Renowned Chef Michael Symon brings his passion and culinary expertise to downtown Detroit with Roast. Located at the iconic Westin Book Cadillac, Roast is one of the finest steakhouses in the city. Decorated in warm hues, modern accents and plush banquettes, it presents an ideal venue for enjoying delicious meats with friends and family on special occasions. Roast's menu focuses on superior and fresh ingredients, locally-sourced produce and authentic flavors. The bar menu is just as great as the food menu with a variety of wines, beer and cocktails. Although the entire selection is impressive, it is the beer menu which takes the cake with its variety of craft brews which are also available on tap.
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!
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.
Enjoy the weekend with some creative cocktails and snacks at the F & B, a small plates restaurant while in the city. They offer a menu that consists of dishes such as broiled scallops, bacon wrapped dates, brussels, charcuterie board and steak tartare. The listing can also be prepared with gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian options. You can enjoy cocktails such as English Velvet, Autumn Flip, Bijou and many more with your meals. Visitors usually praise the restaurant for the friendly service and beautifully presented dishes.
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.