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The Earle Restaurant

121 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1381
+1 734-994-0211
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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121 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1381
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

25 years ago, we had dinner @ The Earle following our marriage ceremony in the office of the judge. We continue to enjoy this elegant French restaurant on the lower level but in the summer, the outdoors set up along Washington is fun, too. An...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Earle has the best jazz groups and always does a wonderful job of accommodating my Celiac (gluten free) requirement. The chocolate mousse is true authentic melt in your mouth! The food is always excellent and more importantly the wine list is the best in...More

Thank cabernetMichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a family occasion, and we couldn't have chosen better. Great atmosphere (especially the jazzy sounds!), delicious food (shrimp linguine and garlic sausage pasta were winners!) and lovely staff. Totally recommended for an unrushed and unfussy evening.

Thank sarah_h_mich
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is one of the best middle-class restaurants in Ann Arbor. The duck breast is a must - the best duck breast I ever had! It's so good that I order it every time lol The atmosphere and the service is good. The price...More

Thank 張植康
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were treated to this place by some business friends and it was very good. There were six of us and we were seated immediately. The ongoing service was quick and there was never a break in stride for the team that helped us. The...More

Thank YourBizDr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down the Earle is my favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere and terrific French fare. The salads are fresh with tasty dressings. The salmon baked in pastry (salmon en croute) and Coquilles St.Jacques are exquisite, as are their steaks and any...More

Thank Bloodman33
Reviewed May 25, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a great meal, as well as live music (guitar). Volume of music was just right, and choice of music was suitable for fine dining. We had a reservation for mid-week, however it wouldn't have been necessary the night we were...More

Thank howard39360
Reviewed May 24, 2017

No one who spends more than a few months in Ann Arbor avoids "The Earle" because eventually you will make friends with some local who insists on taking you there. Tucked away in a basement off of Washington you will feel like you have been...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I recently returned from San Francisco where I tried 2-star and 3-star michelin restaurants. I was quite disappointed though. The presentation and service were wonderful, but the food had pretty bland flavor--so not worth the money. I was looking forward to being back in Michigan...More

Thank James D
Reviewed May 1, 2017

A nice quiet place to dine and enjoy with friends. Went there on a Monday so it was especially quiet, since they have music on other nights. The food, service and atmosphere were all top notch. My salmon dish was delicious. A very pleasant night...More

Thank monkeybig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1381
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-994-0211
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