We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prickly Pear Southwest Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , American
328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
+1 734-930-0047
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
Mexican, Southwestern, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (159)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Decent waiter. But, my god, the noisiest restaurant I've ever visited. Could not even carry on a conversation. I mean, I like a chattering vibe with some music in the background, but on this night the diners drowned out the music...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This place is simply amazing. I think it’s my favorite place in Ann Arbor and one of my all time favs. The fajita is wonderful. The fish tacos are fab and the seafood quesadillas are yummy. But I have have to give shout out to...More

Thank danschultz
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. 4 of us went and each had something different, and it was all good. If you get the entrees go for half size — more than enough food — unless you want to bring home food for tomorrow. Definitely recommend.

Thank Dmorriso
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the guacamole which came with a generous portion of chips (which were refilled when the server noticed we were nearly done) and salsa. The margaritas were disappointing. They seemed pretty tasteless and I wouldn't order again. Our main meals were excellent. I loved...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My stuffed poblano pepper was made the way it is supposed to be made - grilled, not deep-fried. It tasted great. My wife's portabella quesadilla was excellent. When we wanted to order a pitcher of margaritas, the waitress suggested a half pitcher, which was the...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

First time here and we sat outside after a football game. The food was good but we had terrible service. I felt bad for our server because I think he was overloaded but it still took about 1/2 hour for my boyfriend to get a...More

Thank mtempel20052017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We've been going here for years, but the last few times and especially last week what a terrible experience. We ordered the fajitas for two and margaritas ($15.00 each) Our waitress brought out our meal, which is usually sizzling with aroma, but instead the fajitas...More

Thank Alpal50
Reviewed 10 July 2017

always fantastic food and you can't finish the meal. Guacamole is to die for and they are always do nice

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Small place on Main Street that's always crowded. Food is a blend of southwest and American. Good choices for vegetarians as well as any other option. Service is nice and friendly. While I wouldn't drive to Ann Arbor to go to this place, I certainly...More

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went for a quick dinner; server was friendly, drinks were good but the food was just ok. And the timing of the service left us with entrees right on top of the apps. I wouldn't stay away but it's not my first choice on Main...More

Thank BigCJ65
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Ann Arbor
Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown
259 reviews
.35 km away
Graduate Ann Arbor
211 reviews
.68 km away
Bell Tower Hotel
812 reviews
.76 km away
Inn at the Michigan League
50 reviews
.95 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pacific Rim By Kana
337 reviews
.11 km away
The Chop House - Ann Arbor
330 reviews
.03 km away
Jolly Pumpkin in Ann Arbor
454 reviews
.07 km away
467 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
421 reviews
.39 km away
Michigan Theater
153 reviews
.58 km away
272 reviews
.42 km away
State Street
92 reviews
.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Prickly Pear Southwest Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2141
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop at Fourth and William Streets.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-930-0047
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing