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Gandy Dancer

401 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
+1 734-769-0592
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (86 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“snapper” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
401 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have be going there with UM visitors that have heard about the restaurant at the train station. Nice decor and building. Hence, worth visiting and having a drink and then leave. Mediocre food and service and definitely overpriced. The town has much better offerings.

1  Thank Giwrgos M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was great. Restaurant was charming, and service impeccable. Great place for a birthday, they even gave me that nights menu, with my name printed on the top.

1  Thank la4tino
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here for lunch and had a wonderful meal. Fancy setting and takes you back in time ( In a historic train depot). I felt like I was dining in the 1920's. Waiter was excellent, food was outstanding and ambiance was tremendous. If you visit...More

Thank davew49
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Historic ann arbor train station houses this forget Joe Muir restaurant. Classic Floridian/Michigan seafood/steak restaurant. Excellent bar. Busy on university event weekends. Great Sunday brunch...

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family took two guests from UK to have dinner. One meal with holes and tunnels in asparagus has been bitten by Incects. It looked disgusting. The female manager came said “Sorry, I will let the chef know”. Afterwards like nothing happened, no discount, no...More

Thank Kangqi P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Ann Arbor for a Michigan game and my husband said he would take me to one of his favorite college restaurants. We had very generous manhattans and 2 lovely fish dinners which we both enjoyed! The lobster bisque was delicious as well....More

1  Thank Kristan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love seafood and have never been disappointed. The oysters were fresh and the crab timbale was delicious. The wait staff are friendly and helpful

Thank FarAway162902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is historic and charming, a former train station on the Detroit to Chicago Amtrack line. The train still goes by and the patrons clap when it roars by. Unfortunately, the food is not up to the charm factor or even the decent service....More

Thank Terrigil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was unique within itself. The staff and meals were terrific! I had a group of 11 and everyone enjoyed their meals and had a great time. I visit every time I'm in Ann Arbor.

Thank jfernandezjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here couple of times already. We liked everything about this place, food, service, setting, atmosphere. Definitely great place to go.

1  Thank lsoaita
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20 July 2018|
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Response from Hpdorf | Reviewed this property |
Why not phone the Gandy Dancer. To me, that seems more reliable than random speculation on this forum.
Gurinder S
19 May 2018|
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Response from petitecritique | Reviewed this property |
If you check out their website, you will not see a vegetarian section on their menu. However, there are salad options and if you contact them, I'm sure they would make something to accommodate a vegetarian. This is a steak... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from rhensinger | Reviewed this property |
Yes but I haven't heard it played A long time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-769-0592
  • E-mail
All across Ann Arbor, the Gandy Dancer restaurant is known for its creative preparations of seafood, steaks and pasta dishes. Situated in the beautifully restored 1886 Michigan Central Depot, it is both an architectural landmark as well as an elegant restaurant. A popular wedding venue in Ann Arbor, the Gandy Dancer's fine cuisine and sophisticated, historic atmosphere make a grand setting for rehearsal dinners and receptions. One taste of the Gandy Dancer menu, and you'll see why diners all over Michigan choose it time and time again.
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