Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery - Ann Arbor | Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery - Ann Arbor
Excellent based on 74 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

311 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan United States 48104 [ print map ]
734 913 2730

Hours: Mon-Wed 11am-12am, Thu-Fri 11am-2am, Sat 10am-2am, Sun 10am-12am

Mayor: deyholla (4) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 10+

Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery - Ann Arbor

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Beer Available At Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery - Ann Arbor (arranged by most recent)
Jolly Pumpkin Baudelaire Beer Ale Absurd Rye Tripple 97, Jolly Pumpkin / Anchorage Calabaza Boreal 98, Jolly Pumpkin Forgotten Tales of the Last Gypsy Vol. 2 , Jolly Pumpkin Saison PDQ , Jolly Pumpkin Anchorage Hop Doodle , Jolly Pumpkin Golden Manatee Belipago 46, Tortuga Ale Company Chocolate Stout 74, Jolly Pumpkin Oro de Calabaza 99, Jolly Pumpkin Bam Noire 93, Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga (The Firefly) 99, Jolly Pumpkin Rambic , Jolly Pumpkin BiŤre de Mars 99, North Peak Hellion 75, Jolly Pumpkin Not Special K , Jolly Pumpkin Weizen Bam 96, Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere 97, Jolly Pumpkin Saison Z 89, Jolly Pumpkin Bambic 100, Jolly Pumpkin Biere de Goord 99, Jolly Pumpkin Chestnut Porter
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74 reviews for Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery - Ann Arbor
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  80%
 Selection  72%
 Food  83%
 Value  73%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
AGAquino  (50) Toronto, Ontario | April 2, 2013
Spent a Sunday afternoon trying their beers and having lunch. Impressive beers, especially for those of us fond of complex, yeasty and sour beers. Food was great, and extremely value priced. Will stop by anytime Iím in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 10/20
artmcd8  (83) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 1, 2013
This was a bit of a disappointment for me. I came in expecting good things but was let down by the beers and the service. :(
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 10/20
charule  (87) Chicago, Illinois | March 29, 2013
Nice layout. Patio and upstairs was not open yet. Server was unpleasant.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
BelgianBeerGal  (74) Panama City, Florida | February 24, 2013
Stopped through on a slow afternoon. As others have mentioned, they typically donít have anything "rare" on tap. However, I bet you can find at least one or two things you have not tried. I was surprised how many taps they devoted to North Peak beers but its nice to help out a neighbor I suppose. The service was friendly and the food was pretty good. Overall we enjoyed our stop and will most likely go back when the taps rotate seasonally.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
blackflag321  (45) Lansing, Michigan | February 21, 2013| Updated February 16, 2014
Comfortable place with good, friendly service. Food was good and more diverse menu than typical pub grub.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686  (146) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | February 13, 2013
Was very disappointed with this place. Ambiance was a bit upscale, but not really inving. Service was friendly, but not very knowledgable. Selection was very lacking. Lots of crappy peak beers, a few regular JP offerings, but not La Roja, Bier De Mars, Luciergna, just disappointing. They didn;t even have any La Roja bottles for sale. I had to buy one down the road at another brewpub! Food however was excellent and unique. Value on e food was good, beers not so much. Overall try it out and hope they have some good stuff if youíre in Ann Arbor, but don;t go out of your way.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
gonzosauce  (19) Ann Arbor, Michigan | February 10, 2013
My only complaint would be with íselectioní; the ícafe&breweryí (restaurant) do a disappointingly bad job offering what jolly pumpkin - the brewery - has to offer. Otherwise an awesome atmosphere, incredibly good food, and an overall good time to be had.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
gvmdw7  (42) California | November 17, 2012
Neat place and surprisingly slow before the football game. Great local food selections and service. Most of the beers have slight sour notes, but thatís one of the biggest reasons to come.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
BMMillsy  (73) Florida | October 28, 2012
Jolly Pumpkin creates some really unique beers and has the best food of any brewpub in Ann Arbor. If you are here at the right time, you have got to try the Baudeliere IO Saison. Really not like anything Iíve tried elsewhere. The taps rotate nicely, and there are JP staples in large bottles at all times. Brew their own liquor here, so donít expect to find any standard mixed drinks or liquors. Highly recommended, and a really fun feel upstairs. If youíre on a brewpub crawl in AA, this is the place to start and eat your dinner. Only knock is itís almost always packed and getting a table is tough unless youíre there early on Thursdays through Saturdays.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
ILikeOl  (117) , Norway | September 26, 2012
As much a trendy eating establishment as a beer bar. Top quality brews, even thou the selection is not the greatest. The 5 beer sampler may be a good atart if you are not familiar with the JP/North Peak products.Nice upstairs deck.

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