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2030 Park Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 (between Adams & Elizabeth)
+1 313-961-2543
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for Restaurant Week, so the menu was limited, however that did not detract from the deliciousness of the dishes. We are not red meat eaters, typically, but wanted to try the flat iron steak. That was a good call. It was excellent! Moist and tender and a little charred - makes one wonder why we give up red... More 

Thank michiganmig
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Cliff Bell's a number of times, most recently for an evening of music and burlesque during Detroit Restaurant Week. Service was a little slower than usual, but the food and drinks were excellent. As other reviewers have noted, this place can get loud when there is live music, if that's going to be a problem ask to... More 

Thank Lena_laire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect! Jarrod Champion on the piano, delicious Eggs Benedict with smoked sslmon, a scrumptious Monte Cristo for my husband , spicy Bloody Mary for him, Virgin for me, killer desserts...Great service and my favorite spot...who could ask for anything more?

Thank Susan S
Owosso, Michigan
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Have enjoyed some amazing performances there. Was fortunate to be there during jazz fest a few years back and a time when the musicians from the festival were joining in the performances and put on an amazing show. Discovered one of my favorites that night, Cyril's Amie. The decor is perfectly suited. Not crazy about any of the food I've... More 

1 Thank FoodieReviewee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a night out at Cliff Bells with our friends. The location itself is really nice! Unfortunately the rest did not match our expectations: - service: our waiter was nice though it took over 90 minutes to get our food served (main course)...bummer. - food: the appetizers were really good, the six of us shared three of them (brussel... More 

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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The last few times we've been here I'm left with the same opinion it's really only good for appetizers, drinks and music. Our dinners have been poor, sub par at best especially considering the cost. The Brussels sprouts were good, drinks were ok a little washed out. Lamb shank over done and lacking flavor. Steak much the same. Muscles tasted... More 

1 Thank Scott W
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

many places *try* to be Cliff Bells, but this is the only version of an art-deco 1930s night club that is truly what you see in the movies. this place is a fabulous reminder of what the early part of the 20th century was like.

1 Thank Suzanne C
United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place is kind of small, but the music, food, service and drinks are amazing. We went for my friend's birthday and the wonderful saxophone player (forgot his name) played happy birthday as the wonderful waitress brought her a cheesecake slice with a candle in it. I was so nice she almost cried!

1 Thank britmsmith43
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Way cool retro room. Good service. Good food..would return which should tell you what you what you want to know

Thank Z Darrell M
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Everyone, from the doorman to the waitress is VERY nice and welcoming. I regret I do not remember the waitress name because she was great! The food was delicious, the meat especially. There was a band so we got to eat delicious food listening to great music...it's everything you want to experience when in Detroit!

Thank elicec0809

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
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 Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
    (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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?