The people have spoken (voted), and Hour Detroit has released its Best of Detroit 2023 list - including the Best Dive Bar in Detroit.

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If you think being called a dive bar is a bad thing, think again. There is nothing better than a small place with straightforward local people.

Detroit's Best Dive bar has been a staple for great music too since opening its doors in 1980. The White Stripes, Eminem, and The Allmann Brother Band played there (just to name a few).

Now that your curiosity is peaked, here is everything you need to know about Detroit's Best Dive Bar, The Old Miami.

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Where is The Old Miami In Detroit?

The Old Miami is located at 3930 Cass Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.

The bar was a burned-out building when Vietnam Veteran Daniel Overstreet purchased it  43 years ago. It started out as a Veterans Bar, where Vets were always granted free admission to events. There is still never a cover charge for Veterans.

What is The Old Miami in Detroit like now?

The Old Miami features indoor and outdoor areas. Outside guests will find a backyard and patio area, a pond, and even a bonfire pit. The Old Miami prides itself on being a gathering spot for all types of people. It's the perfect place for throwing back drinks and shooting pool too.

The Old Miami earned a lot of respect for supporting local and traveling musicians. It has been called the CBGB of the Midwest.

Does The Old Miami in Detroit serve food?

No, food is not served at The Old Miami. It's all about the drinks, it is a dive bar after all.

What are the hours at The Old Miami in Detroit?

The Old Miami in Detroit hours are as follows,

  • Monday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Thursday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Friday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Saturday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • Sunday: 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Congrats to The Old Miami on being named Detroit's Best Dive Bar.

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