The hottest hookup bars in metro Detroit [PHOTOS]
Some bars are just for drinking — but other bars are for when you’re thirsty. Here’s our roundup of metro Detroit’s most happening, most reliable, and hottest hook-up bars.
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1501 Holden St., Detroit; themarblebar.com
Marble Bar has plenty of space to get to know people, including two large rooms with music, an upstairs lounge, and an outdoor smoking section.
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Lakepointe Yacht Club
37604 Ann Arbor Rd., Livonia; 734-591-1868
There’s something about this hole in the wall bar that seems to get visitors in the mood, from the bikini-clad waitresses to the beautiful views of the (checks notes) tributary to the Rouge River.
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205 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale; 248-542-7646; ferndalesoho.com
One of Detroit’s premier gay clubs, the stylish but casual lounge hosts trivia, karaoke, drag bingo nights, and dance parties.
516 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor; 734-994-5436; necto.com
From gay night to goth night and everything in between, this club in the heart of Ann Arbor has something for everyone. Plus, the dance poles are fun.
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141 W Nine Mile Rd, Ferndale; 248-506-6586; orchidferndale.com
If dancing your ass off to early 2000s throwbacks turns you on, then head to this Ferndale spot with an open dance floor and outdoor patio.
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1274 Library St, Detroit; 313-788-7015; deluxxfluxx.com
Pull up to this funky basement nightclub tucked in the Belt alleyway for its Instagrammable blacklight room and solid house and hip-hop DJs. It’s a hangout spot for Detroit’s hip, young crowd and gets packed on weekends.
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24 Adams Ave., Detroit; 313-687-4350; theannexdetroit.com
Located in the Grand Circus Park district, the Annex is a swanky club with DJs, neon lights, and a large dance floor teeming with singles.
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950 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit; 313-863-3934; menjoscomplexdetroit.com
A long-standing gay bar with free condoms and large bathroom stalls… need we say more.
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1540 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-974-7799
Club Bleu is one of those places that it seems everyone has a story about. The downtown club is typically pretty packed, so there’ll be plenty of new faces — or familiar ones.
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O’Tooles Irish Pub
205 Fifth Ave., Royal Oak; 248-591-9226; otoolespubs.com
If DJs and strobe lights aren’t your thing, O’Tooles is a good alternative. This Royal Oak staple is known for attracting big crowds.