It’s always a good time in Greektown! With convenient parking, a variety of restaurant options that can appeal to even the pickiest eater and a short walk to downtown Detroit’s greatest attractions, here’s your go-to guide for planning a family outing to Greektown.


The annual Detroit Greek Independence Parade is Sunday, March 29 at 3pm. Bring the kids to Monroe street to celebrate Hellenic culture and make it a staycation! Enter to win an overnight stay at Greektown Casino-Hotel (don’t worry it’s family-friendly) for a little family getaway.


Where to eat

Opa! Go Greek 

Pegasus or New Parthenon // Pick your side of the street for Greektown’s American v Lafayette style rivalry.

Golden Fleece // Check out one of the oldest restaurants in Greektown.

Astoria Bakery // Don’t skip the baklava (or a few other treats too).


More family friendly options

Pizza… Pizza Papalis

Burgers…  Wahlburgers or Five Guys

BBQ… Red Smoke

Wings… Buffalo Wild Wings

Steaks… Monroe Steak House

Seafood… Fishbone’s 

Something sweet… Coldstone Creamery or Eat-n-Out Gelato


Where to park

The easiest place to park in Greektown is in the casino garage (1211 Chrysler Dr, Detroit, MI 48226). An entrance is located directly off the 375 Lafayette exit and another entrance is on Monroe street. Rates vary based on activities happening downtown but parking is often FREE!


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