Sweet Magnolias | About
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A look inside


We are Chefs and Servers, Hostesses
and Managers, Friends, Family, and Fans of Magnolia.

Magnolia was an amazing woman. A wife, Mother, Grandmother, and an extraordinary cook, who set the standard for Southern cuisine, and hospitality, for decades in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She put as much love into her into her cooking, as she did her family.


Our menu is filled with her personal recipes, handed down through generations, and brought to life in beautiful fashion, as a timeless tribute to this magnificent woman. Once you savor the sweet, robust, infusion of flavors on our menu, we’re sure, you too, will be a fan of Magnolia.


Sweet Magnolia’s opened its doors, and its arms,
to Southeastern Michigan in July, 2016.

This unique dine-in restaurant combines the very best of Southern hospitality, with an extensive array of traditional Southern dishes, creative interpretations of Southern favorites, modern cuisine, and an amazing Soul Food carry-out bar, all wrapped in a family-friendly, yet elegant atmosphere.


The brainchild of Detroit native Carolyn Cannon, the restaurant is affectionately named after her Mother, Magnolia, and committed to a standard of culinary excellence
that would make Magnolia proud.


Sometimes, you just can’t get enough of a good thing.

Sweet Magnolia’s has no plans to let grass grow under their feet. Although they’ve just opened their first Southern cooking location in Southfield, the restaurant plans to open a private banquet hall right next door. The facility can house up to 111 guests and will play host to parties, receptions, showers, corporate events, and reunions, all treated to Sweet Magnolia’s incredible cuisine, elegant décor, and meticulous event planning.


If you can’t get your group to Sweet Magnolia’s, don’t fret. Sweet Magnolia’s will bring all their Southern deliciousness right to your doorstep. Stay tuned for an amazing catering menu!