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West End Grill

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120 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
+1 734-747-6260
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The West End Grill is an exceptional experience. The waiters are extremely knowledgable, (they memorize the specials which are, as far as I am aware, changed daily) and the food is excellent. The desserts could be described with pages upon pages of words, but... in a couple of words... they are amazing. All of the desserts are made with care... More 

1 Thank vladimirmichigan
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Warm atmosphere. Great downtown location. Kaitlyn (sp?) at the bar was knowledgeable about the food and the menu. The duck breast was excellent. I suggested that W.E.G. take steps more towards a locavore/food from Michigan message. Ie: "Duck Breast with Michigan Cherries." Or, if duck is commercially harvested in Michigan - "Michigan Duck Breast."

Thank David M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

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 24 September 2016

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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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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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211 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 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 

1 Thank Saraboo
Boynton Beach, Florida
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 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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480 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 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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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 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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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-747-6260

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