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Two unique factors make Grand Rapids dining extra special: We're located in the middle of one of the world's best growing regions. And we're home to one of America's finest culinary schools. The result is an astonishing variety of fresh, farm-to-table cuisine for every taste and budget - downtown, around town and along the lakeshore.
Check our Cool City. Hot Eats. page for tips on favorite restaurants, farm markets, craft breweries, wine bars and more. Our My Experience Grand Rapids Blog also offers first-hand experiences of our fantastic food scene!
Don't miss our annual Restaurant Week celebration - the area's best eateries offer special menus at reduced prices. If you have a taste for our craft beer scene, you'll want to explore our Cool Brews. Hot Eats. promotion - where area restaurants and breweries create special meals with beer or pair meals with beer!
We offer a full menu of innovative dishes with surprising flavors, all guaranteed to satisfy. Your dining experience will be made complete by the extraordinary service of our staff. Appealing menu, fresh ideas, superior service and breathtaking views! Reservations accepted. MORE >>
Located at the Crowne Plaza and offering dining for two to groups up to 25. Entrees for every desire, as well as house-made desserts and soups. MORE >>
A stylish lounge & nightclub located on the lower level of the B.O.B. A microbrewery, featuring our own micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on weekends, billiards, games and traditional pub fare. MORE >>
A multi-faceted entertainment center and restaurant complex featuring five restaurants, a micro-brewery, night club, comedy club, 2,500 bottle cellar, billiards, sports bar, NTN Trivia Network, and private rooms. MORE >>
This family restaurant, a Michigan tradition since 1936, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ohhh Boy! MORE >>
Bistro Bella Vita's specialty is fresh Italian and French cuisine, prepared from scratch, and served in a big-city, casual atmosphere featuring West Michigan's largest martini bar. Visit Bistro Bella Vita and enjoy the "Beautiful Life." MORE >>
Casual dining that speaks comfort. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. MORE >>
Offering a captivating view of Versluis Lake, this casual restaurant focuses on seasonal produce and a comfort oriented theme menu. The summer and fall seasons offer expansion of seating with a large outdoor patio and bar area. MORE >>
Handmade pasta, outstanding wood-fired pizzas and an array of sandwiches and salads. Daily entree specials as well. Sport's bar, Plasma TV's, Billiard room, seasonal deck, lounge area and live music Tuesday through Saturday. MORE >>
At Brann's, we've combined our legendary food with an unparalleled sports atmosphere – a combination you simply can’t find anywhere else. Our menu boasts a huge selection of unique flavors while staying true to our roots and the item that made us famous, the 8oz. Sizzling Sirloin Steak. Our premiere sports bar and our dining rooms house more HDTVs and projection screen than any restaurant or even sports bar can compete with. MORE >>
Welcome to Brewery Vivant! We are excited to share our passion of beer with you. We get inspiration from the small farmhouse breweries that dot the countryside in Southern Belgium and Northern France. We take notes from their artistic approach to brewing and explore our interpretations of traditional styles using a mix of old world and new world ingredients and methods. We operate a cozy neighborhood pub on-site at our brewery. MORE >>
Seafood, steaks, fish, sandwiches, burgers, and large appetizer selection served in a casual atmosphere. Great for the kids or kid-at-heart. Wireless internet connection is available free of charge. MORE >>
Located in the heart of downtown on the Grand River. Menu changes daily to offer the freshest fish and seafood. Voted Restaurant of the Year, Grand Rapids Magazine. Award-winning Sunday Brunch. MORE >>
Treat yourself to the finer pleasures with consummately satisfying dining at The Chop House. Featuring USDA Prime Beef, the finest Midwestern, grain-fed meats, and exceptional premium wines in a refined and elegant setting. MORE >>
Inhabiting what was once the legendary Fox Jewelers Building, five-story CityFlatsHotel was designed to achieve LEED Gold Certification. The boutique hotel features 28 conceptually unique guest rooms, each with intriguing colors, creative layouts, and lush yet eco-friendly materials. Located on CityFlats Hotel's main floor, CitySen offers inventive cocktails and diverse local brews. Enjoy their full menu for lunch and dinner. MORE >>
Recently Voted as "Best Burger in Michigan" by USA TODAY and "Peoples Choice Best Burger" in both Grand Rapids Magazine and On the Town Magazine for several years in a row. Cottage Bar's casual charm, is downtown's oldest operating bar and restaurant. Famous for the city's best burgers and three different styles of chili. The Annual Cottage Bar Chili Cook-off is the second Saturday in September with a street party benefiting Gilda's Club. Full dinner menu as well. Outside cafe during summertime. MORE >>