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The 13 Best American Restaurants Near Brighton

Updated: September 6, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Brighton? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Brighton.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Brighton Bar & Grill

American, $$, BrightonAmerican, $$Brighton
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Brighton Market

Pizza, $, BrightonPizza, $Brighton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Stillwater Grill Brighton

American, $$, BrightonAmerican, $$Brighton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Lil Chef

American, $, BrightonAmerican, $Brighton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Lu & Carl's Bar and Grille

New American, $$, BrightonNew American, $$Brighton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Cajun Joe's

Creole, $, BrightonCreole, $Brighton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Ore Creek Mountain Grill

American, $$, BrightonAmerican, $$Brighton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Aleko's

Pizza, $$, South LyonPizza, $$South Lyon
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

2 FOG's Pub

New American, $$, HowellNew American, $$Howell
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

New Hudson Inn

American, $, New HudsonAmerican, $New Hudson
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Lyon Grill

American, $$$, South LyonAmerican, $$$South Lyon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Cleary's Pub

American, $$, HowellAmerican, $$Howell
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Alexander's Family Dining

American, $, South LyonAmerican, $South Lyon
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 792 lists and articles from top sources like , 11294 Brighton restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Bourbons, Brighton Bar & Grill, and Stillwater Grill Brighton are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Brighton.

The Fuel, Bourbons, and Brighton Bar & Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Brighton.

The Fuel, Brighton Bar & Grill, and Greecian Island Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Brighton.

Brighton Bar & Grill, Cozy Inn, and Stillwater Grill Brighton are the highest-rated American restaurants for a date night in Brighton.

The Fuel, Bourbons, and Brighton Bar & Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Brighton.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Kentucky 75. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Vieux Carre with your heavy meat dish

    When considering what goes best with heavy meat dish, we recommend a glass of Vieux Carre, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • The best drink pairing for shellfish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shellfish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, strong and acidic, white wine balances the creamy shellfish.

Factoids

  • A long-held tradition

    The delicious, renowned dish pecan pie needs to be had if you take a trip to The United States!

  • The United States's National Mac & Cheese Day

    In The United States, mac and cheese-lovers come together annually on July 14 to celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day.


  • A perfect match: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    mac and cheese is usually paired with Spanish granache, matching the greasy and salty flavor of mac and cheese with the ripe, fruity sweet taste of ripe, fruity sweet.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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