Small's is a very popular bar lodged in the beautiful city of Hamtramck. It is considered as one of the best rock venues by a number of magazines and critics alike. Housed in what was formerly a bank, Small's front room is home to an Art Deco era mahogany bar stocked with an impressive selection of 53 variants of beer and top shelf liquor. You also get one of the best 'Jukeboxes' here which belts out some great tunes. Then there is the back room which has one of the best live rooms in town, where bands have gigs and keep audiences entertained. Besides this, the bar also boasts of a pool table and arcade games arena which adds to the overall fun quotient. You can also expect great acts at this place which is considered to have the best sound system around town. "Small" only in name, this bar promises the best in drinks and entertainment.
Bleu is an event venue and bar that is extremely popular with the trendy locals. Excellent lighting and sound systems make this chic and modern club the perfect place for concerts and private events. Catch DJs Dabura and Sherif spin their tunes, as well as the performers who get the party going. Lovers of electronic and techno music, hip-hop and urban melodies, you have found your calling!
Run by local legend Amir Daiza, Elektricity is the premier electronic music club in the area. Its modern-looking decor and funky music scores with the locals. The local stop for many top international DJs, tickets for the shows are available at the door and online. Many events are 18 and over only.
The Leland City Club is an industrial and goth themed bar that is locally famous. International DJs spin dark tunes for the dancers to enjoy. After hours, the space turns into a full bar. Crowd-watching is part of the fun here, as most patrons dress up for their night out.
Delux Lounge bills itself as an "old-school cocktail bar." It's really more than just another bar, functioning as whatever themed event is going on during any given night. Sports events are popular, as are holiday-themed gatherings, DJ nights and live music gigs. No matter what, reasonably priced drink and food specials are guaranteed. DJs are featured on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and karaoke nights are held here each Wednesday with no cover charge necessary. This is also one of the only nightclubs in the area to play old school pop, rock and funk music. VIP areas are available and you can call ahead to reserve a table.
At Amnesia, you can party all night 16 stories above the city in the MotorCity Casino Hotel. The colorful, illuminated and trendy decor gives the club a fun and exciting atmosphere. Check out the beautiful views while you enjoy a strong drink from the bar, or simply dance the night away to the DJ's loud tunes and mingle on the dance floor.
Located in Downtown Detroit, The Whisky Parlor calls out to every whisky aficionado and scotch lover out there to sample some of their finest collections of the amber spirit. What's more, this historical parlor thinks ahead and offers divine shared plates to complement your whiskey palate. All this, while you listen to classic vinyl records that take you back to another era, or while listening to local Jazz bands that are as smooth as the scotch in your glass.
Along with its good live Raggae, Blues and Alternative Rock music, The Well in Downtown Detroit is appreciated for its friendly service and reasonably priced menu. The bar is a fun place to hangout with a bunch of friends after a long tiring day or simply to people-watch while you nurse a beer on some of their busy days when they get a varied crowd. Game days see a lively atmosphere, with lots of cheering and revelry. With easily accessible parking and great bartenders if you're in the Downtown area, a visit to The Well is a must.
The Baltimore is a local bar and pub in Detroit that you must visit for cheap drinks and a fun atmosphere. Making for a good pre-clubbing place, this bar serves some great whiskeys and beers, along with some classic pub grub that will do if you're very hungry. A shot of Jameson is customary here. The music here is a mixed bag of old pop songs and the like with both background music playing on the jukebox and DJ nights.
Located in the heart of downtown Detroit, The Skip is a vibrant spot. The spacious interior of this bar is covered in graffiti with plenty of communal tables encouraging endless conversations. Reverberating with laid-back music, the atmosphere invites you to unwind with frozen cocktails and robust beers till wee hours of the night. A youthful spot perfect for parties too, The Skip is sure to delight the whimsical side of you.