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Best Spicy Food Restaurants In Detroit

Detroit is a growing scene for restaurants having several featured on cable television networks such as the Travel Channel and the Food Network. There's so many options from classic American to Greek to various Asian restaurants. If you're looking for food with a kick and some spice, this guide will help find a suitable place rather it's a traditional Thai spot or a place to get a famous Detroit coney.
American Coney Island
114 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-7758

Serving up Americanized foods, American Coney Island is the place to go for a Detroit style coney dog. The chilli is perfectly spicy and the chilli cheese fries are a taste of the Motor City. It's been featured on "Man V Food" and voted the number one coney by the Food Network. The restaurant is open 24 hours and is a favorite for the "after bar" crowd.

Motor City Brewing Works
470 W. Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 832-2700

Stop into Motor City Brewing Works for a beverage and order up a pizza. The sopla fuego is a spicy favorite at this Detroit restaurant. Open until midnight or later every night, this spot has a cozy atmosphere including a fire pit in winter to sip on the variety of ciders and beers after enjoying a food dish. The restaurant receives produce locally at North Cass Community Garden so you know it's fresh and ready for habanero sauce.

Orchid Thai
115 Monroe St.
Detroit, MI
(313) 962-0225

Usually busy during lunch hours but slower in evenings, Orchid Thai offers some of the spiciest food around. It's recommended that guests order food light and individually add more spice to it. The menu includes chef's specials along with weekday specials with traditional Asian choices. Before having the main course, try one of the appetizers served with chilli sauce or a soup with thai spices.

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Harry's Detroit
2482 Clifford St.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 964-1575

Harry's Detroit offers uptown dining in a sports bar setting. From the chicken quesadillas to the jalapeño peppers, Harry's features specialty burgers with add-ons like their secret sauce and caramelized onion mustard. Parking is free and Harry's provides shuttle rides to all downtown events making it convenient for visitors or for those just touring the city.

Redsmoke BBQ
573 Monroe St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-2100

Come to Redsmoke BBQ for pulled pork, a healthy portion of ribs or a catfish platter. The meats are dry rubbed with their spice blends and slow smoked and are served with signature sauces like the Memphis Mudd, a sweet sauce with a zesty finish. Try the Redsmoke sauce, hot and spicy with habanero and jalapeño peppers to top off your meats. Redsmoke BBQ cooks up their own jalapeño cheddar cornbread muffins as well to add some spice to dinner.

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Chase has been writing through internet platforms for 9 years and specializes in music as well as creating it. He's a contributor for AXS and The Rowdy as well. He enjoys nature, politics, health and beauty while living and loving life.
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