Tasty Tapas in the D: Where to Get the Most Flavor for Your Buck
By: Scott Davis
September 28, 2018
We usually go to restaurants for their delicious main courses or drink options, but what about starting your meal off right? Tapas are a great way to start your meal, or the perfect dish to order if you’re casually hanging out with a few friends. Either way, here are five metro Detroit area restaurants that serve amazing tapas that you need to try on your next night out.
Located in downtown Detroit, La Feria specializes in making some of the most unique and savory tapas around. Featuring both hot and cold tapas, the restaurant features 30 different options, including some that are a part of their 2 for $5 menu. The restaurant’s menu also includes numerous vegan and gluten free options.
Aventura might be located in Ann Arbor’s second oldest building, but the restaurants flavorful menu always keeps things feeling fresh and new. Pairing perfectly with their wine selection, Aventura offers a wide ranging tapas menu that includes seafood options, brunch inspired small plates, and even some spicy dishes. The restaurant also includes vegetarian and gluten-free options, so be sure to look at the full menu here.
Detroit’s Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine features some of the best cuban inspired dishes around, which includes some pretty tasty tapas. Their numerous tapas include gluten-free options such as Tortilla Espanola, Queso de Cabra, and Cameron’s Cubita Bella. Be sure to check out their full menu to decide which tapas you and your party want to try.
One of Detroit’s newest restaurants, Brujo Tacos & Tapas is quickly on its way to becoming one of the area’s go to spots for great tasting Mexican cuisine. Inspired by the Detroit Shipping Co., their menu features a wide ranging tapas menu, including their popular Calamari tapas. Pair with any of their delicious tacos, and you’ll be in for one flavorful night.
An American take on the Spanish dish, Small Plates in Detroit offers an immensely diverse menu along with a laid-back atmosphere. Their menu includes veggie, seafood, and brunch styled small plates for everyone to enjoy. The restaurant also offers delicious Detroit Style pizza and a great dessert menu.