Resturant Road Trips are back! Big Jim and Ryan are taking off every month for a Restaurant Road Trip – featuring some of the best local joints (that YOU pick out). Got a suggestion? email us by clicking here and of course scroll down to see the latest videos!
Since we have so much great food around us and we are always talking about eating, we figured we should bring back our Restaurant road trips. This month we kicked them off with a trip across the river to our friends in the north.
The first restaurant road trip of 2023 took us to Windsor, Ontario to try out the newly famous “Windsor” style pizza.
Thankfully we have so many great listeners in Canada, so we teamed up with John and Kenny who were nice enough to take us around town and try some of the best pizza Windsor has to offer.
WEEK ONE -PART ONE
Antonino’s Original Pizza- 4350 Howard Ave, Windsor, ON N9G 1P4, Canada
Antonino’s pizza is an old school pizza place that gives you some of the best “Windsor” style pizza around. We even got to meet the mayor of Windsor while at Antonino’s
Capri Pizza- 3020 Dougall Ave, Windsor, ON N9E 1S4, Canada
Capri Pizza is another staple in Windsor, from there amazing pizza to the friendly owner, Capri is a great stop if you are looking for some pizza in Windsor. Don’t forget to try their meat sauce!
Armando’s Pizza – Walker Rd.- 3202 Walker Rd, Windsor, ON N8W 3R8, Canada
Armando’s pizza is one of those old school spots that reminds you of being in Detroit. They have great local pizza and a full menu of other delicious Italian food. Ryan’s wife is Gluten free and loved their GF Pizza!
Here are some photos from our trip.
Now the question is, where should we go next? Make sure to email Big Jim’s House to let us know.
To keep you satisfied until our next road trip, take a look back at some of the one from last year!
2585 E Michigan Ave in Ypsilanti Michigan.
Gabriel’s has been serving passionate costumers since 1959. With a simple menu of Hoagies and Salads, Gabriel’s is a must stop if you are in the area.
Here is the video of Big Jim and Ryan trying one of Gabriel’s Cheesesteaks:
DALY’S RESTURANT IN LIVONIA
31500 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI
Daly’s has been serving Metro Detroit for over fifty years. While the menu has grown to meet many tastes, they still feature some of your favorites, Dalyburgers, Dalydogs, Shakes and Ice Cream.
THE ORIGINAL GONELLA’S
295 Oakwood Blvd. Detroit, MI
Gonella’s has been in business for over 75-years serving up some of the best Italian subs in Metro Detroit!
LONDON FISH AND CHIPS
34380 Harper Ave, Clinton Twp, MI
London Fish and Chips is going on 20 years! Bob the owner is a great guy with an even better personality! The Fish is great and it is well worth a visit! Don’t forget to check out the awesome Rock Photos he has on the walls!
BODE’S CORNED BEEF HOUSE
280 N Main St, Plymouth, MI
@Bodescornedbeefhouse on Facebook
Dave bought Bode’s with intention to return it to it’s glory day, and that is exactly what he has done! The corned beef is piled up high and the breakfast is to die for! Make sure you tell them it’s your first time eating there as well, You’re welcome!
POLISH VILLAGE CAFE
2990 Yemans St, Hamtramck, MI
The Polish Village Cafe has been around for over 40 years serving some of the best authentic Polish food in Michigan, Don’t forget to try the Duck Blood Soup and the City Chicken!
1101 E Walton Blvd, Pontiac, MI
The Carnival Market has been serving up some of the best Mexican food in Metro Detroit for years as well as providing a full Mexican Market for all of your needs!
7200 River Rd, Marine City, MI
If you’re looking for amazing food with an even more amazing atmosphere then FoxFire is the place for you. Before and after you find something on their 13 page menu, make sure you take a look around!
DEARBORN ITALIAN BAKERY
24545 Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI
Dearborn Italian Bakery is one of those neighborhood spots that you hope will stick around for ever! From the amazing breakfast pizza to their breath taking lasagna, this is a place you need to try out!
IRISH TAVERN-MADISON HEIGHTS
29028 N Campbell Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071
Irish Tavern of Madison Heights is one of those Irish pubs that you could spend all day at! From their great Irish beer selection to their great authentic Irish food, “IT” is the place to spend St. Patrick’s Day or any day at! Try the Irish fried steak, you won’t be disappointed!
1167 Oak St, Wyandotte, MI
The Oak Cafe is that neighborhood bar that everyone needs! From their great beer section to their amazing burgers, this place is a must visit! Don’t forget to try their Root Beer!
8500 Capital St, Oak Park, MI
Ernie’s Market has been a staple in the community for generations and what started out as a small neighborhood market, has turned into one of Metro Detroit’s best sandwich shop. Go for a sandwich and stay for Ernie!
35660 Harper Ave, Clinton Twp, MI
@SlawDogzrestaurant on Facebook
Slaw Dogz has only been open for 19 months but they have already taken the city by storm with their amazing gourmet and southern style hotdogs. The Poor Boy is a must try!
3204 Crooks Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073
This family owed pizza spot has everything you need from amazing pizza to beer and everything in between! The family is great and the pizza is some of the best in Metro Detroit! Don’t forget to get the garlic ranch!
178 US-2, St Ignace, MI
Clyde’s Drive In on Facebook
If you are headed to the U.P. your first stop has to be Clyde’s Drive-In just over the bridge! This place has been around since the 70’s serving some of the best burgers north of the bridge! Make sure you try the shakes!
14795 Dix Toledo Rd, Southgate, MI https://www.facebook.com/Foggiaspizza/
If you’re looking for some amazing pizza and a family atmosphere, then Foggia’s is the place for you! Jennifer from Foggia’s said “As soon as you walk in you are family”
Jiang Nan Noodle House
29222 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI
If you want some of the most authentic Chinese food in Michigan, you have to give Jiang Nan a try! From the hand pulled noodles to the employees everything and everyone is amazing, especially the owner Vicky!
Red Hot’s Coney Island
12 Victor St, Highland Park, MI
If you are looking for that neighborhood Coney spot with some of the best coney’s in Michigan than Red Hot’s is your place. From their secret chili to the amazing owners Red Hot’s is a must try!
Shamrock Pub Utica
7715 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI
Sitting right in downtown Utica, the Shamrock Pub is a great place to stop in and have a burger before catching a baseball game down the street. The Shamrock uses and real grill which allows for a great tasting and juicy burger! Don’t forget to try the Utica Chili and seasoned fries!
Old School Deli
30860 Groesbeck Hwy, Roseville, MI
The Old School Deli is exactly what is sounds like! An old School Deli with great food from amazing biscuits and gravy to massive sandwiches!
Smoke Street BBQ
424 N Main St, Milford, MI
If you are struggling to find good BBQ outside of the metro area, this is the place for you! Big Jim even called their Brisket “The best in Michigan”