‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, chilly evenings, Halloween parties, and tailgates for football games. Detroit restaurants & bars await the action each football season and the food game is just as anticipated for Monday Night Football. Many will be attending. You’ll find the best places to watch the Lions home games are at Detroit restaurants and bars like the ones listed here.
Monday Night Football is here. Do you know what you’re doing this Monday, October 30 Lions’ Monday Night Football game? Maybe sipping cocktails in the club seats at Ford Field? Or enjoying the game with all of the live-streaming options? What about enjoying the game with your friends at Detroit restaurants & bars, several of which are just steps from the stadium. Finger food, burgers, sandwiches, and more are in-store.
Detroitisit rounded up a solid list of the best Detroit restaurants & bars help your crew out because there’ll be plenty to watch when fans hit the streets downtown!
TIN ROOF DETROIT
Make this house your home for the next Lions’ home game in Detroit! Detroit restaurants & bars are extra special when they have live music. Across the street from Comerica Park near Ford Field, Tin Roof is your “game day destination” for Lions Watch Parties. Celebrate with live music before and after every game. This hotspot has 2 floors full of TVs, great food, and cold beer. With more than a dozen of the Tin Roof restaurants across the U.S.,Tin Roof has got the “boos” this October and beyond. Enjoy happy hour specials as well as specialty menus limited on game days. For world-famous Wings & Tenders along with other southern-inspired food, click HERE to view their menu.
Location: 47 E Adams Ave, Detroit
FRITA BATIDOS DETROIT
Amp up the flavor and fun with Detroit restaurants & bars in Detroit like Frita Batidos. Locals love this Cuban-inspired street food. This spot is a back-to-back winner of Eastern Market’s Burger Battle (2017 & 2018). Not to mention, it was also voted for Best Burger by Michigan Daily Readers each year from 2014-2022, Best Fast Casual Hour Detroit Magazine, and Metro Times Best Cuban Restaurant 2020 and Best Burger 2021. Vegetarian and vegan-friendly as well as gluten-free/dairy options are available. Click HERE to view their website.
Location: 66 W Columbia St., Detroit
You can hear the roar of Detroit bars & restaurants all across the city! Stop into Symposia before the Detroit Lions Monday Night Football game. Prepare your taste buds for a “culinary touchdown”, featuring a 24 oz. prime bone-in ribeye with chimichurri sauce, paired with a Yukon potato smasher layered with gruyere and cheddar cheeses, bacon, chives, topped with crème fraiche. Symposia’s full regular menu is also available. Complimentary valet parking and shuttle service to the game for all Symposia guests. Join them in the A Bar and Lounge for a Tailgate party with DJ and drink specials from 4 pm-8 pm. $90/person. Open 4:30-8 pm, click HERE to view their website and make a reservation.
Location: 1000 Brush Street, Detroit
For a minimalistic approach to game-day celebrations, you could always try the modern Ash-Bar that can now be found at the Siren Hotel. Open all-day, dine in for a pre-game breakfast, or save an appetite for their classy dinner as the game noise trails through the streets. Their breakfast menu includes pancakes with mixed berries, two eggs any style, egg & cheese sandwich, bagel & house-smoked trout or gravlax, and more. Enjoy Parisian dinner tastes like Moules, Fritto Misto, Steak Frits with compound butter, and other delicious options. Menus are seasonal. Click HERE to view their full menu.
Location: 1509 Broadway St., Detroit
This list of the best restaurants & bars in Detroit to cheer on the Lions at Ford Field, wouldn’t be complete without Hockeytown Cafe. After all, its location being at the heart of Detroit’s entertainment district makes a night out on the town something remarkable every time. Join them for their Detroit Lions Tailgates on their patio if you haven’t already! Enjoy classic hot food favorites like Detroit-style pizzas as well as fresh salads and homemade soup. They also have heartier eats like “handhelds” (sandwiches) and plated dinners. Click HERE to view their website and menu.
Location: 2301 Woodward Ave, Detroit
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