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Craft cocktails in an elegant, historic building

Wright & Co. at 1500 Woodward Avenue in Detroit has been named one of the best cocktail bars in the country by Far and Wide, but it's so much more than wonderfully crafted cocktails.

Credit Google Street View
Credit Google Street View

The building is historic. Completed in 1891 for a music instrument company. A few years later, it was home to the Wright-Kay Jewelry Firm (1920-1978)

Since the Summer of 2014 they've been crafting fine drinks and small plates.

Wright & Co offering unique views of Woodward Avenue while you sip.

The second floor of 1500 Woodward is home to Wright & Co. Take a look inside and notice the view of Woodward Avenue.

A larger view of the dining room. Notice the long bar in back.

Hours of service and menu

  • Tuesday through Thursday hours 5pm - 11pm
  • Friday 5pm - 12am
  • Saturday 4pm - 12am
  • Closed Sunday & Monday

The menu is creative with starters like Pork Belly Beef Sliders, House Spiced Nuts or Artisanal Cheese Board. Plates, meant to be shared, highlight seasonal menu items:

  • Wild Ahi Crudo
  • Fried Avocado
  • Italian Oyster Mushrooms
  • Grilled Sea Scallops
  • Udon Carbonara and more

For the lifelong pessimists about Detroit's revival, Wright & Company is another fine example of how the city continues to grow, despite you.

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