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Baker's Keyboard Lounge

20510 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221-1348
+1 313-345-6300
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Jazz in the Motor City

Cool jazz club opened in 1934, my friend and I stopped by on Thursday, May 5, 2016 for dinner and a... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
New York City, New York
We had a BLAST!

What a fun place to spend an evening! Really friendly nice people They have two seatings an... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
via mobile
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“great jazz” (8 reviews)
“jazz club” (9 reviews)
“soul food” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
20510 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221-1348
+1 313-345-6300
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

Cool jazz club opened in 1934, my friend and I stopped by on Thursday, May 5, 2016 for dinner and a jazz set. Fried chicken, collard greens, a corn muffin and baked potato were adequate fare all washed down with a couple of Labatt Blue's....More

2  Thank Steve1948
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

What a fun place to spend an evening! Really friendly nice people They have two seatings an eight 8:30 PM and a 10-10:15 seating with a $10 cover charge. I would make reservations if you want to go because they get booked, it only seats...More

4  Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Visiting friend from Germany gave us a chance for first visit to Baker's. After a lifetime in Detroit, have been missing one of the best jazz places anywhere. And that's just the music. Intimate club setting, excellent acoustics and the food is phenomenal. Plan to...More

2  Thank RB-RLKR
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My boyfriend took me here on a Friday night. Line was out the door and the host couldn't let anymore in because they had reached the fire marshall's limit. We waited it out and boy was it worth it. Funnest, nicest people I have ever...More

1  Thank Robin J
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This venerable Detroit jazz spot never disappoints. It was very crowded...we went on a Saturday night...but the greeter got us in as promised. There are two sets and people leave after the second one and we got right in. We drank only...but the food around...More

1  Thank Judy G
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I heard it's the oldest Jazz club in the world and decided to check this place out. This was my very first live jazz show and i absolutely loved it! It was incredible to see so much history, culture, passion and positive energy in one...More

1  Thank Alina M
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

A must see and experience jazz club. Baker's Keyboard Lounge is the oldest jazz club in the world. Food was delicious. Karaoke was fun. Jazz trio was top notch. I will visit again.

2  Thank Donovan Y
Reviewed 8 May 2015

It's all that. 80 years of history decorates the walls with some of the best singers in the world crossing the threshold. We started with an early dinner of delicious food cooked with true Detroit Soul. Ribs, corn bread, mashed yams and Jack Daniels with...More

Thank pghorvath
Reviewed 17 February 2015

As a Brit travelling from Australia to the US for a conference, i had to book a stopover in Detroit to visit the oldest Jazz bar in the States and I was not disappointed. Travelling in a group of girls all under 26 years of...More

1  Thank JessicaMonk
Reviewed 5 January 2015

yesterday was my first time at Bakers and I loved it, yes the place is small, but who cares when your server, food, and entertainment are all top notch! I will definitely be returning and spreading the word. depending on what time you arrive i...More

2  Thank quinshene03
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31 May 2015|
Response from buzzard6 | Reviewed this property |
The area around club is peaceful. You should have no problems.