Local restaurants and points of interest

Places of Interest Near Campus

Unless otherwise noted, all addresses inside Ann Arbor and a quick walk from Angell Hall or the Michigan Union

Food & Drink

Ayaka - 1205 S University Ave

  • Japanese eatery

Ashley’s - 338 S. State St

  • American pub fare, 70+ beers on tap including fine spirits selection

Knight’s - 600 E. Liberty St.

  • Locally run Ann Arbor Steakhouse, with pub fare, good beer and wine selection

Sava’s - 216 S. State St.

  • Eclectic Americana cuisine, with excellent wine, beer, & craft cocktail selection

Zingerman’s Deli - 422 Detroit St.

  • Ann Arbor Deli Landmark, incredible imported foods and handmade deli items, also has coffeehouse and creamery. Caution, this is a bit of a walk to the north west

Totoro - 215 S. State St.

  • Japanese Bistro and Sushi Bar

Jerusalem Garden - 314 E. Liberty St.

  • “Offers hefty portions of Lebanese fare plus Turkish coffee.” - Google

Earthen Jar - 311 S. Fifth Ave

  • “Casual self-serve restaurant priced by the pound offering vegetarian & vegan Indian fare.” - Google

Slurping Turtle - 608 E. Liberty St.

  • Asian Noodle and Soup Bar with Asian Fusion Sides, carries beer, wine, & spirits

Tomukun - 505 E. Liberty St.

  • Pan-Asian Noodle Bar, favorite of students; Korean BBQ next door

Mani Osteria - 341 E. Liberty St.

  • Craft Tuscan style thin crust artisan pizzas, excellent wine selection, some craft beers and spirits

Isalita - 341 E. Liberty St.

  • Sister restaurant to Mani, Southwest Mexican Fusion

Maize and Blue Deli - 1329 S. University Ave

  • Local favorite for students, enormous sandwiches, featured on Man vs. Food

HopCat - 311 Maynard St.

  • cheeky pub chain with well over 90 beers on tap, with a rotating “local 30” of 30 beers brewed locally to each location with some of the lower prices on their menu. If you want to try a variety of Michigan beers, here or Ashley’s would be the recommendation.

Sadako - 1321 S University Ave

  • Sushi, sashimi, rolls & bento box lunch specials served in a bustling space with a relaxed vibe.


Pharmacy / Convenience

  • Babo Market - 403 E. Washington St.
    • Started by owner of Sava’s (Sava), popular European style deli-market with an excellent selection of wine, beer, and deli foods.
  • CVS Pharmacy - 209 S. State St.
    • Standard american pharmacy w/convenience store
  • Walgreens - 317 S. State St.
    • Standard american pharmacy w/convenience store
  • 7-Eleven - 318 S. State St.
    • Compact Convenience Store with a limited choice of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals

Additional Points of Interest

  • University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) - 525 S. State St.
    • With dramatic new galleries highlighting works drawn from the Museum’s collections of more than 18,000 artworks (representing over 150 years of collecting at the University) special exhibition spaces that soar with new life, “open storage” galleries, and a range of lively educational and event spaces
    • Also, free… or at least paid for by Michigan tax dollars and endowments
  • University of Michigan Special Collections Library - 913 S. University Ave, Inside the Hatcher Graduate Library South (7th floor)
    • A New Treasure Trove at Special Collections showcasing recent acquisitions in radical literature, transportation history, film, rare books, culinary history, Islamic manuscripts, children’s literature, and more. Artifacts on display include Emma Goldman’s well-traveled suitcase, Orson Welles’ cutting scripts for the film Around the World, and Mildred Taylor’s illustrated novella for children, The Gold Cadillac, narrating a Northern black family’s experience of Southern segregation and prejudice during the 1950s as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Hours: M-F 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  More info at: http://www.lib.umich.edu/events/new-treasure-trove-special-collections.       
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