Logan - An American Restaurant

4.8
1305 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Anniversaries
LOGAN 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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Eurasian, Contemporary French / American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(734) 327-2312
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Thad Gillies
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Private party facilities
Our space is available for rent for parties up to 60 people.
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Private party contact
Ryan: (734) 327-2312
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Main St.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

As usual, Logan is a great place to have dinner. Excellent menu, well prepared dishes, very good wine list, and a very comfortable and not too noisy ambience. On this visit, with the restaurant very crowded (probably due to the vintage car show outside) the service was much slower than usual....but still very friendly and caring. Logan is an Ann Arbor gem, and a very cozy, friendly, and tasty place to have a great meal!

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4.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Food was fantastic and service very good. Would recommend for date night. Try the shrimp and grits....sooo good. The trout was perfect as well.

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3.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Logan has been our favorite local restaurant for many years, and we go there to celebrate our anniversary and other special occasions. I'm sad to say that this time it didn't live up to our expectations. First we had cocktails which were new and good. I ordered the crab and avocado starter which has been on the menu in some form for many years. This time the crab salad tasted of not much other than crab - no punch from the mustard - and actually a little fishy. Disappointing. For entrees, I also thought the scallops tasted a little fishy this time. I enjoyed the fried perch, though my husband disliked the sauce and the side papaya salad had a little too much fish sauce which made it very salty. The dining room also had some unpleasant aromas that evening (but not sure what exactly). The wines, as picked by the sommelier to go with our chosen dishes, were excellent and the pairings spot on as always. We will probably try again one more time - for the price, the entire experience really needs to be outstanding to keep us coming back.

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Fantastic food and presentation, although some of the portions were a bit small; absolutely loved the fennel pollen creme brûlée! Our entrees included duck, quail, salmon, walleye and wild boar.
Sommelier was awesome, recommended wines for us based on our entrees and he was spot on!
Our party of 6 was promptly seated, excellent cocktails. Waitress was attentive but not intrusive and we did not feel rushed (spent 3 hours with our friends). 4 of us were celebrating birthdays and we each had a complimentary dessert. The chef came by our table and was very conversational, friendly, informative and engaging.

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

We were blown away by the quality of food - right from the amuse-bouche, to the parmesan & rosemary scones to the fried perch and chocolate mousse, we loved every bite and the wine complimented the food beautifully as well.
Well-worth the price and the service was great. I think it's a hidden gem in downtown Ann Arbor. We were there with my parents for my husband's birthday and we all agreed that it was by far one of the best meals we've had in North America in the past year +.
We will be going back asap :)

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2018

The food and the service is always great at Logan’s. I like that it is a small restaurant that showcases the food and customer experience.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

We have been coming to Logan for a number of years. Always have a most enjoyable experience. Great wine selection and Kevin is always happy to help with his knowledgeable
selections. One of our all time favorites.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Excellent food. Great wait staff, place is very noisy.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

A special evening with friends celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. As always, an outstaniPlease do not hesitate to reach back if I can be of any assistance. Best,g dining experience.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

The food was amazing, as usual! We always love the unique menu items. Our waitress was fabulous, she described everything in complete detail, she was well
Informed and so polite. It is always a pleasure to Dine at Logan!

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3.0Dined on June 12, 2018

We visited for restaurant week. Service was attentive and accurate but a bit cold; we didn't feel very welcome. Food was pretty good but not amazing or particularly creative.

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5.0Dined on June 12, 2018

Logan continues to offer creative, well-prepared food. The staff is knowledgeable and pleasant and management helps out during crunches. Has a small outdoor seating area. One of my favorites!

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2018

Great as always! Well done given the demands of restaurant week.

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2018

Went there for restaurant week. Otherwise, the price point is a little high for us. Great food though!

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2018

Very cordial staff. Accommodating chef. Knowledgeable waitress with great personality.
Nice wine selection. This place should easily thrive another ten years.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Excellent service, from hostess seating at a lovely window front table;
excellent attentive, but, not intrusive waiter;
and, as, always, wonderful food!

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Pork tenderloins are phenomenal! Bolognese was a little salty, but overall everything was great!

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Exceptional service! Best restaurant in Ann Arbor!

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4.0Dined on May 31, 2018

Having dined there previously, we knew what to expect: fine dining at a fair price.
Though the menu does not rotate as it did originally, there are still several reliable dishes, varied enough to meet most tastes.

