8 Fan-Voted Romantic Restaurants for Date Night in Detroit

Modified: September 09, 2019

The best romantic restaurants in Detroit.

1. Andiamo

They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, right?Andiamo‘s house-made pastas, steak and fresh fish will do the trick. Pair the tastiness with a beautiful Detroit riverfront view and you have the recipe for the perfect date.

2. Traffic Jam & Snug

There’s nothing quite like Traffic Jam & Snug. Made-from-scratch dishes, a microbrewery and intimate multilevel dining rooms will make your evening unforgettable. @yolanda1009 says, “The Traffic Jam – you can choose your own bottle of wine for a small corkage fee, plus the most amazing desserts.”

3. La Dolce Vita

Prefer a more private setting? La Dolce Vita is just that. Mouthwatering Italian cuisine compliments this tucked-away, romantic spot in Detroit’s Palmer Park District.

4. Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine

Spice up your date night with cuisine from a Cuban restaurant in Detroit, Vicente’s. Exotic dishes accompanied by salsa music add a cultural twist.

5. Republic

A newer Detroit restaurant, located in the Grand Army of the Republic building, Republic offers soups, salads and crafty cocktails – menu musts.

6. The Inn on Ferry Street

Break the traditional date night dinner routine with a getaway to The Inn on Ferry Street. You’ll enjoy your stay in a Victorian mansion or carriage house in the heart of Detroit’s cultural, medical and university districts. @vinalontherocks says, “Not technically a restaurant ” but I recommend staying at the Inn on Ferry Street. You can grab breakfast there the morning after.”

7. Roast

Known as one of the finest steakhouses in Detroit, Roast offers top-notch dishes downtown. If you can save room after the main dish, be sure to try something off of Roast’s delicious dessert menu.

8. Iridescence

A four-diamond restaurant, Iridescence is the talk of the town. Exceptional American food and breathtaking city views make this restaurant a must. Iridescence is located in MotorCity Casino – where the fun never stops.


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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

  1. 1
    Andiamo Detroit Riverfront
    400 GM Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243
  2. 2
    Republic Tavern
    1942 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
  3. 3
    The Inn on Ferry Street
    84 E. Ferry St., Detroit, MI 48202
  4. 4
    1128 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
  5. 5
    2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48207
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    Traffic Jam & Snug
    511 West Canfield Street, Detroit, MI 48201, United States
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    Vicente's Cuban Cuisine
    1250 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA