19 Detroit bars to drown your sorrows away until the election is over

The election is in full-force, and it's pretty easy to tell that everyone is over it. How do you hide from the election when it is everywhere you go? Well, head to a bar to forget that it's even happening, duhh!

These bars are pretty popular, but we guarantee you can escape the election by going there. Some are dive bars, some don't have TVs, and some don't even have wifi. Just order a strong drink and wait till November 8 has passed. Cheers!

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Bumbo’s
3001 Holbrook Ave, Hamtramck
(313)-285-8239
This artsy-weirdo Hamtramck neighborhood bar is the perfect place to escape if you feel personally violated by everything that comes from Donald Trump’s mouth. Which is a lot as we all know. They even posted on their FB page that there is no wifi, so no discussing politics. Hell yeah!
Photo via IG user @bumbosbar
Bumbo’s
3001 Holbrook Ave, Hamtramck
(313)-285-8239
This artsy-weirdo Hamtramck neighborhood bar is the perfect place to escape if you feel personally violated by everything that comes from Donald Trump’s mouth. Which is a lot as we all know. They even posted on their FB page that there is no wifi, so no discussing politics. Hell yeah!
Photo via IG user @bumbosbar
Grand Trunk Pub
612 Woodward Ave, Detroit
(313)-961-3043
Not only does Grand Trunk have fabulous drinks, they also have a fantastic brunch with bottomless mimosas. Get a little tipsy and pretend that Bernie and John Kasich are running instead of Hill and Drumpf!
Photo via IG user @dustinthunderwood
Grand Trunk Pub
612 Woodward Ave, Detroit
(313)-961-3043
Not only does Grand Trunk have fabulous drinks, they also have a fantastic brunch with bottomless mimosas. Get a little tipsy and pretend that Bernie and John Kasich are running instead of Hill and Drumpf!
Photo via IG user @dustinthunderwood
Standby
225 Gratiot Ave, Detroit
(313)-736-5533
Located downtown, the Standby is a cool little bar with specialty cocktails and drinks. Plus, no TV, aka no mainstream media that is “rigging” the election. Yay!
Photo via IG user @standbydetroit
Standby
225 Gratiot Ave, Detroit
(313)-736-5533
Located downtown, the Standby is a cool little bar with specialty cocktails and drinks. Plus, no TV, aka no mainstream media that is “rigging” the election. Yay!
Photo via IG user @standbydetroit
Bronx Bar
4476 2nd Ave, Detroit
(313)-832-8464
The Bronx Bar is the perfect place to hide from the Election. The staff is super nice, and they won’t kick you out — even if you’ve been there for hours on end.
photo via IG user @antiddote
Bronx Bar
4476 2nd Ave, Detroit
(313)-832-8464
The Bronx Bar is the perfect place to hide from the Election. The staff is super nice, and they won’t kick you out — even if you’ve been there for hours on end.
photo via IG user @antiddote
The Painted Lady
2930 Jacob St, Hamtramck
(313)-874-2991
With the TV barely running, this Hamtramck bar is a great place to throw a few back and never have to worry about hearing the word “email.”
Photo via IG user @prkoch
The Painted Lady
2930 Jacob St, Hamtramck
(313)-874-2991
With the TV barely running, this Hamtramck bar is a great place to throw a few back and never have to worry about hearing the word “email.”
Photo via IG user @prkoch
Gigi’s
16920 Warren Ave, Detroit
(313)-584-6525
One of Detroit’s best gay bars is a great place to escape the election. Sure, most of the people there are probably voting for Hillary, but at least there will be no arguments since everyone is in agreement. Dance the night away, y’all!
Photo via IG user @gigisgaybar
Gigi’s
16920 Warren Ave, Detroit
(313)-584-6525
One of Detroit’s best gay bars is a great place to escape the election. Sure, most of the people there are probably voting for Hillary, but at least there will be no arguments since everyone is in agreement. Dance the night away, y’all!
Photo via IG user @gigisgaybar
Detroit City Distillery
2462 Riopelle St, Detroit
With a tasting room and a great atmosphere, you can spend all day trying different spirits all the while ignoring the shit show that is happening in Washington. 
photo via IG user @detroitcitydistillery
Detroit City Distillery
2462 Riopelle St, Detroit
With a tasting room and a great atmosphere, you can spend all day trying different spirits all the while ignoring the shit show that is happening in Washington.
photo via IG user @detroitcitydistillery
Ye Olde Tap Room
14915 Charlevoix St, Detroit
(313)-824-1030
As one of Detroit’s oldest bars (we’re talking pre-prohibition) the whiskey list is long, and the beer list is even longer. Escape CNN and Fox News and learn a little history at this neighborhood bar.
Photo via IG user @mille319
Ye Olde Tap Room
14915 Charlevoix St, Detroit (313)-824-1030
As one of Detroit’s oldest bars (we’re talking pre-prohibition) the whiskey list is long, and the beer list is even longer. Escape CNN and Fox News and learn a little history at this neighborhood bar.
Photo via IG user @mille319
Los Galenes
3362 Bagley Ave, Detroit
(313)-554-4444
While Trump may think that this place is filled with “bad hombres,” we all know that Mexicantown is fantastic and amazing. Plus, Los Galenes has $3 margaritas on Wednesdays. You know where we will be! 
Photo via IG user @jason_f_hall
Los Galenes
3362 Bagley Ave, Detroit
(313)-554-4444
While Trump may think that this place is filled with “bad hombres,” we all know that Mexicantown is fantastic and amazing. Plus, Los Galenes has $3 margaritas on Wednesdays. You know where we will be!
Photo via IG user @jason_f_hall
Northern Lights Lounge
660 W Baltimore St, Detroit
(313)-873-1739
With a great happy hour ($2 domestic bottles!) and an awesome outdoor patio, escape the political landscape in this cute little bar.
Photo via IG user @daizylibra
Northern Lights Lounge
660 W Baltimore St, Detroit
(313)-873-1739
With a great happy hour ($2 domestic bottles!) and an awesome outdoor patio, escape the political landscape in this cute little bar.
Photo via IG user @daizylibra