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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Village of Clarkston

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Village of Clarkston? 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. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Village of Clarkston.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Uncle Peters Pasties

New American, $, Village of ClarkstonNew American, $Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen

American, $$, Village of ClarkstonAmerican, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Visit Detroit, 2018

    7 Detroit Mac ‘n’ Cheese Dishes that Hit the Mark

    Visit Detroit, 2018

Kruse's Deer Lake Inn

New American, $$, Village of ClarkstonNew American, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bunkhouse Burgers

American, Village of ClarkstonAmericanVillage of Clarkston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Fed

New American, $$$, Village of ClarkstonNew American, $$$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

5th Tavern

New American, $$, Village of ClarkstonNew American, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

The Royal Diner

American, $, Village of ClarkstonAmerican, $Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

15th Street Tavern

American, $$, Village of ClarkstonAmerican, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Buck Shots Bar and Grill

American, $$, Village of ClarkstonAmerican, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mr B's Roadhouse

New American, $$, Village of ClarkstonNew American, $$Village of Clarkston
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Sylvan Table

New American, Sylvan LakeNew AmericanSylvan Lake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021
  • Eater, 2021

    17 Great Spots for a Monday Meal Out in Detroit

    Eater, 2021

Oat Soda Lake Orion

American, $$, Lake OrionAmerican, $$Lake Orion
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Alaska Fresh Fish and Chicken

American, $$, PontiacAmerican, $$Pontiac
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

Bitter Tom’s Distillery

American, $$, Lake OrionAmerican, $$Lake Orion
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Ducketts Sports Pub & Grill

American, $, PontiacAmerican, $Pontiac
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Village of Clarkston. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 11294 spots across Village of Clarkston, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 792 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Thrillist and Visit Detroit – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - 17 Great Spots for a Monday Meal Out in Detroit, Thrillist - Everywhere You Need to Eat in Detroit Right Now and Visit Detroit - 7 Detroit Mac ‘n’ Cheese Dishes that Hit the Mark. 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. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Planet Sub is the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurant in Village of Clarkston.

Mel's Grill 2, Mel's Grill, and Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Village of Clarkston.

There are 22 American restaurants in Village of Clarkston.

Mel's Grill 2, Mel's Grill, and Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Village of Clarkston.

Mel's Grill 2, Mel's Grill, and Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Village of Clarkston.

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.

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    When considering what goes best with heavy meat dish, we recommend a glass of Vieux Carre, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • A next-level match for beef burger

    Experts recommend pairing a beef burger with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • A classic meal

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In The United States, pecan pie is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • A match made in heaven: lemonade & hot dog

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

  • The Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festival

    If you’re a big fan of American, then you should definitely consider visiting the Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festivale in Wisconsin, The United States

Parking tips

Parking has always been a challenge in Village of Clarkston. 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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