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Frita Batidos

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117 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1324
+1 734-761-2882
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11:00 - 23:00
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is huge with Ann Arbor locals! If you want to mingle with locals to get a flavor of A2-this is one of the places. Many students from Community High School as well as the University of Michigan eat here as well as employees in local businesses.

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Thank Olivia W
Ann Arbor
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm attracted to the choriso topped with munster and avocado, the fries, and the ginger and lime juice. Shared tables are convivial. Acoustics are a little loud.

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Thank Hpdorf
Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I went to Frita Batidos last weekend while I was visiting her in Ann Arbor. Her friends highly recommended the place for their great food and drinks and warned it would be crowded. Sure enough, on a Friday night, we had to wait a bit before a space became available on one of the whitewashed picnic tables... More 

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Thank Abiku
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I stepped foot in this place, I thought it was going to be overrated. The building itself is ok, the tables were painted picnic tables and it had plastic utensils and cups. The food by far makes up for it! The chorizo burger and lighter plate were both awesome! Definitely the best burger I've had...yes I mean ever! I... More 

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Thank Hillary160
Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the chicken sandwich (not the beef burger) to cut down on the fat. I am SO glad I did. The spices were fabulous. I loved this meal. The restaurant was crowded when we got there, but we got lucky and found a spot for the 5 people in my party. (The seating is self seating at picnic tables,... More 

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Thank BethesdaMomof5
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I try to eat here every time I visit my son at UM. It can be very crowded at meal times, but that's because the food is great and its Cuban roots make it different from most burger places. I recommend the chorizo frita with either an egg or avocado -- the topping makes a nice balance with the spiciness... More 

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Thank dwrogers1956
Seattle area
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Order a frita (sandwich) and a batidos (drink) and extras at the counter and take a seat on one of several shared picnic benches. Our group of 3 had a chorizo burger and two pulled pork sandwiches, a sangria and two fresh lime batidos (each with a shot of added rum), and some plantain chips and salsa as starters. All... More 

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Thank NWtripster
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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136 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have a nice menu with numerous options that are all unique in there own way. The fried plantains are great, especially loaded. Nice to have it with a limeade on the side. Fast service, and family style seating. Looking forward to going there whenever I am in Ann Arbor.

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Thank ARP313
Saline, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic "casual" restaurant with incredible, fresh, farm to table food. The order line may be long and you'll have to share your table with other customers, but it helps create an atmosphere of community. Also, the quick service typically makes up for the long lines. Their specialities are their Cuban inspired burgers and shakes, but you can't... More 

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Thank jmierk
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Frita Batidos, Ann Arbors home of Cuban food. Easily the best Cuban sandwich I have ever had and the sweet chile mayo was excellent on the fries. That being said everything was overpriced. Especially the drinks that were served in overgrown shot glasses. Happy hour or not, the pricing on these was insulting. It is very unlikely we will return.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-761-2882

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