Detroit February 27, 2018
8 Restaurants With Incredible Rooftop Dining In Detroit
Great news, Detroit: the official start of spring is only a few weeks away! There’s so much to look forward to about the upcoming warm season, and we can’t help but feel giddy when we think of all the fantastic outdoor dining and drinking that will take place when wintertime is over. Here are eight awesome restaurants in Detroit that offer fantastic rooftop experiences.
1. Joe Muer Seafood (400 Renaissance Center #1404)
This classic Detroit destination has long served up some of the freshest and most mouthwatering seafood in town, but its beautiful atmosphere is half the appeal. Marvel at views of the Detroit river as you sit on the eatery’s deck - all while enjoying everything from whitefish to delicious lobster bisque.
2. 3Fifty Terrace (350 Madison St.)
Whether you’re planning a special event or simply looking for a dressy night out on the town, 3Fifty Terrace has you covered. This bar and eatery, which is open seasonally, features 10,000 square feet of rooftop access and lovely views of the Motor City. While it’s not your typical restaurant, 3Fifty Terrace is a blast when you’re ready to let loose and have fun after dark.
3. Iridescence (2901 Grand River Ave.)
When you want a rooftop experience without waiting until the chilly temperatures subside, look no further than Iridescence. Located on the 16th floor of the Renaissance Center, this beautiful restaurant offers unmatched views of the skyline and the riverfront in a truly stunning environment. Dine on perfectly prepared steak and sip fine wine as you bask in the glow of Iridescence.
4. Bookies Bar & Grille (2208 Cass Ave.)
This no-frills eatery in the Motor City will satisfy your cravings for classic American fare while offering a unique rooftop atmosphere to enjoy. Whether you opt for a BBQ pulled pork sandwich, Buffalo chicken wrap, or hearty bison burger, you’re sure to leave full. Wash it all down with a pint or two!
5. Briggs Detroit (519 E Jefferson Ave.)
This contemporary bar and restaurant offers delicious fare, fantastic drinks, and a welcoming atmosphere that makes for a one-of-a-kind experience. Opt for a seat on the bar’s rooftop patio and peruse the menu, which includes options like fried pickles, angus burgers, ground beef burrito bowls, and Bricktown mac ‘n cheese. Is your mouth watering yet?
6. Hockeytown Cafe (2301 Woodward Ave.)
Red Wings fans will feel right at home at Hockeytown Cafe, which features all sorts of memorabilia in a welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy a brew before the game or settle down in the rooftop seating area for a meal made of options like taco salad, corned beef reuben sandwiches, or spinach artichoke pizza. Yum!
7. Atwater Brewery (237 Jos Campau)
The Detroit branch of this Michigan brewery is certainly worth visiting when you find yourself in the Motor City. When sunny weather makes an appearance again, snag a seat on Atwater’s gorgeous rooftop beer garden and sip on all sorts of tasty brews. There’s no better place to bask in the beauty of a balmy day in downtown Detroit.
8. Level Two Bar & Rooftop (535 Monroe Ave.)
Longing for your clubbing days from way back when? Delve into the past with a visit to Level Two, which features space for dancing, a wide selection of tasty fare, and rooftop seating where you can settle down after working up a sweat on on the dance floor. Whether you opt for a classic cheeseburger or a mouthwatering loaded gyro, you’re sure to be back for seconds.
Are there any other fantastic rooftop dining spots in the Motor City that we should have included on our list? What else are you looking forward to about springtime in Detroit? Let us know in the comments!