The Detroit area's best bars and clubs, according to our readers

From our Best of Detroit issue.

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Best Arcade Bar
Ready Player One
407 E. Fort St., Detroit; 313-395-3300; rpodetroit.com
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Best Arcade Bar

Ready Player One
407 E. Fort St., Detroit; 313-395-3300; rpodetroit.com
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Best Bar (Macomb)
Johnny Black’s Public House
35000 Moravian Dr., Sterling Heights; 586-553-9513; johnnyblacks.com
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Best Bar (Macomb)

Johnny Black’s Public House
35000 Moravian Dr., Sterling Heights; 586-553-9513; johnnyblacks.com
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Best Bar (Oakland)
One-Eyed Betty’s
175 W. Troy St., Ferndale; 248-808-6633; oneeyedbettys.com
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Best Bar (Oakland)

One-Eyed Betty’s
175 W. Troy St., Ferndale; 248-808-6633; oneeyedbettys.com
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Best Bar (Washtenaw)
The Wurst Bar
705 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti; 734-485-6720; wurstbarypsi.com
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Best Bar (Washtenaw)

The Wurst Bar
705 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti; 734-485-6720; wurstbarypsi.com
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Best Bar (Wayne)
Standby
225 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-241-5719; standbydetroit.com
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Best Bar (Wayne)

Standby
225 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-241-5719; standbydetroit.com
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Best Bar at Midnight
Orchid
141 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-336-8077; orchidferndale.com
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Best Bar at Midnight

Orchid
141 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-336-8077; orchidferndale.com
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Best Bar Before a Red Wings Game
Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit
2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-462-8620; kidrockrestaurant.com
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Best Bar Before a Red Wings Game

Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit
2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-462-8620; kidrockrestaurant.com
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Best Bar Before a Tigers Game
McShane’s Irish Pub
1460 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-961-1960; mcshanespub.com
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Best Bar Before a Tigers Game

McShane’s Irish Pub
1460 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-961-1960; mcshanespub.com
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Best Bar for Classic Cocktails
The Last Word
301 W. Huron St., Ann Arbor; 734-585-5691; thelastwordbar.com
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Best Bar for Classic Cocktails

The Last Word
301 W. Huron St., Ann Arbor; 734-585-5691; thelastwordbar.com
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Best Bar on the Water
Brownie’s on the Lake
24214 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores; 586-445-8080; browniesonthelake.com
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Best Bar on the Water

Brownie’s on the Lake
24214 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores; 586-445-8080; browniesonthelake.com
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