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Joe Louis Arena

19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit, MI 48826
+1 313-471-7000
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What a glorious arena. Brand new and full of Detroit sports history. The food was superb and well... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
amoskal9
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Amherst
awesome awesome

what a great new place to see games...the scoreboard is huge..make sure your seats are in a good... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
s g
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Lansing, Michigan
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Home of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings, Joe Louis Arena proudly stands along the banks of the Detroit River. The 20,058-seat arena is Detroit's largest indoor venue and regularly hosts exciting attractions, including professional sports, college hockey, concerts, ice shows, circuses and much more.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit, MI 48826
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+1 313-471-7000
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

What a glorious arena. Brand new and full of Detroit sports history. The food was superb and well presented. It was easy to maneuver around the arena too. Staff were well placed and helpful. A great experience overall.

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

what a great new place to see games...the scoreboard is huge..make sure your seats are in a good place to see both screen and ice/court..drinks are high but the place is new

Thank s g
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

New Home of the Red Wings: Little Caesars Arena! Demolition of JLA is slated for later in 2018. Hopefully a great new structure will be put up in its place. Detroit Riverfront Rising! 🏙️🌉🌆🌅

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This Arena will be missed, the old building the secret stairwell from the uppper last row, down to Olympia room. Will miss Olympia room having a meal downstairs with drinks before the start, seeing the old Alumni walk past and say Hi and shake your...More

Thank BobM72
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

New arena was awesome. Seats were average size (nothing to complain about), the interior and concessions areas were really cool, with tons of different types of food and drink too sate almost anyone. Hockey and basketball here... Area feels pretty safe if you just stay...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of restaurants and food and beverage vendors, merchandise stores, restrooms and indoor mall type of new arena with tv’s everywhere. Great integration of the memory of Olympia Arena players and Joe Louis Arena players in to LCA. There was a silent auction while we...More

Thank SereneIsle
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We saw a great Red Wings game! The place was clean and nicely set up. We were surprised at Home many good restaurants there were. Impressive light and sound system made for an enjoyable experience.

Thank Holly D
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

I love this arena, but I'm biased because I'm a Michigander and love the Red Wings. I've been a season ticket holder in the past and have seen many games here. It's just very comfortable and easy to navigate. I also like that you can...More

Thank kalaniw2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Love the wings but this place is out dated. Its a lively crowd and the wings are the best team in the NHL. So its hard not to have a good time. That is only if they lose. Go wings.

Thank Louay J
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

One of my favorite places. See ya, Joe, you will be missed. I watched a lot of hockey there over the years.

Thank rawl28ta
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kschell084
February 19, 2017|
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Response from BAMW | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere but the top rows is usually a good area to sit. It's a smallish arena.
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tim l
December 25, 2015|
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Response from LJB049 | Reviewed this property |
Easiest parking is at the ramp, but it is definitely not the cheapest! Are you spending the night if so many of the nicer hotels offer shuttle service. As far as where to eat, that depends on what you like as well as how... More
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Jennifer B
December 17, 2015|
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Response from damorelli | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring a purse. They were rumors people were being turned away if they had a purse. I hid my small purse under my jacket. Only purse I saw was clear plastic.
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