Greektown is the hub of Detroit's nightlife scene.
The area is loaded with bars, clubs, and restaurants, and the
Greektown Casino is in the heart of the
The Music Menu Cafe
511 Monroe St.
Music Menu is a unique mix of food and live
music. The food is very affordable, and blues, jazz,
and rock bands play until 2 am every night.
349 Monroe St.
Old Shillelagh is a great Irish bar with over
20 beers on tap. The menu is both traditional Irish
and standard bar fare, and there is live music seven nights
649 Beaubien St.
The Detroiter serves up food and beer at very
cheap prices, and offers outdoor seating on warm evenings.
Try the special, a half-pound burger with bacon, ham,
cheese, fries, and a beer for $6.95. Plenty of TV's
let you catch whatever game is on.
415 E. Congress St.
Space is a huge club, complete with smoke
machines, dancers, and expensive drinks. There is
usually a long line to get in, and the party goes all night.
Marilyn's on Monroe
419 Monroe St.
Pictures of Marilyn Monroe line the walls of
this upscale Greektown party spot. The first floor
features a DJ and dancing, while the second floor is a
little more laid back, with two pool tables available.
Beaubien Street Saloon
641 Beaubien St.
The Beaubein Street Saloon features plenty of
TV's to catch a game, as well as plenty of beer to go with
Fox Theater/Comerica Park/Ford Field Area Bars
There are plenty of bars to choose from near
Comerica Park and
2301 Woodward Ave
Hockeytown Cafe is similar to an ESPNZone
dedicated to the Detroit Red Wings. The drinks and
food are very pricey, but its a good stop before or after a
game at Comerica or Ford Field.
2115 Woodward Ave.
With its location directly across the street
from Comerica Park, the State Bar is the perfect watering
hole for per and post-game activities.
2301 Woodward Ave
Second City is located near Comerica Park,
and features great comedy acts nightly. The cover
charge is usually $10-20.
Town Pump Tavern
100 W. Montcalm St.
The Town Pump serves up beer and bar-type
food, although from a limited menu. The bar's upscale
appearance is in contrast to the inexpensive prices.
There is live music most nights.
Detroit/Joe Louis Arena Bars
The downtown area surrounding
Joe Louis Arena has numerous offerings
for food and beverage.
450 W. Fort St.
Although its not a sports bar, the Anchor Bar
is the place to be before and after a Wings game. The
bar serves excellent burgers and plenty of beer to go with
408 W. Congress
Located just a few blocks from Joe Louis
Arena, the Post is packed for all Red Wings games, and gets
fairly crowded other nights as well. The Post offers
good food, cheap pitchers of beer, and pool tables as well.
Cobo Joe's Bar
422 W. Congress St.
Located mere blocks from both Joe Louis and
Cobo, the aptly named Cobo Joe's is a great sports bar if
there's a Wings game or other arena event. If there is
no game, they're not always open late.
of Michigan Bars & Restaurants
Ann Arbor is located 41
miles west of Detroit and is home to the University of Michigan.
There are plenty of bars located just north of
Michigan Stadium and Crisler Arena.
1220 S. University
Touchdown Cafe is a sports bar featuring
standard pub fare. It features a DJ or live music on
weekends, and there is sometimes a cover charge.
Scorekeeper's Bar & Grill
310 Maynard St.
Scorekeeper's is a great sports bar with
plenty of TV's. There is a DJ on weekend nights as
State Bars & Restaurants
East Lansing is
located 88 miles west of Detroit. The town features many
bars and restaurants close to the Michigan State campus.
720 Michigan Ave
The Harrison Roadhouse is within walking
distance of Spartan Stadium and the Breslin Center. It
features a full menu and plenty of beers on tap, and has an
outdoor patio as well.
254 W Grand River Ave
Crunchys serves up great burgers as well as
buckets of beer. It is within walking distance of the