2019 Best of Washtenaw—Dining & Drinking

. June 3, 2019.

Chinese

Evergreen Restaurant
Runner up: Panda House

Japanese

Yotsuba Japanese Restaurant
yotsuba-restaurant.com
Runner up: Sadako Japanese Restaurant

Korean

Bell’s Diner
doordash.com
Runner up: Seoul Garden

Thai

TupTim Thai Cuisine
tuptim.com
Runner up: No Thai!

Vietnamese

Pho House
facebook.com/Pho-House
Runner up: Dalat

Italian

Paesano Restaurant – Wine Bar
paesanoannarbor.com
Runner up: Mani Osteria

Mexican

MAIZ Mexican Cantina
Maizmexican.com
Runner up: Chela’s Restaurant and Taqueria

Vegetarian

Seva
sevarestaurant.com
Runner up: The Lunch Room

Seafood

Monahan’s Seafood Market Inc
Runner up: Real Seafood Co

BBQ

Smokehouse 52 BBQ
sh52bbq.com
Runner up: Red Brick Kitchen & Bar

Local Grocery

Ypsilanti Food Co-op
Ypsifoodcoop.org
Runner up: Plum Market

Ethnic Grocery

Bombay Grocers
bombaygrocersusa.com
Runner up: Patel Brothers

Natural Food Store

Ypsilanti Food Co-op
ypsifoodcoop.org
Runner up: Argus Farm Stop

Local Farm

White Lotus Farms
whitelotusfarms.com
Runner up: Community Farm of Ann Arbor

Diner

Fleetwood Diner
thefleetwooddiner.com
Runner up: Northside Grill

Fine Dining

Knight’s Steakhouse
knightsrestaurants.com
Runner up: Aventura

Coffee House

Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse
cultivateypsi.com
Runner up: RoosRoast Coffee

Pizzeria

Buddy’s Pizza
buddyspizza.com
Runner up: Aubree’s Pizzeria and Grill

Food Cart

Ricewood
ricewoodbbq.com
Runner up: A2 Dogs

Dessert

Go! Ice Cream
goicecreamgo.com
Runner up: Kilwin’s

Burger Joint

Sidetrack Bar & Grill
sidetrackbarandgrill.com
Runner up: Krazy Jim’s Blimpy Burger

Cocktail Bar

The Last Word
thelastwordbar.com
Runner up: Ollie Food + Spirits

Brewpub/Brewery

Arbor Brewing Company – Corner Brewery
arborbrewing.com/location/cornerbrewery
Runner up: Wolverine State Brewing Co.

Sports Bar

Fraser’s Pub
fraserspub.com
Runner up: Wolverine State Brewing Co

LGBTQ Friendly

\aut\ Bar
autbar.com
Runner up: Bona Sera

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