Southwest Detroit Restaurant week ushers in Hispanic Heritage Month

Southwest Detroit Restaurant week ushers in Hispanic Heritage Month
A delicious tradition will return to the city Oct. 4 through Oct. 13 when the 2nd Annual Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week is expected to attract thousands from the metro area. Almost two-dozen Latin American eateries and bars will participate in the celebration presented by the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA), representing recipes and dishes throughout Hispanic culture. The event helps observe Hispanic Heritage Month.
SDBA President Robert Dewaelsche hopes that many visitors will come out and enjoy Southwest Detroit’s authentic restaurants and taquerias and the 1,700 small businesses that add their own unique flavor to Detroit from its mercados, and bakeries to its merchants and specialty retailers.


“Southwest Detroit has long been known as a wonderful food and restaurant destination for residents and visitors in metro Detroit,” says SDBA President Robert Dewaelsche. “We hope this event helps to showcase our rich cultural diversity while encouraging more visitors to explore the area. In addition to our authentic restaurants and taquerias visitors can find unique products and services among the more than 1,700 small businesses many mercados, bakeries, merchants, specialty retailers.”

Among the numerous featured establishments and dishes, El Asador will showcase Chuleta de Borrego en Barbacoa (lamb chops in Mexican Barbecue) and northern Mexican cuisine, while Antojitos el Catracho, known for its Honduran cuisine, will offer Machuca (mashed ingredients). Asty Time will feature its special Pescado al Coco (Fish in Coconut) from the Dominican Republic.
No advance ticket purchase is required, but menu prices vary and some establishments accept only cash payments. For more information including a complete list of participating restaurants visit, or the Facebook page
Information about Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week may also be found on Instagram @swdetroitrestaurantweek.


This small business feature is sponsored by Bank of AmericaTo learn more about Bank of America’s many programs and resources visit:


The 2019 SWDRW participating restaurants include:

  • Antojitos El Catracho (Honduras & El Savlador), 4627 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Armanado’s Mexican Restaurant (TexMex & Cuban), 4242 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Asty Time (Dominican Republic), 7340 McGraw
  • Camino Real (Jalisco, Mexico), 1100 Central Ave.
  • Centro Botanero, (Nayarit, Mexico) 2302 Campbell St
  • El Asador Steakhouse (Northern Mexico), 1312 Springwells
  • El Barzon Restaurante (Mexican and Italian), 3710 Junction
  • El Rancho Restaurant (Mexico), 5900 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • El Rey de a las Arepas (Venezuelan), 7701 McGraw St.
  • La Palapa del Parian (Jalisco, Mexico), 1628 Lawndale
  • La Posada (Jalisco, Mexico), 1930 Springwells
  • La Rosita (Michoacan, Mexico), 7849 McGraw St.
  • La Terraza (Mexico), 8445 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Los Altos Restaurant (Jalisco, Mexico), 7056 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Mariscos El Salpicon (Nayarit, Mexico), 8600 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Mexican Village Restaurant (Mexico), 2600 Bagley Ave.
  • Peso Bar (Modern Mexican), 2547 Bagley St.
  • Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreño (El Salvador), 3149 Livernois
  • Rincon Tropical (Puerto Rico), 6538 Michigan Ave.
  • Senor Lopez Restaurant (Hidalgo, Mexico), 7146 Michigan Ave.
  • Taqueria El Caporal (Jalisco, Mexico), 1414 Junction
  • Taqueria El Nacimiento (Jalisco, Mexico), 7400 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Taqueria El Rey (Jalisco, Mexico), 4730 W. Vernor Hwy.
  • Triangulo Dorado (Northern Mexico), 8065 W. Vernor Hwy.

For a complete list of participating restaurants, visit Menu prices will vary by participating restaurant with some requiring cash-only payments. No advance ticket purchases are necessary.


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