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Gandy Dancer

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American, Seafood, International, Eclectic
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401 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1088 (Main Street)
+1 734-769-0592
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 80
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 20
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  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unique restaurant

Unique restaurant located in the old and arbor railway station. The menu selections are excellent. And this is a great place to go to the bar for happy hour and snacks. Located in the old and arbor railway station. The menu selections are excellent. And this is a great place to go to the bar for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
BluBuny
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

my family and I had a lovely lunch at the gandy dancer, which sits on the commuter train railroad tracks. we just missed getting to applaud a train whizzing by, but we did have lovely drinks and meals. the ambiance is perfect for a luncheon date, work/lunch meeting, or a quiet getaway in an uncrowded ann arbor icon. the restaurant... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Unique restaurant located in the old and arbor railway station. The menu selections are excellent. And this is a great place to go to the bar for happy hour and snacks. Located in the old and arbor railway station. The menu selections are excellent. And this is a great place to go to the bar for happy hour and snacks.... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Had a very good dinner with coworkers. The resturant was very nice. Highly recommended this resturant. I had the NY strip. Cooked to perfection

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We've been looking forward to dining here for ages ... and finally made it on our last visit to Ann Arbor. For history buffs, the setting is fantastic, in the renovated, but quaint, Ann Arbor train station. A wonderful restaurant to celebrate life and/or special events. Interesting menu. It's not inexpensive, but worth the cost.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

To start, they have limited normal parking and reserve a good portion of their lot for the valet parking, and thus we were forced to use the valet (regular parking fills fast). I hate restaurants that do this, and find we do not rush back. In any case, we were seated out back, which is an area lined on one... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is Ann Arbor's best restaurant. The food is fabulous and the service is excellent. I don't like their practice of requiring a $10-per-person deposit on graduation weekend. Doesn't allow for emergency cancellations.

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We luv coming here for good and delicious food. Watch the train pass by. Delicious oysters 😀. Kinda clostrophobic though the area is so compact and feeling of getting so closed to the next person eating next to you or behind you. Luvz my prime rib and shrimp and oysters for dinner.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great ambiance, well-prepared food attractively presented, prices not exorbitant, Good Sunday brunch. Valet parking available, otherwise need to find an on-street parking spot which is sometimes a challenge. Restaurant is near a local train station. Trains come through only occasionally, which adds to the positive ambiance.

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Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a very good restaurant if you want to have an actual conversation during dinner. So many places these days feel they need a noisy distracting environ,net to be "fun" with tables jammed together elbow to elbow so if you try to talk over the din, you have to shout and end up entertaining the neighboring tables. Ganda Dancer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My daughter and I have done an annual prom date for several years. Obviously ever since she was in high school. Always a nice evening out on the town, to make memories. She is a fabulous young woman. This year we chose Gandy Dancer. A wide menu selection as well as nightly specials are available. The facility is splendid, food... More 

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Additional Information about Gandy Dancer

Address: 401 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1088
Phone Number: +1 734-769-0592
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, International, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1088
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-769-0592

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, International, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?