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Checker Bar & Grill

#232 of 1,002 Restaurants in Detroit}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
124 Cadillac Sq, Detroit, MI 48226-2815
+1 313-961-9249
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Bar, Pub
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124 Cadillac Sq, Detroit, MI 48226-2815
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood bar with cheap drinks and food during happy hour with $2 drinks and sloppy Joe's. Also has outside seating

Thank claudineinht
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I felt it was time to pass along my knowledge about my old haunts as a young man to my soon to be 21 year old and my 32 year old sons. Dad didn't bore them with too many stories, but I did mention that...More

Thank Burton K
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my go to places in downtown Detroit. I've now been here 3 times and am really liking the laid back vibe and simple but excellent food. The red & white checks look familiar? That's because it was a Bob's Big Boy...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I love Detroit...... I hate this bar. Complete indifference by the staff. I've never had to beg to see a waiter or waitress so much in my life. And I've never seen them care so little. Complete buzzkill

Thank Dnquiggs
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I used to be a great fan of the Checker. Great burgers! Great fries! I hadn't visited in several years. I'm glad I did not. The burger was at best average. The fries tasted of grease, stale grease at that. There are so many better...More

Thank sw1945
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We were hungry at 1 am and decided to go for a little snack, this place have excellent Hummers " Detroit Original cocktail" our waitress Danielle was incredible and totally ready to recommend drinks and food and she was an amazing server. Back to the...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great bar and great food! We found this place by accident & we are so happy did. Great staff and the customers and overall vibe in there was fun and relaxed. It was a Sunday afternoon (with no sports going on by the way) and...More

Thank Michigangal
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been to this place in 20 years . Only because I'd moved away , out of state . Service was good . Burger was really good . Bar was fully stocked . Atmosphere brought back memories . Ordered take out . But will definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 May 2016

shot and beer bar favorite by locals. pub food that is reliable and priced well, good atmosphere and outside seating

Thank slpluigi
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Super cool dive, great beer and the bartender Tig is awesome. Prices are reasonable and great laid back atmosphere. It's in a good downtown area with good food!

Thank Trm7198
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Cadillac Sq, Detroit, MI 48226-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-961-9249
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