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Places to Eat & Drink

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

Lunch boxes will be available for purchase in the McGregor Conference Center and Old Main on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  

There are many food options in the immediate area for you to explore during lunch and dinner. Help us raise awareness of the AMC by telling restaurant staff that you are coming from the conference. Please 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.

Fourteen East
  • 15 E Kirby St
  • a coffee shop
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00AM - 7:00PM; Sat 8:00AM - 4:00PM; Sun 9:00AM - 4:00PM
  • 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 11:30AM - 11:30PM; Sat 12:00PM - 11:30PM; Sun 12:00PM - 10:00PM
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.3 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 11:00AM-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 9:00AM - 4:00PM; Thu 9:00AM - 8:00PM; Fri-Sat 9:00AM - 10:00PM; Sun 9:00AM - 5:00PM 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
  • Free wi-fi 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.3 miles
Maccabee’s at Midtown
  • 5057 Woodward Ave American cuisine. 
  • Hours: 11:00AM - 9:00PM 
  • 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 10:00AM - 9:00PM; Sat 11:00AM - 4:00PM. Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.4 miles.
Harmonie Garden Cafe
  • 4704 Anthony Wayne Dr (at Forest) 
  • Middle Eastern Cuisine / American-style Breakfast. 
  • Mon-Sat 10:00AM - 9:00PM; Sun 9:00AM - 7:00PM 
  • 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 6:00AM - 9:00PM; Sun 6:00AM - 6:00PM 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.5 miles
 
Alley Taco (in Marcus Market)
  • 4614 2nd Ave Tacos 
  • conveniently located in a liquor store. 
  • Hours: Mon-Wed 11:00AM - 10:00PM; Thurs 11:00AM - 12:00AM; Fri-Sat 11:00AM - 1:00AM; 12:00PM - 9:00PM Sunday 
  • 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 11:00AM - 2:00AM (kitchen closes at 11:00PM); Fri & Sat 11:00AM - 2:00AM (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 11:00AM - 9:00PM; Fri-Sat 11:00AM - 10:00PM
  •  Free wi-fi
  •  Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.6 miles 
Grace of India
  • 4445 2nd Ave. (between Prentis and Canfield) 
  • Vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian food 
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00AM - 9:00PM; Sat, Sun 4:00PM - 9:00PM 
  • Free delivery; 25 minimum for delivery 
  • 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 11:30AM - 2:00AM; Sat-Sun 12:00PM - 2:00AM 
  • 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 11:00AM - 12:00AM; Fri-Sat 11:00AM - 1:00AM; Sun 12:00PM - 12:00AM 
  • 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 11:00AM - 10:30:00PM; Fri 11:00AM - 12:00AM; Sat 12:00PM - 12:00AM; Sun 12:00PM - 8:00PM 
  • Wheelchair accessible. 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 miles
New Center Eatery
  • 3100 W Grand Blvd Breakfast / American 
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00AM - 10:00PM; Fri-Sat 8:00AM - 4:00AM; Sunday 8:00AM - 10:00PM 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 miles
Go Sy! Thai
  • 4240 Cass Avenue Thai Hours: Daily 11:00AM - 9:00PM 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.7 Miles
Great Lakes Coffee Company
  • 3965 Woodward Ave 
  • Coffee / tea / light menu / wine bar 
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 7:00AM - 11:00PM; Fri - Sat 7:00AM - 12:00PM; 10:00AM - 6:00PM Sunday 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.8 miles
Seva
  • 66 E. Forest Ave. (between Woodward and John R.) 
  • Sandwiches, entrees, salads, smoothies, bar. Vegetarian/Vegan. 
  • Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:00AM–9PM; Fri/Sat 11:00AM–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 11:00AM - 2:00AM 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.8 miles
La Feria
  • 4130 Cass Ave 
  • Tapas Bars / Spanish 
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 11:00AM - 11:00PM; Fri-Sat 11:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.8 miles
Avalon International Breads
  • 422 W Willis St (between Cass and Second) 
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 6:00AM - 6:00PM; Sun 8:00AM - 4:00PM 
  • 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 Second Ave.), next door to Avalon
  • Vegan/vegetarian sandwiches and amazing soups, plus produce and snacks 
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00AM - 6:00PM; Sun 12:00PM - 4:00PM. 
  • 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 11:00AM - 8:00PM; Thu-Sat 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.9 miles
The Grille Midtown
  • 3919 Woodward Ave American / Steakhouse / Bar 
  • Hours: Mon - Thurs 11:00AM - 10:00PM; 11:00AM - 11:00PM Fri-Sat; 11:00AM - 9:00PM 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: 0.9 miles
Union Street
  • 4145 Woodward Ave. American Traditional Cuisine. 
  • Hours: Mon 11:30AM - 12:00AM; Tue-Wed 11:30AM - 11:00PM; Thu-Fri 11:30AM - 1:00AM; Sat 4:00PM - 1:00AM; Sun 11:30AM - 8:00PM 
  • Free wi-fi. 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile
Majestic Café
  • 4140 Woodward Ave. (between Willis and Alexandrine) 
  • Full menu. 
  • Free wi-fi. 
  • Wheelchair accessible. 
  • Hours: Tue-Fri 11:00AM - 2:00AM; Sat-Sun 10:00AM - 2:00AM 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile.
Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli
  • 4140 Woodward Ave. (between Willis and Alexandrine) 
  • Detroit style pizza, salads, sandwiches. 
  • Free wi-fi. 
  • Wheelchair accessible. 
  • Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00AM - 2:00AM 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 7:00AM - 2:00AM; Sun 9 am - 2:00AM 
  • 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 11:00AM - 9:30 pm; Sat-Sun 12:00PM - 9:30 pm 
  • Free wi-fi 
  • Distance from the McGregor Conference Center: one mile