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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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Good for:
Doing business
Outdoor seating

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The sweet potato fries!

I finally visited this restaurant after hearing about it for years. I'm disappointed in myself that I didn't come sooner! The burger was fantastic and I was able to get a gluten free bun which tasted amazing. The sweet potato fries with the horseradish sauce were unbelievably good - I've thought... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Sara S
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I finally visited this restaurant after hearing about it for years. I'm disappointed in myself that I didn't come sooner! The burger was fantastic and I was able to get a gluten free bun which tasted amazing. The sweet potato fries with the horseradish sauce were unbelievably good - I've thought about them several times since we visited and can't... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The first time I ate here, I ate on the patio. I know this place is supposedly famous for hamburgers, but I wasn't hungry for one that day. I don't remember what I got, but I was not impressed. A few years later (and some months ago from today), I went there again. This time I ate inside and got... More 

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What a great place. The service was very good. The waitress brought us crackers and orange slices for our toddlers. That was just what they needed to settle down. Wine Wednesday - yummy glass of wine half price. Lots of craft beer choices. Then the food came. We ordered regular burgers and black bean burgers. My regular burger was the... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We love going to Sidtracks during the summer and sitting outside. It's one of the few places we've found in the Ypsi/Ann Arbor area where you can bring your dog. The menu has plenty of options to choose from. I've never been disappointed with the quality of food either. I prefer Sidetrack's food to Aubree's. It's definitely worth checking out,... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Tight seating is soon forgotten with the great food, service and beer offerings. Vegetarian or carnivore offerings have never been disappointing. Have visited often when I still lived near by. A top pick by family and friends.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

By far, the best burger in A2 Ypsilanti area. They make 'em right. The homemade soup is also very good at Sidetrack, although they offer the Cheeseburger soup WAAAY too often. Need a bit more variety. For the most part, service is fairly good but I've a few occasions where it was less than stellar. Would love to blame it... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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179 reviews 179 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Bar and Grill always has a noisy boisterous crowd which goers with the territory. The beer and drink selections are plentiful and reasonably priced. The food was good. Two of us had burger variations one with cheese one stacked with pulled pork on top of the burger. One loved the sweet potato fries and the other opted for the... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The Sidetrack has a very diverse menu with many unique items and serves some of the best burgers in town. The Irish Egg Rolls are a must try. This place is very popular and gets very busy at peak times so expect to wait for a table. It's very enjoyable to sit at an outdoor table on a nice evening.... More 

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Mears, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a great place to meet for drinks and get something to eat. Good beer selection, a menu that caters to carnivores but accommodates vegetarians. A quaint place that preserves the past. In historic Depot Town. Friendly servers. Decent prices.

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Champaign, Illinois
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went here with a large group and loved it! It was "Winesday" so half priced wine! Decor great, and about half way through the meal an Amtrak train rumbled by - the place is aptly named! The burgers are out of this world! Best double cheese burger I've had in a long time. Cooked to order, reasonably priced. Service... More 

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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, Outdoor seating

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?