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Gardella’s Inn
25010 Harper Ave.

In 1938, this spot was occupied by the Pony Barn restaurant. By 1944 Henry Gardella was operating a beer garden here. Gardella was a Detroit resident who had immigrated from Genoa, Italy. By 1965, Gardella’s had closed.

Now: Sabby’s Lounge
Opened: c.1997

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Gardella's Inn c. 1950s
Sabby's Lounge c. 2021
Gardella's Inn 1950s
Sabby's Lounge 2021