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Brown Jug Restaurant

1204 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2524
+1 734-761-3355
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“pizza” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Delicatessen, Pub
$$ - $$$
1204 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2524
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ate at the Brown Jug on the advice of a local friend and the sandwiches were delicious. I had the Pesto chicken sandwich and it was extremely tasty. Even the bread was good.

Thank CoachLo
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We went to the Brown Jug after a U of M Softball vs Indiana. Due to the students being gone, it wasn't too busy. Our waitress, Shelby, was fantastic. My sister and I had Copp's Club, and mom had a burger. Both came with kettle...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I purchased a groupon for drinks and food at Brown Jug. I tried to redeem it today and was told they don't accept them. I asked to speak to the manager and he told me they were incorrectly listed on groupon and don't honor the...More

Thank evanf33
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I have been drinking at the Brown Jug for a while now, usually too intoxicated to take a moment to appreciate the atmosphere, service, or even the drinks themselves. For my first relatively sober time there, I was surprised by the quality of the place....More

Thank TheCrazyCam
Reviewed 23 December 2016

After a long walk in the cold (hardly the restaurant's fault), I was hoping for a decent meal at the end of the road, but I was sorely disappointed. It took 45 minutes to get the most disappointing burger I've ever had, complete with cold...More

Thank Cody R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Returned after 30 years to find the pizza as yummy as remembered. Early dinner on a Friday evening (5pm-ish) for a family of 3 (myself, husband, and 12 year old) - no wait time and the crowd wasn't too rowdy - yet (it wasn't a...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We met an old friend here for drinks on Friday night. This place is a classic college bar with sports playing on the TVs and college banners and pictures on the wall. It was pretty jammed at 5:30. We did not even look at the...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of mixed reviews of this place. We have been here many times before a football game and have never had a bad time. The beer was cold, I expensively priced and tasted great. We had Hoagies to eat and they were both delicious. Special...More

Thank Saraboo
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I dined here when I was in college in the 70s, and came back to Ann Arbor for the Art Fair last week. We decided to have lunch here and beat the rush to get a table. Our server was wonderful and the marinara sauce...More

Thank DrummerElders
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I go here because they have New Castle on tap. We tried to go here in 2014 to watch Michigan play in the final four, FORGET ABOUT IT unless you go camp out in front of the door or go get a seat hours before...More

Thank Jason A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2524
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-761-3355
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