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Places to Eat & Drink

 

The Allied Media Conference offers participants a light breakfast of bagels, cream cheese and jam, fruit, coffee, tea and juice on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the conference. 

There are many food options in the immediate area. The AMC features a 90-minute lunch break on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, during which you can grab a meal, or join lunchtime caucuses and meet-ups. Plan to make it back in time for after-lunch sessions.

Help us raise awareness of the AMC by telling restaurant staff that you are coming from the conference. Tip generously.

The information below is kept as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but there may be errors. Please contact these establishments directly to verify hours and other information.

The Bottom Line

  • 4474 Third Street
  • a coffee shop! $
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 8 am - 7 pm; Fri 8 am - 11 pm; Sat 10 am - 7 pm; Sun 10 am - 7 pm 
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 miles

Fourteen East

  • 15 E Kirby St
  • a coffee shop! $
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am - 7 pm; Sat 8 am - 4 pm; Sun 9 am - 4 pm
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.3 miles

Wasabi Korean + Japanese Cuisine

  • 15 E Kirby St. (at Woodward)
  • Sushi, noodles, and Korean/Japanese entrees. $$
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm; Sat 12 pm - 11:30 pm; Sun 12 pm - 10 pm
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.3 miles

Grace of India

  • 4445 2nd Ave. (between Prentis and Canfield)
  • Vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian food $$
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am - 9 pm; Sat,Sun 4 pm - 9 pm
  • Free delivery; $25 minimum for delivery
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.6 miles

Byblos Cafe & Grill

  • 87 W Palmer (between Woodward and Cass) or 4830 Cass Ave. (between Warren and Hancock)
  • Mediterranean food, breakfast options. $
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-9PM; Sat 11AM-9PM
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: Palmer location, 0.3 miles; Cass location, 0.5 miles.

Good Girls Go to Paris Crepes

  • 15 E Kirby St. (entrance on Woodward)
  • Crêpes galore.  $
  • Mon-Wed 9 am - 4 pm; Thu 9 am - 8 pm; Fri-Sat 9 am - 10 pm; Sun 9 am - 5 pm
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free wi-fi
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.3 miles

La Pita Fresh Restaurant

  • 5056 Cass (between Warren & Putnam St.)
  • Full menu, mid-eastern cuisine. Coffee & fresh juice. Breakfast options. $
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hours: Weekdays 10AM-9PM; Sat 11AM-4PM.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.4 miles.

Harmonie Garden Cafe

  • 4704 Anthony Wayne Dr (Anthony Wayne Dr. at Forest)
  • Middle Eastern Cuisine / American-style Breakfast. $
  • Mon-Sat 10 am - 9 pm; Sun 9 am - 7 pm
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.5 miles

Tim Hortons

  • 4830 Cass Ave. (between Warren and Hancock)
  • Bagels, wraps, coffee, sandwiches ...and, you know, donuts. $
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 6AM-9PM; Sun 6AM-6PM
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.5 miles

Cass Café

  • 4620 Cass Ave (between Forest and Prentis)
  • Full menu. Vegetarian and Vegan options. $$
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 am - 2 am (kitchen closes at 11PM); Fri & Sat 11 am - 2 am (kitchen closes at 1AM)
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.6 miles

Midtown Shangri-La

  •  4710 Cass Avenue (between Forest and Handcock)
  •  Thai, Chinese, and Japanese food. $$
  •  Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 9 pm; Fri-Sat 11 am - 10 pm
  •  Free wi-fi
  •  Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.6 miles 

Bronx Bar

  • 4476 Second Ave. (between Prentis and Canfield)
  • Burgers and sandwiches, soup, fried pickles. $
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30 am - 2 am; Sat-Sun 12 pm - 2 am
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.6 miles

Motor City Brewing Works

  • 470 W. Canfield (between Cass and Second)
  • Tasty local brews, pizzas and salads with high-quality ingredients, soup, appetizers. $$
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 12 am; Fri-Sat 11 am - 1 am; Sun 12 pm - 12 am
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 miles

Traffic Jam & Snug

  • 511 W. Canfield (between Cass and Second)
  • Full menu based on in-house bakery, microbrewery and dairy. $$
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 10:30 pm; Fri 11 am - 12 am; Sat 12 pm - 12 am; Sun 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 miles

Seva

  • 66 E. Forest Ave.  (between Woodward and John R.)
  • Sandwiches, entrees, salads, smoothies, bar. Vegetarian/Vegan. $$
  • Hours: Sun-Thurs 11AM–9PM; Fri & Sat 11AM–11PM
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.8 miles

Woodbridge Pub

  • 5169 Trumbull St
  • Sandwiches, entrees, salads, bar. Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-free options. $$
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 11 am - 2 am
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.8 miles

Avalon International Breads

  • 422 W Willis St (between Cass and Second), next door to Goodwell's.
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 6 am - 6 pm; Sun 8 am - 4 pm
  • Community bakery with organic, fair trade coffee, juice, bread, muffins, and sandwiches. $
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.9 miles

Goodwell's Natural Foods

  • 418 W Willis St. (between Cass and 2nd Ave.), next door to Avalon.
  • Vegan/vegetarian sandwiches and amazing soups, plus produce and snacks. $
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM-6PM; Sun noon-4PM. Call 20 minutes ahead to place your order: 313-831-2130.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.9 miles

Slows-to-Go BBQ

  • 4107 Cass Ave (between Willis and Alexandrine)
  • BBQ take out. Some vegetarian options. $$
  • Hours: Mon-Wed, Sun 11am-8pm; Thu-Sat 11am-9pm
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.9 miles

Union Street

  • 4145 Woodward Ave.
  • American Traditional Cuisine. $$
  • Hours: Mon 11:30 am - 12 am; Tue-Wed 11:30 am - 11 pm; Thu-Fri 11:30 am - 1 am; Sat 4 pm - 1 am; Sun 11:30 am - 8 pm
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile

Majestic Café

IN THE MAJESTIC THEATER CENTER, LOCATION OF THE FRIDAY BOWLING PARTY.
  • 4140 Woodward Ave. (between Willis and Alexandrine)
  • Full menu. $$
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hours: Tue-Fri 11 am - 2 am; Sat-Sun 10 am - 2 am
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile.

Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli

IN THE MAJESTIC THEATER CENTER, LOCATION OF THE FRIDAY BOWLING PARTY.
  • 4140 Woodward Ave. (between Willis and Alexandrine)
  • Detroit style pizza, salads, sandwiches. $
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 11 am - 2 am
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile.

Honest John's Bar & Grill

  • 488 Selden St (between Cass and 2nd Ave.)
  • Bar with full menu, including vegetarian options. $
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 7 am - 2 am; Sun 9 am - 2 am
  • Free wi-fi.
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile

Bangkok Express

  • 4126 Woodward Ave. (between Willis and Canfield)
  • Thai food, bubble tea, very spacious. $
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am - 9:30 pm; Sat-Sun 12 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Free wi-fi
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile

Louisiana Creole Gumbo

  • 360 Michigan Ave (at Cass)
  • Cajun/creole; Soul food  $
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am - 9 pm
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 2.3 miles