Hangouts, Bars & Saloons – MI

MICHIGAN

Joe’s Bar, Alpena

 

About:
Good old Biker type bar, They do a bike night every Thursday night. With bike games, bonfire, D.J or a band
Cold Beer and great people!!

General Directions To:
Alpena MI. 49707
1300 Ford Ave.


Shady Shores Inn, Applegate

 

About:
owners are abate members and operate a good bar along the Lake Huron Shore. nice riding.

General Directions To:
on m-25 between Lexington and Port Sanilac.


Barking Frog Bar, Augusta

 

About:
Great food, cold beer, nice ride to the middle of nowhere. A few miles from one of the coolest motorcycle museums, Kerstings.

General Directions To:
Highway 421, 25 miles south of route 30.


Greens Tavern, Battle Creek

 

About:
Good food, good drinks, oyster bar, great menu! Sports fans, race fans, golfers haven too. Next to a driving range, a par 3 golf course and a pro shop.

General Directions To:
I-91 to exits 64/65, follow route 83 North through Rockville (watch for the left-hand turn in town – just after the CVS and before the 7-11. About 3 miles North from there, on the right. Worth the trip!


Boondocks Bar & Grill, Britton

 

About:
Old style biker bar. Cold beer and good people. Home of the world famous “Honda Drop” every year in June.

General Directions To:
South on IH-45 to FM 519 exit in Lamarque. Four or five miles up the road, you cross HWY 3. Bar is on the Left. If you get to Hwy 146, you’ve gone too far.


Stonehouse, Detroit

 

About:
Off Woodward and State Fair Between 7 and 8 mile rd. Also between John R and Woodward. Very cool biker hangout. Smoke friendly. Local blues music. Sometimes food. Always a party.

General Directions To:
East off Woodward, just north of 7 mile. (Ralston St.?) From I-75 exit 7 mile – go west. North on Woodward to Ralston(?) Veer right and look for the row of bikes on the left.


Spears Bar and Grill, Detroit

 

About:
Very friendly neighborhood saloon.Bikers welcome.Good cross section of the surrounding community.Paula makes the great soups and chili and tends the bar,David is in the kitchen.Friday fish-fry is SRO.

General Directions To:
Exit I-75 at McNichols,go west to Woodward Ave.,turn right 1 block


Hockeytown Cafe, Detroit

 

About:
**FREE BIKE PARKING ON THE PATIO** $5 domestic pitchers and $5 large deep dish pepperoni pizzas. Miller Girls will be on site. visit hockeytowncafe.com for more details

General Directions To:
Hockeytown Cafe is located next to the Fox Theatre and across from Comerica Park


Legends, Edwardsburg

 

About:
Fun Stop, Good food Lots of bike parking,{cementlot}

General Directions To:
Just off US 12 On M 62 10 minutes north of IN state line


Brockway Bar, Emmett

 

About:
Camping and fun April thru Sept. Three annual blowouts: Spring Fling happens in June Summer Rage happens in July Labor Day party Labor Day Weekend. Live outdoor concerts. Big Pig dinner, AMAZING comedy act by owner, Uncle Roy, who is also a famous biker fiction writer. visit www.ridersroost.com

General Directions To:
I-77 to U.S. 421 (north) to Wilkesboro, NC. Take exit 286B, to NC-268, go west 16 miles look for Roost sign, at Elk Creek/Darby road. From Blue ridge pkwy, take U.S.-421 South to exit 286B, to NC-268 go west. From I-40 take exit 123, to U.S.-321 North, to NC-268. Turn right onto 268 go 16 miles, look for Roost sign.


Clubhouse Bar, Flint

 

About:
After an unfortunate fire, It was rebuilt with the biker in mind. Good looking waitresses who have been know to dance on the bar. Owner is a biker. Thursday is bike night all summer. Two patios to watch bikes that have special up front parking! Good Music!

General Directions To:
4229 S Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48507


Redskins, Gibraltar

 

About:
Bike runs, darts, & drinks.

