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7 Saucy Casual Spots in Detroit that Serve Detroit’s Best Sandwiches

Take a Lunch Break at These Casual Spots in Detroit. Many Are New, All Have Superb Sandwiches

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New casual dining spots in Detroit are pretty much an ode to how simply satisfying sandwiches are. However, it takes a clever mind to create some of these bad (Po’)boys, along with some other quality quick meals, such as deep-fried arepas, or a melty 3rd Street Philly.

The locals love sandwich stops because there’s usually an option for carry-out/to-go. Detroitisit rounded up a list of the finest sandwiches at these fairly new casual spots in Detroit to help take time out of your day for the simple pleasures. 

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ROLLING STONES LOGO, PHOTO VALE ARELLANO / UNSPLASH

ROCK BAR

Motown has opened up a new Rock ‘n Roll joint, serving Tapas cuisine. Chef Petro Drakopoulous has brought playful change to Hollywood Casino at Greektown. He evolved the menu on the much-loved fine dining restaurant, Prism, as well as added a food menu at the casino’s Rock Bar. Visit the new eats on the first-floor gaming area, which includes a revamped display of dozens of TVs. You can expect a selection of sliders, wraps, and desserts, and of course, an extensive cocktail menu made for partiers. Click HERE to view their full menu. 

Location: 1211 Chrysler Dr, Detroit, MI 48226

breadless in detroit

BREADLESS WRAPS, PHOTO BREADLESS / FACEBOOK

BREADLESS

Keep spreading the word about this next casual dining spot in Detroit because it could be the new norm! New casual dining restaurants in Detroit are unique, but this one is a literal one-of-a-kind. Be delighted by this healthier twist on the classic sandwich. Opened in March, Breadless features a line of sandwiches that are wrapped in greens instead of bread. Find interesting tastes, such as the Cloud 9 Pastrami loaded with Havarti cheese, shredded cabbage, pickle, red onions, spicy ground mustard, and house-made Reuben sauces, packed in fresh greens. Click HERE to view their website and then grab a bite!

Location: 2761 E Jefferson Suite A, Detroit, MI 48207

 

EL REY DE LAS AREPAS

El Rey de las Arepas in Detroit

AREPAS, PHOTO EL REY DE LAS AREPAS

New casual dining in Detroit includes the comfort of familial service. It doesn’t get more community-oriented than this emerging, family-owned Venezuelan restaurant that’s garnered attention from the locals as well even a few Major League Baseball players. People can’t get enough of the arepas. Let these deep-fried maize cakes filled with cheese, warm your soul. Try a Pepito if you prefer more meat. They also offer parilla mixta, chicharron dinner, breakfast sandwiches, k-rod, bandeja paisa, cachapa, and crazy fries. El Rey de las Arepas keeps its atmosphere casual and its food fresh and affordable. Click HERE to view their menu and order online for pickup.

Location: 7701 McGraw Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

 

MIKE’S FAMOUS HAM PLACE

You can’t go wrong with Casual dining in Detroit when classic sandwiches are involved. You’ll be drawn in from the start with the steamed ham hocks right up front in the shop window. Visit Mike’s Famous Ham Place for those days when diner-style food is on your mind. As long as you bring cash, you can enjoy their specialty ham sandwiches, ham and eggs, and pea soup. What makes the spot even more unique is customers can sit at the counter and watch their meat carved right from the bone and onto a plump, poppy seed roll.

 

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SAHWARMA WRAPS, PHOTO DETROIT 75 KITCHEN / FACEBOOK

DETROIT 75 KITCHEN 

Casual restaurants in Detroit can be on the move as well to fit the buzzing city life. Slow down to check out this food truck’s world-class menu. Which sandwich will suit your mood? Is it a Corktown BBQ Beef, a Fisher Fwy. Fish, or the legendary 3rd Street Philly with a side of cilantro fries? They’re all mouth-watering with melting provolone cheese, and veggies, and pressed for a solid crunch. Why not eat on the patio while the weather permits? If not, place an order for carryout and delivery. Click HERE to view their menu and order now.

 

Location: 4800 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48209

 

RINCON TROPICAL

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JIBARITO SANDWICH, PHOTO RINCON TROPICAL / RINCON TROPICAL

There are tons of unique cultural bites sprawled throughout Motor City. Get to know the hearty, home-cooked flavors of this southwest Detroit Puerto Rican restaurant. Rincon Tropical serves a menu of filling fried goodies like meat-stuffed empanadillas, bolitas de yuca (cheese-stuffed cassava balls), and tostones. There’s another breadless option in town. Their crowd-pleaser, jibarito is a breadless sandwich with roots in both Chicago and Puerto Rico. It’s secured by long slices of crisp, seasoned plantain stuffed with a choice of chicken, beef, or pork, oozing cheese, lettuce, and tomato. You can dine in, take out, or order through DoorDash.

Location: 6538 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

IGGY’S EGGIES 

People are always down for breakfast at restaurants, hence the new places popping up. Casual dining in Detroit includes breakfast sandwiches at Iggy’s Eggies. The walk-up window in Capitol Park opens up the exploration for you. Customers will be surprised how many ways yolk eggs & bread can intermingle. Whether it’s an English muffin, brioche, or biscuit, it’ll go well with cheese and protein. Try their big Bodega sandwich or have your eggs along with buttermilk pancakes when you order Iggy’s Piggy in a blanket with bacon, sausage, or ham. The restaurant accepts online orders for pickup and delivery. Leave room for French toast sticks. Click HERE to view their full menu. 

Location: 34 W Grand River Ave #2, Detroit, MI 48226

 

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