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Carson's American Bistro

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2000 Commonwealth Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1580 (Plymouth Road)
+1 888-456-3463
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for my brother's birthday dinner. We were a party of 8. The waiter was pretty good, but he did take a while to refill drinks (until he realized it was taking a long time for food to come out then he came more often). We go the spinach dip app which was pretty good. The chicken wings looked... More 

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Saline
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been here a few times before and it's usually very good but this time we were both a little disappointed. The good: The calamari was the best we've had! The not so good: The prime rib dip had little to no flavor. When I asked the waitress what she thought she gave me the look... More 

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Ann Arbor, United States
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Tonight we decided to go to Carson's American Bistro for Valentine's Day. We normally go to Carson's for less formal occasions. As it turned out, Carson's had a very special menu for two especially for Valentines weekend. It made the evening very special. Austin was our waiter & he helped make it a very special evening.

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Thank Peter A
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's American Bistro. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Irons, Michigan
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Solid American menu. Steaks, pasta, fish, etc. Our foursome sampled most and were all pleased with the quality and presentation. The service was above average. The food was hot and timed perfectly. Our waiter was attentive but not hovering over us. He was knowledgeable and accommodating with special requests. I would recommend.

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Thank Jim A
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's American Bistro. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Michigan
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a nice meal here. Had glazed Brussel sprouts for appetizers, house salad and parmesan encrusted filet of sole. Wait staff very attentive and gave good recommendations. Will definitely add it to our rotation of places to eat in Ann Arbor.

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Thank michigandaisy85
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's American Bistro. We look forward to your next visit with us! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Detroit, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went there to celebrate my birthday. I ordered the shrimp and grits, which I had on a prior visit. This time, they had added a beef-based sauce that was extremely salty. I asked the waitress if she could bring the entree without the sauce. I was quite surprised when the chef brought it personally to me. When I mentioned... More 

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Thank Kathryn M
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's American Bistro. We look forward to your next visit! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Guest Services Head Supervisor Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Michigan
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115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

My wife chose because it was her birthday and they give 50% off the total food order on your birthday. Its a very nice place with a warm atmosphere inside. We got an appetizer of chicken skewers in terraki that was very tasty. For dinner my wife had the Filet and garlic mashed with veggies that was very good. I... More 

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MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Assistant Manager Guest Services Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Saline, Michigan
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went for a birthday with family and we all enjoyed it. Solid offerings, Chicken Yakitori was excellent, Buffalo wings good but a little too hot. Prime Rib, Filet and Rib Eye all cooked correctly. I had the Ribeye Frites. The cabernet demi glaze was a bit too much by the end and the frites were soggy. Everything else was excellent.... More 

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Thank Ed M
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Carson's. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Assistant Manager Guest Services Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We've dined in and carried out a couple times from Carson's and consistently found it way below average. The service has been slow and inattentive at best. The food has just not been well prepared, tending to be overcooked and universally disappointing. The northeast corner of Ann Arbor doesn't have too many choices, but this is one to avoid.

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Thank DavisRe
MainstreetVentures, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the feedback. I am disappointed to hear about your poor experience at Carson's. I have forwarded your review to our General Manager, Scott Behler, and we would really like to speak with you personally. If possible, please contact Scott at (734)622-0537. If you prefer to provide your contact information I would be happy to pass it... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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380 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Went to Carson's for lunch today. The interior is rather dark which was a pity on a snowy day with lots of sunshine, but the booths are comfortable and the atmosphere is pleasant. The menu choices (displayed on tablets) are pretty standard and not too exciting. There is the usual range of salads, pasta, sandwiches/burgers, seafood and steaks similar to... More 

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Thank TravelFan48105
MSVRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Carson's American Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. Your feedback will help us identify where we can improve. Best Regards, Lisa Hunt Assistant Manager Guest Services Mainstreet Ventures Inc. lisa@msventures.net (888)456-3463 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Commonwealth Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1580
    (Plymouth Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 888-456-3463
Description
Contemporary American Cuisine. An eclectic American restaurant featuring a wide array of American favorites: Prime Rib, USDA Angus steaks, chicken, pork, fish, seafood and a variety of fresh salads.

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