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The 5 Best Cheesesteaks Near Detroit

Updated: July 27, 2022

Craving a Philly-style cheesesteak? These are the Detroit venues making this classic sandwich best. We found the best places for cheesesteaks in Detroit by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. These are our top spots for thinly sliced steak, provolone cheese, onions, and a delicious hoagie roll!.

Find the perfect Cheesesteak spot

Dime Store

American, $$, DetroitAmerican, $$Detroit, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Detroit

    Lyft
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in downtown Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019

Green Dot Stables

New American, $, DetroitNew American, $Detroit, Hubbard-Richard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2019

    16 Detroit-area chicken sandwiches that are better than Popeyes

    Detroit Metro Times, 2019
  • City Seeker

    Best Burgers in Detroit

    City Seeker

If you travel further

Bulldog’s Cheesesteaks

Mediterranean, $$, DearbornMediterranean, $$Dearborn, Ford Historic District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Ricky's Sub Shop

American, $, DearbornAmerican, $Dearborn, Ford Woods
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Great Steak

American, $, DearbornAmerican, $Dearborn
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Cheesesteak craving shouldn't be so tough. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 11294 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 792 lists and articles from Hoodline, Lyft and City Seeker and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in downtown Detroit, Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited American Restaurants in Detroit and City Seeker - Best Burgers in Detroit. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Detroit Cheesesteak.

Common questions

Dime Store, Green Dot Stables, and Tubby's are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for take-out in Detroit.

Dime Store, Green Dot Stables, and Tubby's have outdoor seating and cheesesteak in Detroit.

Tubby's, Lefty's Cheesesteak, and Lefty's Cheesesteak Hoagies are the highest-rated spots for cheesesteak delivery in Detroit.

Dime Store, Green Dot Stables, and Lefty's Cheesesteak are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots that are good for groups in Detroit.

Dime Store, Green Dot Stables, and Tubby's are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for lunch in Detroit.

Drink pairing tips for Cheesesteak

  • Go for Syrah with ribeye

    For an elevated experience, pair your ribeye with Syrah. This combination works particularly well because this red wine provides a counterpoint to the richness of the marbled meat.


  • Pair Old Fashioned with porterhouse

    If your food palns include Steak, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Old Fashioned, with its hits of spice tones, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The perfect complement to New York strip


    When having New York strip, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Cheesesteak

  • An iconic duo: tea & steak

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s steak you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a tea. The tannin-rich flavors of the tea won’t detract from the flavors of your steak.

  • The history of cheesesteak

    Philadelphia, The United States is the proud home of the first cheesesteak ever, dating back to the 1930s.

  • 6 sandwich of peanut butter and jelly sandwich, please!

    Patrick Bertoletti took the world-record for eating the most peanut butter and jelly sandwich by having 6 in one sitting in 2012.

Parking tips

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