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About Real Seafood Company - Ann Arbor

The locals favorite place for seafood! Always a fresh harvest of the finest from the sea. Real Seafood Company is Quite Simply Seafood as it Should Be! Enjoy the best of fresh seafood from Boston, Florida & the Great Lakes. Featuring a fresh raw bar & spectacular Atrium seating rain or shine.

341 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Happy Hour: Mon - Friday: 3:00pm-7:00pm

Cross Street:
Liberty and William

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(734) 769-7738

Website:
http://www.realseafoodcorestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Parking available next to the restaurant in a paid lot, a parking structure or street meter parking.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Real Seafood Company - Ann Arbor Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (70)
Good for a Date (46)
Good for Birthdays (45)
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Good for Anniversaries (35)
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Pre/post Theatre (20)
Worth the Drive (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Business Meals (18)
Healthy (17)
Notable Wine List (17)
Authentic (17)
Fun (15)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Cozy (15)
Casual (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Great for Lunch (13)
Good for Groups (10)
People Watching (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Local Ingredients (7)
Seasonal (7)
Bar Seating (6)
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Sunday Lunch (5)
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Disabled Access (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Great Beer (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
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 (Detroit)·Dined 2 days ago

I thought the Brussels sprouts were the best. They were excellent.
Lauren was a very sweet wait person. She was attentive and thoughtful.
We enjoyed ourselves.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

This was one of many meals we have enjoyed at Real Seafood. It is wonderful for a special occasion. The seafood is always wonderfully prepared and the service is attentive without being overbearing. The Blue Plate special, though sounding pedantic, is a wonderful value - a full size crab cake, a skewer with both broiled shrimp and sea scallops and a small piece of stuffed flounder plus two sides. If you want a lighter meal, just order the crab cake appetizer. It's a full size crab cake garnished with a side salad of greens, strawberries and mango with a wonderful balsamic dressing.
The whole range of Main Street Venture Restaurants (including, The Earle, Gratzi and others) are a great deal on an actual birthday. The two of us ate for half price.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Ordered the Paella and the Blue Plate Special. Good preparation of food. Very "Fresh" as advertised and Great service! Round recommend

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Detroit)·Dined 4 days ago

Real Seafood is an Ann Arbor iconic restaurant having been on Main street for decades. While our experience was good, it was not great. Food was tasty, served hot and server was good, but nothing was exceptional. For the price, I was expecting a bit more. We did have an extremely noisy toddler at the next table and all the other tables we close and crowded. Thought it would be a little more special, ambiance felt like an average chain restaurant.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Sean was a great server, as always. Great customer service compliments great food! Thank you, Sean!

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 (Detroit)·Dined 6 days ago

Birthday. Fantastic delicious dinner

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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

My dining experience was very enjoyable thanks to my server Zack. He was extra attentive and provided suggestions for my entree and drinks. Everything was amazing and I will definitely be returning in the near future.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Organic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Romantic
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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

When we sat down we noticed that all of the glasses for water had water drops in them. I asked our server about it and she said that they were busy and didn’t have time to dry them. Well drinking water out of a glass that has water in it from the dish washing machine isn’t very appealing. My date asked for her white fish to be “well done”, it wasn’t. This type of service was not what I would expect from a restaurant like this. I don’t think we’ll be back.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

So delicious! My guy and I both loved it, which doesn't always happen. We'll be back!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 7 days ago

Been going to this restaurant for years and finally had a less than stellar experience. Waitress was not up to par, steak was charred and items were ordered and forgotten. But to put things into perspective I have been going here for almost 10 years and have never had a bad experience. I will be back soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined 7 days ago

Eric, our server was so kind, friendly and patient. Our food was delicious and it came quickly to our table. It was a little tight as far as the tables were very close together-we sat at a twotop. But it was a very special and delicious Valentines Day!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Great place for a V-Day lunch date with my wife.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Excellent food as always.
Has a great Birthday Special as long as you dine on your birthday.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Great Beer
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 10, 2018

It was our first time there but definitely not our last. The service was great, Loved the atmosphere and the food was absolutely amazing. The lobster bisque and Chilean Sea Bass were so delicious! I can’t wait to go back!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 10, 2018

