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West End Grill

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120 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1321
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a regular customer of West End Grill since the opening of the place in 1995. Everything was first class. Best restaurant in Ann Arbor by a country mile!!! The food, service and atmosphere was top of the mark. You couldn't go wrong with the drinks, entrees or appetizers. Nothing to complain about. Or so I thought. The owner... More 

Thank yobro2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay meal. Really rough service. Received the wrong wine, but was blamed as the culprit. Average food. Angry service.

Thank Karen4986
Ann Arbor,mi
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Best crab cakes and fish tacos in town! Sit at the bar, great menu, good wine list, made fresh with natural ingredients. Love the staff, a true local favorite.

Thank lisastelter
San Francisco, CA
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195 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We had dinner outside since the weather was wonderful. Dinner was quite enjoyable. The food was very good and the service attentive and efficient.

Thank Aluor
Toronto, Ontario
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We came based on Trip Advisor. Small quaint restaurant. Unfortunately it is very loud and normal conversation is next to impossible. The appetizers were small in portion but the mushroom gnocchi was good as were the veal dumplings. These portions are not sized for sharing. For the main course the Crusted Halibut was prepared perfectly. The duck was cooked well... More 

Thank Saraboo
Boynton Beach, Florida
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122 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant on 4-5 occasions when traveling through the area over the last 4 years. The staff is friendly & attentive and the food is always good. Tonight we started with onion rings - they were good and the sauce complemented them well. Then we shared a side salad, it was fresh, cool & crisp. Our... More 

Thank Yolanda S
Royal Oak, Michigan
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461 reviews
411 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 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 

Thank NikaNumber1
ann arbor, MI
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

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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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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212 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734.747.6260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?