Detroit Restaurant Week announces 2019 lineup


The Rustic Tomato dish at Beacon Park's Lumen restaurant. - TOM PERKINS
  • Tom Perkins
  • The Rustic Tomato dish at Beacon Park's Lumen restaurant.

Detroit Restaurant Week is making its return in 2019, offering residents an opportunity to taste test restaurants sprinkled throughout several Detroit neighborhoods.

On Thursday, DRW announced 25 restaurants that will be participating this year, including the return of favorites such as Roast, Cliff Bell’s, Grey Ghost, La Dolce Vita, and Central Kitchen + Bar. The event will also offer a slew of new restaurants including Lumen Detroit, The Peterboro, Empire Kitchen & Cocktails, and the Grille Room at the Detroit Club.

Taking place Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, March 3, Detroit Restaurant Week intends to “promote fine dining restaurants in greater downtown Detroit.” Organizers claim that the event has generated over 8.6 million dollars in sales for participating restaurants to date.

This year’s event features three-course dinners for $39 per person and menus at certain destinations for $29 per person. Those offering the lower price-point dinner include Common Pub in Midtown, Gather in Eastern Market, and La Noria Bistro in Southwest Detroit, among others.

Menu and reservation information can be found online at

See below for the full list of participating restaurants:

24Grille - Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
Andiamo Italia Riverfront - GM Renaissance Center
Central Kitchen + Bar - Downtown
Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails - Park Shelton Building
Cliff Bell’s - Downtown
Common Pub - Midtown
Cuisine Restaurant - New Center
Downtown Louie’s Lounge - Downtown
El Barzón Restaurante - Southwest Detroit
Empire Kitchen & Cocktails - Brush Park
Gather – Eastern Market
Grey Ghost Detroit - Midtown
La Dolce Vita - Palmer Park District
La Feria Spanish Tapas - Midtown
La Noria Bistro - Southwest Detroit
La Lanterna - Capitol Park
Lumen Detroit - Downtown
Maru Sushi & Grill - Federal Building
Red Dunn Kitchen – Trumbull & Porter Hotel
Savannahblue - Downtown
Roast - Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
The Block - Midtown
The Grille Room at The Detroit Club - Downtown
The Peterboro - Midtown
The Rattlesnake Club - Stroh River Place
Traffic Jam & Snug - Midtown

Jessica D'Alfonso is a spring editorial intern at Metro Times.

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