Top 10 Michigan Sports Bars That Are Sportsbook Ready

Written By Corrie Colf on February 28, 2020
Michigan Sports Bars

The introduction of sports betting to the state of Michigan will bring a whole new experience to sports fans and bar patrons. While you’re making your way through Michigan, check out these sports bars that in the next few years will, most likely, incorporate sportsbooks.


1. TAP at MGM Grand Detroit

Inside MGM Grand Detroit, TAP provides guests with both comfort food and pub classics. TAP has more than 50 draught and bottled beers, including some of Michigan’s finest craft beers. You can also catch any game on one of their 40 flat-screen TVs, while being surrounded by sports memorabilia.


2. Hockeytown Cafe – Detroit

Right in the middle of Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park and Ford Field, Hockeytown Cafe provides guests with a full-on Detroit sports experience. Surrounded by 33 televisions and floor to ceiling sports memorabilia, Hockeytown offers a great experience and good food right in the heart of Detroit.


3. Nemo’s Bar – Detroit

Located in the heart of Corktown, Nemo’s provides guests with a shuttle to and from Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and Detroit Tigers games. With a dive bar feel, Nemo’s burgers and brews are the perfect stop to catch some games.


4. Pappy’s Sports Bar and Grill Detroit

Only a five minute walk from Greektown Casino-Hotel, Pappy’s provides a small sports bar feel with tasty Greek food, plenty of beer and sports on every television.


5. The Sports Bar Westside Ann Arbor

With the motto: Eat Sports, Drink Sports, Watch Sports, Talk Sports, this bar provides guests with an ultimate sports experience right in Wolverine country. Featuring flavorful appetizers, juicy burgers, beer, craft cocktails, and their comfy arm chairs, this bar is a sure-fire win on game days.


6. Steel Cat Bar – Grand Rapids

An ice-topped bar and frosted taps are the perfect way to cool down your game while checking out the west side of Michigan. Daily specials are in full swing especially on NFL Sundays when you can receive a free hot dog! In addition to beers, you can have your choice at a variety of mules, including a 192 ounce ‘Giant Mule’ that you will need to split with two of your buddies.


7. The 906 Sports Bar and Grill – Marquette

Located in downtown Marquette, 906 is the sports tavern that you’ve been searching for. With pool tables, NFL Sunday Ticket and a full bar with plenty of delicious food specials, the 906 provides you and your friends the perfect atmosphere to check out some games.


8. Onyx Sports Bar – Williamsburg

Partnering with William Hill, Onyx Sports Bar will provide guests with the perfect sports betting environment. In addition to the retail sports betting, you can play billiards, virtual golf and even shuffleboard, all while enjoying delicious food and drinks.


9. Green Spot Pub – Mount Pleasant

This Irish-style tavern is just a four minute drive from Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant. Featuring traditional food, cocktails and a pool table, this pub is the perfect spot to stop and watch the game after spending some time at Soaring Eagle Casino.


10. Nuthouse Sports Grill – Lansing

Located next to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of Michigan’s minor league baseball team – the Lansing Lugnuts – the Nuthouse provides guests with a baseball themed menu that is sure to be a home run with you and your friends. The Nuthouse features American-styled food, daily drink specials and walls of television tuned into the NFL, MLB, NCAA basketball and of course, the Lugnuts.

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