Here we provide additional key information for conference participants to consider during your stay in Ann Arbor. This includes the locations of ATMs and pharmacies, options for lunch, coffee shops, and places to purchase weather appropriate clothing. A map of all locations can be found HERE.

 

Luggage hold

Conference attendees are welcome to check suitcases and bags at the SDC Check in desk in the Dana Building, from Nov 9-11. Luggage will be stored in a locked room (1006 Dana).

Where to buy weather-appropriate clothing 

November in Ann Arbor is cold and can be also be rainy. The average outside temperature is between 33 – 48 ºF (0 – 9 ºC). Please bring adequately insulated coats, hats and gloves, waterproof shoes, and an umbrella!

Bivouac Ann Arbor – 336 S. State St

Moosejaw – 327 S. Main St

Walgreens – 317 S. State St (may have basic items like umbrella, hat, gloves)

CVS – 209 S. State St (may have basic items like umbrella, hat, gloves)

Restaurants

We have compiled a list of restaurants for your consideration near campus, in the Downtown and Kerrytown districts, and near SDC-preferred hotels. Lunch is not provided at the SDC – on Saturday and Sunday, we highly recommend choosing an option near campus, as Downtown and Kerrytown are a ~20 minute walk from conference venues. Most restaurants will have vegetarian/vegan-friendly options unless specified. Please note: this list is not exhaustive.

$ = 5-10 USD

$$ = 10-15 USD

$$$ = 15-20 USD

  • Near Campus: Around State Street, east of campus
Piada ($) – fast-casual Italian food

311 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Chipotle ($) – fast-casual Tex-Mex

235 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Noodles & Co. ($) – fast-casual; noodles of all varieties

320 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Pita Kabob Grill ($) – fast-casual; falafel and shawarma

619 E William St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Jimmy John’s ($) – fast-casual; sandwiches (not vegan friendly)

342 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Amer’s Deli ($ – $$) – fast-casual; soup, sandwiches, and salads

312 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Ashley’s ($$) – sit-down restaurant; focusing on beer and American bar food

338 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

HopCat ($$) – sit-down restaurant; focusing on beer and American bar food

311 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Red Hawk ($$ – $$$) – sit-down restaurant; modern American bar food

316 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sava’s ($$ – $$$) – sit-down restaurant; eclectic cuisine

216 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Madras Masala ($$) – sit-down restaurant; Indian lunch buffet

328 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Silvio’s Organic Ristorante e Pizzeria ($$) – sit-down restaurant; pizza

715 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Totoro ($ – $$) – sit-down restaurant; sushi

215 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Tomukun Noodle Bar ($$) – casual sit-down; pan-Asian cuisine

505 E Liberty St #200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

  • Near Campus: Around South University Ave., south of campus
Amer’s Deli ($ – $$) – fast-casual; soup, sandwiches, and salads

611 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Panchero’s ($) – fast-casual; Tex-Mex

1208 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Belly Deli ($) – fast-casual; banh mis

1317 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Jimmy John’s ($) – fast-casual; sandwiches (not vegan friendly)

1207 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Kang’s Korean Restaurant ($$) – sit-down restaurant; Korean cuisine

1327 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Pizza House ($$) – sit-down restaurant; pizza, sandwiches and salads

618 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

No Thai ($ – $$) – fast-casual; Customizable Thai inspired cuisine  

1300 S University Ave #3, Ann Arbor, MI

Sadako ($ – $$) – sit-down restaurant; Japanese sushi and cuisine

1321 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

  • Kerrytown: Kerrytown District (20 min walk north of campus)
The Lunch Room ($) – fast-casual; vegan soups, sandwiches, and salads

407 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

No Thai ($ – $$) – fast-casual; Customizable Thai inspired cuisine  

1404, 226 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Detroit Filling Station ($$) – sit down; vegan comfort food

300 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Miss Kim ($$ – $$$) – sit down; traditional Korean food

415 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Zingerman’s Delicatessen ($$ – $$$) – fast-casual High quality soups, sandwiches and salads. An Ann Arbor establishment.

