Dinner and a show is a classic combination for date night and girl’s night alike. With many different shows coming to the Capitol Theatre including the world premiere of the feature film Ring of Silence and Beats x Beers Presents: Wale Live in Concert, there are plenty of opportunities to head to the Capitol Theatre.

Looking for a place to dine before the show? Discover these downtown restaurants perfect for a pre-show meal.

Table & Tap

This urban barbeque and tap house features 30 Michigan craft beers on tap. Favorite dishes include Pulled Pork Nachos and their award-winning mac and cheese.

Churchill's Food and Spirits, Flint, Michigan

Churchill’s Food & Spirits

Flint’s first whisk(e)y bar offers more than your traditional watering hole. It offers 30 rotating craft beers, seasonally rotating cocktail menus and a rotating dinner menu crafted by Chef Tyler Hardisty.

501 Bar & Grill, Flint, Michigan

501 Bar & Grill

This downtown restaurant offers a unique menu including full-sized entrees and an assortment of small plates. Their full-service bar offers a variety of craft beers, fine wine and craft cocktails. Notable menu items include Chicken & Waffles and Bibimbap, a popular Korean rice dish.

Cork on Saginaw, downtown Flint, Michigan

Cork on Saginaw

Flint’s very own wine bar serves 150 wines from around the world. However, the locally sourced menu shines along with the wine. Favorite dishes include Shrimp & Grits and Butternut Squash Lasagna.

Blackstone's Pub and Grill, downtown Flint, Michigan


The not-so-Irish, Irish pub located downtown features delicious food and drinks. But the real star is Blackstone’s Pizza Kitchen featuring 11 different pizzas made in a wood-fired oven in 170 seconds.

The Torch Bar and Grill, downtown Flint, Michigan

Torch Bar & Grill

A tradition in Flint is the Torch Burger. The award-winning bar burger has been featured on Thrillist and MLive. The 50-year-old restaurant also boasts a full bar featuring beer, wine and cocktails.

Soriano's Mexican Kitchen

Soriano's Mexican Kitchen

Downtown's Mexican kitchen features traditional cuisine including tacos, enchiladas and flautas, and has traditional Mexican beer and drink specials including magaritas.