Ypsilanti Restaurant & Bar Guide


La Fiesta Mexicana

529 West Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 482-1666

What is the word when it comes to Mexican cuisine? The word is authentic. Anything less than authentic and it is really not even worth eating. Well, you won't have to worry about that here because all of the fare served at 529 West Cross Street is definitely authentic. They have an extensive menu and and great list of beers and drinks. You are not going to find food that is any tastier than here. One word of warning, don't worry about what it looks like on the outside, it is the inside that counts.


Bona Sera Cafe

200 West Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197<
(734) 340-6335

When is the last time you were blown away by anything? Be honest now. Well, be prepared because when you visit 200 West Michigan Avenue, that is exactly what will happen. Not only is their food quality consistently high, it is also amazingly fresh. Some of the menu items you may never have heard of before, but that is alright because not only is it great to experiment but everything they serve up here is extremely good. The staff is very friendly and the d├ęcor is sensational.


Maiz Mexican Cantina

36 East Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
(734) 340-6010

This is where the flavors of Mexico come to you. With every fresh bite that you take, you will be say you are a step closer to heaven. Many of the ingredients used at 36 East Cross Street are from local sources. The name of the game here is food that is bright, colorful, hot, and tasty. You can start out your experience with some awesome chips and salsa and fresh guacamole. In addition to the great food, you will really love four Michigan beers on tap, the specialty cocktails, or any of the wide array of margaritas.


Ugly Mug of Ypsilanti

317 West Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 484-4684

If you are a coffee drinker, you have to make a stop at 317 West Cross Street. They have the absolute best expresso, believe us when we tell you that you will be impressed. If you are a beginning coffee drinker, prepare to get an education in all things coffee. They have some amazing choices that you probably have never heard of before including Guatemala and Ugandan coffee. The atmosphere is amazing and very warm, much better than the chains. And the staff really knows their stuff and they serve you with a smile.


Haab's Restaurant

18 West Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 483-8200

The heritage of 18 West Michigan Avenue goes all the way back to the mid-1870s when there stood a saloon on the site serving up comfort to all the patrons who would wander in. Today, Haab's reputation is built on quality food, a friendly warm atmosphere, and affordable prices. Haab's is famous for their thick -cut New York Strip Sirloin Steak which they broil to perfection. But they also serve up some excellent seafood if that is what you prefer. Oh, and did we mention that the prices can't be beat?


Chefs Restaurant Mediterranean Grill

1098 North Huron River Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 544-1161

This is definitely one of those places where you don't want to judge a book by its cover. Don't worry about where it is located or what it looks like on the outside, step on inside of 1098 North Huron River Drive and we promise you will not be disappointed. This place specializes in quality, value, freshness, friendliness, great service, and amazing food. We highly recommend this place as a regular staple on your restaurant tour. Their signature dish is Chicken Shawarma.