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Detroit Date Night

Dinner and a DSO concert, the perfect pairing for date night

Looking for a romantic way to spend quality time with your significant other? Combining a restaurant date with a concert at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is the perfect way to create a truly memorable experience. 

Going out to eat allows you to indulge in delicious food and enjoy each other's company free from life’s daily distractions. Pairing this experience with attending a performance at the DSO adds an extra touch of elegance and culture. From classical masterpieces to contemporary hits, the DSO has a concert for everyone.  

Whether you're looking for a fancy evening out or a more laid-back and casual aesthetic, pairing a restaurant date with a DSO concert is a versatile date idea. So why wait?

Get tickets to a concert and make a reservation at your favorite restaurant today for a date night you won't forget. 

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THE FANCY DATE: For those who want to dress up

For those looking to dress up and enjoy a fancy evening out in Detroit, a dinner date at a high-end restaurant followed by a performance at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is a great choice. Consider booking a table at one of the many fine and fun dining establishments located near the DSO, such as Mad Nice or The Rattlesnake Club. These restaurants offer delicious, creative, and sophisticated menus, making them the snazzy choice for a night out. Since you’re looking for an elegant evening, try pairing your dinner with a selection from our PVS Classical Series.  

Mad Nice

Mad Nice

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THE CASUAL DATE: For those who prefer cozy and chill vibes

If you prefer a more laid-back evening out in Detroit, there are plenty of casual dining options located near the DSO that pair well with a concert. Leila Detroit brings ambience and a savory, yet simple Lebanese cuisine; and Selden Standard is another hot spot that serves seasonal small plates great for couples, or groups of friends and family. Following eats and socializing, head over to the DSO for a relaxed night of music. The perfect DSO pairing? Check out one of our signature event in The Cube, ranging from Poetry & Music and engaging performances by local artists to a fun Salsa Dance Night.  

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Leila Detroit

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THE BRUNCH DATE: For those who want to be in bed by 9

For a unique twist on the traditional dinner date in Detroit, consider starting your day with a delicious brunch at a local restaurant near the DSO, the Dime Store on Griswold offers a stylish and lively atmosphere, with a delicious all-day brunch menu.Then, head over to the DSO for a matinee performance, followed by a leisurely stroll through the city. Check out our Coffee Concerts for tons of matinee options!  

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Dime Store

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BONUS DATE: For the movie lovers!

For those who love movies, we suggest a stop at a themed restaurant like Green Dot Stables. Indulge in some of their delicious western sliders before taking a quick walk to the DSO for one of our Film Concerts.   


Green Dot Stables

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is an incredible musical organization, hands down! I was completely blown away! 5 stars is not enough! ”

DSO Patron

No matter what type of evening you're looking for, combining a dinner or brunch date with a DSO concert is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, or simply enjoy a night out on the town with a loved one in Detroit. 

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