General Directions To:
I-75 to Gibraltar Exit. Take a right on Jefferson. Its up about 1 mile on the left.


Putt Putts, Grand Rapids (downtown)

 

About:
Great place!!! Wonderful folks and very biker friendly

General Directions To:
US 131 to Fulton, take it to the West, see Micky D’s? Putt Putts is right beside it!!


Crossroads Bar, Harrietta

 

About:
Biker owned, great food and fun atmosphere. Kate’s 1934 Harley featured in a glass showcase along with other bikes and biker memorabilia. Good roads and scenery to and from.

General Directions To:
Northwest MI. Wexford Co. Corner of Boon Rd. and M-37. 20 miles west of Cadillac, 35 Miles south of Traverse City, 20 miles east of Manistee.


KICK STAND SALOON, HARTFORD

 

About:
LOTS OF BIKES AND LOTS OF BARS IN A NICE LITTLE TOWN … ON A NICE STRETCH OF ROAD … STOP AN SAY HI TO MICHEAL J AN MEL ….

General Directions To:
MAIN ST. HARTFORD (RED ARROW HWY)…. JUST NORTH OF I-94 …RED ARROW WILL HOOK YOU UP WITHA LOT OF SMALL TOWNS .. SUCH AS COLOMA , WATERVLIET , LAWRENCE , PAW PAW ,, WITH A LOT OF NEAT LITTLE BARS IN EACH TOWN , LOTS OF COOL STUFF ALONG THE WAY !


Two Feathers Saloon, Holt

 

About:
Wednesday night is bike night. Good food, reasonably priced. Two Feathers Ale (on tap) is a Wheat Beer made by the Michigan Brewing Company. Has a large, outdoor patio in front. Bike parking curbside.

General Directions To:
US 127 to Holt Rd. (West) 2 miles to Aurelius Rd. At the corner of Holt and Aurelius Roads. 1 mile south of Lansing, MI Slo


Keys Bar, Jackson

 

About:
cheap beer, cheap food, good runs, good tunes – can i say more?

General Directions To:
West Ave to Ganson east to fairground


Keeler Keg and Kitchen, Keeler

 

About:
nice country cruise, like easy rider , good food great times………..

General Directions To:
I-94 to Hartford ,South West Michigan, then south on 687 to Keeler


Lakeville Roadhouse, Lakeville

 

About:
Small, cozy, good food, nice roads for ridin’, laid back atmosphere

General Directions To:
Take Rochester Road north out of Rochester, MI. After about 7 miles through nice country roads, you’ll dead end into Lakeville. It’s at the intersection. On your right.


Double Duece Saloon, Lansing

 

About:
GREAT place to hang out. Owners are bikers and know what’s up! Good prices, great eats, and always something going on!

General Directions To:
I96 to M.L.K. Blvd. North about two miles on left.


Capital Ridley (fully automatic bikes), Lansing

 

About:
Great biker bar that specializes in imported beers and specialty drinks. They have an annual ride through and also have many poker runs througout the year. The owner and his wife also ride. It might be a college town, but college kids are seldom seen in this great spot!!

General Directions To:
Downtown Brookings. West side of street.


Thunder Hog, Leonidas- northeast of Sturgis on 66

 

About:
Very cool biker bar, patch friendly, good food. Biker owned.

General Directions To:
south of Battle Creek 60 down to 66 turn right 5 miles, northeast of Sturgis. Very cool riding destination.


Chucks bar & grill, Maple Rapids

 

About:
great chilie.large burgers. fair prices motorcycle & nascar deco tell em the boys at Dirty thunder Customs said to stop in

General Directions To:
on the main street of Maple Rapids cant miss it


T Donavans Pub, Monroe

 

About:
Tuesday is 1.00 beer(Miller) selects.Wednesday is 1.00 beer domestics.Thursday is Ladies night 1.00 domestics,D.J. Service Wed-Sat .Nice combination of music,large crowd on the weekends Mostly dance music,lots of talented ladies!!Awsome bar maids ,all around good people,Play pool or darts!Lowered dance floor.

