100 Detroit / Eastern Michigan Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Ocean Prime - Troy, Gandy Dancer, The Earle
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Italian
Neighborhoods:Troy, Ann Arbor
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Ocean Prime - Troy

$$$$·Seafood·
Troy
5,208 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
This was an enjoyable evening with excellent food, perfect service and comfortable vibe. I recommend this restaurant to anyone needing nice evening out.
Seafood in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
70 people mentioned the Calamari
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Gandy Dancer

$$$$·Seafood·
Ann Arbor
5,337 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We had a lovely meal and even saw two trains! The service was excellent.
Scenic View in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
92 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Earle

$$$$·Italian·
Ann Arbor
3,042 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
I had some of the best food I ever ate!
Notable Wine List in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
28 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Bloomfield Hills

$$$$·Steak·
Bloomfield Hills
2,610 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Jared is the best waiter! He was attentive and suggestive with ideas for cocktails, food and wine. Enjoyed our experience there. Always a great dinner.
Steak in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
23 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - Troy

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Troy
2,726 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a great meal with wonderful service!
Best Service in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
33 people mentioned the Calamari

Cantoro Trattoria - Plymouth

$$$$·Italian·
Plymouth
2,634 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
We made reservations ahead of time since we were a party of six. We got seated right away. We ordered appitizers and drinks first. Ordered Caprese, calamari and meat tray. They Read more
Best Food in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
20 people mentioned the Calamari

The Whitney

$$$$·American·
Detroit
4,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We went for the Tea party experience during brunch and had an amazing time! Staff was excellent, our waitress Anna was amazing! The mansion is absolutely gorgeous!
Best Ambiance in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
43 people mentioned the Calamari
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Eddie V's - Troy

$$$$·Seafood·
Troy
1,944 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
It was our 25th Anniversary, and our waiter, Phil Koory made it a very special night for us! He is an excellent server! The food was top quality as well. We had the crab cakes, fRead more
Best Overall in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
27 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Texas de Brazil - Detroit

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Detroit
4,645 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Our server Troy did a great job in making sure that we had everything that we needed and gave awesome service.
Most Booked in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
48 people mentioned the Flank Steak
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Granite City Food & Brewery - Northville

$$$$·American·
Northville
1,051 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Great Beer
All I can say is welcome back Granite City. They had fell off during pandemic which was expected. But… I didn’t give up on them. Second visit in 1 month and both times were greatRead more
21 people mentioned the Prime Rib

SavannahBlue

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Detroit
2,158 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Great soul food! Acoustics can get loud depending on where you sit. Outstanding service.
95 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Bravo Italian Kitchen - Rochester Hills

$$$$·Italian·
Rochester Hills
836 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Really good food and great service! Family dinner that everyone enjoyed.
Good for Groups in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
8 people mentioned the Calamari

The Apparatus Room

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Detroit
2,431 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Enjoyed our food
Contemporary American in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Weber's Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Ann Arbor
3,619 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Our server Pete was very friendly and welcoming, along with the wonderful hostess. The music was so beautiful and romantic, the food was so good! We enjoyed our anniversary ❤
Best Overall in Ann Arbor
381 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Kona Grill - Troy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Troy
2,528 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Hot Spot
Amazing service and food
Most Booked in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
24 people mentioned the Calamari

Benihana - Dearborn, MI

$$$$·Japanese·
Dearborn
3,004 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
the food was great the chef prepared it the way I wanted it and also it was my favorite chef Eli He is a real people person he laugh and talk with the customers and I really enjoRead more
Most Booked in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
45 people mentioned the Garlic Butter

220 Merrill

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,330 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Brunch
I went to celebrate my Birthday on a Tuesday. Great menu selection, we all loved our food!
Hot Spot in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
27 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Roast - A Michael Symon Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Detroit
4,772 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolute amazing experience for my husband’s birthday! Amazing food and service. They took excellent care of us!
135 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mitchell's Fish Market - Livonia

$$$$·Seafood·
Livonia
3,652 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
Everything was great, however, the place was packed with party groups. Kinda loud for our intimate anniversary dinner. Thank you
Seafood in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Troy

