Welcome to PJ’s Lager House, a Corktown fixture since 1914 when
it opened as a neighborhood bakery and restaurant

About us

It masqueraded as a furniture store during Prohibition (ask PJ to show you the secret password slot in the basement door), but emerged a beer garden the minute the 21st Amendment was passed repealing Prohibition. Prior to being renamed The Lager House in 1965, 1254 Michigan Ave. was known as the Doemer Beer Garden, Doemer Brothers Tavern, and The Doemer Tavern. The bakery/restaurant/bar served up great food and drink to city pols, Corktown neighbors, unionists, bookies, bettors, and sports fans alike.

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Happy Hour!
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
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    PJ’s Lager House opened
    in October of 2007

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    Wonderful brunch on
    Saturday and Sunday

    from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM
    Our menu
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    PJ’s features the best of
    Detroit’s original rock’n’roll

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1254 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM