Gordon Square and the Detroit Shoreway have experienced a resurgence of activity in the last six years. There are some wonderful restaurants and shops nearby. Take a walk around and check out our new bookstore (Guide to Kulchur), record shop (Hausfrau Records), and boutique (Yellow Cake). Then grab some dinner at…

xyzXYZ The Tavern

Sibling to ABC the Tavern (W 25th St.) and ABC Uptown (University Circle).
CPT’s go-to for dinner and a drink. Hip American pub fare with a full bar,
small patio and a fine selection of whiskies and craft beers.
In between CPT and Gypsy Bean.

lighthouseDon’s Lighthouse

A wonderful dining experience with classic contemporary cuisine
featuring spectacular seafood, signature salads and pastas along
with hearty steaks and chops.

gypsy (1)Gypsy Bean and Bakery

Gordon Square’s neighborhood coffee shop.
In addition to your caffeine fix, get a soup and sandwich,
salad or pastry before or after the show.
Just west of CPT at the corner of W 65th and Detroit.

happy dogHappy Dog

Hot dogs with choice of 50 toppings, plus sides.
Live music, twenty beers on tap, full bar.
Leave your suit and tie at home. W 58th and Detroit.

spiceSpice Kitchen & Bar

An ever-changing menu of locally grown
“farm-to-table” dishes for the sophisticated, sustainable palate.
Signature cocktails and a wide selection of wine and craft beers.
Located at W 58th and Detroit.

Luxe Kitchen and LoungeLuxe

If XYZ is a great bar with great food,
Luxe is a great restaurant with a great bar.
American/Italian ranging from traditional to refined
with an upscale feel. Just west of W. 65th on Detroit Ave.

latitudeLatitude 41n

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, gourmet pizza, or Nonni’s Balls and Cheese,
Latitude 41n has the best names of dishes, best prices, and best atmosphere.
Seafood and Veggie options. Located a 2 blocks East of CPT.

sweetmosesSweet Moses

Your dessert destination.
Old fashioned soda fountain with handcrafted goodies.
Open late so you can impress your date.


Handcrafted cocktails, a great wine list and
exceptional locally-sourced upscale farm fare in an intimate setting.