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The 7 Best American Restaurants In St Clair Shores

Updated: September 6, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in St Clair Shores? 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. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues St Clair Shores has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Corner Kitchen

New American, $$, St Clair ShoresNew American, $$St Clair Shores
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Ardmore Cafe

American, $$, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $$St Clair Shores
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Zef’s Dockside Bar & Kitchen

American, $$, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $$St Clair Shores
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Travis Coffee Shop

American, $, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $St Clair Shores
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Shores Inn Food & Spirits

American, $$, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $$St Clair Shores
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Lefty's Cheesesteaks - St Clair Shores

American, $, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $St Clair Shores
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Waves Chill and Grill

American, $$, St Clair ShoresAmerican, $$St Clair Shores
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 11294 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 792 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Jersey Mike's Subs, Athenian Shish Kebob, and Waves Chill and Grill are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in St Clair Shores.

Ardmore Cafe is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in St Clair Shores.

Ardmore Cafe is the highest-rated American restaurant for a date night in St Clair Shores.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in St Clair Shores are Karas Family Restaurants, Jersey Mike's Subs, and Jimmy's Coney Grill.

The Copper Penny is the highest-rated American restaurant for dessert in St Clair Shores.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ultimate drink pairing for fried chicken


    Knowing what to pair with fried chicken can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Kentucky 75. This, vibrant, cocktail balances the fatty fried chicken.

  • Pair Margarita with grilled burger

    When considering what goes best with grilled burger, we recommend a glass of Margarita, it truly complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Pair heavy meat dish with Vieux Carre

    To elevate your heavy meat dish experience, we recommend some Vieux Carre to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

Fun facts

  • A historical dish

    Do you know what food came to be in 1938 in The United States? None other than the delicious chocolate chip cookies.

  • A belly full of corned beef hash

    Are you a fan of corned beef hash? The current record for eating the most corned beef hash is 4 pounds! Do you love corned beef hash enough to beat this record?

  • All about mac and cheese

    Can’t get enough mac and cheese? You’re not alone. National Mac & Cheese Day is celebrated every year on July 14 in The United States.

Parking in the area

Finding parking in St Clair Shores can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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