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The Quarter Bistro

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674 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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The Quarter Bistro and Tavern, or the “Q” as the staff affectionately terms it, is pleased to welcome you to their restaurant. A first of its kind in Ann Arbor, the Q aims to deliver a unique and exciting dining experience by marrying European Bistro dining with a Cajun/Creole twist. The cooking style features only the best ingredients. To highlight its unique style of cooking, the Q looked to Cajun/Creole methods for inspiration. A class of cuisine unto itself, Cajun/Creole cooking reflects a proud and strong heritage that
features an abundance of fresh, native ingredients.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Creole / Cajun / Southern
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Hours of operation
Lunch daily 11:00am - 4:00pm Mon - Sat
Dinner daily at 4:00pm with daily chef creations!
Join us every Sunday for our Brunch Buffet 10:00 am -2:00 pm
A wonderful selection of breakfast and lunch entrees. Adults $20.95
Kids 12 & under $6.95
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Phone number
(734) 929-9200
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
The Quarter Bistro has three private banquet dining rooms, seating from as little as 12 guests up to 60 or more. We can create specialized and/or limited menus to impress your party while keeping your event budget in line. Business meetings, retreats, showers, rehearsals, or your special occasion.
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Private party contact
Melanie Maroney: (734) 929-9200
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Catering
Plan your next occasion with the Quarter Bistro for an event filled with fun, laughter, and delicious food. Please visit http://thequarterbistro.com/menus.php for all the wonderful choices available. Executive Chef Prokos will be glad to design a custom menu to your specifications that will delight your guests!
The Q offers multiple rooms to perfectly accommodate your specific style of event. From intimate dining in our Chefs Room for up to 12 guests, our unique Red Room perfect for up to 40 guests,to the spacious Sun Room that seats 60 guests, we can create the perfect experienc
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Jackson Road
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Entertainment
For a list of our upcoming entertainment, please go to the following link:
http://thequarterbistro.com/events.php
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 674 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.3
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was fantastic. Our server was training so things were a bit rough like water glasses weren’t filled. Not a huge deal really.

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Service can really impact your meal and experience. We were extremely disappointed in the service. Our waitress never delivered our orders, we went without drinks and silverware. We were embarrassed that we took another couple. For the price point you would expect better service.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My wife absolutely loved her Steak Diane. I had chx/sausage gumbo as an appetizer, very tasty.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

One of the few places in AA where one can get an Appletini which, by the way, was very good.
Brisket was tasty but very fatty. My companion enjoyed the crab cakes. Service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great food and wonderful attentive service. A great place for dinner.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Great food (and portions) and service as always. Bread with hummus that comes to the table is so good! We love this place.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Everything was great! Server was very nice, but service was a little slow, but I think it’s because it was suddenly very busy for the amount of staff.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Not a lot of authentic Cajun food. We had to special order shrimp pasta (added price) in a white Cajun cream sauce. No blackened fish entrees.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

I share with hesitation that the happy hour was so much fun (don't want everyone to know, it's already very busy) great energy! Ended up staying for dinner in the dining room and 3 out of the 4 of us had a similar seafood dish prepared 3 different ways and they were all excellent! Our server was superb! Thank You :)

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Brunch far exceeded our expectations—the buffet had great choices and was an excellent value. The service was just right, too.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

7:30 reservations on a Saturday night. The kitchen was inordinately slow. It was more than an hour until our entrees were served, I think around 8:45. Other tables were in the same situation. It made for an uncomfortably long dinner.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great food and space and we've been here many times but for some reason tonight, food took over an hour to get to our table... otherwise, great!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Good food, spacious seating, friendly staff and excellent service

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

The Bistro pulls together many excellent qualities to provide an outstanding dining experience. This is one of our very favorite restaurants in Southeast Michigan. The staff are always professional and very friendly. The flavors of the dishes are always well balanced and appropriately mysterious.