5:30pm is a great time to have a reservation at Real Seafood. Seated at our table as soon as we arrived. The pomegranate martini was very good. Our server, can't remember his name (sorry), was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. The 4 of us had fish. (imagine) The stuffed salmon and the chilean sea bass were very tasty. My cornmeal encrusted trout was ok. The texture was wonderful, just not much flavor. All of us enjoyed the food. My husband practically wiped his plate. He had the salmon. The coffee, after dinner was quite satisfying. We shared a piece of hummingbird cake. Very tasty and moist. This is probably our 4th or 5th visit to Real Seafood and we haven't been disappointed yet.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Outstanding food and service, and you can actually hear the conversation.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Detroit)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Lovely evening out

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Real Seafood never disappoints....food always fresh and service is always top notch....love the apps....sat in dining room but really like the feel of the bar area

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Overall good experience but seating initially was a problem because of where we were placed. However, upon request for a change we were accommodated and rest went well.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Though rather pricey, Real Seafood produces an excellent dinner--well prepared and graciously served. If it's seafood you're after, you won't do better than this.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Good food good service comfortable atmosphere
kid friendly yummy desserts

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 26, 2018

This is the first visit that was disappointing. One entree was slightly overcooked, the other was slightly under cooked. Waitstaff was not very attentive; did not offer the birthday dessert even though the birthday was acknowledged.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Never had a bad meal. Service is always top notch.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 23, 2018

We had a fantastic meal. I had the stuffed Atlantic Salmon & my husband had the Paella. Start with the crab/avocado appetizer. Excellent service.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Came here to celebrate my husband’s birthday. He had lobster and I enjoyed Cioppino. Both were exquisite. The broth for the Cioppino was very favorable.

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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Met up with a friend and had a nice lunch and a cozy booth to settle into and catch up.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I feel they have gone back to their old ways of high price and mediocre food. Three of us got the blue plate and found it tasteless, slightly dry in spots and just ok. Guess we will move on, once again. Shame they spent all that money in modernization a while ago and forgot the basics of excellence.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Exceptional service from Rihanna and delicious food! We were seated by the front windows, which was perfect for the four of us. Perfect evening to celebrate belated birthdays!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Food was very good and waiter very nice and attentive

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, People Watching
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Restaurant week menu strange coordination between choices in courses.
Main course arrived way too soon.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 18, 2018

The waiter serving my table was really nice and kind.
Food was great.

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Seasonal
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Came in for my birthday and the service was excellent! However, the food wasn’t as great as I remembered and they stopped giving free birthday desserts.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Tried the restaurant week menu, the food was amazing!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

The surroundings and food were good, but very pricey.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Enjoyed eating dinner here during Restaurant Week. The portions were generous and three courses were offered for $28!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Friendly staff. Kid friendly also

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 14, 2018

There were four of us celebrating my wife’s birthday. The waite staff was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was cozy and vintage, which I like, as I’ve been here on many occasions throughout the years. However, this time, several of the food dishes were under cooked. The flounder was not cooked through and, although they did replace it, it wasn’t out until the main meal was mostly over. The acorn squash on the lobster dish was undercooked. The red skin potatoes on three of our dishs were under cooked. We didn’t complain because, after all, it was just veggies, but still. While ordering the fresh perch dish with fries, I mentioned to our waiter that I have a severe shrimp allergy. He said the fries are fried in the same oil as the shrimp. Fries should never be fried in fish or shrimp oil. That said, the perch and lobster were very good tasting. I thought the perch where on the very small side (really bite-sized) for the money. The New York-style Cheesecake was excellent. The alchoholic drinks were pricey. The waiter did keep our (water) glasses and bread basket full.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Naples)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Our favorite restaurant in Michigan. Miso Chilean Sea Bass is exceptional, as are the crispy Brussels sprouts. Andrew is a great waiter.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Nice place to celebrate an 86th birthday. There was something for everyone in an atmosphere that was warm and welcoming.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 11, 2018

As usual the food the service and the ambience were exceptional!

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