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Troy
1,728 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Our waiter was wonderful and even brought me a piece of cake that had congratulations written on the plate for my new promotion.
Steakhouse in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
15 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Tom's Oyster Bar Royal Oak

$$$$·American·
Royal Oak
635 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Indoor and outdoor seating avaiable. The clam chowder is awesome.
18 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Brighton Bar and Grill

$$$$·American·
Brighton
1,593 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Great food, our server, Kathryn was great, very attentive. Will stop again.
Best Overall in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
18 people mentioned the Pot Roast

Sedona Taphouse-Troy

$$$$·American·
Troy
1,580 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Celebrated a coworker Bday!
Most Booked in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
7 people mentioned the Flat Iron Steak

Benihana - Troy, MI

$$$$·Japanese·
Troy
2,554 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
It was our 14th wedding anniversary and a surprise for my wife. A souvenir photo was taken by the Benihana staff. It was also the first time in years that I ate my whole meal with Read more
Kid Friendly in Detroit
34 people mentioned the Garlic Butter
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Caucus Club

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Detroit
858 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Always a great dinning experience ! Great food and ambiance with live music
Romantic in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib

NOVI Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Novi
1,189 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
They have a fantastic wait staff and excellent menu options.
26 people mentioned the Mushroom Bisque
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Lelli's of Auburn Hills

$$$$·Italian·
Auburn Hills
842 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Mitchell was fantastic. Our meal was perfect. The filet is the best steak we’ve had in Michigan.
17 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Brio Italian Grille - Clinton Twp. - Partridge Creek

$$$$·Italian·
Clinton Township
720 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
Had a late dinner after seeing a movie. The service was exceptional, food was served promptly and cooked perfectly. Enjoyed the conversation with our waiter. Very pleasant experienRead more
Fit for Foodies in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
5 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

El Barzon

$$$$·Italian·
Detroit
1,308 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We were early. Before evening crowds . Chose to try more traditional dishes and decided to split several items for variety. Food was very tasty and unique. Alex, our server attRead more
Fit for Foodies in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
22 people mentioned the Calamari
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Joe Muer Bloomfield Hills

$$$$·Seafood·
Bloomfield Hills
1,682 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Lobster bisque was great. Volcano roll had great smoke. Great espresso martini
Seafood in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
22 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Detroit Fish House

$$$$·Seafood·
Shelby Township
813 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Our Server Stephanie was FANTASTIC!! We enjoyed an AMAZING Cowboy Steak and the Lobster Bisque was delicious! The Bread was Phenomenal!! And we received complimentary ChampagneRead more
Seafood in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
7 people mentioned the Calamari
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Andiamo - Livonia

$$$$·Italian·
Livonia
1,678 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
We had a wonderful waiter, Charles, who saw to our every need. Food was divine! It was truly a night to remember!!
22 people mentioned the Calamari

Fleming's Steakhouse - Livonia

$$$$·Steak·
Livonia
1,599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Although the menu is a bit pricey, the service, atmosphere, and tasty food were well worth it. Great place to Dine, not just eat out!
39 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Cafe Zola

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Ann Arbor
745 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We had Amanda as our server tonight and she was EXCELLENT!! Food was all delicious that she recommended from the coffees to the roasted vegetable salad to the swordfish and dessertRead more
Great for Brunch in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Social Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,098 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Love Social. Great employees, food and atmosphere!
Great for Brunch in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
17 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Ciao Amici's

$$$$·Italian·
Brighton
657 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Vera is an outstanding server…so professional and timed our order perfectly. Food was so good and we had enough to bring home for another meal. The restaurant has a great atmospherRead more
Special Occasion in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
6 people mentioned the Chicken Parmesan

