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Cliff Bell’s first debuted in 1935, opened by John Clifford Bell, who ran a series of prohibition bars in Detroit before then. (Some say that he was among the first to have bar-stool seating at a saloon.) Bell, who was born in 1886, ran the mahogany and brass bar for the next two decades. In 1985, the club closed for a long spell, with renovation on the space beginning in 2005. Today, Cliff Bell’s is known for its live music (particularly jazz) and 1920’s feel. Bonus: Beyond drinks, the food menu here is legit.

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