Alley Bar

Dive Bar and Bar
112 W Liberty St (btwn S Main St and S Ashley St), Ann Arbor, MI 48104, United States
Hours:
Closed until 7:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 7:00 PM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.9/10

Based on 82 votes

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  • What you need to know
    DJ S.
    "Get the gin gin mule and substitute rye...heaven in a glass"(4 Tips)
    Ellen C.
    "Cucumber Melon martini is absolutely incredible!"(2 Tips)
    Casually O.
    "Have a pickle back!!"(2 Tips)
    M.O.S. O.
    "Good S#!t Wednesdays with DJ Graffiti are a must."(2 Tips)
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  • gin gin mule
  • cocktails
  • cucumber melon
  • DJs
  • great value
  • hole in the wall
  • picklebacks
  • graffiti
  • martinis
  • good for a late night
  • staff
  • homemade food
  • rye
  • cherries
  • hip hop
  • ginger beer
  • drink specials
  • Brandy
  • Darrien J.

    Expert bartenders. Great drinks.

    Darrien Jackson · 2 weeks ago
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  • Maeve D.

    Great hole in the wall. The cucumber melon cocktail is pretty good.

    Maeve Daly · August 8, 2014
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  • Patrick H.

    Order the gin gin mule

    Patrick Hayes · February 17, 2014
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  • MaryAnn L.

    Smokey Rita is quite a yummy sensation! Taproot tipple is a tasty treat! Cheesy descriptions...can't help it sometimes!

    MaryAnn Lutz · August 23, 2013
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  • Casually O.

    Have a pickle back!!

    Casually Overdoingit · July 21, 2013
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  • Kathryn J.

    Saw M.Ward here after the She&Him concert so this place is pretty cool, good atmosphere!

    Kathryn Johnston · July 2, 2013
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  • Kenzie A.

    Awesome drink specials on Mondays

    Kenzie Allen · May 3, 2013
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  • Dustin H.

    They pour a bitchin' Sazerac.

    Dustin Hodge · April 23, 2013
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  • Jackie A.

    Johnny #5. Drink up and fall in love

    Jackie Alpern · November 29, 2012
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  • iSPYMagazine

    July 18, 2012 we're banging with DJ Grafitti as part of the Ann Arbor Art Fair - iSPY Magazine after party. Join us to bryne and shine.

    iSPYMagazine · July 3, 2012
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  • Ross F.

    Ask Phil for the Rye Manhattan. He's the best bartender in Ann Arbor.

    Ross Faith · June 13, 2012
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  • DJ S.

    Get the gin gin mule and substitute rye...heaven in a glass

    DJ Skeez · May 17, 2012
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  • Alissa R.

    **Picklebacks**

    Alissa Reese · April 12, 2012
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  • Rob M.

    Holy crap. A place that knows how to make a cocktail.

    Rob Meyer · March 30, 2012
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  • Sabarish R.

    Awesome cocktails! Half off Monday evenings. New selection is pretty good.

    Sabarish Raghupathy · March 25, 2012
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  • Dustin H.

    The Bee's Knees is just that.

    Dustin Hodge · March 6, 2012
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  • Ken N.

    Make no mistake, this is the REAL Alley Bar.

    Ken NunyaBizness · January 26, 2012
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  • iSPYMagazine

    Voted Most Awesome Dive Bar by the iSPY staff.

    iSPYMagazine · November 1, 2011
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  • Cindy C.

    If bartender Robbie is working, order a Ginger Chu from him!

    Cindy Chu · October 29, 2011
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  • Kenya H.

    Try the cucumber gimlet

    Kenya Hunter · October 4, 2011
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  • Stephanie G.

    Lots of bachelor parties - y

    Stephanie Guthrie · September 18, 2011
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  • Richard R.

    Great atmosphere, great staff, great drinks. Get the Manhattan or the Gin Gin Mule.

    Richard R. · August 23, 2011
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  • Ian R.

    Pimms Cup!

    Ian Raymond · August 19, 2011
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  • Jamie R.

    Jameson and ginger beer sooo good

    Jamie Register · May 28, 2011
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  • Terry V.

    The Gin Gin Mule is my favorite!!

    Terry VanDuyn · April 1, 2011
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  • Isaac V.

    Best Manhattans in Ann Arbor, with a homemade brandied cherry.

    Isaac VanDuyn · April 1, 2011
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  • Ellen C.

    Jessica is an amazing bartender! Visit her on Tuesday nights

    Ellen C. · March 9, 2011
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  • Ellen C.

    Cucumber Melon martini is absolutely incredible!

    Ellen C. · March 2, 2011
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  • M.O.S. O.

    Good S#!t Wednesdays with DJ Graffiti are a must. Hip Hop, Soul & other Good S#!t all night.

    M.O.S. Ologist · November 4, 2010
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  • Paul D.

    Another fab night at the Alley

    Paul Drennan · October 23, 2010
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  • Krysten E.

    Deeelicious magic hat octoberfest!!

    Krysten Englert · October 16, 2010
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