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About Carlyle Grill

Comfort is the theme at this relaxed, friendly restaurant, where the menu runs to familiar, home-style dishes with top-notch regional ingredients. Enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, which is colorful and attractive, yet understated with mahogany accents, and large flagstone columns in the main dining room. During the warm seasons, take advantage of the two open air dining areas surrounding the restaurant. There is also a separate space for large reservations or private parties. Relax and enjoy the Carlyle Bar dining experience. A specialty drink is the perfect way to prepare for dinner and a movie at the Goodrich Quality 16. We look forward to your visit.

3660 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(734) 213-9800

Website:
http://www.carlylegrill.com/

Catering:
Whether it's at your home, office, private venue, or tailgating for a U of M game, let us take care of the details! Our catering coordinators can plan any style menu to fit your budget or tastes. Contact us today! events@roumanisgroup.com

Parking Details:
Ample parking is available any time

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Carlyle Grill Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.1

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (13)
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Good for Anniversaries (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Cozy (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Fun (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Healthy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Romantic (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Business Meals (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Seasonal (2)
Late-night Find (1)
Authentic (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

The grill is a good place to meet before seeing a film. It's convenient, quick and solid food. It's not gourmet, it's not the best restaurant you'll ever go to in Ann Arbor, but it's reliable.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Consistently decent food, excellent service. Don’t miss the fried Brussels!

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The Carlyle Grill is a perfect place to have a solid meal before or after a movie at the nearby Quality 16 Theater. The selection was good and the food was tasty and well-prepared. I had scallops and my wife had a salad meal- both were very good. Most notably, we had a delightful waitress who was pleasant, energetic, friendly (but not overly so) and efficient. We left a very good tip!

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great waitress! Very fun place to go. A little noisy though. Food was amazing!

Tags: Hot Spot, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We were a little disappointed with our experience this time. Service was slow (for example no water refills until the manager came around, no offer for bread, etc.), food was slow (there was a large party and a group in the room). The Newport Salad which has been ordered numerous times, was different this time with no explanation in the menu. It didn't come out with the rest of the food, so that person had to wait. The chicken tenders that go on it were not ready when the salad was so they brought them out separate. Just not the typical experience we get at Carlyle.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Went with my husband and kids to try a new restaurant. We had excellent service, our waitress was great. The food was just okay at best. They offered a few options to be made gluten free, but even then, my salad came with croutons on it.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Everything here is always great!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Normally our service at Carlyle is fabulous, but I'm not sure what happened this time. Our waiter was initially fabulous, but as soon as we put our orders in (the first time he came to our table) things basically stopped. My daughter, who is 2, ordered buttered noodles and it was to come out with the soups and salads. It came out WAY later (approximately 10-15 minutes after). The French onion soup didn't have the normal carmelized crust it has. Our entrees were very slow to come out, the sides were a variety of temperatures from very cold to lukewarm. Our reservation was at 5:30 on a Monday, I'm not sure what the reasoning behind the poor service was, but it was disappointing. Luckily, I have a long track record of good experiences, so I/we still will be back.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We had a great meal. Our waiter, Trace, was excellent and took care of all of our needs. I will recommend this place.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Both my dinner in the wife’s dinner were overcooked and delivered to the table too cool to eat. The restaurant compensated by removing both dinners from my bill but after dining at Carlisle for many years this dinner was a surprising disappointment we trust that the restaurant will do much better on future occasions

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Sandwhich was half frozen when served. Even the avocado was an icicle. Not sure if the sandwhich was prepped and stored at the back of a fridge where it froze or what...

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vip
 (Toledo)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Most amazing mushroom ravioli AND tenderloin steak that both melt in your mouth! I don't recommend the poutine appetizer. Try the mac 'n cheese instead :-)

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

My husband and I came to visit our daughter, a new U of M student. We had not heard of the Carlyle Grill prior to last week. All 3 of us had excellent dinners! The service was outstanding! I had a raspberry lemon drop martini, which was also excellent. We will definitely dine there again.

