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The Wide World Sports Center has a snack bar serving pizza, hot dogs,
and candy, which will be open from noon to 5pm on Saturday.
Hotels below are listed from nearest to furthest; all
are within five miles. (Hotel info is from travelocity.com; prices are from
May 2002, are in US dollars, and don't include tax, fees for extra
people, etc.) There is also a chance that you may be able to find
crash space on the floors of local jugglers' homes; contact Micah, at
if you're interested.
||701 Waymarket Way
||2900 Jackson Rd.
|Extended Stay America
||1501 Briarwood Circle Dr.
||600 Briarwood Circle Dr.
||3050 Jackson Rd.
|Red Roof Inn
||3505 S. State
||3205 Boardwalk St.
||3764 S State St.
||3750 Washtenaw Ave
information for Ann Arbor
There's nothing right next door. But if you go a little over a
mile south on Oak Valley Drive, you'll come to an area of strip malls
where you can find restaurants that include the following. (Most of
these blurbs are lifted directly from arborfood.com. They may be out of date;
call ahead to the restaurant if you want to be sure.)
Koney Island: Classic coneys and traditional breakfasts in a diner
setting. Under $6/plate. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 8
a.m.-6 p.m. 2833 Oak Valley (Oak Valley Center) 930-1520
Restaurant: The cuisines of Beijing, Shanghai, Szechuan, and Canton
combined in a comfortable environment. $6 to $12/plate. Hours: Mon-Sat
& Sat til 10:30pm). Sun noon-9pm. 2803 Oak Valley (Oak Valley Center)
Authentic Japanese specialties, including sushi, sashimi and cooked
entrees with an emphasis on fresh fish. Tatami room available, where
diners can sit on traditional tatami mats. $6 to $12/plate. Hours: Mon-Sat
11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30-10pm (Fri & Sat til 11pm). Sun 5-10pm. 3115 Oak
Valley (Village Centre) 930-2880
Crab Shack: Crabs, beer, and dancing servers. $6 to $12/plate.
Hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-10pm. 3020 Waters
Road (Between Meijer's and Best Buy) 662-7091
- McDonalds: under $6/plate. Hours: Sun-Thurs 6am-midnight (Fri & Sat
7am-midnight). Seating area may close earlier than listed time. 3001
60's Sub and Pizza Shop Philly-style sub shop serves 15 hot and
five cold, plus two-foot party subs, salads, pizza, soups and
chili. Under $6/plate. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Fri. &
Sat. till 10 p.m.). Closed Sun. 3135 Oak Valley (Village Centre)
Steakhouse: Aussie-themed chain restaurant serving steak, chicken,
fish, ribs. $12 to $18/plate. Hours: Mon-Fri 4-10:30pm (Fri til
11:30 pm). Sat 3-11:30pm. Sun 3-10pm. 3173 Oak Valley (Village
Friday's: Chain with a variety of items, including potato skins,
Buffalo wings, sandwiches, pasta, enchiladas, and ribs. $6 to
$12/plate. Hours: Daily 11am-2am. Also Sat & Sun brunch 11am-3pm. 3015
W. Waters, 997-7050
If you want to go into downtown Ann Arbor, you'll find too many
restaurants to list here. A few favorites of Ann Arbor jugglers
(information from arborfood.com and
Everybody's favorite Ann Arbor vegetarian restaurant. But calling
Seva a "vegetarian restaurant" doesn't do justice to the variety of
great Mexican, Asian, Italian, and American cuisine. Try the
portabella burger or the enchilada calabasa. $6 to $12/plate. Hours:
Mon-Fri 11am-9pm (Fri and Sat til 10pm). Sun 10am-9pm (brunch
10am-3pm). 314 E. Liberty 662-1111
Delicatessen: A wide selection of sandwiches, hearth-baked breads,
smoked fish, cheese, olive oils, and desserts. Expect a line on weekends.
$6 to $12/plate. Hours: 7am-10pm daily. Delivery of Food by Phone.
422 Detroit St (663-DELI).
Original Cottage Inn: Family Italian restaurant, popular Ann Arbor
hangout. Under $12/plate. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11a.m.-midnight,
Sun. noon-11 p.m. 512 E. William 663-3379
Pasta, pizza, Italian deli sandwiches, and drinks served in Mason
jars. Rustic surroundings outside and inside. Nice place to go
if it's nice out. Under $6/plate. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm. Closed
Sun. 812 Monroe 662-5414
Garden: Good, cheap Middle Eastern food. Under $6. Hours: Mon-Fri
10am-8pm. Sat 11am-8pm. Sun noon-5pm (summer hours
Mon-Fri.10am-9pm. Sat 11am-9pm. Sun noon-6pm). 307 S. Fifth Ave,
Nile Ann Arbor's only Ethiopian restaurant with your choice of a
meat or vegetable "feast": a large, communal platter of savory meat
and/or vegetable dishes eaten with a soft, spongey bread called injera
instead of utensils. $12 to $18 for all you can eat. Hours:
Mon-Thurs 5-9:30pm. Fri & Sat 4-10:30pm. Sun 3-9pm. 221
E. Washington, Ann Arbor, MI 998-4746.
Good, inexpensive Japanese food; $5 and up. 715 N University Ave.,
- Saigon Garden:
Chinese and Vietnamese food; probably $7--$12. 1220 S. University Avenue,
- Silvio's Organic
Pizza: small place serving pizza by-the-slice, calzones, soup; unusual
pizza toppings, less cheese, tastier crust. $5 and up. Mon-Thu:
10am-Midnight; Fri,Sat: 10am-3am; Sun: 10am-10pm. 715 North University
near State Street, in the small arcade which also houses Sushi.come and
Beanie June. (734) 214-6666
Looking for something else to do while you're in town? See: