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Zingerman's Roadhouse


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Mussels and 'Nduja (GF)
Blue Hill Bay mussels sautéed with spicy Sicilian 'Nduja sausage, fresh tomatoes, and white wine. Our 'Nduja comes from 'Nduja Artisans in Illinois, winner of a 2018 Good Food Award!
Olive Oil Shots
What better way to enjoy your Bakehouse bread basket than with Hudson Vineyards new harvest olive oil. Soak up vibrant grassy, peppery flavors from Napa Valley!
Fried Ribs
Niman Ranch pork ribs smoked for nine hours then coated in seasoned flour and fried. Topped with Poirier's cane syrup.
Black Pepper French Fries
Our hand-cut, twice-cooked fries tossed with sea salt and the Épices de Cru Tellicherry black pepper.
Gulf shrimp sautéed in Worcestershire sauce, garlic, lemon, fresh herbs and butter. Served with grilled sourdough bread and garnished with scallions.
Sardines and Crackers
Ortiz sardines served with saltines, Dijon, and cornichons. An homage to John Steinbeck and Cannery Row.
Fried Calamari
Calamari, marinated in seasoned buttermilk, floured and fried. Served with Roadhouse tartar sauce.
Kentucky Cheese Curds (V)
Beer-battered Kenny's Farmhouse white cheddar cheese curds deep fried, served with ranch.
Small $10.0
Large $14.0
Apple and Cashew Brittle Salad (V)
Arugula, local apples, Zingerman's Candy Co. cashew brittle, and barrel-aged feta cheese, all tossed in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Yum! This dish contains nuts!
Pitmaster Burger
Pasture-raised beef, grilled over oak. Topped with Cabot cheddar, pit-smoked pulled pork, and Red Rage BBQ sauce. Served on a Bakehouse brioche bun.
*Ribeye and Caesar Salad
Grilled, marinated 10oz. boneless ribeye over whole leaf romaine lettuce, really good Caesar dressing with raw egg and anchovies, Sarvecchio parmesan cheese and salt-and-pepper croutons. Can be gluten-free.
Smoked Ribeye (GF)
Dry-aged smoked ribeye, topped with butter and served with sautéed spinach and mashed potatoes.
*New York Strip with Gorgonzola Butter (GF)
New York strip grilled over oak, then topped with a gorgonzola butter. Served with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach.
Lincoln Ribeye
Dry-aged boneless ribeye, grilled over oak, then topped with a Lincoln Log & herb compound butter. Served with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach. This dish contains pork!
Cajun Steak Pasta
Dry-aged steak bites tossed with house Cajun spice blend, green onions, bell peppers, cream, and Martelli pasta, topped with Sarvecchio parmesan cheese and fresh herbs.
Beef Bourguignon
Pasture-raised beef sautéed with bacon then stewed with carrots, pearl onions, and mushrooms in a rich red wine gravy. Served over mashed potatoes. This dish contains pork!
2 pieces $17.0
4 pieces $23.0
Nashville Hot! Fried Chicken
Battered free-range chicken, marinated and dipped in a spiced oil of cayenne, garlic, paprika and herbs. Deep-fried and served atop a slice of Bakehouse white bread, with hand-cut, twice-cooked fries, coleslaw, and pickles.
If you're eating something good, that's great! But if you are eating and drinking something good, that's even better. Each week, our talented chefs prepare menu specials, and our talented wine specialist, Felipe Diaz, selects a featured wine to pair with our specials. Did you know that our all of our wine bottles are 30% off in-house on Tuesdays, and 30% off to-go all day every day!
3oz. Glass $9.0
6oz. Glass $18.0
Bottle $76.0
Patton Valley Pinot Noir 2014
Willamette Valley, OR
Four smaller courses offering a taste of the best of what we do!
Appetizer: Dynamic Duo Mac & Cheese
Two of our favorite macs, our classic Roadhouse and our Pimento Cheese and Bacon.
Salad: Kale and Pinenut Salad (V, GF)
Thinly shredded mixed kale with dried cherries, pinenuts, garlic, lemon, extra virgin olive oil and Sarvecchio cheese.
Entrée: BBQ Sampler Plate
Pit-smoked pork, pit-smoked barbeque beef, Anson Mills' grits, and bacon-braised collard greens.
Dessert: Mini Chocolate Eclair
from Zingerman's Bakehouse
MONDAY *Burger Blue Plate Special
Try a pasture-raised beef or New Mexico black bean and hominy burger with your choice of cheese from our cheese list, french fries and a Roadhouse garden salad.
TUESDAY Blue Plate Chili
Today's chili of the day is served with spider bread and a Roadhouse garden salad with your choice of dressing.
WEDNESDAY Mama's Meatloaf
Our Wednesday night Blue Plate - our special recipe meatloaf made with beef and pork, served with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach.