General Directions To:
N Dixie Hwy exit 15 off I-75 in Monroe county in between the International Restuarant and the Hotel,,Its all connected. Come on In and have some fun!!!!!


Pirates Landing, Monroe

 

About:
The weekends are a blast the only club type place in Monroe,Lots of people,lots of bikers,lots of dirty dancing.Come in and let loose!!Indoor and outdoor bars huge deck,barmaids and floor service,always have shot specials.Live bands on the weekends,come in and check it out.Covered parking for your bikes on the deck.The bar is right on the river with dockage so bring your boat!!

General Directions To:
Exit 14 ( elm st ) off I-75 in Monroe,Mi.In front of Clam Diggers,oh yes another cool bar,and its right next door!!


Dog House Saloon, Muskegon

 

About:
this is a great place for all bikers and family lots of kick ass food and friends

General Directions To:
right off us 31 at Laketon exit three blks east yer there


Chappers, NEGAUNEE

 

About:
Great food , Entertainment , one of the all time greatest biker bars in the world

General Directions To:
Pequot Ave, downtown New London ,along the Thames River


The Gravel Pit, Newport

 

About:
The people where great, the crowd was friendly to outsiders and they even give directions to all the other bike friendly bars that are around the area. The owners rides so they know the local crowd and the best way to get there. They sponser rides for the local clubs and Abate of region 18 and have an annual charity run of there own. Tuesday is Bike Day not just night. Ride in it is worth it just to have a bite and a beer since the prices are so low and the food is that good.

General Directions To:
Coming From The South (I-75)
Take I-75 North To Nadeau Rd
Turn Left (West) to N. Monroe St.
Turn Right (North) on SR-125 N. Monroe St.
Bear Right (North East) on US-24 Telegraph Rd
The Gravel Pit Will be a Mile on the Right.

Coming From The North (I-75)
Take I -75 North To Newport Rd (Exit 21)
Turn Left (West) on Newport Rd
Turn Left (South) on US-24 Telegraph Rd
The Gravel Pit will be 1.2 miles on the Left Coming From (I-275) Take I -275 South To US-24 Telegraph Rd (Exit 2) Turn Right (South) on US-24 Telegraph Rd The Gravel Pit will be about 2.0 miles on the Left


Onondaga Tavern, Onondaga

 

About:
Ernie loves to ride(great dude), and always has something good going on at his place. Great place to start and/or finish(with some of his famous wings of course).

General Directions To:
Right on good ol RT66. Easy to get to from RT 2, or Interstate 91.


Gusoline Alley, Royal Oak

 

About:
Biker oasis in a yuppy surrounded environment. More beer variety than you can count. Great jukebox. All walks of life have been here, from shopping cart pushers to Lemmy(from Motorhead)to Kid Rock. Annual poker run for childrens burn camp.

General Directions To:
I-696 to Woodward/Main St. exit. North on Main St. to 4th St. Left (west) on 4th. Right on Center St. (across from parking structure)


Dan’s Downtown Tavern, Saline

 

About:
Dan is a biker and has a biker-friendly atmosphere. He has over 30 beers on tap, including many Michigan micro-breweries. He changes them up often. He also has a great menu with some of the best burgers around. Waitresses are friendly and the service good.

General Directions To:
West on Michigan Ave (exit 34) off of U.S. 23. You run right into it about 5 miles down in the small city of Saline.


Brown Bear, Shelby

 

About:
Great food. Great atmosphere. Great Lakeshore destination.

General Directions To:
In Shelby east of US-31 and in Pentwater


Hogshead Saloon, Sheridan

 

About:
Old school biker bar, no frills, just down to earth people. Good burgers and cold drafts. Bell’s on tap. Penny takes excellent care of people ridin through. Thanks Penny!

