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21 Awesome Detroit Restaurants for Your Wedding Day

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Weddings can be fun to attend, they’re a pain to plan. And while the vows are undoubtedly the biggest part of the day for the couple, it’s the food and music that guests generally remember. From stylish high-rise events spaces to chill food truck parks, put dinner and drinks front and center at the reception by hosting it at one of these great metro Detroit restaurants. Not warming to the restaurant wedding venue idea? Here’s some other great spots to check out around town.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cafe Cortina

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30715 W 10 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
(248) 474-3033
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Farmington Hills fine-dining Italian restaurant Cafe Cortina’s elegant dining room and lush garden patio are popular destinations for weddings and other special events. The spacious venue can accommodate up to 150 guests for ceremonies.

2. Detroit Fleat

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1820 E 9 Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 607-7611
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Ferndale food truck park and bar Detroit Fleat is a terrific option for funky, laid-back celebrations of any size with lots of connections to local food trucks for custom catering,

3. Pop's For Italian

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280 W Nine Mile Rd #2
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 268-4806
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Sprawling Neapolitan pizzeria Pop’s For Italian books lots of intimate parties in its group dining area. The space features an optional patio and room for between 20 and 100 people depending on the style of event.

4. La Dolce Vita

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17546 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48203
(313) 865-0331
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The romantic tree-lined patio and intimate dining room at La Dolce Vita are favorite venues for Detroiters looking to throw small parties. Menus are offered banquet-style for brunch and dinner with prices ranging between $18 and $48 per person.

5. Atwater in the Park

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1175 Lakepointe St
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
(313) 344-5104
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Looking for a casual vibe with beer? Atwater’s Brewing Company’s Riverfront Warehouse District brewery and stained glass windowed biergarten in Grosse Pointe Park feature private event rooms and space for strolling receptions accommodating up to 250 people.

6. Sindbad's Restaurant and Marina

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100 St Clair St
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 822-8000
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Overlooking the Detroit River, Sindbad’s Sohar Room is a popular spot for weddings. Located on the second floor, the venue features an attached deck offering views of the water and of the restaurant’s private marina.

7. The Whitney

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4421 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-5700
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The Whitney is one of Detroit’s top wedding venues, offering elegant, romantic settings for different styled ceremonies and receptions. The mansion house restaurant has space for parties ranging from 10 to 400 people.

8. Detroit Shipping Company

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474 Peterboro St
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 462-4973
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This two-story shipping container food hall is a casual spot to host celebrations. The building features ample space for up to 1,200 people as well as bars, stages, and several options for food.

9. Eastern Market

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Eastern Market
Detroit, MI

While not technically a restaurant, the city’s market is a destination for food and drink. Eastern Market offers three sheds as wedding venues (excluding busy Saturdays), with a plethora of food caterers nearby between the neighborhood’s many restaurants and the market’s food trucks. Renters are required to get their own venue insurance and liquor licensing.

10. Trinosophes

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1464 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 778-9258
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Cafe and events venue Trinosophes is an eclectic, minimalist spot to host a party. The space seats up to 250 (more standing) with a dance floor and stage.

11. The Whiskey Factory - Detroit City Distillery

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1000 Maple St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 656-4528
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This industrial venue serves offers several bar packages featuring Detroit City Distillery’s spirits and cocktails. Couples can host up to 190 guests seated or 250 partygoers for a strolling reception.

12. Detroit Vineyards

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1000 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 784-9726
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Detroit’s only winery is tucked away inside a former ice cream making facility in Eastern Market. The industrial space features plenty of roomy areas for parties and ceremonies.

13. The Rattlesnake Club

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300 River Pl Dr
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-4400
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A perennially popular event space, the Rattlesnake Club has views of the RiverWalk and Windsor skyline. This reception venue also offers a dedicated ceremony space in the Clock Tower Courtyard for couples that want to have their ceremony and reception all at one venue.

14. Highlands

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400 Renaissance Center Floor 71
Detroit, MI 48243
(313) 877-9090
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With sweeping views of downtown and the Detroit River, Highlands is a stunning spot to host a wedding. The venue, which loops around the 72 floor of one of the RenCen towers, is open to buyouts for groups of up to 220 seated or 300 strolling.

