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Blue Tractor

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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207 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
+1 734-222-4095
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the BBQ Plate with the balsamic beans and crispy brussels sprouts with a basket of the thyme and cheddar biscuits. There are four different types of sauce on the table to dress your own meat. I enjoyed everything on my plate, but the brisket really hit the spot. I recommend getting honey with your biscuits instead of butter.... More 

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Thank MichiganGirlSarah
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

MichiganGirlSarah, Thank you for the recommendation! We are so thrilled to hear about your time with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers! More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where chains like Friday's or Applebee's may merely accommodate for different tastes in American cuisine, Blue Tractor does that and masters all of such tastes (within the boundaries of American barbecue). The sweet, the spicy, the savory, all scrumptious, all covered by the four different barbecue sauces you are welcome to try at any time. I was sharing ribs and... More 

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Thank TheCrazyCam
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

TheCrazyCam, We are thrilled to hear about your experience with us. We appreciate your support and patience with the training. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to having you again very soon! Cheers. More 

Portage, Michigan
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84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Very good BBQ in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. Good menu selection, with very helpful and friendly staff. Will definately go back next time in town.

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Thank Drinkwater11
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi Drinkwater11, Thank you for doing us! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. We do strive to bring our guests a five star experience every time. If you have any feed back you would like to share, to insure next time we can do that for you, please... More 

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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

This place is best known for it's barbecue, but the other menu items are just as good. The food is great, the interior is beautiful, and the whole place smells really good. The staff is also the friendliest I've ever met, to the point that I had to ask if we'd somehow ended up in Canada instead of Ann Arbor.

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Thank Cody R
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Cody- Thanks so much for the great review! Hope to see you at Blue Tractor again soon! More 

Ypsilanti, Michigan
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161 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I visited with some coworkers after work. The food was delicious, and I loved the atmosphere! I was disappointed in the Happy Hour specials, though. The only thing on special was draft beer! It would be nice to have some wine and food specials. We ended up sharing a couple of bottles of wine, so that wasn't bad, but more... More 

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1 Thank rbeccal0511
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi rbeccaI0511- Thanks for your nice review. I will share your feedback on the Happy Hours specials with our staff. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

Toronto
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We visited here (4 couples) as it had been recommended and were not disappointed. Believe the hype! The food was great...had the ribs and they were fall off the bone and perfectly done. Everyone was happy with their meals and although I'm used to a more fatty beef brisket, it was ok. The service was outstanding and it makes a... More 

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Thank HungryTarHeel
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

HugryTarHeel, We apologize about the late response but we are so happy to hear about your time with us! Thank you for giving us a try and venturing through to join us on a game day! We really appreciate your support and we cannot wait to have you again soon! If there is anything we could've done to make your... More 

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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly underwhelmed by the experience at Blue Tractor. It started with a timid waitress who seemed afraid to speak. The beers were nice with great flavour but the food didn't match. I ordered a number of appetizers for the table that came out slowly. We had the smoked wings, (completely dried out with very little meat) fried pickle chips, (cold... More 

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1 Thank Jam T
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi Jam T- I am very sorry about your experience at Blue Tractor! We always strive to give everyone a 5-star experience, and clearly we did not live up to that. I will be sure to share all of your feedback with our kitchen crew and staff in hopes of making sure we don't make those same mistakes again. We... More 

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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Beer and BBQ, what more do you need? Good variety of beer styles, all hand crafted and Good BBQ. Go there!

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Thank Rick v
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Rick- Thanks for your nice review! Hope to see you at Blue Tractor again soon. More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, delicious beer, great atmosphere and close to main street/plenty of parking- what more could you ask for? A solid choice for date night or family time. Check out the ice rail at the bar, it's a fun way to keep drinks cold :) Give it a go!

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Thank Lauren M
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi Lauren- Thanks for taking the time to review Blue Tractor. So glad you had such a nice time. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Niles, Illinois
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

After a several hour walking tour of Michigan's campus we were very hungry. This was a good pick. Cold micro brew beers and excellent salads and BBQ dishes. Staff was very friendly. Wish it was closer to where I live.

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Thank Hans M
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hans M, We apologize for the late response. Thank you for supporting us and enjoying some brews and food after your long tour. We are very thrilled to hear about your experience with us and we hope to have you again soon. If there is anything we could've done to made your experience with us better, please let us know.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-222-4095

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?