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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Sterling Heights

Updated: August 23, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Sterling Heights? 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 Sterling Heights.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Robusto's Cigar Bar and Bistro

American, $$, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Apollo Coney Island

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

Flaming Grill Family Dining

American, $, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $Sterling Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Lakeside Family Restaurant

Eastern European, $, Sterling HeightsEastern European, $Sterling Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Red Crab Juicy Seafood

American, $$, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Joey B's Public House

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

Mug Pub

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

City Burger

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

Art & Jakes Sports Bar & Grill - Sterling Heights

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

Phoenix Coney Island

American, $, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $Sterling Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Jamboozies Sports Bar & Grill

New American, $$, Sterling HeightsNew American, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Casper Burger & Escalope

American, $, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $Sterling Heights
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Unique Coney Island

American, $, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $Sterling Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

Lefty's Cheesesteak - Sterling Heights

American, $$, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

Rogers Roost

American, $$, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11294 restaurants in Sterling Heights, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 792 lists and articles from experts at Three Best Rated and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Sterling Heights, MI and Hoodline - Sterling Heights' top 3 steakhouses, ranked. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Jakova Grill, Sterling Coney Island, and Robusto's Cigar Bar and Bistro are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Sterling Heights.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Sterling Heights are Jakova Grill, Sterling Coney Island, and Empire Grill.

There are 62 American restaurants in Sterling Heights.

Robusto's Cigar Bar and Bistro is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Sterling Heights.

Empire Grill, First Watch, and Fuddruckers are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Sterling Heights.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ultimate drink pairing for grilled burger


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • The perfect complement to heavy meat dish


    Experts often pair heavy meat dish with a glass of Vieux Carre, a popular cocktail.

  • Chardonnay with your shellfish

    When considering how to best enjoy your shellfish, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it balances richness with acidity.


Interesting facts

  • The priciest dish

    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 go-to pairing

    If you’re gonna be eating hot dog, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice lemonade.

  • Hungry for chili con carne?

    Are you a fan of chili con carne? The current record for eating the most chili con carne is 18 pounds! Do you love chili con carne enough to beat this record?

Parking in the area

Parking can be tough around Sterling Heights 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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