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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Ferndale

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Ferndale? 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 Ferndale.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Howe's Bayou

Creole, $$, FerndaleCreole, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • City Seeker

    Best American in Detroit

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  • Detroit Metro Times, 2016

    Best Cajun in Oakland County

    Detroit Metro Times, 2016

Otus Supply

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Voyager

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2018

    Best Seafood

    Detroit Metro Times, 2018
  • Thrillist, 2021

    Everywhere You Need to Eat in Detroit Right Now

    Thrillist, 2021

Papa's Drive thru

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

The Corner Grill, Bar Game Room

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

J's Penalty Box

American, $, FerndaleAmerican, $Ferndale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Detroit Fleat

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Public House

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Earl's Diner

American, $, FerndaleAmerican, $Ferndale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sam's Ferndale Grill

American, $, FerndaleAmerican, $Ferndale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Red Olive Restaurant

American, $, FerndaleAmerican, $Ferndale
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

The Emory

American, $$, FerndaleAmerican, $$Ferndale
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Mabel Gray

American, $$$, Hazel ParkAmerican, $$$Hazel Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

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Pik Nik Basket

New American, $$, Oak ParkNew American, $$Oak Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Smoky's Cigar Bar & Bistro

American, $$, Royal OakAmerican, $$Royal Oak
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 11294 Ferndale restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Ferndale restaurant reviews, and 792 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater and Thrillist had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in Eater - The Mood Is Just Right at These Romantic Detroit Restaurants, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Hazel Park and Thrillist - Everywhere You Need to Eat in Detroit Right Now. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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