Thank you Quarter Bistro !!!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We love Quarter Bistro for Sunday Brunch. It's our go-to. Warm, inviting atmosphere with an outstanding menu and buffet on Sunday. Can be a little noisy, especially in some of the separate rooms, but easy to put up with considering everything else. Oysters, pancake tower, carved roast beef... amazing.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We love this place! The menu has great choices for every taste, the food is well prepared and the service is efficient. This time we were there for lunch with friends and all of us were pleased. This is a terrific spot with ample onsite parking.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I visit the Quarter quite often. They have GREAT happy hour specials during weekdays, and an incredible Sunday brunch! Recently I visited for my daughters Birthday which is on Valentines day. I had orriganlly booked in advance for a 1:00 PM lunch which due to her busy work schedule had to be changed to the evening. I then booked a 5:00PM which at first was available, however due to heavy booking, 8:30 PM was the only spot open when I viewed my confirmation. I arrived at 4:30 PM and explained my dilemma to the manager, of whom was very understanding and accommodating! I was given a great table in the semi-private room that I wanted. My daughter was an hour late due to a work meeting. The waiter Darrin, was wonderful! Not hovering but always available when needed. The manager and all staff was absolutely great! The food was excellent as usual. even with all the reservation changes and long wait on my daughters arrival, the manager and staff where absolutely wonderful! Never a complaint or being rushed, which is amazing considering this was one of the busiest nights of the year, and they were completely booked!! Awesome people, awesome food, awesome place!!!

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1.0Dined on February 14, 2018

My husband and I went to QB for our Valentine's Celebration. We understand this is a busy night for dining out and it tests the management and systems. It is a berametor. We had an unfavorable experience. The worst part was the over an hour wait for our entrees. By the time they arrived we were not in the mood to have a dining experience. While the manager made an adjustment in the bill we would rather have had a lovely evening. While I do not know the inside workings of their establishment my thought is they took too many reservations for the ability of the kitchen to fulfill in a timely manner.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Had a nice Valentines Day meal with my girlfriend. The whitefish was absolutely delicious, and I really enjoyed my salmon. The calamari was a solid appetizer as well. Our waiter was friendly. They were hopping since it was VDay so it is nice to see the food quality didn't suffer. Well done!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Took my wife here for Valentines Day. The night was great. The food and the wait staff are top notch. One of Ann Arbor’s hidden jewels! We will definitely be going back.
Thanks again for the great night!

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

I had a reservation for 7:30 Pm but for no reason got pushed to 7:45 pm and the hostess was not friendly.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

Very much enjoyed the experience and was a nice change from the usual A2 restaurants . Heather was very accommodating re a vegetable change for our dinners . And had just the right amount of attendance but left us to talk as well.
Good food !

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

From the time we walked through the door until we left we were treated royally. Our reserved table was ready and our server, Irene, was wonderful. She was very busy with several large tables, yet managed to tend to us without a wait and didn’t forget our slightest request. My salmon and lentils was amazing, my daughter loved her chicken and both men nearly licked their plates to get every bit of their pasta with steak and Gorgonzola/walnut sauce. It was a fantastic meal. We loved it. Will go back again soon.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Always enjoy dining at the Quarter Bistro and had a nice time on our most recent visit. The staff were very attentive and the food excellent.

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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Went with my girlfriend on the last night of 'restaurant week' and the value was very good. A ton of food for $28 each, plus a glass of wine. Very happy with all of it. Was a nice evening.

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4.0Dined on January 15, 2018

Restaurant week menu offerings were creative and quite tasty- atmosphere pleasant and service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on January 15, 2018

A favorite stand-by, always good. I loved the tilapia!

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5.0Dined on January 10, 2018

Booked a table on my birthday not knowing my entre could be complimentary. It was a nice surprise and a lovely meal. Our 18 month old grandchild was also with us and our waitress was very accommodating, friendly and helpful.

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Haven’t been to Quarter Bistro in along time but I’m sure glad we came tonight. The food was excellent!!!! We will definitely come back soon!!!

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Seafood dishes were very good, and the steak cooked perfectly.

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4.0Dined on January 4, 2018

We eat there because the food is good and it is close to our office, but we always have to weigh whether we have a long time for lunch, as the service is extremely slow. The waitstaff is fine, but it takes a very long time for food to come out of the kitchen. We would eat there much more often, but rarely have that much time to spend.

