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Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor

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Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann ArborJolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor

81 Ratings
Ratings: 81
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.67%
Active Beers: 8
Beer Ratings: 63
Beer Avg: 3.9
Taps: 10
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

311 S. Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
United States
phone: (734) 913-2730

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(Place added by: Hokenfloken on 10-21-2009)
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Reviews by jale:
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4.45/5  rDev +6%

I reall enjoy coming here when I'm hungry for really good food to go along with good beer. This is downtown Ann Arbor and usually busy. The menu is not your typical brewery menu, it is AA you know. The food is of very high quality,not out of a box or a can. The service has always been very good and waitstaff are normally talkative and helpful with any beer questions. If they don't know the answer they find someone to ask who does. They have quite extensive seating here for downtown Ann Arbor. Not the local pub atmosphere but upscale without being snobby.

jale, May 13, 2011
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

liamt07, Tuesday at 06:26 PM
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5/5  rDev +19%

rjcoy06, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

DrunkinYogi, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Davit, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

DrBobPierce, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

swtchuck, Aug 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

During my 3 day trip to Ann Arbor I visited this place three times. That's how special their beers are. And clearly the secret is out because every time I went I had to (gladly) wait in line.

Their pizzas and burgers seem to be the most popular items on the menus and for the most part they were very good if not a little greasy. Just to keep it healthy I also had a salad there which I enjoyed very much.

The restaurant is nicely decorated and kept very clean despite how busy they can get. I ate at the bar and at the tables as well and both experiences were very nice. They also seem to do a lot of take out business.

The servers were always very friendly and talked about their beers fairly well. They also made some pretty good recommendations which my party appreciated. A few of them were unfamiliar with sours. A definite Jolly Pumpkin specialty.

Their pricing was only slightly more expensive them what I found elsewhere in Ann Arbor but absolutely worthwhile.

Given the opportunity I would definitely go back.

KornWallace, Aug 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

Nicolette10895, Aug 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

IBUQT, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

dtivp, Jul 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

_morandi_, Jul 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

RebornStussy, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

david18, Jun 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

todesengel135, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

drbenderdo, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

jbaker67, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

combatFlexo, Apr 16, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

I have been to Jolly Pumpkin several times over the years. It is my second stop after Ashley's. It has a very unassuming facade. I have actually walked by it and missed it. (The beers at Ashley's may have played a role.) You walk in to a hostess stand with merchandise along the wall. There is a bar to the left which is where I always set unless it is packed. Then I go to an almost identical bar upstairs.

The food has been great on every visit. I have had several of the sandwiches with the lamb and pork shoulder ones being my favorites. My friend has gotten a pizza and I tried a slice. It was good, too. The truffle fries are a must try. The service is generally good. Of course, I usually go after witnessing the Wolverines destroy an opponent in football, basketball, hockey, or baseball, so it is packed.

The beer is fantastic with Noel de Calabaza and Marcaibo Especial being two of my favorites. They also have North Peak beers on tap if saisons and sours are not to your liking. It is a great place, and I recommend it to everyone who will listen.

buschbeer, Apr 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -46.4%

clager, Apr 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

little_star, Mar 30, 2014
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Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor, MI
93 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.