Tucked into the far west corner of the city, Warrendale is one of Detroit's largest and most culturally diverse neighborhoods. A steady influx of Arab immigrants in the 20th century has given the neighborhood its flavor, from the Middle Eastern grocery markets on Warren Avenue to the gas-station sandwich shops on Joy Road. Warrendale is also well known for its collection of karoake-themed lounges, Coney Island hot-dog joints, and burlesque bars. This area is among the city's least tourist-oriented neighborhoods and can be rough around the edges, so only adventurous visitors who know where they're headed make the trip here.
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Getting Around Detroit
The best way to get around Detroit is on the Detroit People Mover (DPM), an automated light rail system in downtown Detroit that operates every 3 minutes. Fares are $0.75 per ride. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday; 6:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and noon-midnight Sunday. Hailing a cab from the street is nearly impossible; reserve one instead (try Checker Cab Detroit: 313-963-7000). Taxis charge $2.50 per trip plus $1.60 per mile.
Nearby Airports
  • Detroit Metro Airport-DTW
Airport Taxis
  • $45
Things to Do and See Near Warrendale