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“Simple and delicious; simply delicious” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bell's Diner

Bell's Diner
2167 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4543
734-995-0226
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Ranked #148 of 517 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Cuisines: Asian
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Simple and delicious; simply delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

One of the local visitors' guides listed Bell's, and since it was very near campus, I decided to give it a try. *Lots* of locals there, discussing farm conditions this summer; students; some small family reunions; and clearly some people who spoke only Korean.
Decor is very, very simple. I had to wait a bit to get service. It was a late breakfast, or brunch, for me. The place was very crowded, even at 10:30 on a weekday.
Having no experience with Korean food, I ordered the daily special, a beef-and-noodle dish. Lots of flavor!!
I asked for water; eventually I got one glass, no refills.
Prices are very reasonable; you get a complete and filling meal for $6-7.
Everything that other diners were eating looked good, too --you know how that is! I would love to have an opportunity to go back and try other dishes.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Believe it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Everything that you read about this place is true.
Food is awesome
Try the Bi Bim Bop, or whatever it is called
You will love it

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“A tad above!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This diner provides some really good asian dishes a surprise at a hole in the wall restaurant. Breakfast is decent, service is good. A favorite stop for our family for Bebimbap.

Visited September 2012
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Traverse City
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15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful food - both Korean and American”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

This is a very simple diner, but has wonderful Korean and American food. It is a very popular breakfast place, and it is often hard to get a table on the weekends. If you want breakfast or lunch on Saturday or Sunday, come early (or late). The food is excellent and the price is modest.

We love the Korean food, especially the bibimbop, and have gone there for years to enjoy it.

The staff are extremely friendly, efficient and make things especially pleasant.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Like the Family Evening Meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Great breakfast. Great evening meal. Great Price. But, these are not the only things that are great about Bells. Perhaps the best of all is the warmth and personal attention given by the Korean waitress. Not only did we have a great meal, we also saw family pictures, and learned about her life. The conversation was not one sided. She also learned a lot about our family and seemed to take a very personal interest in us. All the time, our coffee cups were constantly being filled, and we were enjoying the really good meal. In fact, there was almost more than we could eat. Great place. Try it for yourself. You'll see.

You will have to watch for it. It is almost lost along side a large hardware store. The address is 2167 W. Stadium Blvd.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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