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Blue Tractor

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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207 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2007
+1 734-222-4095
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
Level Contributor
107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant in downtown Ann Arbor. We did have a good 45 minute wait on the weekend to be sat. The restaurant is a good size and very busy. Our waiter was very attentive for being so busy. We had the burnt ends appetizer and biscuits to start. Everyone at our table liked both. I had the pulled chicken sandwich... More 

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Thank JLK41811
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

JLK41811, We appreciate you stopping by and sharing this with us! We are so pleased to hear about your experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to love this place. I looked at the menu ahead of time and was excited! I walked in and it had the right look. The hostess at the front door disappeared for quite some time which caused a server to help who didn't seem sure of where to place us. Let me say though he was a real... More 

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Thank Joe M
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Joe, Thank you for stopping in and taking time to share this thorough review with us. We are sorry to hear that the food did not meet your expectations and was not what you had hoped. We truly appreciate all of your feedback and have taken this into consideration. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again in... More 

Plainfield, Indiana
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a game. Comfortable atmosphere, great local beer, awesome BBQ. Highly recommend. Loved the fried pickles.

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Thank rsinks
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

rsinks, Thank you for coming in and spending time with us after the game! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We look forward to having you back again soon! Cheers! More 

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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I had the BBQ Plate with the balsamic beans and crispy brussels sprouts with a basket of the thyme and cheddar biscuits. There are four different types of sauce on the table to dress your own meat. I enjoyed everything on my plate, but the brisket really hit the spot. I recommend getting honey with your biscuits instead of butter.... More 

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Thank MichiganGirlSarah
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

MichiganGirlSarah, Thank you for the recommendation! We are so thrilled to hear about your time with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers! More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Where chains like Friday's or Applebee's may merely accommodate for different tastes in American cuisine, Blue Tractor does that and masters all of such tastes (within the boundaries of American barbecue). The sweet, the spicy, the savory, all scrumptious, all covered by the four different barbecue sauces you are welcome to try at any time. I was sharing ribs and... More 

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Thank TheCrazyCam
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

TheCrazyCam, We are thrilled to hear about your experience with us. We appreciate your support and patience with the training. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to having you again very soon! Cheers. More 

Portage, Michigan
Level Contributor
84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very good BBQ in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. Good menu selection, with very helpful and friendly staff. Will definately go back next time in town.

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Thank Drinkwater11
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi Drinkwater11, Thank you for doing us! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. We do strive to bring our guests a five star experience every time. If you have any feed back you would like to share, to insure next time we can do that for you, please... More 

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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This place is best known for it's barbecue, but the other menu items are just as good. The food is great, the interior is beautiful, and the whole place smells really good. The staff is also the friendliest I've ever met, to the point that I had to ask if we'd somehow ended up in Canada instead of Ann Arbor.

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Thank Cody R
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Cody- Thanks so much for the great review! Hope to see you at Blue Tractor again soon! More 

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Level Contributor
163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I visited with some coworkers after work. The food was delicious, and I loved the atmosphere! I was disappointed in the Happy Hour specials, though. The only thing on special was draft beer! It would be nice to have some wine and food specials. We ended up sharing a couple of bottles of wine, so that wasn't bad, but more... More 

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1 Thank rbeccal0511
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi rbeccaI0511- Thanks for your nice review. I will share your feedback on the Happy Hours specials with our staff. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

Toronto
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135 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We visited here (4 couples) as it had been recommended and were not disappointed. Believe the hype! The food was great...had the ribs and they were fall off the bone and perfectly done. Everyone was happy with their meals and although I'm used to a more fatty beef brisket, it was ok. The service was outstanding and it makes a... More 

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Thank HungryTarHeel
Mission_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

HugryTarHeel, We apologize about the late response but we are so happy to hear about your time with us! Thank you for giving us a try and venturing through to join us on a game day! We really appreciate your support and we cannot wait to have you again soon! If there is anything we could've done to make your... More 

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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly underwhelmed by the experience at Blue Tractor. It started with a timid waitress who seemed afraid to speak. The beers were nice with great flavour but the food didn't match. I ordered a number of appetizers for the table that came out slowly. We had the smoked wings, (completely dried out with very little meat) fried pickle chips, (cold... More 

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1 Thank Jam T
Liz M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Tractor, responded to this review

Hi Jam T- I am very sorry about your experience at Blue Tractor! We always strive to give everyone a 5-star experience, and clearly we did not live up to that. I will be sure to share all of your feedback with our kitchen crew and staff in hopes of making sure we don't make those same mistakes again. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-222-4095

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