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Best Baseball Bars In Detroit

From downtown to midtown Detroit, there are an abundance of sports bars that will be celebrating the excitement of baseball season from the first pitch through the pennant. Check out these Detroit establishments that are sure to deliver a home run throughout the season.


1384 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-3180

Hours: Mon to Sat - 11 a.m.- 2 a.m.

For a dose of nostalgia, visit Nemo's on Michigan Avenue. Situated across the street from the now extinct Tiger Stadium, this gem has been around since 1965. An added bonus is Nemo's Sports Shuttle, which will deliver you to the stadium, available to and from Detroit games.

Hockeytown Cafe
2301 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201-3430
(313) 965-9500
www.hockeytowncafe.comHours: Daily - 11 a.m. - closeFor some raucous baseball fun, head over to Hockeytown Cafe; it will be jumping. If you want to soak up the excitement baseball season, then watch the Tigers on one of the many HD screens, which are located throughout the venue. If you have tickets to a game, even better; it is located within steps of Comerica Park.
Nightlife & Music Baseball Bars, The Town Pub Tavern
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Town Pump Tavern
100 W. Montcalm
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 961-1929
www.thetownpumptavern.comHours: Daily - 11 a.m.- 2 a.m.

A fun place to get together with friends before, during, or after the game, the Town Pump Tavern has been a fan favorite since it opened in 1996. The old style ambiance sets this establishment apart from the rest. There is always live music after local sporting events, so be sure to stick around after cheering on your favorite team.Related: Best Wine Bars In Detroit

Athletic Wear, Detroit Tigers Gear
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Harry's Detroit Bar
2482 Clifford Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 964-1575
www.harrysdetroit.comHours: Mon to Sat - 11 a.m.- 2 a.m., Sun - 11 a.m.- 11:30 p.m.

If you want to be in a place where everybody knows your name, or at least it seems like it, check out Harry's. It has a friendly neighborhood vibe. It can get crowded on a game day, so be sure to arrive early to take advantage of its complimentary parking. Catch the free shuttle to the game and enjoy great drink specials.

Nightlife & Music Baseball Bars, Cheli's Chili Bar
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Cheli's Chili Bar
47 E. Adams
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-1776
www.chelischilibar.comHours: Daily - 11 a.m.- 2 a.m.

Rooftop seating with excellent views of the ballpark make this the place to be on game days. Sure it's owned by former Red Wings defenseman, Chris Chelios, but there is more to this place than just hockey. Located a stone's throw away from Comerica Park, it will be packed on game days. Catering to baseball fans, doors will open at 11 a.m. for Tiger night games, and 10:30 a.m. for Tiger day games.

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