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My Favorite Wine Bar and Place to Dance in Detroit

Motor City Wine is a special place. A neighborhood wine bar that doesn’t look like anything special... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Mary Ann M
via mobile
Wine tasting and drinks

Came by for the monthly wine tasting and bought our favorite to have at the bar and six to go... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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1949 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216-1347
+1 313-483-7283
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Motor City Wine is a special place. A neighborhood wine bar that doesn’t look like anything special from the exterior, but magic happens on a weekly basis inside. It’s down to earth, accessible prices, a diverse crowd which I find to be a rarity in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Came by for the monthly wine tasting and bought our favorite to have at the bar and six to go. Really a nice low key place, reasonable -prices, the owners are really good folks. Fellow patrons friendly, a good place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KPDmi
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We came here one night unexpectedly. It was quiet at first but began getting busy around the time we left. There was a dog sitting at the bar and they allowed my friend to bring her dog out on the patio as well. It reminded...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jillian S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Really interesting wines to choose from. Don't recognize any, ask the bar tenders. They know the wines, will make excellent recommendations, and give you a taste if your not an *sshole. They have visitng chefs come in to serve the food bill, and music varies....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CleveKen
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit. The first time we were over served! This time, we sat on the awesome patio and drank low abv beers. The wines are poured generously. A chef cooks a mixed menu on a grill. I've never tried it, but it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Teri D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We like going here for the laid back feel, and the libations are tasty and well made. Good selection of wine and what little booze they have they have the right stuff. Food is good - music is nice. Like I said we like to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Tim B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were excited that this wine bar finally opened. The staff is wonderful and the food offerings from motor city always a winner.looking forward to see the expansion of wine selections in the future.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank jackiejackshaw
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Cool local Corktown spot with nice jazz and a nice, we'll-curated and modestly-priced bottle wine selection (glass selection is not as good). Great to find a nice local specialty spot like this, but it needs to be cleaned up just a bit and the service...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit @ the Motor City Wine Co. It's a very relaxed & chill spot. I'm making it my new favorite spot.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 19avac
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A vary relaxed place to chill out, and have a glass of wine or a beer. They have a nice selection of interesting wines to choose from. We stopped in here on a whim, after lunch at GSG. Met one of the owners, who is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank thai1on
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