled atmosphere.
  • The Conserva (Ferndale)
    New to the restaurant scene and serving a fresh, rotating menu.

Comfort Food

  • Genitti’s Hole-in-the-Wall (Northville)
    Family-style Italian at its best.
  • Vinsetta Garage (Berkley)
    Burgers, mac ‘n’ cheese and hot dogs in a historic garage.
  • Union Woodshop (Clarkston)
    Slow-cooked barbecue food and delicious sides.

Sweet Treats


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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

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    300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham, MI 48009, United States
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    Rochester Brunch House
    301 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, MI 48307, United States
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    Honest to Goodness Breakfast & Smoothies
    1166 South Lapeer Road, Orion charter Township, MI 48360, United States
  4. 4
    Café Muse
    418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067, United States
  5. 5
    Chapman House
    311 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, MI 48307, United States
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    Otus Supply
    345 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, United States
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    The Conserva
    201 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, United States
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    Vinsetta Garage
    27799 Woodward Ave, Berkley, MI 48072, United States
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    Union Woodshop
    18 South Main Street, Village of Clarkston, MI 48346, United States
  10. 10
    Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters
    336 South Main Street, Rochester, MI 48307, United States