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Sidetrack Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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56 E Cross St, Depot Town, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2835
+1 734-483-1035
11:00 - 02:00
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I dinned at Sidetracks with a group of my friends. I love the laid back atmosphere of the place. Their burgers are amazing, as well as their fries. I will be back!

Thank Trice7
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always loved this restaurant. They have wonderful food and have consistently had good service over the years. However today we waited 20 minutes for a waiter came to our table after being seated. After one appetizer he asked us to check out because he was leaving and sent us to a new waiter who never came back (waited... More 

Thank Debbie M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is awesome. Great draft beer selection. Can be busy and have a wait, but that's because it's that good!! Service is consistently good as well. Nice patio in the summer/spring. Burgers are great! Usually have a burger of the day that I like to try. Always something different!

Thank joslyn324
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Sidetrack this evening. We had a new server who was excellent (better than a lot of seasoned servers in other establishments). Everything came out hot from the kitchen and all of enjoyed our meals. I had the vegetarian Shepard pie and would strongly recommend it. It was slightly spicy which I like and very flavorful. Management... More 

Thank Paul G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sidetracks has a bustling atmosphere and engaging waitstaff. We are vegans and can go to sidetracks along with our meat eating friends and enjoy a meal. My husband raves about their black bean burgers. Their vegan tacos are a little disappointing (crumbled black bean burger). The variety of their menu makes them better than average.

Thank Pat H
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food. Service and wait time can be a frustration on the weekends but worth the wait for any one of their burgers and their onion rings.

Thank Jen H
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169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a local watering hole with excellent burgers. They have an expansive menu and I've tried other items: salads, fish, sandwiches, all of which are usually barely passable (brown lettuce anyone?). Stick with beer and burgers and you'll be fine (fried food is also often good). Service is fast and attentive, unless you are a big party in the... More 

Thank ElaineMI
Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I Love Sidetrack, especially sitting outside. Great food, usually order (salmon dinner). You can't beat the service, both attentive and relaxed, I'v never felt rushed.

Thank pen2021
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great food - fun atmosphere- great service ! What more can you ask for ! Will definitely be back when in the area again ! Yum !

Thank ColleenLynne2
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I've tried it 4 times and I'm done now. So far I've had soggy fries, what seemed like canned cheese sauce on mac and cheese, burnt bread and really bad service. It's such a cool looking place, half my friends love it and the other half hate it. I've tried to love it but I just can't.

Thank CrazyCoco72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 E Cross St, Depot Town, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2835
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: +1 734-483-1035

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