Livonia Bar & Restaurant Recommendations

MOD Pizza
13229 Middlebelt Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 245-0710

MOD Pizza is home to some of the best pizza in the Metro Detroit area. With all sorts of amazing flatbread pizzas, this place is your best bet for a gourmet pizza. The have some great house specializes, like the Dillion James, a flatbread pizza with mozzarella and asiago cheese and topped with torn basil, sliced tomatoes and garlic. For meat lovers, you can't go wrong with their Mad Dog with its pepperoni, sausage, meatballs and their house MOD sauce.

New York Sushi
18768 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, MI 48152
(248) 427-0885

New York Sushi is by far Livonia's best sushi restaurant. While you'll find some great sushi rolls and nigiri, they also offer tons of Japanese entrees. The Bul Go Gi is a wonderful side of teriyaki beef and peppers. Another great entree is their beautiful Sashimi salad. While the sushi rolls are a bit basic, the ingredients are incredibly fresh, and at a great price too. So if you're looking for some great ethnic food without breaking the bank, New York Sushi is always a safe bet.

Flemming's Prime Steakhouse
17400 Haggerty Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
(734) 542-9463

Flemming's is one of Livonia's most delicious and most upscale restaurants. The steak dishes here are to die for. With some mean prime ribs, filet mignons, and NY strips, this place is wonderful for steak lovers. but if you'd prefer something a bit little, maybe even healthier, this restaurant has you covered as well. The seared Ahi tuna with a spicy mustard sauce is out of this world, and their signature Flemming Salad (with dried cranberries, walnuts, tomatoes, crostini and a marvelous lemon vinaigrette) is perfect for all taste buds.

Bate's Hamburgers
33406 5 Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 427-3464

While Livonia is home to a large array of upscale restaurants, one of the town's most famous restaurants is Bates. This restaurant is known all throughout Metro Detroit for their sliders. The sliders are jaw-droppingly amazing. With grilled onions and pickles, these burgers are perfect Americana. While burgers are their main specialty by far, you can also find some great chili cheese fries here. The ambiance is beautiful. It's styled in a traditional American diner, or rather was styled, since this restaurant has been a Livonia staple for several decades now.

Sheesh Mediterranean
37240 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 779-0000

For another great ethnic dining option in Livonia, Sheesh is great for Mediterranean fare. Some crowd favorites here are their amazing lamb chop entree, which is spiced and cooked to tender perfection, and their tenderloin Sajji, a marvelous steak. However, the apps are sure to please here. With some incredibly fresh humus, super tangy grape leaves and all sorts of house salads, you can't go wrong with Sheesh.

Las Palapas
33308 Plymouth Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 762-7003

Now that the Middle-Eastern and Asian fare is out of the way, anybody have room for Mexican? With Las Palapas in town, you're in for a treat. This restaurant has some of the best enchiladas and wet burritos around. But if you're looking for something bit more exotic, their chorizo burrito is absolute perfection. There's also a full bar here, and thanks to the variety of margaritas and cocktails they serve, Las Palapas is great for a night out on the town with some awesome Mexican food.