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Baker's Keyboard Lounge

20510 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221-1348
+1 313-345-6300
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Jazz is awesome, food is delicious, the place is historic

Although it's a little tight inside, the atmosphere is a positive, rhythmic vibe that will keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MCBarber1
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Detroit, Michigan
Best Soul Food in Detroit

Known as the oldest jazz club in the world. Amazing little joint. Intimate space with live jazz... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Rosita M
via mobile
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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“jazz club” (9 reviews)
“soul food” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 02:00
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20510 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221-1348
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+1 313-345-6300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it's a little tight inside, the atmosphere is a positive, rhythmic vibe that will keep your body moving. The food is delicious soul food fare and in such huge portions that you will require a carryout container.

Thank MCBarber1
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Known as the oldest jazz club in the world. Amazing little joint. Intimate space with live jazz and fantastic food. The staff are super friendly and make you feel like a VIP. Love, love, love their food, which keeps me coming back.

2  Thank Rosita M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

There was a nice jazz trio playing on the evening of my visit to Baker's. However, the service was absolutely horrible my food took over an hour and when I received my food, it was not what I had ordered. The Waitress never put my...More

1  Thank Abigail W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is Detroit music history right here - so many greats have played at Baker's! The soul food is good, the service is fine, the parking is secure - don't let the area deter you - I've been lots & it's fine. But do go...More

1  Thank dalrutz
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The location was a little scary with all the torn down buildings and tall fenced lots around. It is not very easy to find the place or a parking spot and don't have very high expectations of the place. Slow service, food is very average...More

Thank M E
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The music was wonderful! The food was good, although we waited an hour for it. The waitress said that is typical wait time on the weekend. The drinks however must have been made from the cheapest liquor on the face of the earth. My guests...More

3  Thank DKW14
Reviewed 29 December 2016

really, i wouldn't likely be a regular; but a visit to the oldest continually running jazz club in the world is just something anyone who likes jazz needs to do. we had overly sweet/syrupy drinks that were ridiculously priced, but that was all part of...More

2  Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Music was great, food was mediocre. Very disappointed in the way this place was run. When we called in reservations, they say there was a $10 cover, when we got there, they said it was $15. Tables were too small. Five in our party and...More

4  Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My 2 adult sons surprised me with a trip to Detroit specifically to take in the Jazz clubs and Hitsville USA. We reserved a table at Baker's the night they were having a live local Latin Jazz band not knowing anything about them We sat...More

3  Thank Ron A
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love this place. A bit small but the food is deliciously prepared and the live entertainment is JAZZ. OMG, the MAC & CHEESE, COLLARD GREENS, YAMS and FISH was delicious. REAL FRESH SOUL FOOD.

3  Thank Lisa J
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