Best Italian Restaurants Detroit Michigan

At Testa Barra, we focus on offering the best Italian cuisine with fresh farm to table ingredients. This is what makes us one of the best Italian restaurants Detroit.

Testa Barra Kitchen & Cocktails is about how people want to eat today: fresh, seasonal ingredients purchased from local farmers; artisanal preparations including scratch made pasta and delicious hand tossed pizza; inventive flavor combinations you can’t get elsewhere; sexy handcrafted cocktails; and dishes made for sharing.

Join us for our delicious Italian cuisine in our beautiful 5,600 square foot restaurant, featuring an enclosed patio area, a large 20-seat bar, an open kitchen, as well as a private room. The patio has seating for up to 42 guests, while the private event room can comfortably seat 50. The entire restaurant space can host up to 200 guests. We also offer catering services in the Detroit area!

Testa Barra Kitchen & Cocktails
48824 Romeo Plank Road
Macomb Township, MI 48044

Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 3:00p-10:00p
Friday: 3:00p-12:00a
Saturday: 3:00p-11:00p
Sunday: 11:00a-8:00p

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Best Italian Restaurant in Detroit MI!

We offer excellent modern Italian cuisine. We specialize in some of the best pasta, best pizza, steak and more in the Detroit area. Our Director of Operations & Sommelier, Jeffrey Baldwin, guides our mixology team to keep evolving our drink menu using high-quality ingredients and refined spirits to craft contemporary cocktails.

Try Our Happy Hour!

We offer one of the best happy hours in Detroit! Enjoy our Happy Hour with friends & family multiple days per week! We have a great selection of cocktails, wine, craft beer, appetizers and entrees at great prices.

Happy Hours:
Tuesday-Friday: 3p-7p
Sunday: All Day
Reverse Happy Hour: 9pm-Close
Exclusive to Bar and Bar Area Only

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Why Are We One of the Best Italian Restaurants in Detroit?

We’re very confident in the quality of our drinks, food and ambiance. With that said, you don’t have to take our word for it. Check out some of our customer reviews.

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“We had a surprise birthday party for my Aunt here. The staff was very helpful in coordinating the event. We had about 35 people there and it went off without a hitch. The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and always asking what they could do to help. We would come back in a heartbeat!” – Kevin S.

“Definitely not a cookie cutter restaurant. The food was absolutely fantastic at a reasonable price. Service was great!! Very nicely decorated which made for a relaxing atmosphere. I actually saw the owner take pre-busted table plates out of our servers hands so our server could keep chatting with us. That is someone who really cares about his establishment and employees. Awesome!!” – Andrew S.

“Delish lamb chops. Perfectly portioned pizza. Friendly waitstaff. Loved the open kitchen and seeing chef and the crew preparing the meals. First visit because we received a gift card; return visits because it’s just that good!” – Lisa R.

Looking for a Fun Event? Try Our Detroit Cooking Classes!

  • best cooking classes near me, best cooking classes in detroit, best detroit cooking classes, cooking classes detroit michiganDelectable Lessons – Classes include demonstrations by our amazing chefs. They’ll entertain, educate, and enthrall you as you learn insider culinary secrets!
  • Eat What You See – Your culinary experience will be an extraordinary sampling dinner prepared by our chefs.
  • Wine Pairings – You can’t serve fine food without fine wine to go with it! Along with your meal, you’ll receive specialty wines and cocktails to complement the dishes.
  • Recipes for Success – At each class, you’ll receive recipes for each and every dish we create! You’ll be able to recreate this wonderful meal at home, any time you want!

Learn more about our cooking classes