Dining & Drinking

. May 29, 2015.

Best Beer

La Roja, Jolly Pumpkin
An artisan Sour Ale: tasty, sour (of course), with apple and cherry notes and an oakiness to it, lightly carbonated with hints of lemon, this complex brew goes down with ease—surprising ease for 7.2 ABV.
Runner Up: Buzzsaw, Arbor Brewing Company

Chinese

Evergreen Restaurant
2771 Plymouth Rd.
734-769-2899
www.evergreen-restaurant.com
Runner Up: Chai Shaing

Japanese

Yotsuba
2222 Hogback Rd.
734-971-5168
www.yotsuba-restaurant.com
Runner Up: Sushi Town

Korean

Seoul Garden
3125 Boardwalk Dr.
734-997-2120
www.aaseoulgarden.com
Runner Up: Arirang

Thai

Tuptim Thai
4896 Washtenaw Ave.
734-528-5588
www.tuptim.com
Runner Up: Marnee

Greek

Ahmo’s Gyros and Deli
341 East Huron Street
734-352-2007
www.ahmosdeli.com
Runner Up: Achilles

Italian

Palio
347 Main St.
734-930-6100
www.palioannarbor.com
Runner Up: Paesano

Middle Eastern

Jerusalem Garden
307 S. 5th Ave.
734-995-5060
www.jerusalemgarden.net
Runner Up: Palm Palace

Mexican

Maiz
36 E. Cross St.
734-340-6010
www.miazmexican.com
Runner Up: Tio’s Mexican Cafe

Local Farm

Tantré
2510 Hayes Rd.
Chelsea, MI
734-475-4323
www.tantrefarm.com
Runner Up: White Lotus Farm

Deli

Zingerman’s
422 Detroit St.
734- 663-3354
www.zingermansdeli.com
Runner Up: Bread Basket Deli

Fine Dining

Gandy Dancer
401 Depot St.
734-769-0592
www.muer.com/gandy-dancer
Runner Up: Grange Restaurant & Bar

Coffee House

Sweetwaters
407 N. 5th Ave.
734-622-0084
www.sweetwaterscafe.com
Runner Up: Ugly Mug

Breakfast Place

Northside Grill
1015 Broadway St.
734-995-0965
www.northsidegrill.com
Runner Up: Beezy’s

Brewpub

Wolverine State Brewing Company
2019 W. Stadium Blvd.
734-369-2990
www.wolverinebeer.com
Runner Up: Grizzly Peak

Food Cart

Mark’s Carts
211 W. Washington St.
www.markscartsannarbor.com
Runner Up: Pilar’s Cart

After Hours Delivery

Pizza House
618 Church St.
734-995-5095
www.pizzahouse.com
Runner Up: Insomnia Cookies

Best Dessert

La Dolce Vita
322 S. Main St.
888-456-3463
www.thechophouseannarbor.com/la-dolce-vita
Runner Up: Blank Slate Creamery

Burger

Sidetrack Bar and Grill
56 E. Cross St.
734-483-1490
www.sidetrackbarandgrill.com
Runner Up: Jolly Pumpkin

Diner

Fleetwood Diner
300 S. Ashley St.
734-995-5502
www.thefleetwooddiner.com
Fleetwood Diner scores 3.5 stars on Yelp, but Current readers give it 5 stars all the way. The chilled-out atmosphere and upbeat service at this classic-chic diner keeps late night customers coming back for burgers, milkshakes, chili cheese fries, omelets, Greek fare, and their famous Hippie Hash (hash browns augmented with an assortment of broccoli, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, eggs, and feta.)
Runner Up: Bell’s Diner

BEST New Restaurant

Mezzevino
120 E. Liberty St.
888-456-3463
www.mezzevino.com
Mezzevino entered Ann Arbor’s already-vast culinary landscape with great ambition: to navigate cuisines that call the wide-reaching Mediterranean region home. Upscale with a comfort-food ease, Mezzevino promises diners a variety of flavors ranging from spiced to sweet, rich to light in a swank and modern setting.
Runner Up: Knight’s Steakhouse (new location)

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