With so many nightlife options around Grand Rapids – everything from concerts and theater shows to bars and nightclubs – you may find yourself too busy to bother with food until well after dark. Or maybe you’re just struck with a case of the late-night munchies. (It happens to the best of us.) Never fear, Grand Rapids has plenty of restaurants ready to serve you after 10pm.

We asked our social media followers to name their favorite destinations for late-night bites and their top choices are listed in bold below, followed by full descriptions. We added a few of our own favorites to give you even more cuisine and location options. These are by no means the only late-night restaurants in town – but they’re definitely some of the most popular!

Rockwell  Republic - Food

After-show vibes at Rockwell Republic makes it a great place to grab a late night bite.

Photo by Experience GR

Downtown Grand Rapids

The Foolery

A self-styled “fine” dive bar, The Foolery is a great place to grab a pizza and a beer (or a salad and a glass of wine or a flatbread and cocktail). This downtown destination caters to the late-night crowd with happy hour prices from 10pm-midnight Mon-Thu and 10pm-midnight Fri-Sat. Happy hour deals include $5 pizza by the slice, PB &J (pizza, beer & Jameson) for $10, $9 margaritas and palomas, and $1 off draft beers. Oh yeah, the pizza here is Detroit-style (i.e., square). Open 4pm-midnight Mon-Thu, 4pm-1am Fri, 11am-1am Sat and 1-9pm Sun. 10 Ionia Ave NW.

Grand Coney

This All-American diner in downtown GR’s Medical Mile neighborhood is famous for its namesake Coney Dogs as well as its traditional breakfast items and mouth-watering comfort foods. Open 24 hours a day, Grand Coney is a late-night destination for employees of nearby Corewell Health-Butterworth Hospital and other third-shifters as well as after-bar crowds – everyone feels welcome. 809 Michigan St. NE.

Rockwell Republic

Rockwell Republic isn’t open as late as some others on this list but it’s a favorite after-show hangout for those attending downtown concerts, theater productions and other events. The lively gastropub features made-from-scratch seasonal cuisine and craft cocktails served in a soaring space lined with dark mahogany wood and exposed brick. It boats a great three-season lounge, too.  3-11pm Mon-Wed, 11am-11pm Thu, 11am-midnight Fr, 10am-midnight Sat and 10am-8pm Sun. 45 Division Ave. S.

Z's Bar & Restaurant

Downtown GR’s late-night legend has been serving patrons since 1982, just one year after the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel opened a block away. The downtown scene has changed considerably since then but Z’s continues to prosper with its combination of elevated bar food – including Angus-beef burgers– and killer cocktails. The kitchen is open until 1am Mon-Sat (midnight on Sun) and the drinks continue to flow for another hour. Feel like singing your heart out into the wee hours? Z’s hosts karaoke from 10pm-2am Tue-Thu. Open 4pm-2am Mon, 11am-2am Tue-Fri, noon-2am Sat and noon-1am Sun. 168 Louis Campau Promenade.

Award-winning, named Best Burger in America by GQ in 2012.
Stella's Lounge

At Stella's Lounge, you can savor giant stuffed burgers, explore over 250 types of whiskey, and have a blast in their retro arcade.

Photo by Experience GR

Big O Pizza & Booze is a chill joint serving specialty pizzas, subs, red-sauce fare and drinks. 4-10pm Sun and Tue-Thu, 4pm-2am Fri-Sat. 80 Ottawa Ave NW.

Brick & Porter is a cozy spot offering creative burgers and other pub grub, plus lots of craft beers and cocktails. 11am-10pm Sun-Wed and 11am-mindight Thu-Sat. 47. Monroe Center St NW.

Buffalo Wild Wings is global fast-casual restaurant with locations in downtown GR (8 Ionia Ave NW), northeast GR (2121 Celebration Dr NE) and southeast GR (2035 28th St SE). All are open until midnight Thu-Sat.

Glass House Bar offers delectable pub grub and great drinks in downtown GR’s Medical Mile neighborhood. 5pm-2am Mon, 3pm-2am Tue-Wed, 11am-2am Thu-Sun.

HopCat features a massive beer list and creative pub fare served in a historic downtown building. 11am-11pm Sun-Thu, 11am-midnight Fri and 10am-midnight Sat. 25 Ionia Ave SW.

K-Rok Korean Barbecue and Karaoke serves up authentic Korean food until midnight Fri and Sat. Karaoke rooms can be rented until 2am Fri and Sat. Also open noon-9pm Sun and 11:30am-10pm Tue-Thu. 169 Louis Campau Promenade NW.

