Patio Guide

. June 5, 2012.
Gross Electric
2232 South Industrial Highway
734-665-8676
www.grosselectric.com

Turn your backyard into the place to be this summer with Maxim Outdoor Lighting from Gross Electric. Outdoor lighting can beautifully illuminate your home patio or deck, create an ambient atmosphere for garden parties and provide light for corn hole games during the block party. Call Gross Electric to schedule a lighting consultation today.

The Arena
203 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2007
(734) 222-9999
www.thearena-a2.com

Sports bar? It would need to have more than 22 TVs, including four projection TVs, a TV in every booth and one in the men’s room, to beat The Arena sports bar. The Arena has a pool table, and darts, too, if you can’t just watch the action. The Arena has 24 beers on tap, a full lunch and dinner menu and an outdoor patio for the al fresco crowd. They’ve got great food, great beer, and all the sports broadcasting you can handle, all in the great outdoors. 

Northside Grill
1015 Broadway Street
734-995-0965
www.nothsidegrille.com

The Northside Grill is a family diner located in Ann Arbor that serves breakfast and lunch. The Grill was established in 1993, when what used to be a dairy was transformed into a local neighborhood restaurant. Since then, the diner has become a popular eating place for many and continues to grow in popularity. The Northside Grill specializes in comfort food and quality service. Approximately 90 percent of Northside Grill's customers are, in fact, return customers. The establishment attempts to attract new customers to the restaurant, confident that these customers will return and will recommend the food and services to others.

Seva's Restaurant
314 E. Liberty St.
734-662-1111
www.sevarestaurant.com

Planter boxes filled with herbs and flowers on an elevated all-wooden deck make dining outdoors at Seva's a very pleasant experience. Enjoy a cherry lime rickey, a nice Muscadet or even a fresh juice with some yam fries. On nice days, the deck is always full and is a good place to people watch. Food specials change weekly and the wine list is often changing with new and interesting wines. Come early because it is first come, first served with no reservations taken for the deck.

Mongolian BBQ
200 South Main Street
734-913-0999
www.gomongo.com

Join us at the only place in town where you can enjoy a delicious Mongolian-inspired feast on a spacious patio complete with ice cold beer and hot appetizers at special pricing!  Whether you are eating out for lunch or dinner, the patio at bd’s Mongolian Grill is the place to be.  This summer will feature industry night every Wednesday with some excellent deals for those closest to our heart!  Be sure to check Facebook for updates on bd’s live music, drink specials, extended hours, and theme nights.

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