Cheli's Chili Bar
Cheli's Chili Bar is a fantastic bar located just across from Comerica Park in Downtown Detroit. Cheli's is owned by Detroit Red Wings legend Chris Chelios. It has a large, bustling atmosphere with a great rooftop patio. This place is always packed during the summer for baseball season, but if you like being part of the crowd, it is the place for you! Be sure to try the pizza, and obviously the chili is delicious, too. Cheli's is a great place to go before or after a Tigers game. It is located at 47 East Adams in Downtown Detroit.
Hard Rock Cafe
If you have made it your life's mission to eat at every Hard Rock Cafe in the world, don't forget the one in Detroit! It is in a great location in Campus Martius in Downtown Detroit. Like all Hard Rock Cafes, this one is full of priceless music memorabilia from your favorite artists of all styles of music. Order something from their delicious menu, and then browse the gift shop after dessert. You'll find Hard Rock Cafe at 45 Monroe Street in Detroit.
Old Shillelagh is a favorite amongst twenty-somethings in Downtown Detroit. It has a large, pub-like atmosphere with many different levels, each with something different to do. There is live music and a DJ to get you dancing. It is usually pretty crowded, especially on game days, so make sure you're a people person. Old Shillelagh offers drinks at good prices and is right outside Greektown, so you can hit the casino after bar close. Old Shillelagh is located at 349 Monroe Street in Downtown Detroit.
Hockeytown Cafe is a great sports bar located just across Woodward from Comerica Park. You have to stop here if you are a Red Wings fan. The food is very good, and the drinks are large and reasonably priced. Hockeytown Cafe has 3 levels that are filled with sports memorabilia. You will want to look at it for hours! It is attached to the City Theatre and right next to the Fox Theatre, so it is a good place to eat before a show. There is an attached parking garage, so you won't have to search for a spot on the street. Hockeytown Cafe is located at 2301 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit.