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Address: Between William and Huron Streets, Ann Arbor, MI
Phone Number: 734 668 7112
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A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling...

A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling. Shops and restaurants line the street and offer abundant variety to meet every taste.

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Fun shops to explore

I especially enjoyed the varied shops. From cherries to shoes, to cultural items, lots of ways to spend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Madera, California
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Madera, California
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I especially enjoyed the varied shops. From cherries to shoes, to cultural items, lots of ways to spend.

Thank gish0503
Dover, Massachusetts
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165 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing the local restaurents and window shopping. Lots of fun little shops to stop including art galleries and gift shops with items unique to the region.

Thank WBDover
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a short distance, you will have a too many different restaurants and nice stores. Like to walk and if you get hungry you will have choices

Thank FreeJohnny
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171 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enough shops and galleries to walk through. Enough coffee shops to stop and refresh oneself. There are interesting buildings along the way as well.

Thank JYPA
Santa Barbara, California
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49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was a Michigan student many years ago, Main Street and downtown were not at all attractive, but over the years, the area has evolved to include some very enjoyable shops and boutiques, some excellent small galleries, plus a variety of great restaurants and bars. Outdoor dining is very popular in the warm months but we're not enamored with... More 

Thank sharonannie22
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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131 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ann Arbor's Main Street offers an eclectic blend of specialty shops and restaurants. There's truly something here for every taste and budget. The locals enjoy eating el fresco most of the year, and many of the restaurants on main street offer service on tables on the sidewalk. The setting is always lively and interesting. Plan on parking a few blocks... More 

Thank hearingsaver
Greenwich, ct
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226 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lined with stores and restaurants, it retains the small town Americana feeling and charm. Nickel's Arcade reminded me of a "tone down" version of the Burlington Arcade in London.

Thank CTTraveler56
Ann Arbor Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Main street is the place to be in Ann Arbor. Great stable of restaurants, wacky shops, and bars. If you can sit outside, do so. The people-watching will never disappoint. Town folk are very laid-back and casual. Prepare for tie-die, Birkenstocks, suits and everything in between.

Thank tjbjmp
Toronto, Canada
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430 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Although I wasn't really sure what to expect when I visited this area - I was impressed with some of the architecture, how clean the roads and sidewalks were and generally the area, considering the proximity to some not so nice and tourist friendly neighborhoods

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Main Street Ann Arbor from Miller to William and beyond is studded with super venues and fine food. Lot of wonderful old timers like Palio, Real Seafood, Chop House and Gratzi plus new ones like Black Pearl, Vinology, Melange ,etec. Once thriving retail is definitely in the minority. Be aware of great places just off the strip like Argiero's, Pacific... More 

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