A carpeted room with one table set up at the back and white concrete columns along windows overlooking downtown Detroit. Michelle Gerard | michellegerard

15. Townhouse Detroit

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500 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 723-1000
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Townhouse Detroit features several options for accomodating large receptions including a stunning greenhouse-like glassed in patio with seats for up to 140 people.

16. Parc

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800 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 922-7272
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Seating up to 175 people indoors, Parc’s potential for space and setting is maximized in the spring and summer when the restaurant opens up to the whole of Campus Martius. An small private dining space is also available for up to 14 guests. Banquet menus and beverage services can be customized to suit the event.

17. Fort Street Galley

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160 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 230-0855
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This crisp, modernist space in downtown Detroit houses four restaurants and a bar, all of which offer catering services. Couples can buy out the venue for a crowd of up to 350 guests, with spaces also available for smaller parties.

18. Cliff Bell's

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2030 Park Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-2543
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Treat your guests to an evening in this reinvented 1920s jazz club. Cliff Bell’s can accommodate seated dinners for up to 150 people or up to 300 for a strolling reception. Rental fees include use of the venue’s A/V equipment including stage lights and the video screen.

A Man sits at the bar in a jewel-toned art deco bar.

19. Castle Hall

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1942 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

Always dreamed of getting married in a castle? Well, then you’re in luck. Located above Republic and Parks & Rec Diner, Castle Hall takes full advantage of the is located in the nineteenth century Grand Army of the Republic’s stunning architecture. The maximum capacity is 120 guests.

20. Cork & Gabel

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2415 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 638-2261
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With views of Michigan Avenue and Corktown’s iconic train station, Cork & Gable is an ideally situated spot for a large event. The restaurant can handle parties of up to 185 people and features a convenient parking area.

21. PizzaPlex

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4458 W Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 757-4992
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For an ultra-casual reception with Neapolitan pizza, beer, wine, and cocktails, community-centric restaurant features a mid-sized space with room for around 50 people. In nice weather, people can also take advantage of the backyard patio.

1. Cafe Cortina

30715 W 10 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Farmington Hills fine-dining Italian restaurant Cafe Cortina’s elegant dining room and lush garden patio are popular destinations for weddings and other special events. The spacious venue can accommodate up to 150 guests for ceremonies.

30715 W 10 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336

2. Detroit Fleat

1820 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220

Ferndale food truck park and bar Detroit Fleat is a terrific option for funky, laid-back celebrations of any size with lots of connections to local food trucks for custom catering,

1820 E 9 Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220

3. Pop's For Italian

280 W Nine Mile Rd #2, Ferndale, MI 48220

Sprawling Neapolitan pizzeria Pop’s For Italian books lots of intimate parties in its group dining area. The space features an optional patio and room for between 20 and 100 people depending on the style of event.

280 W Nine Mile Rd #2
Ferndale, MI 48220

4. La Dolce Vita

17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203

The romantic tree-lined patio and intimate dining room at La Dolce Vita are favorite venues for Detroiters looking to throw small parties. Menus are offered banquet-style for brunch and dinner with prices ranging between $18 and $48 per person.

17546 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48203

5. Atwater in the Park

1175 Lakepointe St, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230

Looking for a casual vibe with beer? Atwater’s Brewing Company’s Riverfront Warehouse District brewery and stained glass windowed biergarten in Grosse Pointe Park feature private event rooms and space for strolling receptions accommodating up to 250 people.

1175 Lakepointe St
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230

6. Sindbad's Restaurant and Marina

100 St Clair St, Detroit, MI 48214

Overlooking the Detroit River, Sindbad’s Sohar Room is a popular spot for weddings. Located on the second floor, the venue features an attached deck offering views of the water and of the restaurant’s private marina.

100 St Clair St
Detroit, MI 48214

7. The Whitney

4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

The Whitney is one of Detroit’s top wedding venues, offering elegant, romantic settings for different styled ceremonies and receptions. The mansion house restaurant has space for parties ranging from 10 to 400 people.

