Despite its diminutive size, there’s a whole lot to love about Hamtramck. This independent town nestled within the city limits of Detroit has an outsized reputation, thanks to its active nightlife and eclectic restaurant scene that reflects cuisines from around the globe. Within just 2.1 square miles, people can dine on Bosnian, Yemeni, Bangladeshi, and Polish food reflective of the many immigrant communities that settled here. Hamtramck also boasts a vibrant bar and entertainment scene. The pandemic hit businesses in the area hard, but the restaurants in Hamtramck are especially resilient and pivoted to continue serving the community as safely as possible. From taco joints to European bakeries, here are some of the best spots to check out in Hamtramck right now.
A number of metro Detroit restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: For updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the state of Michigan’s coronavirus tracker. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More