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for New Years Eve, so I cannot speak about how it is for non-event dining. The following are my thoughts:

Food: Fair. Not bad, but certainly nothing special. Because it was a holiday, the menu was limited.

Service: Poor. I’d like to give a better rating because I could tell our server was young and inexperienced. We could barely hear him because he spoke so quietly. He rarely checked on us, and my husband ended up drinking my water because our server did not refill our glasses until the end of the meal. On top of that a 20% tip was automatically added to our total (for a party of two). I would have never tipped this server 20% due to the poor service, but I didn’t feel it was worth making an issue out of it. I would understand if it was a larger party, but the automatic tip was not cool.

Price: Terrible for the value. The prices were overinflated because of the holiday. My husband’s meal cost $8 more than it had been listed on the online menu. For a table of two, our bill was $94 for Chicken Marsala, Steak Diane, a Caesar salad, and one glass of wine. As I stated above, the food was nothing special, so I can’t even give credit for it being an amazing meal. I can honestly make a better steak at home, and the mashed potatoes were not good at all.

We had always wanted to try this restaurant, but it’s definitely a one and done for us. I can’t think of any reason I would want to return. The automatic tip on the terrible service was what sealed that.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We, my wife and I, were seated with three other larger groups. This was not conducive for a couple night out New Years Eve. I wish you would be up front about your tipping policy. If it is going to be automatically added on for special occasions we should be informed about it ahead of time or at least on the menu. What you ought really do is pay the employees a living wage and include their wages with the price of the meal. Forget about the tipping.
We had a mixture of very good food and very mediocre food.
Bob

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4.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Table and server were prepare for our arrival. Made known we had a short turnaround time and they assured us they would get us out in time. They missed by 5 minutes. More than happy with that. Food was not spectacular, but tasty enough for a return trip. Only downfall was our ordered appetizer never arrived. They did give it to us complimentary to go as we were leaving, which was an adequate remediation.

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5.0Dined on December 17, 2017

It was great to get together with friends and have such a fabulous meal. We did not feel rushed and I enjoyed the non traditional food choices on the Sunday Brunch menu.

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2.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Hadn't been to this restaurant in about a year and was disappointed to see that it had degraded. There was no one stationed at the reception desk when we arrived, but someone heading out the door with purse and keys in hand offered to check us in. Upon arrival at our table (reserved with anniversary indicated), we found a dirty tablecloth and incomplete table setting. Waitress tried to remove a drink that I wasn't finished with from the table and stuck her fingers inside the glass as if she were clearing the table. The noise level was loud, exacerbated by the fact that there were two music tracks running, one normal music and a Christmas track on top of it. Restrooms were filthy, water everywhere and litter all over the floor due to overflowing trash can. Anniversary was never acknowledged. I won't be returning.

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2.0Dined on December 9, 2017

This was the second time I had been to this restaurant and wasn't impressed either time. The food is too spicy for my taste. There are a few vegan options. I'm not vegan, but the other couple were we with are. I ordered the Chicken San Francisco. It was over powered with cream. Asked for no sour cream, but they put in on anyway. My husband ordered the Chicken Andouille Pasta...way too spicy. Ours friends ordered potato cased and a salad. The place was really busy with alot of large parties. Our server was ok, but he had to cover a lot of territory so service wasn't the best. Didn't get bread until meals showed up. Had to wait for drinks. I probably won't be back.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Always comes through

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5.0Dined on November 27, 2017

Service was very attentive and food was delivered without a long wait. My friend ordered 2 starters instead of a main dish, and the portions were extremely generous: one very large crab cake and 4 large pieces of bruschetta, both with salads. I had the ribs, which were so tender they fell right off the bones. There were about 6 ribs on the full slab, which turned out to be plenty along with the baked beans, cole slaw, dirty rice, and large corn muffin. Everything was delicious.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Great meal. Nice place. Server bumbled a couple of our order items but was able to correct quickly. Server was very friendly.

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