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Republic, Parks & Rec, GAR Building.
Republic, Parks & Rec, GAR Building.
Photo: Chris and Michelle Gerard

10 Of Detroit's Most Anticipated Restaurants: Mapped

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Republic, Parks & Rec, GAR Building.
| Photo: Chris and Michelle Gerard

With the grand openings of Wright & Company, Rose's Fine Food, and Antietam all in the same week, Detroit has taken a huge step forward in becoming the culinary hot spot it was always meant to be. Ranging from fine dining to a quick bite, late night to brunch, here are ten more restaurant openings that Detroit is collectively holding its breath for.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Campau Tower

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10337 Joseph Campau St
Hamtramck, MI 48211
The legendary late night burger place shocked fans when they closed unexpectedly this summer, but chef Nikita Santches of Rock City Eatery has taken over, and will be resurrecting the Hamtramck institution and making it even better than before, in hopefully just a few weeks. [Photo]

2. Selden Standard

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3921 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Chef Andy Hollyday's hotly anticipated restaurant hosted a pop up at The Oakland, and they're supposed to begin hiring staff late this summer, but they're keeping the opening date vague, just committing to sometime this fall. [Photo]

3. Addison Eatery

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3111 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
What: Maurice Wiggins, owner of the Hudson Café, is opening a new restaurant in the old Atlas Global Bistro location. Expect American classics with "a touch of soul". When: As the building is ready to go, they're hoping to open end of July to Mid-August. [Photo]

4. La Rondinella

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2453 Russell Street
Detroit, MI 48207
Dave Mancini of Supino Pizzeria has been cautiously working to open his rustic Italian restaurant next door to the pizzeria, but "late summer" is the only date given, and with no recent updates that may be unlikely. In short, no word on when that homemade pasta is coming to Eastern Market, but hopefully it will be before the end of the year. [Photo]

5. Republic, Parks & Rec

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1942 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
What: Kate Williams' two new restaurants on the ground floor of the GAR. Republic will be a higher-end tavern, Parks & Rec will feature fun new takes on diner classics at a lower price point. The restaurants will share a kitchen and feature local ingredients. When: October 1st (Parks & Rec) and November 1st (Republic)[Photo]

6. Guns & Butter

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1301 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226
Chef Craig Lieckfelt's incredibly successful pop up has earned international recognition, but he's sticking to his Detroit roots, opening his brick and mortar Guns & Butter "later this summer" according to what he told WSJ magazine. [Photo]

7. Dime Store

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719 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI 48226
This "American Brunch Bar" in Detroit's Chrysler House is headed up by chef Josh Taylor, and they're hoping to be open in the next few weeks, as long as all goes according to plan with inspections.[Photo]

8. Top of the Pontch

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2 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226
Chef Justin Vaiciunas of The Jefferson House will be in charge of the kitchen at the brand new Top of the Pontch, with locally sourced food and a splashy interior. Look for it by Labor Day. [Photo]

9. Gold Cash Gold

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2100 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216
The long-awaited restaurant will be led by chef Josh Stockton, who specializes in butchery and will be using pigs raised by his Dad in Tennessee. As for an opening date, they're looking at the last two weeks of September or first week in October, though if the stars align it could be sooner. [Photo]

10. Johnny Noodle King

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2601 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48216
Jacques Driscoll of Green Dot Stables is aiming to bring ramen to Detroit in a big way, and while they won't give a firm date, the opening should be coming very soon. [Photo]

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1. Campau Tower

10337 Joseph Campau St, Hamtramck, MI 48211
The legendary late night burger place shocked fans when they closed unexpectedly this summer, but chef Nikita Santches of Rock City Eatery has taken over, and will be resurrecting the Hamtramck institution and making it even better than before, in hopefully just a few weeks. [Photo]
10337 Joseph Campau St
Hamtramck, MI 48211

2. Selden Standard

3921 2nd Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Chef Andy Hollyday's hotly anticipated restaurant hosted a pop up at The Oakland, and they're supposed to begin hiring staff late this summer, but they're keeping the opening date vague, just committing to sometime this fall. [Photo]
3921 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

3. Addison Eatery

3111 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
What: Maurice Wiggins, owner of the Hudson Café, is opening a new restaurant in the old Atlas Global Bistro location. Expect American classics with "a touch of soul". When: As the building is ready to go, they're hoping to open end of July to Mid-August. [Photo]
3111 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

4. La Rondinella

2453 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207
Dave Mancini of Supino Pizzeria has been cautiously working to open his rustic Italian restaurant next door to the pizzeria, but "late summer" is the only date given, and with no recent updates that may be unlikely. In short, no word on when that homemade pasta is coming to Eastern Market, but hopefully it will be before the end of the year. [Photo]
2453 Russell Street
Detroit, MI 48207

5. Republic, Parks & Rec

1942 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
What: Kate Williams' two new restaurants on the ground floor of the GAR. Republic will be a higher-end tavern, Parks & Rec will feature fun new takes on diner classics at a lower price point. The restaurants will share a kitchen and feature local ingredients. When: October 1st (Parks & Rec) and November 1st (Republic)[Photo]
1942 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

6. Guns & Butter

1301 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
Chef Craig Lieckfelt's incredibly successful pop up has earned international recognition, but he's sticking to his Detroit roots, opening his brick and mortar Guns & Butter "later this summer" according to what he told WSJ magazine. [Photo]
1301 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

7. Dime Store

719 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226
This "American Brunch Bar" in Detroit's Chrysler House is headed up by chef Josh Taylor, and they're hoping to be open in the next few weeks, as long as all goes according to plan with inspections.[Photo]
719 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI 48226

8. Top of the Pontch

2 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226
Chef Justin Vaiciunas of The Jefferson House will be in charge of the kitchen at the brand new Top of the Pontch, with locally sourced food and a splashy interior. Look for it by Labor Day. [Photo]
2 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226

9. Gold Cash Gold

2100 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216
The long-awaited restaurant will be led by chef Josh Stockton, who specializes in butchery and will be using pigs raised by his Dad in Tennessee. As for an opening date, they're looking at the last two weeks of September or first week in October, though if the stars align it could be sooner. [Photo]
2100 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216

10. Johnny Noodle King

2601 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48216
Jacques Driscoll of Green Dot Stables is aiming to bring ramen to Detroit in a big way, and while they won't give a firm date, the opening should be coming very soon. [Photo]
2601 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48216

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