Best Places to Get a Drink in Detroit


Best Places to Get a Drink in Detroit

Whether you’re in the mood for a custom cocktail, a glass of wine or craft beer, here are the best bars in Detroit. Make a toast and some memories.


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

Standby // 225 Gratiot Ave
Located in the Belt, a transformed downtown alley, Stanby offers a popular craft cocktail menu.
Sunday – Saturday: 5pm-2am

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

The Royce // 76 W Adams Ave
A wine shop and wine bar located in Downtown Detroit.
Monday: closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm-11pm
Friday –  Saturday: 12pm-12:00am
Sunday: 1pm-9pm

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

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

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

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.
Monday: closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 4pm-11pm
Friday: 2pm-12am
Saturday: 10am-12am
Sunday: 12pm-6pm

Motor City Wine // 1949 Michigan Ave
Hip wine shop and wine bar offering regional wines paired with charcuterie.
Monday: 4pm-12am
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday – Thursday: 2pm-1am
Friday – Saturday: 2pm-2am
Sunday: 4pm-2am

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

Cafe D’Mongo’s // 1439 Griswold St
A Detroit original speakeasy.
Thursday: 5:30pm-10:30pm
Friday: 5pm-1:30am
Saturday: 7pm-1:30am

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