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Best bars in Lake Erie

BBQ Joint
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“Best Barbeque in Detroit (in my opinion). They also have a closer Slows to Go, which is just as good, but not a sit down place (although they do have a few benches and counters).”
49 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The Great Lakes Brewery is just a 3 minute walk from the house and they have the biggest beer selection and the freshest in Ohio, the food is very good and the place is very charming and cozy.”
54 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Interesting vegan offerings and typical American offerings not limited to only vegan meals.”
56 locals recommend
Bar
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“Looking for sliders, go nowhere else, weekly sliders specials. Good beer selection also”
45 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Just good coffee, plus great place to hang and warm up or do work. Sometimes a little too busy, but definitely a good spot. ”
35 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Classic cocktail bar in a beautiful setting. They won't seat you unless there's room so go early or prepare to wait!”
38 locals recommend
Distillery
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“Two James, located in Detroit's Corktown, is the first distillery in Detroit since prohibition. Enjoy an educational tour or sip on one (or two) of their hand crafted cocktails! They don't serve food, but there are frequently food trucks in the parking lot.”
32 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The best thing here are their pizzas and their order of fries. If you are looking for interesting pizza, this is the place to go. They also have a great bar.”
24 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Northern Lights Lounge is the perfect spot to meet friends or make new ones. Great crowd with a mix of Detroiters, new and old. Weekend live music is always a treat and gets you in the mood to dance. Bar fare is spot on too!”
32 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Classy establishment. Music has always been good here - Check the website if there is a cover or not. No comment on the food - it's expensive. But their drinks are good.”
29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Nighttown is the real deal. It’s a real joint where, if you were lucky enough to be there, you could have sat in front of the Count Basie Orchestra so close that the trombone would’ve bopped you in the nose. Or maybe you saw Freddy Cole, Jane Monheit, John Pizzarelli, Brian Auger, Ann Hampton Callaway, Tommy Tune, Basia, Cyrille Aimee, Esperanza Spaulding, Dick Cavett, Dick Gregory, Eliane Elias, Renee Rosnes, Stevie Wonder or John Legend look you right in the eye as they sang or spoke from just a few feet away. ”
33 locals recommend
Bar
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“You can build your own gourmet hot dogs with options of nearly 50 toppings. This large vintage oval bar from the 1940s is a hip neighborhood spot. At 9 PM the space turns into a concert club with a cover supporting a lineup of local and touring musicians. It does a trivia night on Monday, and has some other unique programming as well. It is a fixture of the Gordon Square area of Detroit Shoreway. ”
43 locals recommend
Bar
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“Signature restaurant in Michigan - find most Michigan beers on tap at this local hotspot. Make sure to order those cosmic fries!”
25 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Located in the West Village, Craft Work has a bar side of the restaurant where you can order food and fancy cocktails.”
32 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Popular cocktail bar with great food and inventive New York style cocktails. ”
17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Enjoy some of the best burgers in town! You won't be disappointed with the food, the drinks and the retro vibe.”
12 locals recommend