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The main Jewish Community is located in Oak Park/Southfield.
There are other smaller parts in the Young Israel of Southfield neighborhood and also West Bloomfield.
Getting there:
Best option: 7.5k avios from LGA/PHL
10k UA from EWR
Or DL 12.5k, sometimes 7.5k
Often there are cheap paid fares on Frontier from Trenton(TTN)
Or ACY on spirit
It's 10 hours drive from NYC & 9+ from Lakewood.
If renting a oneway from hertz, drop at centerline, MI.

Where to stay:
People are very hospitable!
There are no hotels within walking distance to the main Jewish community.
The Westin in Southfield isn't far by car.
The airport Sheraton is now a Cat 1.

Where to eat:

Prime10 is centrally located, and probably the best kosher flayshigs in Detroit.
They have a decent lunch special. Expect to pay $35 plus per person.

Kravings is a very solid, centrally located burger/sandwich/sushi/shabbos takeout place.
They are open Thursday nights until 1ish with Cholent.
Meals start at around $10.

Sara's in the oak park JCC, very solid deli the oak park JCC is (permanently) closed, and so is Sara's.

Dave's is currently closed.

Jerusalem Pizza has plenty of specialty pizzas.
Their regular pies are thick and smallish.
They also offer a "New York style" pie.
They have plenty of calzones. Bread sticks/cheese sticks are a must.
Order by phone if youre in a rush as they usually take 15mins to get you your pizza.
They also have a branch in the West Bloomfield JCC.

the soul cafe in west bloomfield is a nice dairy place a bit more upscale then the rest
One Stop supermarket also sells take-out pizza inside their store.

Gold N Greens is in the Wayne County Cafeteria. They are only open when college is in session.
They are not Cholov Yisroel. It costs about $8 for all you can eat: pizza, bread sticks, soy stuff, salads, desserts, soft ice cream, sodas, chocolate milk, OJ... Kids 5& under are free. 6-12 is $4.

Zemans bakery is centrally located and is very solid.
Dunkin Donuts/baskin Robbins is kosher and also centrally located.

Minyan Times:
cordetroit.com/community/minyanim

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #40 on: October 27, 2013, 12:52:16 AM »
Kosher eateries
Cafe One: Very good pizza and ice cream.
Rami's: Subpar chinese/fast food.
Jerusalem Pizza: Really interesting toppings on OK pizza.
Sara's Deli: Very good deli with triple-stacked sandwiches.
Zeman's Bakery: Don't miss a warm cheese danish in the morning.
Can anyone from Detroit please edit this and bring it up to date? (headed there next week for a day) TIA

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #41 on: October 27, 2013, 12:59:09 AM »
Can anyone from Detroit please edit this and bring it up to date? (headed there next week for a day) TIA
Cafe one has closed down
Let me know if I can be of help

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #42 on: October 27, 2013, 01:01:08 AM »
Cafe one has closed down
Let me know if I can be of help
Thanks. Would you say Sara's Deli is best bet for decent fast food?

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2013, 01:09:05 AM »
Thanks. Would you say Sara's Deli is best bet for decent fast food?
Sara's deli is good and Rami's is also pretty good

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #44 on: October 27, 2013, 01:11:01 AM »
Sara's deli is good and Rami's is also pretty good
awesome thanks!

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #45 on: October 27, 2013, 01:12:14 AM »
Just had Jerusalem pizza tonight its very good they make it fresh though the new yorker is pretty thin I got a large with double cheese double baked it was ausome

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Re: DETROIT
« Reply #46 on: October 27, 2013, 01:14:14 AM »
awesome thanks!
Haven't been there recently but heard that there is a sushi place not sure if it's open yet

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2014, 03:21:09 PM »
A place just opened up right on the community by Paul Kohens A'H son. Paul was a great and successful career in Detroit. New place is called Cravings. New zemans bakery. Pricey but definitely worth it by a mile!

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: February 03, 2014, 03:21:35 PM »
It's fleishig and y have sushi

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: March 31, 2014, 03:40:16 PM »
Whats the good word on buying VRs in Detroit with a CC at CVS? Or any other places in Detroit?

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: March 31, 2014, 03:56:26 PM »
Whats the good word on buying VRs in Detroit with a CC at CVS? Or any other places in Detroit?

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: April 08, 2014, 09:26:05 PM »
Anyone in Detroit wanna DO?

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: May 30, 2014, 11:34:58 AM »
Anyone Know of a Vasikin minyan in Detroit (Weekdays)

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: June 01, 2014, 02:00:00 AM »

Anyone Know of a Vasikin minyan in Detroit (Weekdays)
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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #54 on: October 21, 2014, 12:06:52 AM »
Is there any NICE restaurant in Det?
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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #55 on: October 22, 2014, 10:27:32 AM »
Is there any NICE restaurant in Det?

Yes, Kravings, Prime 10, Saras.

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #56 on: October 22, 2014, 11:05:38 AM »
Prime 10 is a fancier nice sit down place. Kravings is an upscale deli (and sushi) place that has tables. Saras is in the JCC and is diner type.
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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #57 on: October 22, 2014, 04:58:05 PM »
Is there any NICE restaurant in Det?
Try Jerusalem Pizza in the JCC in West Bloomfield. Upscale milchig dining.

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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #58 on: October 22, 2014, 05:05:52 PM »
Try Jerusalem Pizza in the JCC in West Bloomfield. Upscale milchig dining.

I don't know if I'd go that far. It is a bit nicer. Prime 10 is still the nicest. And open late.
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Re: Detroit Master Thread
« Reply #59 on: October 22, 2014, 05:09:41 PM »
I don't know if I'd go that far. It is a bit nicer. Prime 10 is still the nicest. And open late.
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