Weekly Trivia in the D: Test Your Wisdom and Have a Drink!

By: Toni Cunningham | March 12, 2013
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I don’t know about you, but I was never a good test taker in school. A pub quiz of random trivia is much more my style. Who wouldn’t enjoy knocking back a few with a group of close friends while testing their street smarts?

If the aforementioned scenario sounds like a good time, grab some pals and get ready for a whirlwind week of bar trivia!


Head to One Under Bar & Grill, 35780 5 Mile Rd., Livonia, for trivia at 7 p.m., and don’t forget to order a cheap drink or snack. One-topping pizzas are $10, and other specialties include $6 domestic pitchers, $3 long islands and $4 bloody marys. Sunday Funday, indeed.

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O’Connor’s Public House, 324 Main St., Rochester, hosts a free weekly trivia night at 8:30 p.m. While you play, enjoy a $5 pub burger, $5 beer or wine flight or $3 well drink, domestic bottle or domestic draft. Additional happy hour specials run from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., too.

Danny’s Irish Pub in Ferndale and O’Tooles in Royal Oak also hold trivia on Mondays.


Doc’s Sport Retreat, 19265 Victor Pkwy., Livonia holds trivia from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Happy Hour specials end at 7 p.m., so get there early if you’re looking to save a pretty penny. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., you’ll get discounts on drafts, well drinks and house wines.


Whiskey fans, get yourself over to the Wurst Bar, 705 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti, for trivia and $2 Jameson shots from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Until close, call whiskey shots are only $3, so arrive thirsty.

Woodbridge Pub in Detroit also hosts weekly trivia for those 18+ from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Hermanns Olde Town Grille, 195 W. Liberty St., Plymouth, hosts Motor City Trivia at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., and focuses on local fun facts. During this window, Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller Lite are only $2.75.


The start of the weekend makes the perfect day for trivia hopping! Head to E.G. Nicks, 500 Forest Ave., Plymouth, for trivia at 9 p.m., then opt for a change of scenery. Carry on at Crow’s Nest, 6166 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton, for a second round of brain busting beginning at 10 p.m.


Brady’s Tavern, 31231 Southfield Rd., Beverly Hills, holds “Trivia Live!” from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. The kitchen is open until 10:30, so you have some time to grab a sandwich or entrée to fuel your brain before the competition begins.

There’s only one way to stay sharp, folks, and that’s by using your noodle on a daily basis. Who says you can’t do so in the company of beer and friends in a bar? Personally, that sounds like the best kind of learning environment imaginable.