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Sidetrack Bar & Grill

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56 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2835
734-483-1035
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11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Want great food and great people? Come here! Parking can be difficult on busy nights or festival weekends but it is well worth it. The food is amazing and Frenchies is a wonderful place to host an event!

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Thank Colleen H
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes this place is always busy, but isn't that a good thing? We love going here, we are usuals! The beer on tap is obviously yummy but the food doesn't disappoint. Get the Mac Attack!! The burger has bacon and mac and cheese. Artichoke dip doesn't disappoint either

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Thank tms99070
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We go to sidetracks every few months with friends. It is always busy. Food options for vegans have improved and beer choices are good. Service almost always good.

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Thank Joanne P
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant meal at Sidetrack, was quickly seated and had some good burgers (can't remember the name but the bbq one with cole slaw on it). It was Sunday so the food arrived quickly and it wasn't too packed. Service was ok but could have been faster/better especially since the place was far from jam packed. If your looking... More 

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Thank Carl B
Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My flight was late and I was hungry when we arrived 12 PM. I was not disappointed. Diner was delicious. I had stuffed salmon and it was great.

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Thank michelle e
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to rave about the Sidetrack but cannot any more. With so many good places around, it doesn't measure up any more. The service has gone steadily down hill. It's bad enough to have to wait overly long for food and then find it is lukewarm at best. Prices have gone up and quality down. The service is terrible and... More 

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Thank sckukla
Captain
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been regular customers at Sidetrack for over 20 years. We love the atmosphere, the food, the brew and the service. But we have tried 4 times this past spring and summer, and every time, the service has been unacceptable, and even the food is not up to par. Waiting well over an hour for a sandwich at lunch... More 

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Thank CathyB236
Eugene, Oregon
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Remember, this town is called Ypsi, so don't be a tourist and call it Ypsilanti. One of the most famous eateries is the Sidetrack. It's in a cool, old building, with lots of room and a post-Victorian ambiance - large bar, wood floors, tin ceiling, etc. It's known far and wide for it's burgers (and it's other food, too, I... More 

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Thank LairdCamster
Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My flight was late and I was hungry when we arrived after 10 PM. I was not disappointed. Diner was delicious. I had stuffed salmon and it was wonderful. My sister and her husband enjoyed their dinners too. But the highlight was the strawberry shortcake we finished after dinner. Eating at the Sidetrack is becoming a tradition each year when... More 

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Thank Dave F
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of beer. We had the burgers, Georgia Ruben, sweet potato fries and tacos. All were good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2835
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: 734-483-1035

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