2130 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48216
Take that distinguished guy you call dad out for a drink at a place just as refined as he is- the Sugar House. This artisan cocktail bar features a chill, speakeasy vibe and handcrafted elixirs. If your dad is into mystery and intrigue, this could just be the spot for him. Order an Old Fashioned or a Scotch Egg and watch as the skilled bartenders work their magic right before your very eyes. It’s part of the experience that will make this time out with dad memorable. Check out the extensive selection of alcohol on the menu, including whiskey, tequila and gin. Toasting with a shot is a nice way to commemorate the day with dad. There’s also a healthy list of craft brews available for your drinking pleasure.
2462 Riopelle St.
Detroit, MI 48207
Show dad how it’s done. Throw back some whiskey with good ole dad at Detroit City Distillery. This distillery and tasting room is known for its small batches of alcohol, sourced from the finest local ingredients around. This recent addition to Eastern Market has become a fast-favorite. Order a round of drinks made from the house specialties, made from bourbon, vodka or gin. Hey, Detroit City Distillery even serves brunch on weekends sometimes, so if you’re looking to tie one on and treat dad to lunch, this is the place fits the bill. Please call to inquire about dates brunch is offered.
1408 E. Fisher Service Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
Beer. Whiskey. Sports. Dad. Sounds like a recipe for success on Father’s Day. Thomas Magee’s Sporting House Whiskey Bar is a great spot to take dad for some drinks and to watch the game. Because if there’s one thing you can be sure of at Thomas Magee’s, it’s that there will be a sporting event featured on the many flat screens covering the walls. This recent addition to the sports bar scene will knock dad’s socks off with its new, but “already a classic” vibe. The Irish pub meets modern Detroit atmosphere makes for a great combination that’ll have dad talking about “drinks with his kid” for months.
5169 Trumbull St.
Detroit, MI 48218
Woodbridge Pub has all the trappings of a great neighborhood bar. It’s popular with locals and visitors alike. Dad will enjoy the laid-back, friendly vibe of the customers and staff. Order a round and chill with dad; make sure to tell him what a cool guy he is. Treat dad to something on the menu, which features scores of alternative burgers and an array of vegetarian options. Seating is available at the bar, around a tabletop or booth. If the weather’s nice, hit the outdoor patio and take in the sights of summer- cyclists, the garden plot across the street and great views of downtown are all within view.
441 W. Canfield St. #9
Detroit, MI 48201
Show dad you’re in the know by hitting up one of the latest spots to arrive on the Detroit dining scene, Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery, located in Cass Corridor. Not only does it serve up a mean brew, it also has another guaranteed hit- pizza pies. And if that isn’t enough to make good ole dad feel loved, check out the rest of the menu, which features gargantuan burgers that makes the term “double-fisted” take on new meaning. So grab some beer and soak in the vibe of this unique industrial space destined to go down in the family history books as a great experience that you both enjoyed. This bar makes for a great spot for Father’s Day bonding, or have a seat at the long, communal-style tables so dad can brag about what an awesome kid you are to everyone within earshot.
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