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Cliff Bells

) #35 of 995 Restaurants in Detroit ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1620
+1 313-961-2543
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-1620
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 18 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wow! Everything was great. Large party of 24; from entering to leaving we all had a amazing time. The staff, music and food were awesome. Couldn't have asked for a better evening!

Thank cdaidone
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Cliff Bells has been around forever, just re opened and we finally had a chance to check it out. We entered and the decor is fantastic! Restored to its somewhat original state, with a beautiful large bar. We stood admiring the decor for about seven...More

Thank SBDetroitMotorCity
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Did not have an opportunity for a meal but stopped in for drinks before a show at the Fox. Very pleasantly surprised at the ambiance and a very good Margarita on the rocks! Looking forward to another visit when we can try the delicious looking...More

Thank Shasti534
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First off, Cliff Bell's is gorgeous. The building housing Bell's combination jazz club, bar, and restaurant was designed by "Architect of Detroit" Albert Kahn, and the club itself was designed by noted architect Charles Agree. Opening in 1935, and fully restored in 2005, every inch...More

Thank Chaaalie M
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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