LA, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Tags: Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Kid-friendly
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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Everything about the restaurant was above average--good food, pleasant service, upscale appearance. Very loud, however, which is okay for some occasions, but not others.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Picked this place for a dinner with friends because it had easy access and free parking and a varied menu. We settled for pizza -- the safe option and it was tasty. Some of the entrees seemed a bit pricey, but we did not try them. The best part about this place is the service! Overall nothing special, but a reliable, above average choice!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Not expecting the mouth party the Meatloaf gave me! My mom is totally jealous now and has spoke to me this week because of the raves I gave it. Thanks Carlyle Grill for putting a wedge between me and my family! For the good of family, you should stop putting so much care in your food.
Seriously, we had a great time. Had to send back a beer glass that was pretty worn, but other than that, no complaints. Great job!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Poor service. Steak over cooked. Sent back. Came back over cooked again

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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was quite good, although not without a couple of problems. The smoked chicken chinois salad was served without chicken. When we finally got the server's attention, she did apologize and headed back to get some. The manager delivered a plate of sliced chicken similar in looks to deli product and definitely not smoked, but again with an apology but no explanation. I had ordered the brook trout and asked for the lemon butter creme sauce to be served on the side which it was. However, it was refrigerator cold and quite unappetizing that way. In contrast, the fish was tasty and cooked perfectly. I always ask for lemon wedges for my fish and the broccoli that they graciously substitute for potato, and then I ask again when it never seems to materialize. The server brought 2 narrow wedges without much juice. The temperature in the restaurant was quite chilly which always seem to be the case. Go for the food, tolerate the somewhat haphazard service, and take a sweater!

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We had a wonderful server, and the food was great!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Detroit)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Good food at a reasonable price,and great desserts

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Always decent food and attentive waitstaff. Love the rolls!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Nice atmosphere. The host greeted me as soon as we walked in with kind words and welcomed are arrival! Great way to spend an afternoon.

Tags: Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We had a nice table on the side patio and it was very nice. The weather was great so that helped. I had indicated on my reservation that it was for a special birthday, but that was completely ignored. That was very disappointing to me. The food was very delicious and I was able to stick to my dietary needs as well. Unfortunately, we received very little attention from our waiter and although I desperately needed a second glass of water, I did not get one. I had to flag him down to get a box and our check. For this price level (slightly overpriced), I expect better service!
However, with the atmosphere and great food that fits my dietary needs, we may stop back and give them another chance. Very, very disappointed that they completely missed the birthday notation though. You only have a BIG BIRTHDAY once every so often.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Service great as always! Tried poutine appetizer and skeptical at first, since it didn't taste like expected or presentation compared to Canada. However, flavors came together with the beef and fried cheese curds. Could use a bit more gravy. Chicken finger platter excellent (this is a comfort food that Carlyle does an awesome job on)! Blackened chicken pasta was just ok...not what we expected. Sauce very thick, not resembling Alfredo at all, as waiter explained later. Love this restaurant. Recommend!

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Wonderful restaurant!! We don't have one in our area in Indiana which is our loss. I do recommend this place. I had a veg sandwich without the meat and they didn't charge me for the hamburger price like some restaurants do. Please go and relax at Carlyle Grill. You won't regret it!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Vegan, Tasting Menu
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 (Detroit)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Waitstaff was friendly and attentive. I found my meal, which was the seasonal pasta, to be substandard; fish and mussels were overdone and seasoning was inadequate. Others seemed to enjoy their meals. The club sandwich was huge and deemed delicious.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The food was excellent, portions are huge. Our waiter was awesome, just the perfect amount of personable & chatty. Very nice experience

Tags: Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Quality food and varied menus choices. Many wine and beer selections.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 30, 2017

We love the food and atmosphere at Carlyle's, so we try to go there several times monthly, plus it's nice that it's easy to park close by without paying.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Excellent service. Food was good as always. We were celebrating my husbands birthday.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on July 22, 2017

The service was very good. Server was attentive and thorough. Food was good, although companions complained that the pot roast was too salty.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Excellent service

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Nice setting inside restaurant and comfortable for getting together with friends.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on June 25, 2017

We had the London burger and Strawberry salad. Both excellent. Service was prompt and Sunday night was a bit quieter. Another excellent experience at Carlyle!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Great visit with good food. First timers and it exceeded our expectations.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on June 22, 2017

We sat outside in the 'garage' area. Super relaxing and romantic. Excellent food and service.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Good food! Great service!! Thank you very much!!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Detroit)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Our visit was fine. Nothing exceptional - but reliable and fine for before a movie.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Detroit)·Dined on June 16, 2017

We had the most AMAZING waiter! Made our first time dining the best experience at any restaurant in Ann Arbor and a great Father's Day for my husband. Thank you!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 16, 2017

This is a good solid place to meet friends and or family. Only one time did we not like one dish, usually very good taste, quality and value.

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