These 11 Amazing Michigan Restaurants Will Make Your Taste Buds Explode

Michigan restaurants just might be the unsung heroes of the food scene. Known more for greasy Coney Island hotdogs or Detroit-style deep dish than farm-to-table fine dining, it’s easy to overlook the Mitten State’s culinary offerings. But don’t let that fool you. Michigan has some of the best-kept food secrets around and it’s worth uncovering them. Here’s a list of spots you may or may not have heard of that make Michigan special.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

As you can see, Michigan restaurants are chock full of diversity. But this is, by no means, a complete list of all the tasty goodness the Great Lakes State has to offer. Tell us what are some of your favorite restaurants unique to Michigan.