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Cliff Bells

2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1620
+1 313-961-2543
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must had drove past this a million times and never paid attention. Super easy to get to, awesome atmosphere, great wait staff. Prices were a little high for the quality of food but I was expecting the prices to be higher so that wasn't...More

Thank Jam5150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been wanting to try Cliff Bells for the jazz brunch. The jazz was wonderful, the brunch so-so. It wasn't bad -- it just wasn't great. The food didn't match the ambience and feel for this wonderful restaurant / bar. Such an iconic location...More

Thank springle322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Detroit for a couple of days visiting family and decided to stay downtown. Cliff Bells was a couple of blocks from our hotel so decided to go. Dinner was good, the service was prompt and friendly, and we enjoyed the Brazilian music....More

Thank NHtraveler60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't believe it took me as long as it did to finally visit Cliff Bells..... my first experience was amazing and I will absolutely go back. I recommend siting at the bar at one of the small table tops, very comfortable.

Thank angeleyz827
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We love Cliff Bell's. We have been coming here for the last 10+ years and have enjoyed seeing it evolve and improve. We were there just last weekend for a surprise birthday party and the club did a great job. The food has vastly improved...More

Thank mdgoler
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This part of Detroit History, I like they been keep this up one most oldest place in Detroit they have alot Jazz show her if gor time come here .

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Cliff Bells is a great spot for jazz. My teenage daughter loves jazz and we were given a table on the stage. The service was friendly and attentive even though we just had drinks. The decor is fun! There was no cover or minimum the...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Music. Art. Drinks (& Dranks!). Incredible service. Highly recommend taking in this late night experience when in Detroit. Must appreciate music!

Thank LoraxGirl
Reviewed 14 June 2017

First of all, the bar at this place has sweetheart tables. Those are tables attached to the bar, made expressly for intimate coupley dates. Which makes this place a must-see for anyone in that situation. It is priceless and adorable. The jazz singer on stage...More

Thank Esther T
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is the third or fourth time we have been to Cliff Bells for dinner, and as always, the food is out of this world and the musicians are amazing! Three out of the four of us ordered the Waygu Strip and it was cooked...More

Thank massanisso
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lauren s
14 December 2016|
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Response from britmsmith43 | Reviewed this property |
Great for drinks
Susan H
15 June 2016|
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Response from Gadzooks42 | Reviewed this property |
Cliff Bell’s offers valet parking on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 6 p.m. Additional parking options include nearby street parking (city meters enforced until 10 p.m.) as well as nearby surface lots and parking... More
Deborah S
22 May 2016|
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Response from Irma F | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have the space for the group, but I also recommend a reservation as well as avoiding a time prior to or after a sporting event in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1620
    (between Adams & Elizabeth)
  • Public Transportation: For quick access from other areas of downtown Detroit, the Detroit People Mover is available. Please use the Grand Circus Park station stop to visit Cliff Bell's.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-961-2543
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