Best Restaurants in Oakland

January 31, 2018  |   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
  1. Mr. Kabob - Berkley
    3372 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI 48072248-545-4000Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
    301 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084248-817-1800Highlight on map | More Details
  3. Ruth's Chris Steak House
    755 W. Big Beaver Road, Ste. 151, Troy, MI 48084248-269-8424Highlight on map | More Details
  4. Big Rock Chophouse & The Reserve
    245 S. Eton St., Birmingham, MI 48009248-647-7774Highlight on map | More Details
  5. Peteet's Famous Cheesecakes
    13835 W. 9 Mile Road, Oak Park, MI 48237248-545-2253Highlight on map | More Details
  6. Commonwealth
    300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham, MI 48009, United States248-792-9766Highlight on map | More Details
  7. Rochester Brunch House
    301 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, MI 48307, United States248-656-1600Highlight on map | More Details
  8. Honest to Goodness Breakfast & Smoothies
    1166 South Lapeer Road, Orion charter Township, MI 48360, United States248-690-9031Highlight on map | More Details
  9. Café Muse
    418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067, United States248-544-4749Highlight on map | More Details
  10. Chapman House
    311 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, MI 48307, United States248-759-4406Highlight on map | More Details
  11. Otus Supply
    345 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, United States248-291-6160Highlight on map | More Details
  12. The Conserva
    201 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, United States248-291-6133Highlight on map | More Details
  13. Vinsetta Garage
    27799 Woodward Ave, Berkley, MI 48072, United States248-548-7711Highlight on map | More Details
  14. Union Woodshop
    18 South Main Street, Village of Clarkston, MI 48346, United States248-625-5660Highlight on map | More Details
  15. Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters
    336 South Main Street, Rochester, MI 48307, United States248-453-5239Highlight on map | More Details