If you’re looking for a decent breakfast spot near campus, consider Angelo’s (1100 E. Catherine, 734/761-8996, www.angelosa2.com , 6 a.m.–3 p.m. Mon.–Sat., 7 a.m.–2 p.m. Sun., $5–10), the hands-down favorite for their famous deep-fried French toast, made with homemade raisin bread and loaded with fresh berries.
For a more sophisticated dining experience, reserve a table at the Gandy Dancer (401 Depot St., 734/769-0592, www.muer.com , 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Fri., 4:30–11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sun., $22–50), part of the Muer seafood restaurant chain. Housed inside the restored 1886 Michigan Central Depot, this elegant restaurant showcases creative seafood dishes like wasabi pea–encrusted tuna and pan-seared jumbo sea scallops with smoked bacon and asparagus. The delectable Sunday brunch features live jazz.