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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Dearborn Heights

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Dearborn Heights? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Dearborn Heights eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

AlJoom's BBQ

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

342 Bar & Grill

American, $, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

District 12 - Dearborn Heights

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Detroit Pizza Factory

Pizza, $, Dearborn HeightsPizza, $Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Lunch Box

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Taystee's Burgers

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Zaghloul Subs

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Burger Shack

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

4 D's Coney Island

American, $, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Van Born Tavern & Grill

American, $$, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $$Dearborn Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Al Basha Subs

Middle Eastern, $, Dearborn HeightsMiddle Eastern, $Dearborn Heights
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Denny's Gin Mill

American, $, Dearborn HeightsAmerican, $Dearborn Heights
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Tria

American, $$, DearbornAmerican, $$Dearborn
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best New American spots in Dearborn

    Hoodline, 2019
  • City Seeker

    Best American in Detroit

    City Seeker

Tuhama's

Middle Eastern, $, DearbornMiddle Eastern, $Dearborn, Hemlock
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best New American spots in Dearborn

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Dine and Drink in Dearborn

    Eater, 2021

Fifty-one O One

American, $$, DearbornAmerican, $$Dearborn
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Why these restaurants?

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 Eater, Hoodline and City Seeker, 11294 Dearborn Heights 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 Eater - Where to Dine and Drink in Dearborn, Hoodline - The 4 best New American spots in Dearborn and City Seeker - Best American in Detroitwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

AlJoom's BBQ, 342 Bar & Grill, and District 12 - Dearborn Heights are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Dearborn Heights.

AlJoom's BBQ, 342 Bar & Grill, and District 12 - Dearborn Heights are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Dearborn Heights.

342 Bar & Grill, Detroit Pizza Factory, and Zaghloul Subs are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Dearborn Heights.

AlJoom's BBQ, 342 Bar & Grill, and District 12 - Dearborn Heights are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Dearborn Heights.

There are 33 American restaurants in Dearborn Heights.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair fried chicken with Kentucky 75

    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.


  • Margarita with your grilled burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Margarita complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Pair Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    When enjoying a heavy meat dish dish, it’s recommended you pair it with a glass ofoaked Vieux Carre, a cocktail that cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

Interesting facts

  • A day about mac and cheese

    If you’re ever in The United States during July, be ready to celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day.

  • A match made in heaven: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s mac and cheese you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a Spanish granache. The ripe, fruity sweet flavors of the Spanish granache won’t detract from the flavors of your mac and cheese.

  • A classic meal

    A trip to The United States is incomplete without having tried the local hamburger, a national classic!

Parking information

Parking in Dearborn Heights can be notoriously tough. 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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