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341A E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2276
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“tacos” (32 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
341A E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2276
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little restaurant is always crowded because the food and sangrias are so delicious. If you need quiet dining, you shouldn't eat here. Always check the bar for an open seat at the bar rather than wait the usual hour.

Thank Maggie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but almost everything was highly spiced. There was no way to substitute anything to make it less spicy or more vegetarian friendly. I liked a few of the menu items, I would NOT miss the plantains, they were excellent! The rest...More

Thank veggieyoga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isalita is a fun, upscale Mexican restaurant with a great lunch special. I recently ate here and got some wonderful carnitas street tacos with chips and guac for $12. The summer lunch service was very fast and friendly, so I was in and out in...More

Thank Quintin K
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner. Food was great! Loved the mushroom empanada app. We had the restaurant week menu. Was great.

Thank RetireInItaly
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The food at Isalita is really tasty. Guacamole with truffle oil, yum. You do have to be explicit if you want vegan food, as not all ingredients are marked (e.g. side of beans arrived with surprise cheese on top). Portions are a bit oddly sized...More

Thank 8euqu
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican in the Midwest? Who would've thought? In all my travels, it is the one type of food I stay away from given my So CA roots. But, I call a spade a spade when I get it. This place is fantastic. The chips...More

Thank mtjllc
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

This place was packed , but we found the food kind of underwhelming. Too sweet, not enough kick. I guess people go for the drinks and the atmosphere----

Thank Illinois_traveler22
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were visiting and stopped by for dinner. We both had excellent entrees. I particularly enjoyed the fish taco. Portions were small, so we could have ordered more. A fun and funky place for dinner. Glad we called ahead to get a...More

Thank Happado
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

One of a trio from a particularly interesting restauranteur who has a sensitive palette for the acidic; more Mexican-inspired then a Mexican restaurant pet se, you will be pleasantly surprised by the twists and turns on this menu and on your plates. An unexpected surprise...More

Thank buzzbuddy
Reviewed March 13, 2017

You can usually tell when a restaurant is good by the wait to get in! Our party arrived at 6 p.m. and was told there would be a 45-1 hour wait! As we had planned to dine there and they don't take reservations (except for...More

Thank summer_breeze_9
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August 19, 2015|
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Response from RichBelanger | Reviewed this property |
Limited vegetarian options. If you are flexible you can make it work.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341A E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2276
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734-213-7400
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