WELCOME TO

DETROIT SHIPPING COMPANY

“Best Food Hall, Detroit”
-Detroit Metro Times, People’s Choice

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WELCOME TO DETROIT SHIPPING COMPANY 

The food of a five-star food truck.
The atmosphere of a beer garden.
The walls of a shipping container.

Detroit Shipping Co. is a restaurant collective and beer garden featuring five unique food-truck style eateries, two full service bars, a coffee and ice cream shop, a small outdoor stage, galleries for local artists and retailers, and two private lounges. All constructed from refashioned shipping containers. And all located within a few miles of everything you already love about Detroit.

SUMMER HOURS
Monday (New time!) 4pm - Midnight
Tuesday - Thursday 11am - Midnight
Friday - Saturday 11am - 1am
Sunday 11am - Midnight
Restaurants close at 10pm daily.

Join the team at DSC
We’re now hiring: bartenders / front of house / back of house.

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Looking for retail or office space? We’re getting a neighbor.
Click here for info on 444 Peterboro.

 
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FIVE RESTAURANTS & THREE BARS

The food, the food, the food. We went through an extensive and gluttonous screening process to bring together unique, chef-driven partner restaurants. Each brings a simple but refined menu, offering a new take on a classic. So you can eat, eat and eat again. From tacos and tapas, to Caribbean chicken, to Thai, to dumplings, to coffee and ice cream, there’s something for everyone. Did we mention much of it can be made vegetarian or vegan?

 

EVENTS

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Host the perfect event.

Whether you're hosting a meeting, a happy hour, dog-walker meet-up, charity ball, Magic: The Gathering tournament, tailgate before a Tiger's game, speed dating event, or even a wedding, Detroit Shipping Company offers a one-of-a-kind facility in the heart of Cass Corridor. For groups of 15, up to 1200 people - offer your guests an experience like no other in Detroit.

 
 

ENTERTAINMENT

 
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Are you not entertained?

From live music, to DJ’s, to Stand Up Comedy - there’s always something happening at DSC. Check our calendar to see what’s coming up - or if you’re interested in performing, send us your info so we can get you on the schedule.

We also often have pop-up retail and regular weekly events, like 313 Comedy - FREE stand-up every Sunday night at 8pm.

 
 
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OCTOBEERFEST 2: Now With More Beer
Saturday, October 5, 2019 / 1pm - 4pm 21+

OCTOBEERFEST 2!
Announcing our 2nd Annual Octobeerfest - now with more beer, more food and more October.

About this Event

Fall is almost here, and what better way to celebrate than with beer, beer and more beer? Come say goodbye to the strawberry blondes and radlers of summer, and welcome in the season's most delicious porters, stouts, and lagers. The list of participating breweries is growing, beer by beer. Here’s who’s in so far:

Deschutes
Atwater
Ellison
Shorts
Lagunitas
Perrin
Brew Detroit
Arbor Brewing Co.

**More coming soon!**

Octobeerfest is free to attend, but to avoid lines and lock in prices, you can book advance drink tokens:

$25 - 1 Octobeerfest pint glass, 1 pint token & 5 5oz sample tokens. 

Along with a commemorative pint glass, the day will also feature live music, giveaways, octo themed menu specials from our restaurants, yard games, sand volleyball, and more. Additional tasting tokens and pint glasses will be available for purchase day of, so come thirsty!

 
 

See Detroit, drink beer, ride bikes - with Handlebar Detroit!

Handlebar Detroit now has two “bikes” starting and ending at DSC! Stop by, have a bite and a beer before you take one of the most unique tours of downtown Detroit. The bikes are waiting, the beer is flowing, and they’re ready to guide you through the streets to see the sights - powered by your own beer-infused legs.

Book a tour today!

What’s that you say? You wish DSC sold beers to go so you could take them with you? WE DO! Six packs to go and a special pedal pub menu await all of our pedal pub guests. Ask at the bar.

Check out our TO GO and Pedal Pub menu.

 

GALLERIES

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Let there be art!

We have two galleries at Detroit Shipping Company, both of which feature local artists. The Bridge Lounge, which bridges the interior and exterior of the space. And the West Galleries, two long galleries on the west interior of the building. Both are located on the second level.

Galleries are always free to view (though we host events in galleries, so they are sometimes closed), pieces are often available to purchase, and we are always looking for up-and-coming artists who could use a little extra exposure. Please take a walk through our galleries but double-please, respect the art.

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Main Gallery Artist:

Sanda Cook

Worlds collide each time Sanda’s brush touches canvas.
Hailed as one of the most prolific painters in Metro Detroit, her work is both locally and internationally renowned. This is only fitting seeing how it’s this wonderful world that inspires her. Romanian-born, she studied art at the Brasor School of Arts.
Sanda’s art serves as a window into her journeys through Europe, Japan, and the United States. Love and beauty are abstract concepts that become realized through the color and light Sanda Cook paintes them. Multicultural, metaphysical, and spiritual, her art is visually spellbinding and emotionally captivating.
On a mission to return the same love that Detroit (and the world) have shown her, her humanitarianism can be felt throughout her community. She’s heavily involved in charity events and donates her work to worthwhile events . For Sanda, it’s a way of feeling further connected to the people around her: “Art for me is a way of being alive, of connecting myself to the mysteries of the universe, nature, and the magnificent human soul.”
Aside from her charity involvement, her work has been featured on several mass media platforms. One of which includes a feature of her life and work on PBS’s, Detroit Performs. Other features to her credit are Live on D, Detroit’s Local 4 Today, USartboutique.com, fineartamerica.com, artistsofmichigan.org, over twenty solo shows, and over one-hundred international collection shows featuring artists from around the globe. Her work was displayed at The Sacrab Club, The Rivers Edge Gallery, Downriver Council of the Arts, The Carr Center for the Art, The Detroit Artist Market, Grosse Point Art Center, Ariana Gallery, 4731 Studios, and The Padzieski Art Gallery.”

Bridge Gallery Artist:

Richard Halprin

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Citing a fascination with faces, figments, dissenting opinions and a zigzagging zeal for punchlines and poetic justice, Detroit based artist Richard Halprin is the self declared master of doing one thing when he should be doing something else. Frequently, that thing is scribbling, sketching and otherwise making a mesmerizing mess with plywood and paint. 

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Since childhood, Mr. Halprin has watched the world through the leery lens of a poet, and, though he chose to pursue  a career in law, the arts never stopped pursuing him. While working full time as a children's rights attorney over the past 25 years, he has rerouted his creative energy into side projects as a published film critic, songwriter and editor, all the while filling up the margins of his legal pad with whatever drawings the spirits presented. 

It wasn't until 2016 that he began to breathe life into his creations with regular transfusions of acrylic and ink. He now has a rich catalogue of curiosities, inspired by the odd instances and coincidences that inevitably present in our real and imagined lives.



 

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