International Food Scene
Ann Arbor prides itself on its world-renowned, diverse eateries. The variety of our food scene is unrivaled. From Korean comfort food, authentic Ethiopian cuisine to scrumptious Eastern European food and award-winning Italian restaurants, the number of delicious, local options help champion Ann Arbor as a celebrated foodie destination. Sustainable farm-to-table, locally sourced offerings are an increasingly prevalent point of pride for many of the area’s dining options.
Get a taste of the local flavor at Frita Batidos, where Chef Eve Aronoff draws inspiration from Cuban and Latin American culture but has created a whimsical menu that is all her own. National Geographic said, “If there’s one restaurant you won’t want to miss, it’s Frita Batidos, a Cuban restaurant in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. The standout culinary experience.” Local restauranteur Sava Farah is the mind behind Aventura, offering Spanish tapas, a variety of paellas, hand crafted cocktails with house made tonic, and a Spanish wine menu with something for everyone.
Zingerman's newest restaurant, Miss Kim, is rooted in Korean tradition, but inspired by local Michigan produce, and already capturing the love and attention of locals and visitors alike. Here, you’ll always find a variety of world-class eateries that bring you tastes from all over, with a food scene that’s internationally inspired and uniquely Ann Arbor.