Take a stroll just outside of Detroit proper into the suburbs and find a vibrant community of food, entertainment, and long-term real estate value. Those looking at homes for sale in the areas of Royal Oak, Birmingham and Bloomfield will be impressed by these cities' beautiful outdoor spaces, convenient access to Detroit, and a laid-back vibe.
And after you’ve worked up an appetite house hunting in these premier Detroit suburbs, reward yourself by settling into one of the city’s best restaurants.
Located in the oldest garage east of the Mississippi, Vinsetta Garage prides itself on serving food that the mechanics who used to work in the garage would love to eat. Burgers, hearty appetizers, and hand-dipped onion rings are all on the menu. Locals love to splurge on the Burger of the Month like “The Resolution Breaker 2022”, a crispy chicken breast served on mini Belgian waffles with slaw, spiced maple syrup, jalapeño jelly, and smoked cheddar. The menu includes signature baked dishes like The Lelio: macaroni, chicken, bacon pecorino cream, red onion, coal-fired tomatoes, and two kinds of cheese.
Celebrate your success in finding a home for sale in Birmingham by making a reservation at Forest. This sophisticated restaurant features elevated European-inspired American dishes like veal cutlets with celery root, tomato, sofrito, ricotta dumplings, and duck confit. The restaurant has a complete wine list and craft cocktails like the Rusty Key (vodka, Drambuie, rosemary, and ginger) and The Last Sage (tequila, Genepy, lime, and orgeat). The fine linen-covered tables and elegant decor at Forest will set the perfect scene for a celebration.
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Joe Muer Seafood
Opened in Detroit in 1929, Joe Muer Seafood offers fresh fish, innovative seafood dishes, fine wines, and an unbeatable ambiance. It’s been voted the Best Fine Dining and Best Seafood by the Detroit Free Press and remains a favorite for owners of Birmingham real estate who want a consistently delicious meal served in an impeccable atmosphere. If you visit Joe Muer during happy hour, try the Baja-style fish tacos or fried calamari while you sip on a drink and catch up with friends. If dinner is more your style, shrimp diablo, lobster corn dogs, and deviled crab balls are on the menu. Joe Muer serves lunch and has an extensive sushi menu.
Bella Piatti features warm, whimsical decor that conveys the restaurant's vision, which is “Italian lifestyle at its best.” Bella Piatti has welcomed celebrities from far and wide like Sugar Ray Leonard, Jimmy Buffett, Troy Aikman, and John Mayer, just to name a few. When you visit Bella Piatti, you can dine on Italian classics like tagliatelle Bolognese, scaloppine saltimbocca, gnocchi Faraglioni, and fresh fish and delectable desserts. The ricotta cheesecake and tiramisu are local favorites!