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Babs' Underground

) #402 of 459 Restaurants in Ann Arbor ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
213 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1346
+1 734-997-0800
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
16 Feb 2017
“Dark, intimate bar”
14 Jan 2017
“Very enjoyable with a great drink selection.”
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American, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
213 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1346
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

While in town for the UCF vs Michigan football game, some of the locals we ran in to suggested we should visit Babs' Underground for drinks. After visiting a few other places, we gave Babs' a try. You have to keep your eyes open in...More

Thank ssy24
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We came across this place and decided to stop in. They opened at 7pm. The place is pretty dark with dim lighting. Great for a date night out. The waitresses were friendly and knowledgeable on the drink menu. We ordered 4 different drinks, all of...More

1  Thank Jennahlee87
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Was walking by when I saw the shingle and I recalled a friend has indicated this was a place he regulared. Now, I was early, right at opening and the only person in the place. But visually, it is impressive. My Manhattan was great and...More

Thank jcvelis
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Neat place with interesting drinks, just wish there were appetizers or something to go along with them!

Thank Shooby13
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I love the beer and whiskey special. This is a great drinking establishment. I did not try any food.

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Overpriced drinks, watered down. Really bad service and management never seems to get any better. I agree with the other reviewer who talked about mold problems. Again, owner doesn't seem to care. Go elsewhere.

Thank Valencia D
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This place has major mold issues. I hope they inspect the place and get the issue resolved b/c it's a public health hazard. Other than this problem, they have a good atmosphere and I enjoy the drinks.

3  Thank EricSK9
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Bar tenders are great! The guy there will make anything you want, and if they don't have something the first time you ask, they'll have it the next time you're there!

1  Thank AJW175
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I went here for a first date to grab some drinks, I thought the atmosphere was great. The drinks were good and affordable. I would recommend this place for a fun night out. It didn't ever get too busy, but it was lively. It's a...More

1  Thank Sharon_April_7
Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

Yes this place is under a bank so is dark, but it is pretty different and cool for the Ann Arbor area. There are 2 pool tables that are nice with a loungy feel and then a large bar area with tables and chairs. It...More

1  Thank Jill4115
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
American, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
21:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1346
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-997-0800
  • E-mail
Long considered one of Ann Arbor's best kept secrets, Babs' Underground has appealed to young and old alike since 2004. In true lounge spirit, patrons are welcome to enjoy a variety of hand crafted cocktails, a rare whiskey or their favorite draught beer in the comfort of our sprawling bar. A delightful snack menu is now available with a variety of fare to keep you satisfied . It's easy to see why Babs' Underground Lounge is the place to be.