These Bars & Cafes are Anything But Ordinary

These Bars & Cafes are Anything But Ordinary


There are plenty of places in metro Detroit that offer good, traditional dining or drinking experiences, but maybe you are looking for something a little more outside the norm. Whether you are looking to make a new feline friend or play classic arcade games, here are five places that offer unique experiences in metro Detroit.

The Griot Music Lounge

The recently opened Griot Music Lounge features not only everything you need to satisfy your taste buds through chef pop-ups and gourmet specialty drinks, but it will also satisfy your ear buds with some great music. The venue has an extensive collection of Detroit’s greatest musicians’ work. The venue also hosts live listening parties for local artists. Be sure to check out their Facebook page to see when the next one takes place.

Catfe Lounge

Do you ever wish you could hang around with a bunch of adorable cats and kittens without having to own one? Well you’re in luck because the Catfe Lounge in Ferndale gives guests the opportunity to spend time with some of the most adorable felines around while enjoying a hot beverage. The best part is that if you fall in love with any of the cats, you can adopt them in the store.

The Drive-In

The Drive In: Indoor Golf Bar in Clawson is your place to grab a great bite to eat while improving your game with their golf simulators. Order up some delicious grub and craft beer from neighboring Black Lotus Brewery while you hit the links. 

DK Beercade

Nostalgia is all the rage these days, and you can get your vintage arcade game fix at DK Beercade in Harrison Township. Located in Terry’s Terrace, the pub features a full-fledged bar, beer garden, dining area, outdoor patio, and most importantly, an arcade with all of your favorite classic arcade games. 

Fort Clarkston

If you are looking for a place where the whole family can have a good time, look no further than Fort Clarkston. Their three-story play structure is sure to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy a craft beer or glass of wine from the bar. There’s also massage chairs you can enjoy while your kids run throughout the playset.