Stella's Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
White Lake
1,965 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We haven't been to the Root in a few years and we were not disappointed! The food was excellent, service great, and ambience very comfortable. We will return sooner.
41 people mentioned the Pork Shoulder
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Benihana - Farmington Hills, MI

$$$$·Japanese·
Farmington Hills
2,397 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
Always a pleasure!
Kid Friendly in Detroit
32 people mentioned the Garlic Butter

Downtown Louie's

$$$$·American·
Detroit
672 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food and service! Perfect location. Beautiful setting and interior!
Late Night Find in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
13 people mentioned the Lamb Burger

MEX

$$$$·Mexican·
Bloomfield Hills
1,172 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Groups
Bri was amazing!
21 people mentioned the Guacamole

Bahama Breeze - Detroit - Troy

$$$$·Seafood·
Detroit
673 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Food was great .. drinks were even better! .. great waiter!
8 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp

D'Amato's Restaurant & Goodnite Gracie Martini Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Royal Oak
1,123 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Delicious food and drinks, great service. I will be back!
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Grange Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Ann Arbor
1,342 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We visited Grange Kitchen for our anniversary. The overall experience was superb! My husband had the burger, I had the walleye. The food was exquisite.. melt in your mouth happinesRead more
27 people mentioned the Walleye
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PARK 600 bar + kitchen

$$$$·Market Cuisine·
Rochester
820 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
It’s not very formal restaurant. But service is good, food is good. I was worried about that was it ok to bring my 4 years old son. No worries,it was completely fine!!
Scenic View in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
16 people mentioned the Steak Diane
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Carlyle Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Ann Arbor
1,051 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Trace was our waiter, and he is always the quintessential gentleman. Even though the restaurant was busy, Trace was friendly, and took note of all of our needs by stopping by our tRead more
Kid Friendly in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
23 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Parc

$$$$·American·
Detroit
2,548 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Everything was excellent. The food was so delicious.
Hot Spot in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
16 people mentioned the Crab Pasta

Rocky's of Northville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Northville
1,717 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Food was delicious. Service impeccable.
Neighborhood Gem in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
17 people mentioned the White Fish

Le George

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Northville
208 reviews
Great meal and service! Nice have both these days! Owner George works so hard ! It was great to see his place Very busy!
4 people mentioned the Lentil Soup

Loccino Italian Grill & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Troy
639 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
Food is always excellent and the wait staff are friendly and efficient.
12 people mentioned the Calamari
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Sajo's

$$$$·American·
Clinton Township
334 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
This was our first time here and enjoyed the attentiveness of the staff. We had appetizers (calamari had to get a carry out for the rest of it. Will definitely be back.
Kid Friendly in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
5 people mentioned the Pecan Chicken
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The Melting Pot - Troy

$$$$·Fondue·
Troy
2,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Went here for our anniversary and it was very nice. Great food and great experience.
Special Occasion in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
57 people mentioned the Cheese Fondue

Morton's The Steakhouse - Troy

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Troy
2,445 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
We had a very good dining experience at this restaurant.
31 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Volare Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Wixom
1,315 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great food & service!!
Neighborhood Gem in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
24 people mentioned the Veal Chop

La Bistecca Italian Grille

$$$$·Italian·
Plymouth
837 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The food was awesome. We had the Piedmont beef fillets.
Best Overall in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
27 people mentioned the Calamari

Zehnder's of Frankenmuth

$$$$·American·
Frankenmuth
6,205 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
A lot of food and very good.
Kid Friendly in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
34 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Andiamo Bloomfield

$$$$·Italian·
Bloomfield Hills
1,618 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
We have dined at Andiamo many times and always love it! Last night was over the top wonderful!!! The food was amazing! We had the absolute best server ever, Nick. ❤️🥰❤️🥰❤️
9 people mentioned the Calamari

Tria

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dearborn
609 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
Limited menu but entrees were all excellent. Wait staff very attentive.
Great for Brunch in Detroit / Eastern Michigan
9 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Bravo Italian Kitchen - Ann Arbor

$$$$·Italian·
Ann Arbor
466 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Prompt service even on Valentines Day. Very helpful on special dietary needs. All staff very courteous.
7 people mentioned the Calamari
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