ANN ARBOR, MI — The chance to get discounted eats from Ann Arbor restaurants returns to downtown with the arrival of Ann Arbor Restaurant Week.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is Sunday, Feb. 5, to Friday, Feb. 10, and features around 30 restaurants all across Ann Arbor. Meals are available at a variety of price points and portion sizes, including family-sized, to-go options.
How it works
Sampling the plethora of dishes offered by Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is as simple as showing up. Make a reservation or order to-go meals through restaurants’ websites, choosing from family-size meals, meals for two, lunch, or vegetarian and vegan options.
Several Ann Arbor eateries are also hosting demonstrations or other specials.
What to eat
While each restaurant’s offerings are unique, there is something for everyone during Restaurant Week. Some restaurants have a range of items available, while others have a fixed menu.
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington St., is offering a “two for $30″ deal, featuring a choice between fish tacos, garden fettucine and a smoked turkey sandwich, while Vinology, 110 S. Main St., offers both a three-course meal for $30 per person and a discounted family meal to-go.
While some restaurants are including drinks in their offerings, drinks and gratuity are separate for most.
Participating restaurants include Avalon Café & Kitchen, Blue Llama Jazz Club, Blue Tractor, Bløm Meadworks, Carson’s American Bistro, Eat, Gandy Dancer, Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, Havana Cigar and Cocktail Lounge, Heidelberg, Jolly Pumpkin, Of Rice & Men, Old Town Tavern, Pacific Rim, Palio, Plate Sushi & Chicken, Pretzel Bell, Ravens Club, Real Seafood Company, Ruth’s Chris, Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, The Black Pearl, The Earle, The Habitat, Venue by 4M, Vinology, Zingerman’s Delicatessen and Zingerman’s Roadhouse.
Where to park
Ann Arbor has eight parking structures throughout the city. Metered parking is free after 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and all public parking is free on Sunday. Parking with charging for electric vehicles is also available.
For more information about parking, visit the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority website.
Events and specials
Several restaurants are also offering events or specials during Ann Arbor Restaurant Week.
Zingerman’s Delicatessen is hosting a Valentine Virtual Happy Hour from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. The tasting, which costs $100, will guide participants through cheese and chocolate tastings, paired with wine.
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, 123 W. Washington St., is offering a post-dinner drinks special from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Present a restaurant receipt and receive 50% off the second, lower-priced drink.
For more information, visit Ann Arbor Restaurant Week online.
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