Four metro Detroit bars to grab a drink with Dad on Father’s Day

ather’s Day (June 18) is the perfect occasion to knock one back with your pops. Whether he’s more a beer-and-a-game kind of dad or the dirty martini type, there are quite a few bar options to choose from. Here are our picks for father-friendly watering holes. Bottoms up!


Hazel Park is heating up with this new addition on the same block as Mabel Gray. With a menu of hearty sandwiches complementing no-frills drink menu, Joebar is a chill dad’s destination. Try a can of Stroh's, the Smoky Manhattan, the Whiskey + Jones Soda, a Miller High Life draft or the Lemongrass Old Fashioned. 

23839 John R Road, #1, Hazel Park

248-291-5711 or


A southwest Detroit microdistillery, Our/Detroit’s tasting room serves up a range of drinks made with its house vodka. Keep it simple with a dirty martini or try one of the seasonal rotating cocktails.


2545 Bagley Ave., Detroit

313-656-4610 or

Detroit City Distillery

Another option with locally made spirits, Detroit City Distillery offers a lengthy list of cocktails made with its own line of vodka, rye, gin and bourbon.

2462 Riopelle St., Detroit

313-338-3760 or

TAP at MGM Grand Detroit

If your dad is more of the beer-and-sports type, TAP at boasts over 40 high definition televisions, 50-plus beer options and a menu filled with comfort foods and pub classics.

1777 Third Ave., Detroit

313-465-1234 or

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