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Zingerman's Roadhouse

Not Rated.
Zingerman's RoadhouseZingerman's Roadhouse

Taps: 12 / Bottles: 30
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

15 Ratings
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 12.08%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2501 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48103-3818
United States
phone: (734) 663-3663

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @zingermans

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(Place added by: ken3c)
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Reviews by jale:
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jale

Michigan

4.83/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$$

If I was given a choice of only one place to eat for the rest of my life, this would be it. Dined here dozens of times and have never been disappointed. They have great breakfast lunch and dinner. The coffee is some of the best I have tasted. Much of the food comes from Zingermann's own bakehouse and creamery. Somewhat eclectic is the menu but well worth trying most everything on it. I love Monkfish(tastes like crab) and the chef had some flown in the week after I requested it. They really cater to the customer and if you don't see it on the menu, just ask and they may be able to accomadate your request. They have website with very exotic food items from around the world. Yea I know I'm being a homer but this place really is that good.

08-17-2011 03:13:04 | More by jale
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linnymtu

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Shibbykaiyai

Michigan

4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5 | $$$$

My wife and son and I go here often. The specials, while still pretty pricey ($15 for a burger and fries and a salad is the monday special), the food is definitely worth it. This place is a little bit southern, but not enough to be annoying.

The wait staff have been pretty great. We have had a server or two that might have graduated up from the local coney island, but they are usually far superior than most of the upscale places in the area. I wish I remembered the one servers name, but she remembers my son by name and goes out of her way, even when not waiting on us, to stop by and say hello to him.

The beer and whiskey lists are just as impressive as the food. I wish they would offer up more variety than they do, but the selection is still impressive for a food-first establishment.

If you find yourself in Ann Arbor and it is not a traditional meal time (dinner is nuts), stop in.

02-16-2012 05:24:35 | More by Shibbykaiyai
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

This was a super Saturday afternoon lunch selection, I only wish I wasn't so hungover to enjoy it a little more. There is a great good menu, tons of barbeque options. They have something that is very cool, basically bottomless fries, you can get as many as you'd like and they are damn tasty. Super bbq sauces as well. Enough about the food its the main draw, they do have some alcohol here as well. They have a pretty small craft selection but good ones, had mostly Michigan locals, dirty bastard etc. The servers were nice, not beer knowledgable.

07-19-2010 22:56:17 | More by jrallen34
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langmick

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 2 | food: 4 | $$$$

Went here for some dinner last week.

I know that hitting up Zingerman's is going to be an expensive proposition. Loaves of bread for 7 dollars...

Well, the pricing here did not disappoint. A plate of perch, smallish plate as well, 25 bucks. A bottle of Spreicher's hefe, 6.50, a smallish plate of brisket, 18, a slice of cheese for your 12 dollar burger, 3 bucks.

These prices are ridiculous for a place billed as a "roadhouse". There was a bit of incongruity between the folksy menus and informal setting and the Manhattan pricing and more formal, less folksy waitstaff. It's not fine dining sitting in the sun with a smoker filled with hickory chips. People in the cities might see that as interesting, quaint and cool, however...

I realize Ann Arbor is different, and that the place and the deli has a license to print money. There were a lot of filled tables that evening, and a line at the door.

The beer selection for a hot summer day was poor, honestly. It lacked in lighter hefes and ales.

I'd much rather hit up Jolly Pumpkin or Ashley's when in AA.

06-14-2010 12:22:20 | More by langmick
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Zingerman's Roadhouse in Ann Arbor, MI
92 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.