From great places to dine, to charming boutiques, inspiring public art, and exciting new experiences, Royal Oak is both a nightlife destination and a family-friendly favorite. Whether you’re looking for a night-out on-the-town or a just a good book, Downtown Royal Oak does it best as a regional entertainment and dining capital and as the place for one-of-a-kind shops.

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Dine in Royal Oak

Downtown Royal Oak is known for its diversity of places to eat. With over 70 restaurants, there is a booming culinary culture that attracts people from all over the country seeking new experiences and cuisine. Please visit us and try our fare.

Business Spotlight

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If you’re familiar with Washington Avenue in Downtown Royal Oak, you have seen the imaginative window displays and colorful bright blue awning at 508 South Washington. This is the home of Scout. Read more...

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On the west side of South Main, between Third and Fourth Streets, you’ve probably noticed a classy a-frame sign with golden letters that read: Dapper House Barber. Read more...

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 Two words: Chicken Parm. This popular dish brings out many Royal Oakers to The Rock on Third every Wednesday night. Located at 112 E. Third Street, The Rock has developed into a hub of the community Read more...

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 As the store that “aspires to be the happiest place in Royal Oak,” by owner Kent Alverson’s definition, hihi can bring light and joy to shoppers of all ages. Nothing screams “happy” quite like splashes of bright color in the form of plush toys, t-shirts, candy, and soda. Read more...

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Stagecrafters is a powerhouse of arts and culture whose creative flare has been energizing Downtown Royal Oak for decades. Each season, they produce ten shows with the help of an army of actors, volunteers, and permanent staff that attracts theatre-lovers of all ages.  Read more...

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In its 25 years within our city’s borders, Bruegger's Bagels has become a staple on Downtown’s most populous street. As a business that serves cities nationwide, and seeks to bring a little piece of New York City to other American towns Read more...