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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Washington

Updated: July 27, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Washington restaurants for American cuisine. 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 Washington.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Romeo Family Restaurant

American, $, WashingtonAmerican, $Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Old Stone Bar & Grill

American, $$, WashingtonAmerican, $$Washington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Apple Orchard Inn Restaurant

American, $$, WashingtonAmerican, $$Washington
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Alan D Liquor

Pizza, $, Rochester HillsPizza, $Rochester Hills
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Buffalo Pizza & Wings

Pizza, $$, MacombPizza, $$Macomb
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Lipuma's Coney Island

American, $, RochesterAmerican, $Rochester
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Chadd's Bistro

American, $$, Rochester HillsAmerican, $$Rochester Hills
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Robusto's Cigar Bar and Bistro

American, $$, Sterling HeightsAmerican, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Sterling Heights' top 3 steakhouses, ranked

    Hoodline, 2019

Apollo Coney Island

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

Antonio's Cafe & Grill

American, $, Rochester HillsAmerican, $Rochester Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

RH House

American, $$$, Rochester HillsAmerican, $$$Rochester Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Savory Grill

American, $, UticaAmerican, $Utica
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Rochester Bistro

American, $$, RochesterAmerican, $$Rochester
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Burgrz

American, $$, Rochester HillsAmerican, $$Rochester Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Golden Eagle Bar & Grill

American, $$, Rochester HillsAmerican, $$Rochester Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 792 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 11294 Washington restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Sterling Heights' top 3 steakhouses, rankedwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Anios Restaurant, Romeo Family Restaurant, and Old Stone Bar & Grill are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Washington.

Anios Restaurant, Romeo Family Restaurant, and Old Stone Bar & Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Washington.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Washington are Art & Jakes Sports Grill Washington, McDonald's, and Jake O'malley's Irish Pub.

Buffalo Wild Wings is a vegetarian-friendly American restaurant in Washington.

There are 9 American restaurants in Washington.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Margarita with grilled burger

    Experts would recommend a cocktail as a pairing to your grilled burger, specifically Margarita because it balances the spice and salt of the burger.

  • Enjoy 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.

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


Fun facts

  • The traditional pecan pie

    Have you ever had a tasty pecan pie? Well it’s an absolute classic in The United States!

  • Think you can handle some hashbrown?

    Dave Brunelli knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 3 pounds of hashbrown, setting a world record in the process!

  • The best day for hamburger

    Grab your hamburger to celebrate International Hamburger Day! Don’t forget, it’s on May 28.

Parking information

Parking has always been a challenge in Washington. 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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