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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.
    Heartside
    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.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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    Food Trail

    IGrand Rapids Food Trail Logof you love food - eating it, cooking it, shopping for it, learning about it - you'll love Grand Rapids.

    You can eat, cook, shop, learn and more at the Downtown Market, a dazzling food emporium that includes restaurants, food vendors, a farmer's market, teaching kitchens and rooftop greenhouses. It's one of 30+ delicious destinations on The Grand Rapids Food Trail, a self-guided tour of the city's culinary hotspots.

    Download the Food Trail Map to plot your own course through our luscious landscape. You'll meet artisans whose families have captivated local palates for generations and innovators who are bringing new, more diverse tastes to the Grand Rapids table. You'll discover enticing ingredients and ideas you can bring back to your kitchen. And you'll give your taste buds a thrill they'll never forget.

    You can do all of this without breaking the bank - Grand Rapids is a tremendous culinary value, named America's #2 Most Affordable Foodie City by Wallet Hub!

    Hungry for more?
    • Learn why Grand Rapids is a great food destination.
    • Explore farm-to-fork dining experiences.
    • Try our best breakfasts, burgers, and desserts & sweets.
    • Visit family farms and farm markets.
    • Browse local cooking classes.
    View our local expert, Chef Angus, eat his way through the food trail.

    Feeling Thirsty?
    • Explore 40+ craft breweries on the Beer City Ale Trail.
    • Take a Wine Tour of 30+ wineries and tasting rooms.
    • Find a close-by Happy Hour or Bloody Mary Bar.