Ashley's

Ashley'sAshley's
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4.33/5
136 Ratings
Ashley'sAshley's
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

338 S State St
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104-2412
United States

(734) 996-9191 | map
ashleys.com

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
136
pDev:
8.31%
 
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Ratings: 136 |  Reviews: 83
Reviews by cratez:
Photo of cratez
4/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4

When I visited: March 2012.

What I had: Bell’s Third Coast Beer (draught), Founders All Day IPA (draught), Bay Chowder, Yardbird Sandwich, some of my friend’s Flander’s Red Ale.

What I liked: Massive tap list with excellent representation of Michigan crafters, tasty pub grub, ample seating, fun and approachable atmosphere, great location in the heart of downtown.

What I disliked: Mediocre and somewhat neglectful service, getting the stare down from a group of locals because we took their regular seats, bottles and draughts are extensive but I had tried almost everything on the menu (very few rarities).

Would I go back? Yes.

Overall Rating: 80

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More User Reviews:
Photo of metacog42
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Mikexw
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JDoHo
3.88/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of DavidRandall
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.68/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of ssimpson89
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of orangesol
4.32/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jmiah22
4.66/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of rkf1976
3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of entenduintransit
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of DavMEtt
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of htm
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of st8fan19
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Ashley's is a classic in the area. Always has many great offerings on tap. Food is good, friendly helpful staff and a really great atmosphere to have a beer or two and relax. There may be newer dogs moving into town but Ashley's in an Ann Arbor mainstay. Don't count them out!

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Photo of nlmartin
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Busy as all hell good luck getting a seat!

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Photo of slasich
4.46/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JasonR1975
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Great spot for the craft beer junkie, only knock from my perspective is location - basically center of UM campus makes getting around, parking, and overall crowd in the bar a little too cramped for me. Have had great service on every occasion, the taplist is usually ridiculous, and the food variety is extensive and tasty. Must stop place if in the area.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Love Ashley's, my first pub. This is the place where I was first introduced to Bell's Oberon, which opened the doors to there being something other than BMC for me. Huge draft and bottle selection, with lots of Belgians. If you just have a hour on campus and want beer, stop here.

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Photo of tommy5
3.88/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Brandonparrent
4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

one of my favorites. great vibe and even better beer selection

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Ashley's in Ann Arbor, MI
Place rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 136 ratings
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