List created by Seoung (ChowDownDetroit) & Virginia
Gather your Ride-or-Frye gang because this list is about to get wild! Whether they’re curly, shoestring, loaded, or just plain, french fries are always a must with every meal. Here is a list of places where to get fresh fries! Sharing is optional.
As you can see, we like to start off strong, with a platter of Africano Chicken Fries at Peepo’s. They cook up the slightly spicy and marinated chicken and toss that bad boy onto a bed of freshly made fries. Talk about unique flavors and carb overload, just my type!
Peepo’s: 10890 Beech Daly Rd, Taylor, MI 48180
Now to bring back a classic fry appetizer, Calexico has their special Chile Cilantro Fries that comes with Crack Sauce to dip in. Want to kick it up a notch? Order the Carne Fries, which is basically the chile-cilantro fries loaded with carne asada, caramelized onions, black beans, guacamole, cheese sauce, pico de gallo and sour cream. *Mic drops*
Calexico: 1040 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
If you didn’t already know, Greek loaded fries are a thing! Estia offers loaded Fries and Greek Fries. There are so many delicious flavors all combined into one basket, it can hardly contain itself from spilling! Consider this your wise cheat meal for the day.
Estia: 2897 W Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48084
Not so plain-Jane here, my friends. Any freshly cooked burger you order from Streetside Burger, you must order a side of these truffle fries to complement your meal. How else are you going to balance your meals?
Streetside Burger: 37401 Joy Rd, Westland, MI 48185
Listen, dreams DO come true! You can order pizza and fries at the same time and the result is this gorgeous box of delishness. Fries baked to perfection, with the perfect waffle texture and pizza sauce and melty cheese smothered on top, it doesn’t get any better than this. Time to perfect that infamous cheese pull for the Gram!
Sicily’s: 3554 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48216
Oak Park, MI
Ladies and gentlemen here is the golden ticket to all things carbs’ related. Eddie’s Gourmet knows how to work their fries’ magic with their exclusive Hawaiian fries. These fries are made with zip sauce, parmesan, parsley, and red pepper flakes! It’s a secret menu item, so get it ASAP!
Eddie’s Gourmet Foods: 25920 Greenfield Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237
Want to go from ordinary to extraordinary with your fries? Well, Taystee’s does their fries differently, with their Lemon Pepper Fries and homemade Taystee’s dipping sauce. This is seriously a meal by itself. The taste and texture of every hand-cut fry will leave you craving for another basket.
Taystee’s: 10419 Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126
These hand-cut garlic cilantro fries served with roasted jalapeno ketchup with delight your taste buds. Detroit75 also offers cajun or regular fries, and of course, any of those are just as delicious. Make sure to pair these fries with their famous sandwiches, smoked chicken wings, BBQ chicken egg rolls, you get the idea.
Detroit 75: 4800 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48209
Once you try HopCat’s Crack Fries, you won’t go back. Don’t underestimate the power of these fries. HopCat is a popular brewpub that offers a variety of cold beer and their signature Crack Fries, beer-battered, top-secretly-seasoned to perfection with a side of cheese sauce. Give them a try, you understand why one basket is not enough.
HopCat: 208 W. Fifth Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067, 4265 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Who says you have to travel to Canada to get the best poutine? Why not stay local and satisfy your poutine cravings at Brooklyn-St-Local. They offer all kinds of dishes, like Breakfast Poutine, BSL Poutine, Classic Poutine, and even Vegan Poutine! All are made with hand-cut fries and smothered with divine mushroom gravy. Y-U-M!
BrooklynStLocal: 1266 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI, 48226
Alas, we have reached the end of our Fantastic Fries’ List. How hungry are you for fries now? Where do you usually order your fresh fries? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!