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Main Street

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Address: Between William and Huron Streets, Ann Arbor, MI
Phone Number: +1 734-668-7112
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A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling. Shops...

A classic "college town" neighborhood street for strolling. Shops and restaurants line the street and offer abundant variety to meet every taste.

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A Southeastern Michigan Destination Stree

I have lived in Ann Arbor for 45 years. In the early years, Downtown/Main Street was the old townie street. The the Mall opened and Downtown went dead. It looked like every other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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ann arbor, mi
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been recommended to visit Ann Arbor, by some American friends, as part of our journey west to Chicago. It was nice but nothing fantastic and we have seen far prettier Main Streets across the mid west. We went twice, once during the afternoon and again in the evening. The latter was the best because the restaurants were busy and... More 

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ann arbor, mi
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have lived in Ann Arbor for 45 years. In the early years, Downtown/Main Street was the old townie street. The the Mall opened and Downtown went dead. It looked like every other abandoned downtown. In the last 25 years it has gotten better every year. It is now a street filled with excellent dining, fun bars, unique boutiques (many... More 

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Brighton, MI
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Good food from dozens of restaurants, smiling people filling the streets, street musicians, and even a few mostly-friendly beggars. Shops filled with the wonders of the world, Ann Arbor culture, peace and love. If you aren't filled with wonder that we get to live such privileged lives, you are barely conscious.

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Thank aghastBrighton_MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Love Main Street shopping and food. Main Street has something for everyone. Lots if bookstores and unique shops that carry a variety of items and things that you wouldn't find in other stores. Great place to find that one of a kind gift for that person who has everything. Many of the restaurants had live music and patios which makes... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It was a nice area. Mixture of shops, bars and specialty eateries and place to get a drink. Felt very safe at night.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Crazy crowded, chaotic, everything you could think of for a major college town. From shopping to Pubs and restaurants. Even just for walking around and people watching. The people watching alone is great.

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Thank Richard D
Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Driving down Miller to Main St going downtown Ann Arbor, MI. Very busy, Very crowded. Many different businesses, shops, and many different restaurants to eat at near Main Street.

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Thank Debra M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Main Street in Ann Arbor is THE place to be. A plethora of shops, pubs and restaurants will keep you busy for hours. Patio dining in the summer months is a must if you like people-watching, For your evening's entertainment, check out The Ark, the longest-running folk music venue in the country.they have a diverse variety of performers that attract... More 

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Thank cfklein129
Jenison, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very busy downtown area. Enjoyed the m den. Staff there is very helpful. Head upstairs for deep discounted u of m clothing! We really enjoyed looking and finding the ann arbor fairy doors!

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Thank TammyandBrian
Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Main Street is fantastic. We just visited Ann Arbor, again, in August, and had a wonderful time strolling Main, stopping at shops, attractions and restaurants. Dining outside in the summer on Main is an outstanding experience!

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