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Sidetrack Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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56 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2835
+1 734-483-1035
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Today
16:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 21:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 22:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 23:00 - 01:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night I found a piece of hard plastic that was over an inch long, with jagged edges in my quesadilla. After showing our server, the manager came over and apologized and blamed it on renovations in the kitchen...the only compensation we received was the item being removed from our bill.

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Thank Regina B
Schaumburg, Illinois
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We googled good burgers and this place came up. We requested to sit outside. It was a nice night and the patio had lights. Very cute outdoor area. Service was good. Coffee was really good. My boyfriend ordered a beer paddle. He chose 4 different beers. He drinks all beers from light to dark, wheat to IPAs. He tried all... More 

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Thank LeoT123
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Four friends came up with random dinner plans. The local brews were unique and tasty. They offered dinner specials for the day and the food was good. The service was fast and friendly. I liked the atmosphere.

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Thank Kevin W
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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143 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop when in Ypsilanti! The food and drinks are great and the atmosphere is awesome! Unlike anything else you'll find in Ypsilanti! The burgers are unbelievably good!

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Thank rbeccal0511
Roseville, Michigan
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for the first time on a Thursday for lunch. We were seated right away, and our server was on top of everything. I had the Kevin Bacon burger, which was great. I prefer my bacon a little crispier, but that did not detract from the experience at all. Although I did not have a beer this visit,... More 

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Thank chriswhite1203
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and we're not impressed. Tables inside were very small and service wasn't that great. Lots and lots of staff but, just socialising with themselves. Nice location but, not a return for our family and we are local folks. I had to put cheese on my own burgers when they came. Not a good expirence.

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Thank Klynn1210
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place, we eat here often! The hippie sliders are so good, as are the southwest eggrolls. Just a heads up, they don't have the most comfortable of seating and some tables are reeeeeally close together- as in, you'll be rubbing backs with the person sitting behind you. That being said, it's a solid choice for a nice lunch... More 

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Thank Lauren M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have been wanting to try this place for years, and finally got the opportunity to do just that. Started with drinks (beer for me and a superb martini for my Fiancé) and appetizers, fried avocado and split a bowl of chili and both were great. Ordered dinner and my Fiancé got the pot roast which she said was phenomenal,... More 

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Thank Scott M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Menu is always creative, always changing, always delicious. Beer and mixed drinks are always current with season and great choices. The menu ranges from burgers/bar food to fine dining, whatever you are in the mood for but never at fine dining prices.

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Thank Sarah M
Howell, Michigan
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent! Say out on the patio, our waiter was also great. The atmosphere was welcome. Will definitely be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
21:00 - 01:00
Monday
21:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 01:00
Friday
23:00 - 01:00
Saturday
23:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 E Cross St, 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?