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Top bar recommendations from locals

Cuban Restaurant
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“A definite favorite. Cuban street food. Highly recommend the chorizo frita (Cuban burger) paired with a fresh lime batido (tropical milkshake)!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Have a drink or enjoy dinner in this speakeasy-like bar and restaurant. The entrance is a simple black door on the side of the street, you'll usually see a few people coming in and out.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
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“🚶‍♀️🚴We really like their menu and if you enjoy sour beers, you’ll like their beer as well. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“🚶‍♀️🚴In the parking lot of Downtown Home & Garden. Google for hours as they vary, and are dependent upon the weather and season. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
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“Try the pickled tomato appetizer! Yum! Pizza is always a favorite especially when paired with the fabulous Cesar salad. But really, everything is delicious! We love sitting at the chefs bar watching the food choices.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“🚶‍♀️🚴We love this small plates restaurant. Fun environment, great food. On Open Table.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“Part martini-bar, full-time restaurant that specializes in fresh, organic fare.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“🚶‍♀️Located in Kerrytown. Our fave for vegetarian/vegan food. A locally-owned, socially responsible business.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Ann Arbor's first microbrewery, opened in 1995. Seasonal ales and barrel-aged sours are their specialty.”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Delicious menus, local ingredients, and a delicious place for brunch downtown.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Rather inexpensive, downtown, good beer and food; typical brewery scene but it's one of my favorites.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place to go with friends for a night of drinks and snacks. They have a great bar with a dim, speakeasy vibe.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Tasty meats and sides. A carnivore’s delight. They also have a popular bar called MASH in the same building. Both are great stuff.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“So many kinds of beer! This is the Ann Arbor classic student hang-out, but don't sleep on their delicious upscale pub food.”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“One of the best beer selections I've ever seen combined with the best fries I've ever had (they are called "crack fries"). Can't go wrong, here. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Mash is a whisky bar that serves great mixed drinks (not just whisky drinks). They have live music and an 'underground' ambience. ”
  • 10 locals recommend