Southern Comfort: Tasty Biscuits And Gravy

By: Carolyn Hall | December 27, 2023
biscuits and gravy with sausage on plate

Biscuits and gravy, a dish steeped in tradition and comfort, hold a special place in the hearts of many. This indulgent meal, often associated with Southern hospitality, tells a story of simplicity and savor in every bite. Whether it’s a Sunday family breakfast or a cozy diner experience, this meal will evoke a sense of warmth and nostalgia. Let’s embark on a delicious journey to celebrate the timeless appeal of fluffy biscuits and rich gravy.


719 Griswold Street, #180, Detroit

Known for fun twists on classic breakfast items, Dime Store is an all-day brunch spot in the heart of downtown. Here, you can order the biscuit & gravy bowl, with homemade buttermilk biscuits, bacon and sausage gravy, served over easy eggs. Order the bowl with a side of house breakfast potatoes, a mimosa, or anything else to complete your perfect brunch. 

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501 South Eron Street, Birmingham

24060 Woodward Avenue, Pleasant Ridge

Whistle Stop Diner, with its laid-back vibe, offers delicious food and great service while specializing in homestyle cooking. Here, biscuits and gravy are served just the way you’d expect in a classic American diner: hearty, comforting, and generously portioned. The biscuits are perfection, while the gravy, rich with the flavors of the South, is lovingly ladled over the top. It’s a meal that fills not only the stomach but also the soul, all served with two eggs in any style you’d like. A fun alternative is the Beverly Hillbilly, which is eggs Benedict with Southern fried chicken, topped with sausage gravy, a buttermilk biscuit, hot sauce, and cheddar cheese, and served with a side of hash browns or Parmesan cheese grits. 


6549 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Joe Louis Southern Kitchen pays homage to the rich culinary traditions of the South. The biscuits and gravy dish is a standout, capturing the essence of comfort food. This dish is referred to as ‘The Brown Bomber’ and with it, you get two knockout buttermilk biscuits, topped with savory turkey sausage gravy. If you’re a biscuit fan, you can always order extra on the side. 


2701 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit

While pancakes might be in the name, Detroit House of Pancakes shines when it comes to other breakfast favorites. Its rendition of the classic biscuits and gravy dish features country sausage gravy poured over two biscuits with two eggs on the side. It’s a perfect balance of textures and flavors, making it a popular choice from the ‘House Specialties’ menu section, right along with Bob’s Red Mill Oatmeal and avocado toast. 


25801 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores

This newly opened St. Clair Shores spot offers exceptional food, from classic choices to innovative creations. Owner Jozefina Marjakaj tells us, “Brunch With Me is a delightful place that values community and a great dining experience. The focus on brunch is unique, and we aim to provide both a beautiful atmosphere and delicious food and beverage for everyone to enjoy.” One specialty menu item you can find is the Traverse City biscuits and gravy. With this, you’ll get house-baked biscuits with a delectable Michigan cherry sausage gravy overtop. Open daily, Brunch With Me is the perfect spot for a comforting breakfast or fun brunch.