10 Best Cocktail Bars in Detroit


10 Best Cocktail Bars in Detroit

Detroit’s craft cocktail scene is hard to beat. From local distilleries to award winning bars, happy hour can’t come soon enough.


Sugar House // 2130 Michigan Ave
Check out the extensive menu of classic and craft cocktails in Corktown.
Monday – Tuesday: 5pm to 12am
Wednesday – Friday: 5pm to 2am
Saturday – Sunday: 3pm to 2am

The Belt // 225 Gratiot Ave
Take your pick and try award winning cocktails in the artsy downtown alley at The Skip or Standby.
Sunday – Saturday: 5pm to 2am
The Skip
Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday: 4pm to midnight
Friday & Saturday: 4pm to 2am

Castalia // 3980 2nd Ave
Detroit’s first scented cocktail bar located on the lower floor of a renovated Victorian era home.
Wednesday – Saturday: 6pm to midnight

Bad Luck Bar //1218 Griswold St
Upscale, imaginative cocktails made with rare & unusual liquors in posh, intimate surrounds.
Wednesday – Saturday: 5pm to 2am

Detroit City Distillery // 2462 Riopelle St
Eastern Market distillery serving small batch artisanal whiskey, gin and vodka using the finest local ingredients sourced directly from local farms.
Tuesday – Thursday: 4pm to 11pm
Friday: 2pm to 12am
Saturday: 10am to 12am
Sunday: 12pm to 6pm

The Whisky Parlor // 608 Woodward 
A second floor hideout offering whiskey cocktails and live music in a relaxed vintage atmosphere.
Monday – Saturday: 5pm to 12am
Sunday: 3pm to 12am

Our/Detroit  //2545 Bagley Ave
A neighborhood micro vodka distillery in Corktown.
Thursday: 5pm to 11pm
Friday: 5pm to 1am
Saturday: 1pm to 1am
Sunday: 1pm to 6pm

Two James Spirits //2445 Michigan Ave
Detroit based distillery with an attached tasting room in the heart of Corktown.
Monday – Wednesday: 1pm to 11pm
Thursday: 1pm to 12am
Friday: 1pm to 1am
Saturday: 12pm to 1am
Sunday: 1pm to 8pm

The Keep // 140 Cadillac Square
Underground bar serving classic and contemporary cocktails with a 40 + beer selection.
Sunday – Saturday: 5pm to 2am



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