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West End Grill

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120 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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426 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went this past Saturday at 5:30, since the next spot was too late at 8:15. We had a bottle of petite Sirah, Consilience, which opened up nicely. Had a veggie app and the crab cakes. The veggie portabella and eggplant app was pretty decent, a bit bland and tasteless for my palate. The crab cakes was too flattened and... More 

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ann arbor, MI
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A special occasion place that is always reserved well in advance. Everything I have ever had is excellent! I have Esteban there annually for 10 years YUM

Thank wandererannarbor
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Friends treated me to dinner here while visiting Ann Arbor. It has great ambience and it is easy to have a conversation. Service was superb, and they have a comprehensive wine list. The variety of dishes offered and unusual but delicious ways to prepare them was enticing. . . a great menu, which the server lists for you with extra... More 

Thank Sue W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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195 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The food is excellent and the service is efficient and professional. The noise level, however is deafening. You cannot have a civil conversation with your table without shouting. The steaks are always prepared perfectly, the fish is awesome. The duck is excellent. Meals come with either soup or salad. Reservations are a must on weekends.

Thank Marguerite B
West Bloomfield, MI
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This was the best dinner that I have experienced in Ann Arbor. The ambiance, food, wine, service was top notch. There is great attention to detail such as glassware, wine list, quality of food, training of servers, etc. Everything was flavorful and fresh. I cant wait to visit again. Keep up the great work!

Thank BelieverMI
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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196 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We were so looking forward to our visit here. It made the disappointment all the greater. Overall, the food was good, not memorable. The service was adequate. The noise level was intolerable. Given the downsides, the prices were outrageous. No sense in going into more detail. We won't be going back. Ever. Too many other good to very choices within... More 

1 Thank Bloodman33
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner here last night. Our table was in an open booth where there is a half wall separating you from tables on either side, which is conducive for intimate conversation. Everyone liked their meals- I had the highly recommended sea bass, which lived up to its reputation. My husband enjoyed his scallops and my son liked... More 

Thank DinerIndiana
Birmingham, Michigan
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited the West End Grill with our freshman and her friend. I loved the ambiance, although the large group sitting at the next table was very loud. I'm glad everyone was having a great time. Service was very good. The food was excellent. The cabrese salad was served with roasted tomatoes. First time I ever had roasted tomatoes and... More 

Thank Michaelbirmingham4
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

You can count on a wonderful meal with attentive, but unobtrusive service every time. Staff are long-term, and very knowledgeable. Food is creative, and always hits the mark. The owner is usually on-site and details make this place a signature restaurant!

1 Thank 4Books
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

The ambience was cozy, the waiter excellent and there was nice attention to detail ie. warm plates, warm rolls, herb butter and other thoughtful touches. With it's location in a charming old building, hanging colored glass lamps and antique accessories, it felt a bit like Grandmother's kitchen which was warm and appealing on a cold dark night. The dinner itself... More 

5 Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734.747.6260

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