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Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger

304 S. Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-4590
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Ranked #154 of 523 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Price range: $4 - $10
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Ann Arbor's oldest hamburger stand since 1953. Serving made to order sliders cooked in front of you as you order. Beef ground fresh on site daily. Homemade onion rings and deep fried veggies.
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English first
Westland, Michigan
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124 reviews 124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We went to lunch her the other day and we were not disappointed! Everyone in Ann Arbor raves about Blimpy Burger so naturally we had to see what it was all about. You get to order your food in a line and they cook it right in front of you which I thought was really neat. We ordered a large... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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148 reviews 148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not much atmosphere unless you count the extreme surly cook. The guy was downright nasty! Food was mediocre and the atmosphere was nothing to comment about- just generic. I won't be back.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

I finally made it a point to try the new Blimpy Burger. The upside is that its bigger, cleaner, the food is good, the staff are great, and there is plenty of parking nearby. Everything feels like the old place. The downside is that somehow a burger, a small side of fried veggies, and a drink was over $14. Add... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The line was short, about 20 minutes. I followed the instructions that were listed on the wall. I was disappointed. I bun was too large for the burger, and also very dry. The meat was not seasoned. The best part, was the friendly staff.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Found this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives app. Walked there after an IU loss to MI at the Big House. What a great restaurant experience! Friendly Wolverines (even though we were garbed in red) prepped us to order properly. The staff was helpful as well and we talked with the owner for awhile. Great greasy burger full of flavor... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have been enjoying Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burgers for many, many years at their old location. We were sad to see the old place go to the expansion of the University of Michigan, but progress must go on. The new location is much nicer, lots more space, and much more convenient rest rooms. The food, I am happy to report... More 

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I'll make this brief which sadly I wish the wait was. Thirty minutes outside and another 45 minutes inside with anticipation building and at least for me it fell short. I'm not in college and haven't been in years and even though my tastes have changed I still enjoy a good slider, but this I felt wasn't as good as... More 

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Fort Knox, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Saw this place on tv, so my next trip to MI, i made sure we stopped in. Small, crowded, but worth the wait.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Blimpy was the best in AA!! Grew up on Blimpy Burgers. And the cast of characters would keep you coming back for more. Quad on an onion roll!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I heard this place is a staple for the local crowd. It has character. Know how to order, there's a process to placing an order. I was told they have the best burger around. They were a little too greasy for my taste. The onion rings were strictly onions with little to no batter on them. If you are looking... More 

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Additional Information about Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger

Address: 304 S. Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone Number: (734) 663-4590
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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