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5.0Dined on May 30, 2018

Delicious creative unique food. Everything we tried was excellent. Even things that sounded a little strange, like fennel creme brulee, was wonderful. We felt like this was expensive but value was commensurate with price, which I can't say about all the expensive Ann Arbor spots.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Very competent and friendly service. Delicious meals served attractively. Diverse, well thought-out cocktails. Active and pleasant ambiance.

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1.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Starting with the yellow front to the street... I love the color, inside and out. I love the aesthetics of Logan—the space, the decor, the lighting. It all comes together to say fun, or romantic, or soothing, or delightful. Good food, good wine, great staff. My favorite place to eat in Ann Arbor,... and right next to my favorite place to hear some quiet jazz on the weekends at The Earle. I always recommend you. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

The food was amazing! The amuse bouche was delicious. We were not as impressed with the appetizers but the main courses and the dessert where amazing so that made up for it.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

It was a lovely evening and meal for a dinner with visiting family members. Staff was attentive and helpful,

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

Kevin is helpful on the wine selection! Not that crowded tonight (Wednesday) so that accounted for low sound level. The server was very patient with multiple queries and requests.

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2018

It was a pleasant experience, the restaurant is lovely and the staff is friendly and accommodating. However the service was very slow. The food was fine, but not special. It lacked a certain freshness and subtlety.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

My Wife and I had a great experience - one of the best meals we have ever had. Despite being earlier than they like on a Saturday, they allowed us to have the 5 course chef's table with Champagne pairing. Each dish was extremely well executed: plating, balance, flavor profile, etc. The pairing of the Champagne was perfect. We have had Chef's table meals with wine pairings at other places where the wine seemed like an after-thought, but at Logan the wine (Champagne in this case) was an integral part of the meal. The dish was raised by the Champagne; the Champagne was raised by the dish. They worked beautifully together - for all 5 courses. Service was excellent. Everyone was prompt, attentive, respectful, and courteous. Atmosphere is a bit crowded, but we never felt crowded. The sound level is managed well by the acoustic treatments on the ceiling. For the sake of perspective, the closest example of a similar meal was the Chef's table we had at The Whitney a few years back.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Fantastic food, great service, great ambiance. What more can you ask for?

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Awesome food. Attentive and knowledgeable staff knows when to check in and when to let you enjoy your meal. Definitely the best restaurant in Ann Arbor.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

We have been going to Logan since it opened, it is one of our favorites for a combination of the food, the biscuits, the cocktails, the wine list, the attention from Kevin about wine, the ambiance, the specials, and probably other things I'm forgetting.

This one time, the service was not what it has been, it wasn't attentive - we probably would have ordered more drinks had it been. We ran into some friends their who felt they were "kicked out" because of the next seating.

Regardless of those things, we will return to Logan at our earliest opportunity. The food is very good, the champagne this time was totally amazing, Kevin's attention to wine suits, at least, my tastes very well. And also the biscuits, seriously.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Took my mother to celebrate Mother’s Day and everything was perfect. Wonderful staff, food to die for, the Sommelier was patient with my indecision and came up with the perfect selections. We both felt spoiled and thought the prices were more than reasonable for the high quality food and service we received. Cannot wait to go back!

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Logan used to be our fave spot for fine dining in A2. Unfortunately over the past year, dishes have become smaller and prices have gone up.
Some dishes are incredible while others are lacking in taste.
It's a hit and miss sometimes.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

We went for our anniversary dinner. The cocktails and food were inventive and delicious, and we enjoyed surprises like a small bowl of soup from the chef. The server was friendly and attentive and the service was impressive and well paced. We will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Excellent in every respect; wine selection, menu, service.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Awesome meal. One of our best ever.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We had a wondering dinner. The food is excellent. The Walleye is very tasty. Risotto is excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Such a special meal! The perch tempura was delicious! My moms scallops were done perfectly! The split pea soup an spring roll got the dinner off to a delectable start. Really enjoyed tropical mixed drinks.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

One of the best restaurants in Ann Arbor, IMHO. I love that they typically serve an amuse-bouche! The wine selection is substantial. The noise level is moderate but on the quiet side of moderate. They have veggie options but I didn't scour the menu or ask about vegan options.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Just. So. Delicious!!!
Also Spencer is amazing - request him as a server :)
Thanks for a fab night!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Every dish was very good. Good advice from the sommelier on wine to accompany our entrees. Service was polite, attentive, and unobtrusive. Best restaurant meal we've had since moving to Ann Arbor last year.

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