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Sidetrack Bar & Grill

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56 East Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
734-483-1035
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Hubby and I recently had dinner at Sidetrack. Wait staff was excellent! She was very knowledgable about all the beers on tap and made great recommendations based on our questions. Food was ok. I had the fresh fish tacos which were very tasty but the flour tortillas were soggy. The avocado dip was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
kathyToledo_Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Hubby and I recently had dinner at Sidetrack. Wait staff was excellent! She was very knowledgable about all the beers on tap and made great recommendations based on our questions. Food was ok. I had the fresh fish tacos which were very tasty but the flour tortillas were soggy. The avocado dip was delicious on the tacos. Husband burger was... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Stopped in after a visit to EMU. Had the classic burger and fries which were pretty good. Hubby had the turkey sliders, which pretty much looked like thanksgiving on a slider bun. Said they were some of the best burgers he's ever had! Service was good and the restaurant/area is interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is our second trip to Sidetrack and it does not disappoint! This year we split a burger (they are huge) and a salad. It was just enough for two. Definitely a place to visit!

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My wife and I have recently moved into the area, and this was one of the first restaurants to be recommended to us to try, so naturally we were really excited to try it out! However, after going three times, each time hoping it would be better, we were not very impressed. The restaurant is quite popular so maybe there... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great place to eat. Historical building, right next to the rail road track. Good burgers and a wide selection of beers. But this trip, we went with a friend of mine who has Multiple Sclerosis. She's mostly wheelchair bound, and has difficulty walking at all, even with a cane. And they had no handicapped parking! I asked the 3 hostesses,... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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102 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My sons just move to Ypsi for work and his girl friend heard about this place, so when we visited, they took us here for lunch. If you like beer and burgers, this is the place. They have a great selection of beers, and award winning burgers, but they also serve sandwiches, salads and chicken. the day we were there,... More 

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michigan
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The signature dish is a 1/3 pound hamburger. It truly is excellent, and when you put it in a bun with lettuce and tomato, it is really a mouthful. We had 4 in our party. Two of us had the burgers with sweet potato fries. They were served with a horseradish sauce and were nicely cooked - not greasy. The... More 

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Dallas, TX
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This restaurant lives up to the name. It is right by the railroad tracks (still in use) in the historic Ypsilanti Depot Town. The restaurant is in historic buildings that have been treated well in the conversion to a popular bar and grill type restaurant. The burgers are very good, but there is a fairly extensive menu with quality of... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Eleven of us visited this restaurant for dinner prior to a special event. When we called to make reservations the employee who answered the phone was sensitive to our timing needs. A lot of bars have people raving about their food and then when you eat there you discover that it is really only one or two items that really... More 

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Ann Arbor
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

They've recently expanded so there's never a lack of seating in Ypsilanti's best tavern restaurant. Fantastic, dependable menu with so may options. Casual and quirky service, but never disappointing. My favorite locale in Ypsilanti.

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Additional Information about Sidetrack Bar & Grill

Address: 56 East Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone Number: 734-483-1035
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 East Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: 734-483-1035

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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