Best of the BBQ world! Eastern North Carolina pulled pork, BBQ beef, BBQ free-range chicken wings, a side of greens and mashed potatoes.
SUNDAY Grillades and Grits
The classic Sunday brunch and Sunday supper of New Orleans, a Creole smothered steak served over Anson Mills' grits and topped with Cabot cheddar cheese.
US$31 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Barbecue, American
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have traveled to Ann Arbor and visited this establishment a number of times and every time I have been more than satisfied. The eclectically prepared food is always super fresh and fantastic. The warmth of the eatery and the waitstaff makes Zingerman's a local...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard that this restaurant was great for brunch. We had a bit of a wait. They had gluten free waffles! They weren't super flavorful, but they had a great texture and I was able to eat waffles :-) I really appreciated that. Everything was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mspatina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great space and friendly staff. Menu is pretty creative and i haven't gone wrong here yet. Their sweet potato fries are amazing!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JMT2424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am long overdue to submit an updated review for Zingerman's Roadhouse. What a great restaurant! My company is headquartered in Ann Arbor. I love to take business visitors, especially international visitors, to Zingerman's Roadhouse on their first night in Ann Arbor. Zingerman's specializes in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank biobob52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Elevated diner. Knowledgeable waitstaff. Quick service. The best food in Michigan. Brunch is a favorite. Tuesday chili and spider bread is outstanding. Grits and cheese to die for. Bar-b-q and fried chicken are excellent. Warm spinach salad is my favorite, but you can’t go wrong...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LawyerSL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happened to sit at the bar for a wonderful meal. Been coming to Ann Arbor for years and finally got to check out the Roadhouse. Really wonderful food and fabulous cocktails. By chance, sat next to the Bar Mgr. Sarah, who steered us to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SandyofDearborn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made reservations easily on there website, was seated promptly when we arrived. Bread and butter basket was good, cocktails were good too. Our waitress was very helpful explaining everything to us as it was our first time to try this restaurant. Prices are a little...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MommaT_00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am frequently in Ann Arbor for business, and the Roadhouse is my diner; it's not unusual for me to go here two or three nights in a row. Why on Earth would I do that in a foodie town like Ann Arbor, you ask?...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Scott V
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This place is really hard for me to judge. On the one hand, the food typically, by-and-large, tastes great. And the use of quality ingredients and making things from scratch is always apparent. ANDDDD, the inventiveness of the menu should be applauded. That said, at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 941bjs
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

This is a great restaurant! Service is outstanding, great menu selection and the macaroni and cheese was probably the best I’ve ever had! I can’t wait to go back!!

Date of visit: January 2019
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7 October 2016|
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Response from H7224JMkarenh | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they have a great little airstream trailer you can drive up to and order. You can also call ahead to order carry out and pick it up at the airstream. Very cool!
7 October 2016|
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Response from john P | Reviewed this property |
Yes - via a drive through window.
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Response from paulag832 | Reviewed this property |
Their website, on the breakfast menu, says they serve m-f 7-11am! They also list the weekend brunch time as 9-2 on the same menu. Enjoy!
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