Beans & Cornbread is a Soul Food restaurant in Southfield, Michigan. Beans & Cornbread offers traditional and non-traditional soul food in a casually distinctive setting.
Sit down to the crooning of Sarah Vaughn or Maxwell, and enjoy some of the tastiest soul food and low country cuisine in the Midwest. Baby Sister's Babybacks, Mama's Meatloaf and fresh Salmon Croquettes are just a few of the entrees on our award winning menu. Add your favorite southern style sides and enjoy.. an outstanding meal in our casual dining room decked out with African American memorabilia.
A unique blend of southern soul and cosmopolitan style, Beans & Cornbread has been voted "Best Soul Food" for more than 14 years and running. Diners from all over the Detroit area, as well as out of towners flock to Beans & Cornbread for the award winning menu of southern favorites like fried chicken, farm-raised catfish, smothered pork chops, collard greens, candied sweet potatoes, macaroni & cheese and more. The restaurant strives to use only the freshest ingredients including Michigan-grown collard greens and fresh salmon filets for our savory croquettes.
The interior of the bustling bistro is adorned with portraits of African American history and memorabilia. Southern flavors and spices drift out of the open kitchen tantalizing the palates of diners that crowd into the restaurant from open to close. Diners bask in the warmth of southern hospitality and tap their toes to the sounds of vintage Blues and R&B. Celebrities have also savored the flavor of Beans & Cornbread including The Reverend Jessie Jackson, Chef Emeril Lagasse, Common, Jill Scott, Queen Latifah, The Rolling Stones, and Detroit's own Aretha Franklin.
Since opening in 1997 Beans & Cornbread has expanded with two exciting new additions - sidebar wine & martini bar and Red Velvet Room. sidebar wine & martini bar is Metro Detroit's true upscale neighborhood bar. The intimate space with its sleek wood interior and copper bar offers a great wine list and an eclectic selection of signature martinis. sidebar is a great place to meet friends to enjoy the sounds of live music and happy hour specials. The best part is there's never a cover charge. The Red Velvet room is a luxurious VIP suite with comfy red couches, leopard print club chairs and red leather ottomans. Its private entrance, state-of-the-art AV system and exceptional service make it the perfect venue for private parties and meetings for up to 50 guests.
18% gratuity added to all parties of 5 guests or more.
Reservations are encouraged for large groups.
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SOULFUL SUNDAY BRUNCH
Every Sunday 11 AM to 2 PM
All you can enjoy for only $14.95.
Our delicious buffet style brunch is a celebration for the palate.
Each week we have something special on the table. Entrees to satisfy any soul food lover and desserts to cater to your sweet tooth. Enjoy peach bellinis and mimosas from the bar.
It's all about enjoying great food at a great price!
wine & martini bar
The Red Velvet room is a luxurious VIP suite with comfy red couches, leopard print club chairs and red leather ottomans. Its private entrance, state-of-the-art AV system and exceptional service make it the perfect venue for private parties and meetings for up to 50 guests.
It doesn't get any better than this!! Everything was excellent. I can't think of any way to make the experience any better. So authentic I almost believed my Grandma was in their kitchen!!
Posted: 11/20/2012 • Link to this review