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Cliff Bells

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS & BLOODY MARY'S‏
$10.00
Bottomless Mimosas & Bloody Mary's
LIGHT FARE
$16.00
House Charcuterie Board W. Smoked & Cured Meats, Pickled Vegetables
MAIN COURSES‏
All main courses are served with a salad of mixed field greens, fresh strawberries and a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette
$11.00
Croque Madame Dearborn Smoked Ham, Gruyere, on Sourdough Topped W. Fried Egg & Bechamel Sauce
$10.00
Spinach & Chevre Raviolis W. House Made Bacon Bits & Champagne Cream
$9.00
Edward's Brand Smoked Sausage W. Fried Eggs & Crisp Potatoes
$14.00
Steak & Eggs on a Potato Gratine W. Bernaise
$9.00
Tofu Scramble W. Roasted Cippolini, Pickled Tomatoes & Arugula
$10.00
Cinnamon Swirl French Toast W. Warm Maple Syrup & Fresh Berries
$11.00
Chicken & Waffles Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast W. Belgian Waffle, Chive Butter & Jalapeno Maple Syrup
$10.00
Smoked Salmon Omelette W. Capers, Red Onion & Creme Fraiche
$9.00
Shrimp & Grits with Roasted Chilis
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends on a weekend, so reservations are strongly recommended. Had a nice table, able to see nice historical interior and the stage. Unfortunately some pillars prevent from seeing complete band from one viewing position. The performance of band was very good, but doesn’t...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank GeorgSa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner and cocktails before a concert! Drinks were amazing! We shared a few appetizers and they were all delicious - especially the Bruschetta and Cliff's chopped salad! So good! They had live music as well while we were there and it was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank laern96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am in town for a few days and was recommended this place by a local. One should check the history of the place (it's has a wiki page). It opened in the 30s and renovated in 2006. I felt I got on a time...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank WhitePolarBear
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Beautiful place, they have live music daily. Happy hour Tues- Fri 5-7. Sunday brunch. This place is like a time capsule you want to come in dressed up.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Leticia B
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

So made reservations, they had big parties so seating was a bit of a challenge. We were there at 7:00 and told when the band comes in there would be a 10.00 cover?? Who does that if we are already there to have dinner. Now...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ekelley385
Reviewed March 3, 2019

A must do when in Detroit for music, food and a authentic setting! Great location for jumping into this hot spot ad worthy of your time. this club is high on the list for music lovers and other special events held there. Vintage environment -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 881roz
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

We made a 6:45PM Reservation. FYI If you are running less then 20 minutes late you do not have to change your reservation because they will hold your table for 20 minutes past your reservation automatically. Very nice and quaint club with very nice mahogany...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank daniels101165
Reviewed January 17, 2019

A favorite of mine and my wifes for when we want to eat well and listen to excellent, live music (mostly jazz). Get there early, eat, and be in position to see a great like music experience. They kept the "old school" style and achitecture...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dougriddell
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Cliff Bells 5 or 6 times in the last year. It feels exactly like the Jazz Club Sebastian’s in the final scene of La La Land. The food is good, but the ambiance is awesome. It’s worth the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kinder_Teacher_2017
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Music has always been good, as are drinks and food. I go here for the atmosphere which always exceeds expectations. A dimly lit, jazzy, musical vibe where you can also hold a conversation without yelling. Go for the live music, and enjoy. Fortunately this is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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louiskelsey
November 22, 2017|
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Response from T895FXjamiem | Reviewed this property |
I think you can bring on the glam at Cliff Bells if you like, it is dressier than the average Going Out On The Town destinations that I have been to. Think "bouncers in snazzy suits" and "hostesses in wicked heels and short... More
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October 18, 2017|
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Give them a call and find out: 313 961 2543
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