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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    East Grand Rapids
    A charming business district, all-season sports lake and beautifully maintained parks and homes distinguish this family-oriented suburb.
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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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 Food in Grand Rapids page for tips on favorite restaurants, farm markets, craft breweries, wine bars and more.Downtown Dining Guide - Printable Map

    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! 

    Chef Angus Recommends Restaurants Follow Chef Angus as he explores area dining spots.
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    • Angus Eats - Downtown Market
    • Angus Eats - Global Flavors
    • Angus Eats - Elegant Eateries
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    • Angus Eats - Casual Gourmet
    Angus Eats - Meet Chef Angus