Sports Bar - 2011 Winners

Published Aug 25, 2011

We've all fallen into this trap. You excitedly enter your friend's house to catch the big game, and lo and behold, the TV is tiny, there's nowhere to sit, the beer is warm, and the food looks like it traveled 3000 miles to get there. Avoid the heartbreak, and visit one of these sports bars named the best in and around Detroit by Detroit A-List voters.

2011 Winner

1. Hockeytown Cafe

Voters Love

"I eat there DAILY! Fantastic and friendly bartenders and waitstaff. Management is always on the ball to make sure..." 

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2301 Woodward Avenue Detroit MI 48201
2011 Runner-Up

2. Cheli's Chili Bar

Voters Love

"First time at the Dearborn Cheli's was a disaster. The chili is good, but the waitress couldn't get an order right if her..." 

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47 East Adams Avenue Detroit MI 48226
2011 Finalist

3. Gator Jake's

Voters Love

"You haven't been to a sports bar until you've visited Gator Jakes. Great food, reasonable prices and excellent service from..." 

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36863 Van Dyke Ave Sterling Heights MI 48312
2011 Finalist

4. 24 Seconds

Voters Love

"24 Seconds is the best sportsbar with well over seventeen televisions on the main floor. Two of them being huge projection..." 

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3071 12 Mile Rd Berkley MI 48072
2011 Finalist

5. Doc's Sports Retreat

Voters Love

"Doc's is the best sport's bar I've ever been to. They have great service and everyone is always friendly. The food is always..." 

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19265 Victor Parkway Livonia MI 48152
Contest Overview
  • 90,305
    Total Votes
  • 41,300
  • 140

The 2011 Detroit A-List awards are based on more than 90,000 votes from local Detroit-area experts.

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