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Detroit's 6 Most Iconic Burgers

Six old-school burger joints below 8 Mile.

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Plenty of new and innovative burgers burger-week150x150.0.jpgfeatured on Detroit menus. However, for the classic slider or old-school dive burger, the city offers a few joints that like good cheddar get better with age. They may not be the flashiest, but the following five restaurants are steeped in burger history.

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1. Bronx Bar

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4476 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-8464
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2. Casey's Pub

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1830 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 963-2440
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3. Motz Burgers

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7216 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 843-9186
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4. Nemo's Bar

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1384 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-3180
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5. Sonny's Hamburgers

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20001 Schoolcraft
Detroit, MI 48223
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6. Telway Hamburgers

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6820 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 843-2146
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Founded in 1944 (or in the early 50s depending on who you're quoting), Telway is a classic slider joint located in Southwest. The original slider retails for .70 cents, which makes us wonder how cheap these things were back in the 40s. Either way, they have proven their longevity and Telway remains an ideal greasy spoon cure for the late-night munchies.

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1. Bronx Bar

4476 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
]
4476 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

2. Casey's Pub

1830 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
]
1830 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

3. Motz Burgers

7216 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48209
]
7216 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48209

4. Nemo's Bar

1384 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
]
1384 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

5. Sonny's Hamburgers

20001 Schoolcraft, Detroit, MI 48223
]
20001 Schoolcraft
Detroit, MI 48223

6. Telway Hamburgers

6820 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

Founded in 1944 (or in the early 50s depending on who you're quoting), Telway is a classic slider joint located in Southwest. The original slider retails for .70 cents, which makes us wonder how cheap these things were back in the 40s. Either way, they have proven their longevity and Telway remains an ideal greasy spoon cure for the late-night munchies.

6820 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48210

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