Brighton Bars and Restaurants
This exquisite Italian restaurant has philosophy and they want their customers to understand its directed right at them. It simply states, “east well.” And it won't take you long before you realize this is exactly what you will do. You really can't beat the Italian dishes and the way they are skillfully prepared. The staff is professional and knowledgeable, so you never have to worry about not understanding what is available to you. They offer a very extensive wine list, you truly feel like you have been transported to Italy. So, if you are up for a trip to Italy, all you have to do is drive to 217 W. Main Street.
Brighton Bar & Grill
Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Brighton at 400 West Main Street, this American Bistro is sure to fulfill your every need and many of your wants. This is definitely a family oriented establishment as it features a warm and inviting environment. There first watchword is value and who doesn't want to be associated with that. Their most often commented on food is the Steak Benedict and it gets rave reviews. They have live music on a regular basis, outdoor dining if that is your preference, and an absolutely great bar area where the bartenders know their craft. The owners truly want to make sure your experience will be memorable and they will want to meet you at your table, so what are you waiting for?
If you want a different kind of dining experience, consider Sushi Zen at 114 W. Grand River Avenue. It is a fairly new establishment to the area and they are dedicated to providing the freshest and most delicious entrees. The owners take pride in the creative presentation of their food and in making sure that they train their staff to provide outstanding service. The sushi and sashimi are always fresh. Miso soup and salad are included with your sushi rolls and are a very nice complement. One quick note about the staff, you rarely find a place where the people who work there are always smiling and always in a good mood but here they are, a nice added bonus. If you are a sushi fan, this is a must stop, its tucked away in a strip mall but don't let that stop you.
Alexander's Land & Sea Grill
This is Brighton's newest steak and seafood restaurant. All of their menu items are made from scratch from only the freshest ingredients. There doesn't seem to be any part of the restaurant business they don't do well here. There is a warm inviting atmosphere to begin with and that leads you right to your server who is well trained in providing great customer service with a flair. Their main entrees are definitely more on the upscale side of things, but for fine dining, their food ranks at the top. If you are looking for a fine wine or cocktail, be prepared to take some time to study the lists they give you, but never fear because the wait staff is very knowledgeable about what you might be looking for. There is no doubt that once you visit 10180 Grand River Road once, you will never be the same.
Downtown Main Martini Bar & Grille
What do you look for when you go out to dine? What do you consider a satisfying experience. At 201 West Main Street, the owners and staff are dedicated to the premise of making great food, high quality refreshments, and a welcoming atmosphere for a price that won't break your budget. The Chef here believes in combining comfort food and fine dining, what a beautiful mixture. The selection of drinks will astound you. The martini choices alone number over 100. The owners are always around to make sure you are satisfied with everything. This place has a very special feel to it, a real gem.
This place will definitely satisfy specific palettes and the real sports fan. It was voted one of the best neighborhood bars by readers of AAA of Michigan. If you are looking to catch a particular game and have a lot to choose from in terms of brews, this is the place for you. Champ's stocks over 130 different bottled beers which means that there is something for everyone. They have a reputation for the best burger in the greater Brighton area. There is a very large menu to pick from and one thing you can always count on is a great atmosphere. If you need that bar food fix and a great brew with some sports on the side, visit 140 E. Grand River, it will not disappoint.