4421 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

8. Detroit Shipping Company

474 Peterboro St, Detroit, MI 48201

This two-story shipping container food hall is a casual spot to host celebrations. The building features ample space for up to 1,200 people as well as bars, stages, and several options for food.

474 Peterboro St
Detroit, MI 48201

9. Eastern Market

Eastern Market, Detroit, MI

While not technically a restaurant, the city’s market is a destination for food and drink. Eastern Market offers three sheds as wedding venues (excluding busy Saturdays), with a plethora of food caterers nearby between the neighborhood’s many restaurants and the market’s food trucks. Renters are required to get their own venue insurance and liquor licensing.

Eastern Market
Detroit, MI

10. Trinosophes

1464 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207

Cafe and events venue Trinosophes is an eclectic, minimalist spot to host a party. The space seats up to 250 (more standing) with a dance floor and stage.

1464 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

11. The Whiskey Factory - Detroit City Distillery

1000 Maple St, Detroit, MI 48207

This industrial venue serves offers several bar packages featuring Detroit City Distillery’s spirits and cocktails. Couples can host up to 190 guests seated or 250 partygoers for a strolling reception.

1000 Maple St
Detroit, MI 48207

12. Detroit Vineyards

1000 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207

Detroit’s only winery is tucked away inside a former ice cream making facility in Eastern Market. The industrial space features plenty of roomy areas for parties and ceremonies.

1000 Gratiot Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

13. The Rattlesnake Club

300 River Pl Dr, Detroit, MI 48207

A perennially popular event space, the Rattlesnake Club has views of the RiverWalk and Windsor skyline. This reception venue also offers a dedicated ceremony space in the Clock Tower Courtyard for couples that want to have their ceremony and reception all at one venue.

300 River Pl Dr
Detroit, MI 48207

14. Highlands

400 Renaissance Center Floor 71, Detroit, MI 48243
A carpeted room with one table set up at the back and white concrete columns along windows overlooking downtown Detroit. Michelle Gerard | michellegerard

With sweeping views of downtown and the Detroit River, Highlands is a stunning spot to host a wedding. The venue, which loops around the 72 floor of one of the RenCen towers, is open to buyouts for groups of up to 220 seated or 300 strolling.

400 Renaissance Center Floor 71
Detroit, MI 48243

15. Townhouse Detroit

500 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Townhouse Detroit features several options for accomodating large receptions including a stunning greenhouse-like glassed in patio with seats for up to 140 people.

500 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

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16. Parc

800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Seating up to 175 people indoors, Parc’s potential for space and setting is maximized in the spring and summer when the restaurant opens up to the whole of Campus Martius. An small private dining space is also available for up to 14 guests. Banquet menus and beverage services can be customized to suit the event.

800 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

17. Fort Street Galley

160 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48226

This crisp, modernist space in downtown Detroit houses four restaurants and a bar, all of which offer catering services. Couples can buy out the venue for a crowd of up to 350 guests, with spaces also available for smaller parties.

160 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226

18. Cliff Bell's

2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
A Man sits at the bar in a jewel-toned art deco bar.

Treat your guests to an evening in this reinvented 1920s jazz club. Cliff Bell’s can accommodate seated dinners for up to 150 people or up to 300 for a strolling reception. Rental fees include use of the venue’s A/V equipment including stage lights and the video screen.

2030 Park Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

19. Castle Hall

1942 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Always dreamed of getting married in a castle? Well, then you’re in luck. Located above Republic and Parks & Rec Diner, Castle Hall takes full advantage of the is located in the nineteenth century Grand Army of the Republic’s stunning architecture. The maximum capacity is 120 guests.

1942 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

20. Cork & Gabel

2415 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

With views of Michigan Avenue and Corktown’s iconic train station, Cork & Gable is an ideally situated spot for a large event. The restaurant can handle parties of up to 185 people and features a convenient parking area.

2415 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

21. PizzaPlex

4458 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209

For an ultra-casual reception with Neapolitan pizza, beer, wine, and cocktails, community-centric restaurant features a mid-sized space with room for around 50 people. In nice weather, people can also take advantage of the backyard patio.

4458 W Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209

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