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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Garden City

Updated: July 27, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Garden City restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Garden City has to offer.

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Zo's Good Burger - Garden City

American, $$, Garden CityAmerican, $$Garden City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Big Moe's Kitchen

American, $, Garden CityAmerican, $Garden City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Original SUBS

American, $, Garden CityAmerican, $Garden City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Plato's Place

Greek, $, Garden CityGreek, $Garden City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Merri-Men Drive In

American, $, Garden CityAmerican, $Garden City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

GJ's Diner

American, $, Garden CityAmerican, $Garden City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rogala's Bar & Grill

New American, $$, Garden CityNew American, $$Garden City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Eddy's Family Dining

American, $, Garden CityAmerican, $Garden City
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

The Golden Feather BBQ

American, $$, Garden CityAmerican, $$Garden City
Google: 4.0
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

Taystee's Burgers

American, $, DearbornAmerican, $Dearborn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2022

    22 Essential Metro Detroit Burger Destinations

    Eater, 2022
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Dine and Drink in Dearborn

    Eater, 2021

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

Maria's Pizza & More

Pizza, $$, CantonPizza, $$Canton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Fifty-one O One

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

Ice Burg

American, $$, DearbornAmerican, $$Dearborn, Snow Woods
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11294 restaurants in Garden City, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 792 lists and articles from experts at Eater and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in Eater - Where to Dine and Drink in Dearborn, Eater - 22 Essential Metro Detroit Burger Destinations and Hoodline - The 4 best New American spots in Dearborn. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Beirock Wraps, Zo's Good Burger - Garden City, and Plato's Place are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Garden City.

Beirock Wraps, Zo's Good Burger - Garden City, and Menka's Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Garden City.

There are 19 American restaurants in Garden City.

Beirock Wraps, Zo's Good Burger - Garden City, and Menka's Kitchen are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Garden City.

Beirock Wraps, Zo's Good Burger - Garden City, and Menka's Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Garden City.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    A fatty fried chicken can have the most brought out of it by a vibrant Kentucky 75, which is made with Champagne-based, bourbon!

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • A great drink pairing for grilled burger

    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

    If you take a trip to pecan pie, then the well-known, tasty pecan pie should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • Priceless or overpriced?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $200 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, mac and cheese?

  • The first ever

    Do you know what food came to be in 1943 in The United States? None other than the delicious deep dish pizza.

Parking information

Parking in Garden City 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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