General Directions To:
On M66 in downtown Sheridan, MI. 2 mi. north of M46 and 3 miles south of Stanton, MI


SIDNEY TAVERN, SIDNEY

 

About:
A LITTLE DIVE AND HOLE IN THE WALL – GREATEST CHILIE DOGS AROUND BIKER RUNS MONTHLY – SAVE THE BOOBS CHARITY COLLECTION OF BRAS ON THE CEILING- STOP BY CHECK ER OUT

General Directions To:
M-66 PASS SHERIDAN MICHIGAN RIGHT AT DERBY ROAD TO SIDNEY RIGHT AT THE FOUR CORNERS ONE BLOCK ON THE LEFT


South Lyon Hotel, South Lyon

 

About:
The South Lyon you have listed in MS is in MI. Y’all might want to correct that. Directions are good.

General Directions To:
As listed


Hillcrest Bar & Grill, Sturgis

 

About:
Good food, battle of bands in June. Just half mile west of Sturgis Toy Run Site. Toy Run is 2nd Sat in Sept.

General Directions To:
US12 east of Sturgis, Mi 1 mile. 26 miles west of I69, from Coldwater, Mi. 5 miles north of Ind Toll Rd on St Rd 9/turns into M66 at MI/IN state line. Go north to US12. Turn right on US12 & head east out of town. Go to the top of the hill.


LONE EAGLE LANDING, STURGIS

 

About:
The LONE EAGLE always has something going on, They are hosting a jam session for the STURGIS TOY RUN, SAT. July 15 as well as live music every sat. on the outdoor stage. On thursdays they have a Battle of the Bands contest that has seen alot of great local talent. My favorite night is Tuesday “Bike Night” ride in and get 15% off youyr meal and the food is great!! Stop in and Check it out.

General Directions To:
Lone Eagle is located about 4 miles north of Stugis,MI. on M66, not to far from where the toy run is being held this year.


Roadrunners, Vermontville

 

About:
Good food, pool, bike nights, book a birthday party, or a poker run stop. Maple Syrup Festival is the last full weekend in April and one of the first bigger runs of the year. Stop in and stick around a while.

General Directions To:
From Potterville Mi. take Vermontville hwy West to the town. or Ionia road north off M-79,which runs between Nashville and Charlotte, or west on State RD off M-66 which runs between Nashville and Woodbury, or find it your own #@&% self!!!!


Irish Tavern, Waterford

 

About:
Great bar, fun people. Outside patio and bar. Several big events during the year. Bands every weekend. Just a good mix of people having fun. Good food too! Next door to Big Dogs ( formerly Easyrider’s )motorcycle shop.

General Directions To:
I-40 west, Guilford College Rd exit turn tight. Follow Guilford College Rd. approx 3 miles. It is at the intersection of Guilford College Rd. and W. Market St. It will be on the right


Elite Bar&Grill, Watervliet

 

About:
Alot of bikers make the stop here, a good place to hang out and make some new friends. (Good food too)!

General Directions To:
M-140,1 mile north of I-94. southwest Michigan


SCHAFERS, WESTFALIA

 

About:
Newly established, Cotton Eyed Joe’s is a must stop by place. Specializing in Southwest fare, Cotton Eyed Joe’s also offers a great bar menu. Wing Night is on Thursday….you have to try the soon to be famous “Rock n Rye” wings. Come watch the barmaids and servers dance to the Cotton Eyed Joe!

General Directions To:
I80 to Exit 310 (Marshalls Creek)Left onto Route 447 go appox 2.5 miles to route 209 make right than a left onto 191/447 go appox 4 miles to the split of 191/447 bare right onto 447 Cotton eyed Joe’s is appox 4miles on the right hand side right past the Wayside


Yale Hotel, Yale

 

About:
Always a favorite on a TnT run, an old hotel/saloon right out of the old west.

General Directions To:
On M-19, easy to get to from I-69, I-94 (northeast of Detroit)



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