422 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

  • Downtown: 20 min walk west of campus
Avalon ($$ – $$$) – sit-down; Lively combined bakery, bar, and restaurant with locally-sourced dishes

120, E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Aventura ($$$) – sit-down; Tapas, paella and wine (dinner only)

216 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Blue Tractor ($$ – $$$) – sit-down; Brewpub with craft beer, BBQ, and basement whiskey bar. (not vegan friendly)

207 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Shalimar ($$) – sit-down; Northern Indian and Mughlai cuisine

307 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Jerusalem Garden ($ – $$) – sit-down; Lebanese dishes served in a comfortable diner setting

314 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Old Town Tavern ($$) – sit-down; hearty sandwiches, southwestern foods, and local beers

122 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Jolly Pumpkin ($$ – $$$) – sit-down; truffle fries, thin-crust pizzas, and home-brewed sour beers

311 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Frita Batidos ($$) – sit-down/fast-casual; cuban street food and colorful cocktails. One of Ann Arbor’s best.

117 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Grizzly Peak ($$ – $$$) – sit-down; home-made craft beer and a seasonal menu (not vegan friendly)

120 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Arbor Brewing Co. ($ – $$$) – sit-down; American bar food and home-made craft beer

114 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Chela’s ($ – $$) – sit-down/fast-casual; unassuming and delicious Mexican dishes

307 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Afternoon Delight ($ – $$) – Diner known for eggs, muffins, and salad bar (closes at 3pm)

251 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

  • Near SDC-preferred hotels (Hotel Group A – University Inn)
Bigalora ($$ – $$$) – Contemporary Italian

3050 Washtenaw Ave Suite 112, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Satchel’s BBQ ($$) – Smoked meats and southern style dishes (not vegetarian friendly)

3035 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Mi Compadre ($ – $$) – Homestyle Mexican cuisine

2111 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Chia Shiang ($$) – Traditional North Chinese and Sichuan cuisine

4736, 2016 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Fraser’s Pub ($$) – Standard American pub fare and craft beer

2045 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Pita King ($ – $$) – Middle Eastern cuisine, located very nearby the University Inn

2412 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

  • Near SDC-preferred hotels (Hotel Groups B + C)
Buffalo Wild Wings Seoul Garden
Pita Pan Mediterrano
Olive Garden Los Amigos
California Pizza Kitchen PF Chang’s
Bravo Chipotle

 

Coffee shops: Near Campus

Starbucks – State St. area

222 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Espresso Royale – State St. area

322 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Comet Coffee – State St. area

16 Nickels Arcade, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Roasting Plant Coffee – State. St. area

312 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Lab – State St. area

505 E Liberty St # 300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sweetwaters – State St. area

604 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Bert’s Cafe – Campus, Undergrad Library

919 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Beanster’s – Campus, Michigan League

911 N. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Espresso Royale – South University Ave. area

1101 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Mighty Good Coffee – South University Ave. area

1335 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Starbucks – South University Ave. area

1214 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

Coffee shops: Kerrytown / Downtown

Zingerman’s Next Door Cafe – Kerrytown

418 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Cafe Verde – Kerrytown

5521, 214 N 4th Ave #1, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sweetwaters – Kerrytown

407 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Mighty Good Coffee – Kerrytown

217 N Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Literati Coffee – Downtown

204 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

RoosRoast – Downtown

117 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sweetwaters – Downtown

123 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Avalon – Downtown

120, E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Starbucks – Downtown

300 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Argus Farm Stop – Downtown

325 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

 

Coffee shops: Near SDC Hotels

Bearclaw Coffee – Hotel group A

2460 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Starbucks – Hotel groups B & C

100 Briarwood Mall Cir, Suite K105, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

 

Pharmacies

Near Campus

Walgreens – 317 S. State St

CVS – 209 S. State St

 

Near SDC Hotels

CVS – 2228 S. Main St.

HomeTown Pharmacy – 2355 E. Stadium Blvd

Groceries

Near Campus:

There are very basic groceries available near campus in the CVS and Walgreens pharmacies. In Kerrytown, there is the People’s Food Co-op ($$).

 

Near SDC Hotels

Trader Joe’s ($) – 2398 E. Stadium Blvd

Whole Foods ($$$) – 3135 Washtenaw Ave

Whole Foods ($$$) – 990 W. Eisenhower Pkwy

Lucky’s Market ($$) – 1919 S. Industrial Hwy

Meijer ($) – 3145 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd

 

 

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