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Logan - An American Restaurant
Logan - An American Restaurant

Logan - An American Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://logan-restaurant.com
  • Phone: (734) 327-2312
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Eurasian
  • Executive Chef: Thad Gillies
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our space is available for rent for parties up to 50 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Ryan (734) 327-2312

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main St.
  • Parking: No
A word from Logan - An American Restaurant
LOGAN- An American Restaurant opened in November 2004, with a commitment to providing Ann Arbor a unique and truly sensational dining experience. We are a small, independently owned and operated business. As such, we feel we can be attentive to the small details that separate great restaurants from the rest. For example, Chef-Owner Thad Gillies and his staff prepare from scratch each day the culinary components that are the base of everything we do. When they combine these elements for your dining pleasure, they transcend the French cooking techniques used to create them, in fact, they also transcend the many culinary traditions our kitchen draws from to create our “New American Cuisine”. Great food alone does not make a great dining experience, though; we feel that great wine, beer, and spirits are an essential part of that experience, as well. We are seek to offer you the very best of all of these we can obtain, always with a focus on excellent value.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "In looking for a special place to take my parents for their 50th wedding anniversary, I came across Logan - An American Restaurant. The menu looked unique and interesting, but what really caught my attention was the 5 course chef menu with the wine pairing. I thought this would be perfect for my parents, and was I right! Our table of four (my parents, my spouse and I), had an elegant, exciting, educational, and thoroughly enjoyable evening tasting delicious food with perfect wine pairings. My parents were delighted with their special night. Thank you Logan, for making my parent's celebration so special!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Although Logan's has been in town for a while, this was our first visit...which engenders the question "what took you so long. The atmosphere is almost austere. The staff very professional and courteous. And the menu was full of great choices. Every course, for all 4 of us, was original and excellent. I thought the price, given the originality and quality of the food, was very fair and competitive with Ann Arbor's burgeoning restaurant scene. We will be back and not just for special occasions."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I had never been to Logan before and decided to try it for a special occasion with my son. We both enjoy good food and wine, so we tried the Chef's special 5 course meal. Each course was paired with a wine of their choosing that complimented the food. The courses was thoughtfully prepared, elegantly presented and absolutely delicious! The wine selections were also superb. We would definitely go back!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "We had 2 appetizers, the Ceviche and the Avocado-Crab with Ponzu sauce. Both were excellent. For entrees, a seared Mahi-Mahi dish and an off-menu special, Duck Breast with roasted radishes, were our choices. The flavors and platings were spectacular. Dessert was a Pear Fritter with vanilla bean ice cream, which we shared. In summary, our evening exceeded our high expectations!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Always a wonderful meal. Do try the Tasting Menu and Wine Pairing it is always a treat."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Wonderful New York strips...wine and beef reduction sauce. Potatoes, corn salad and Logan salad with fried garlic chips, all good."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Logan is expensive, but the food is always superb and the wine list is excellent. Service is knowledgeable, and the atmosphere is quiet and elegant, good for conversation."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "This was the 3rd time we have eaten at Logan. The first two, in 2013, were exceptionally good meals, and we were looking forward to the same. However, the only item we ordered that night that could be called "exceptional" was the rice pudding. Much of the food either lacked flavour, and/or seemed to be an experimental pairing of ingredients that did not go very well together. Drinks, service, and environment were all very good to excellent, but the food just wasn't up to par that night. Given the cost of eating at this restaurant, having average-tasting (or weird-flavoured) food is really not acceptable. Hope to return someday for another try, but we'll wait until the menu changes substantially."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "over priced. There are other places in town with comparable food and wine or better that are less costly."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "My son and I who are avid cooks came here on a recommendation. We could not have been happier. Intricate, well thought out dishes beautifully cooked and presented. Staff had very good suggestions and great wine pairings."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "This was the restaurant I was most looking forward to and most disappointed with during our trip to Ann Arbor. The fennel salad came warm as if sitting out and the garlic chips on the Logan salad tasted like burnt bitter kettle chips. The gnocchi were giant and very heavy. My partners stomach was upset after eating then. The pork tenderloin (best thing of the night) was cooked perfectly but then sliced making it dry by the time we received it. Service I guess you could call it that. Was good when our waitress was around but she kept disappearing for long periods of time."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We had dinner at Logan (for the first time) on a busy Friday night and it was a great experience. Menu was varied (lots of fish/seafood), but I hade the lamb and my husband had pasta. Both were delicious, filling, nicely presented, and graciously served. The drink selections and wine were great too. Nice spot for a "treat" or special occasion"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We had a chance to go back to Logan for a small celebration. The food was great as expected. The short ribs and cheese grits were out of this world. Kevin, the sommelier, once again demonstrated his skill by bringing us a wine that went well with entrees including scallops and short ribs. Logan gets my vote as the best restaurant in Ann Arbor, and it is one of my favorites anywhere in the country"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "First visit. Split pot stickers. A little crispy but very tasty. Nice sauce. I had the duck confit. Very tender and delicious. Loved the presentation and accompaniments. Hubby had the Thai scallops, house specialty. As everyone has said, they are beautiful and delicious with great sauce and best mashed potatoes we've ever tasted. We enjoyed meal and will return."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Great date night restaurant, with great romantic ambiance."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "As usual great food and service. The southern fried grits appetizer and pork tenderloin entree were amazing. The fried perch entree was heavily breaded but still tasty."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Always excellent food, drink and service. Even with all the other restaurant options, Logan is still head and shoulders above the others in quality and service. Reservations are necessary, so book early as they book up."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We had a wonderful dining experience at Logan! Managed to get a table by the window - which we loved! The food and drinks were superb. Next time, we'd like to try to the Chef's special 5 course meal."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "This is our second visit to Logan to celebrate a birthday. Food very distinctive as well as tasty. Noticed this time that the space was a bit tight for my taste, but understandable given the space limitations in downtown Ann Arbor."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food and service were impeccable. The sommelier's expertise took the meal to another level. It was really fun to tell him what we were having and to let him surprise us!! He was spot on every time, and we learned new things as well. Wonderful time!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had another great evening at Logan. Kevin introduced us to an amazing wine from Sicily and the food, as always, was delightful."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great service topped only by the food. Meal was very nicely paced even though we were there early prior to a cowd and could easily have been raced through a meal. Not the case at all. Interesting menu. Solid wine selection. Gourmet but unpretentious. Loved ever minute we were there."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "When coming up to Ann Arbor for a concert, it is hard for my husband and me to choose a restaurant other than Logan ... even though there are so many enjoyable restaurants in AA. Every visit to the Logan -- now numbering 6 or so -- has been an absolute delight. Food ... service ... wine guidance -- all superb. We especially like turning friends on to this wonderful restaurant."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Logan consistently delivers great quality food and outstanding wine selections. Kevin is superb at picking a wine off the list that complements the food, matches our palate yet takes us out of our usual comfort zone. Appreciate the adventure."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "This past weekend I took my family to dinner at Logan. We had two outstanding appetizers followed by 4 outstanding meals. I found the menu to be quite interesting with many options to select from. What was so notable about the meal was the manner in which all the flavors in my meal complimented one another. The entrées were well thought out. I was also extremely impressed by the wine selections. Although we did not get a bottle on that particular occasion, our daughter had a mixed drink that she really liked while my wife had a glass of pinot noir that was quite good. We then shared two desserts that were both quite delectable. An excellent first experience at Logan. We will return."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Good food. The chef is trying some innovations. The flavor combinations are interesting. Not everything works but most does."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We travel from East Lansing to dine at Logan frequently because the food is great, the wine list is spectacular and the vibe is great. It's a big city restaurant in a little town. We always have a great experience at Logan."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Excellent food, wine and service. We will certainly be back!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Went to Logan for the first time during restaurant week. We had an amazing experience: every morsel of food we had was absolutely delectable! Wish they would have included a dessert on the RW menu, but the bread pudding was totally worth the splurge. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Logan has been and remains one of our favorites. While still enjoyable, this experience didn't quite measure up to previous meals. Our server seemed less upbeat, the temperature was too warm and the meal, while very good, just couldn't overcome the rest of the experience. I chalk it up to the pace of restaurant week and won't let it affect plans to return to this terrific restaurant."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Logan is our "go-to" restaurant for special occasions and restaurant week allow us the opportunity to have a meal there at a much reduced price. The food was artfully prepared and delicious as usual. Excellent wine parings were suggested as well. Overall and very nice experience."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Logan provides a great dining experience for either a special occasion or anytime you want a great meal with great wine. The service is always spot-on; the food will never disappoint and this restaurant takes their wine list very serious. Went here for Ann Arbor restaurant week and included the wine flight with the meal. The wine flight was an amazing deal; 3 full glasses of perfectly matched vinos for only $18. The food was also great. Had the crab/avocado starter with the Cesar salad and Moroccan hen. Will say that, though I was able to eat to my fill and take some food home, my eating partner was a little hungry by the end of the meal. But he filled up on the biscuits and butter and was happy by the end as well."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had a late dinner for two on a Saturday evening for a special occasion. We were in for a leisurely dinner, and we were afforded that opportunity. We started with an excellent Malbec. Silky smooth. We forewent the salad and had a pasta/asparagus number which was flavorful but the pasta was just a bit chewy for me. My mahi mahi was quite good, and my date enjoyed her thai scallops. The whole experience was very good, if a bit overpriced."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I had the pork tenderloin and it was fantastic! The potatoes accompaniment was incredibly delicious as well! Great service!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our meal at Logan was one of the best of my life! We had the tasting menu. Not only was every one of the dishes spectacular, but the waiter and sommelier added so much to the pleasure of the meal by describing each dish and wine with just the right level of enthusiasm that could have had me listen all night. Overall - an extraordinary gustatory experience. The layers of flavor, color, and crunch made each bite a thrill. My only regret is that I am from out of town and will have to travel far for my next meal there! This is a meal I will remember fondly for a long long time."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I travel the world and often eat at Michelin star restaurants. Logan's is up there with the very best. Do have Chef Thad's 5 course menu with wine pairings. It is a spectacular choice. And not only are Logan’s food and wine fabulous, so are their staff. All of their staff are excellent at creating a special and pampering dining experience."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Everything was great, the food was delicious and just so delicate."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This place has a wonderful but not too long menu. There is something for every taste. All entree's were unique in their approach. The wine list is extensive and staff help selecting the wine was excellent. Try it, you will like it."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Very sophisticated all around: great food, excellent service, pleasant ambiance."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "It was his birthday, so this is where we went. Service and food were both fine, but nothing to rave about. I'm always amazed at how difficult it is to get a reservation here because I'm just not that impressed. For the price point, there are other places I like better. That said, it's nice to mix it up once in a while and the food is above average. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014