The adage "Don't judge a book by its cover" can be applied to Baker's Keyboard Lounge, which looks like a hole in the wall establishment but is one of the oldest jazz clubs in the United States. So if you're a jazz fan, this is the club to visit when you want to watch jazz locals mix it up. Another fun feature here is the piano key painted bar, where locals spend many a night listening to their favorite tunes. If you are longing for a bite to eat while you enjoy the music, Baker's has a wide menu with some no-nonsense favorites sure to please.
A Detroit favorite, Slows Bar BQ serves up delectable dishes like Carolina Pulled Pork and St. Louis Spareribs in an ambiance that is warm, cozy and inviting. With wood-paneled and furnished interiors and dull-lighting, this eatery is a great place for a meal with family or friends. The mouthwatering menu here also features the loaded sandwiches and delicious melt-in-your-mouth pork belly. To quench your thirst, choose from the wide craft beer selection available for your enjoyment.
There’s nothing quite like a night at Detroit’s own Cliff Bell’s: amazing cocktails, live jazz, and award-winning cuisine. The jazz and supper club is all vaulted ceilings, leather booths, and burnished Mahogany. It originally opened in the 1930s, and after it shut its doors in 1985, was reopened in 2005 after painstaking renovations. It’s once again part and parcel of Detroit’s remarkable Jazz scene, which predates and influenced the Motown explosion. Grab a Detroit Dirty Martini and settle down for a sultry evening of great music.
Old Miami boasts a cozy ambiance, lots of good music and an eclectic crowd. Short for "Missing In Action Michigan," this unique dive bar is frequented by students and bikers alike. Sip on a cool concoction while you enjoy the upbeat music. Take a breather from the action in the cozy lounge area as you indulge in people-watching. Their impressive array of live acts and music performances will take your breath away. Pool tables are scattered all around the place to keep you entertained through and through. The back patio delights with its intimate setting, perfect for summer gigs. Frequent parties, themed events and special acts are designed to tempt and tantalize the senses.
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!
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.
Rockhead Pub is a favorite neighborhood bar and pub that's known to serve some delicious, reasonably priced food and drinks. The menu includes salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, soups, steak, and appetizers. They also have a number of beers on tap, fresh cocktails, and other spirits. Rockhead Pub has an upbeat and welcoming atmosphere and offers excellent and friendly service making it great for a night of good food, fun, and drinks.
Located in the heart of the city, Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge is one of the best spots in the city, known for serving hearty Italian flavors. Antipasto Misto, Squash Soup and Carbonara Pasta are some of the dishes served here. Besides specialising in meals for kids and adults, the lounge also features a menu of exotic drinks. Compliment your meal with a glass of Irish Whisky. You can also feel free to ask the staff here for recommendations as they are quite friendly and knowledgable about the menu. With an elegant atmosphere, patrons here can also entertain themselves to the tunes of live music performed by various singers and bands here. The place is also a perfect spot if you wish to celebrate a private event or simply come for a romantic date. Enjoy a memorable dining experience with some delicious flavors and drinks at Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge.
A chic, all-black exterior makes this microbrewery impossible to miss on University Avenue East. Patrons are given a detailed tour of the facility, which is bursting with personality despite the cozy digs. After getting acquainted with the beer-making process, guests can head to the bar area to enjoy flights comprised of beers like the Black ‘N’ Brew Chocolate Stout, Canadian Maple Brew, and Brew Light Lime, as well as the most popular Proper Lager. Small bites are also served to take care of your appetite. A haunt for both locals and visitors, connoisseurs and amateur admirers, BREW has thought of everything to ensure you have a great time while visiting.