Have a hankering for some artichoke dip? While making it yourself might sound easy enough, there are several restaurants in the Detroit area that cater to artichoke dip aficionados. Check these places out to get your dip on.
Motor City Brewing Works

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470 West Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201-1220
(313) 832-2700

Prices: $8
Hours: Mon to Thurs 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fri to Sat 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sun 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Mostly known for its beer and pizza, Motor City Brewing Works (MCBW) also deals in side dishes like artichoke dip. If you’re in the city and looking for the perfect complementary dish to that local brew, MCBW has you covered. Eat up, as some of the beers have an almost 7 percent ABV (alcohol by volume), so you’ll need that dip to soak up those drinks.

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Howe’s Bayou

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22848 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 691-7145

Prices: $6.95
Hours: Mon to Thurs 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri 11 a.m to 12 a.m., Sat 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., Sun 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

While Howe’s Bayou is also a great place to find authentic Cajun food, the spinach artichoke dip here also complements the Po’ Boys and other Cajun specialty dishes nicely. Found in downtown Ferndale, don’t miss out on Howe’s Bayou voodoo chicken, Cajun shrimp or gator sausage Po’ Boys after indulging in the dip.

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Big Beaver Tavern
645 East Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 680-0066

Prices: $6.99
Hours: Mon to Sat 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sun 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Big Beaver’s motto is “not your average tavern,” which it definitly achieves. A favorite location in Troy, Big Beaver Tavern’s artichoke dip has your standard list of ingredients: four different cheeses, onion, spinach, and of, course artichoke hearts served with tortilla chips for dipping. For entrees, choose from a long list of pastas, burgers and sandwiches.

Mitchell’s Fish Market

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117 Willits St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 646-3663

Prices: $9.50
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fri to Sat -11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sun – 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Looking for a classier night on the town while enjoying your artichoke dip? Mitchell’s Fish Market might be the place for you. Catering to refined tastes with seafood specialities, Mitchell’s crab, spinach and artichoke dip will have you keeping your pinky up as you dip. Order it alongside some kung pao fried calamari or bacon wrapped BBQ shrimp to make a tasty meal out of appetizers.

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Gus O’Connor’s

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324 South Main St.
Rochester, MI 48037
(248) 608-2537

Prices: $8.79
Hours: Mon to Sat 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sun 12 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

For the true Irish pub experience and some seriously great artichoke dip, O’Connor’s in downtown Rochester is the place to be. Pairing it up with a nice ale, the artichoke dip is cheesy, filling, and a serious deal for the money. If you’re a bit hungrier, go for the chicken and artichoke sandwich topped with creamed spinach, tomato and dill Havarti on a roll.

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