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Prickly Pear Southwest Cafe

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , American
328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
+1 734-930-0047
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“scallop salad” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was very well prepared using fresh ingredients and creative spices. I chose a half sandwich, which was far more food than I could eat. The portion sizes are generally very large. I loved the chips and salsa, but had to stop eating them...More

Thank cjkines1
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Large portions of good quality food, with a cute seating area out front ticked all the boxes for me. Good service and we weren't rushed through despite having a long catch up with old friends. Easy parking round the corner and very happy to supply...More

Thank MonkeysMum1
Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is the best mexican southwest food we have had in a long time!!! Service was excellent and the food was amazing. Recommend this place for sure.

Thank bahman40
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Food was quick to come out, so pre-cooked, and was pretty bland for Mexican food (disclaimer, I like spicy food).

Thank Lfergerson
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Offering a menu featuring Southwest inspired cuisine, this Ann Arbor Main Street mainstay still satisfies. The menu includes a traditional mix of Enchiladas, Burritos, Wraps, Fajitas, and Salads. My date chose a strip steak wrap, while I went with the buffalo enchiladas (sweet but tasty),...More

Thank ChrisJones5
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Went to Prickly Pear for lunch. It was crowded inside and out, which was great to see. We sat inside. Glasses were dirty, had to ask for menus after sitting for a while, and service was overall spotty. Perhaps this was simply due to an...More

Thank gal11
Reviewed May 6, 2014

I would describe Prickly Pear's menu as gourmet Tex-Mex. They take classic plates (enchiladas, fish tacos, quesadillas) and add something to make them unique. Usually it's the protein that gets an upgrade. Offering buffalo enchiladas (can be dry), NY strip steak for fajitas, or big...More

Thank MegaRecognizer
Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to eat in downtown Ann Arbor. I love the food. We made reservations for a party of 6 on a Friday night. They sat us outside in a tented area with heaters. I was a bit skeptical. I...More

Thank BethsGetaways
Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

The food is definitely not worth the price. We arrived before the rush and even before the place began to fill up, the service was slow. The dishes were dirty, and we didn't get our second round of drinks until after we were finished eating....More

Thank Malarkey4you
Reviewed April 18, 2014

We've been going here for years and our latest experience was horrible and expensive. They seem to be trying to cut costs. We ordered a side of guacamole and it was very bland compared to how it used to be - no flavor, tasted like...More

2  Thank SK_Michigan05
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop at Fourth and William Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-930-0047
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