Peppino's serves Italian-inspired dishes at seven locations around Grand Rapids; the Downtown Pizzeria & Sports Grille (130 Ionia Ave) and South Kentwood Pizzeria & Sports Grille (1515 Eastport Dr) are open the latest: until 11pm Sun-Wed, midnight Thu and 1am Fri-Sat.

Stella's Lounge is the home of giant stuffed burgers, 250+ whiskeys, vegan/vegetarian options and a retro arcade for late-night fun. 4pm-midnight Mon-Thu, noon-1am Fri-Sat and noon-midnight Sun. 53 Commerce Ave SW.

Uccello's Ristorante locations in downtown GR, Grandville, Standale, Caledonia, Rockford and on East Beltline Ave offer generously proportioned Italian and American favorites, beers, cocktails and lots of TVs for late-night sports. They’re all open from 11am-10pm Sun, 11am-11pm Mon-Thu and 11am-midnight Fri-Sat.

Vito's Pizza and Subs has been serving downtown GR and the city’s west side since 1979, when it was one of the only late-night options around. It still stays open later than just about any other eatery: 10am-3am Mon-Thu, 10am-4am Fri, 11am-4am Sat and noon-3am Sun. 658 W Fulton St.

Flights of Flavor at Conadao Tacos

Enjoy a delicious meal from tacos to mocktails at Condado Tacos

Photo by Courtesy of Conadao Tacos

Bridge Street Entertainment District

Blue Dog Tavern

The Bridge Street Entertainment District adjacent to downtown GR is lined with breweries, bars and cocktail lounges – and the Blue Dog Tavern is just steps away from it all. It’s a fun, friendly, safe place to eat and drink with old friends and make new ones. The menu is filled with dishes that satisfy late-night hunger pangs, from burgers and hot dogs to tots and chicken wings. 11am-midnight Sun-Thu and 11am-2am Fri-Sat. The kitchen closes one hour before the bar does. 638 Stocking Ave NW.

Fratelli's Pizza

Fratelli’s Pizza serves pizza, pasta, sandwiches and more until 3am on weekends. You’ll see a steady stream of customers popping in for a slice after the bars close. Open 11am-11pm Sun-Mon, 11am-midnight Tue-Thu and 11am-3am Fri-Sat. 435 Bridge St NW.

Turnstiles Bar & Restaurant

Just a five-minute walk from Bridge Street, Turnstiles serves retro-themed pub fare until 11pm Sun-Thu and midnight Fri-Sat, and drinks all the way until 2am every day. Guests enjoy live bands every Fri & Sat, open mic Tue & Thu, and Karaoke on Mondays (starting at 10pm). Open noon-2am daily. 526 Stocking Ave NW.

Condado Tacos Bridge Street (449 Bridge St NW) and Condado Tacos Breton Village (1874 Breton Rd SE) offer tacos, bowls, cocktails, mocktails and more from 11am-11pm Sun-Thu and 11am-midnight Fri-Sat.

Drip Drop Cocktail Room has a small menu of shareable bites and a luscious New York Cheesecake to complement its artisan cocktails, beer and wine. 4pm-midnight Tue-Thu, 4pm-2am Fri & noon-2am Sat. 445 Bridge St NW.

Nonla Burger is the place to get your late-night weekend burger fix on Bridge Street. 11am-10pm Tue-Thu, 11am-midnight Fri and Sat, and 10am-70m Sun. 449 Bridge St NW.

Yesterdog Interior and Seating
Hot dog and chips at Yesterdog in Grand Rapids

Yesterdog has been a local favorite for nearly 50 years.

Photo by Brian Craig for Experience Grand Rapids

Uptown Grand Rapids


This vintage-themed eatery has been supplying late-night hot dog fixes to local residents and visitors for nearly 50 years. The menu hasn’t changed much over the decades, with a choice of six hot dog varieties, including a veggie version, and that’s just what Yesterdog’s legion of fans love above it. (Those fans include American Pie screenwriter and East Grand Rapids High School alumnus Adam Herz, who based the film’s restaurant on his fond memories of Yesterdog,) Named the most legendary restaurant in Michigan by LoveFood.com, this boisterous local mainstay is not to be missed. 10:30am-11pm Sun-Wed and 10:30am-midnight Thu-Sat. 1505 Wealthy St SE

Gino's Pizza has been relieving late-night pizza cravings for more than 50 years. 5pm-1am Tue-Thu, 5pm-2am Fri-Sat and 5pm-midnight Sun. 1556 Wealthy St SE.

Topper's Pizza is known for its unusual pizza toppings, plant-powered options, wings and sauces. Open 10:30am-3am daily. 947 Wealthy St SE.

Southeast Grand Rapids

76th Street Truckstop Diner

Listed as one of the Top 10 Diners in Michigan by Michigan’s Best, this family-owned and operated Byron Center eatery offers large portions, fair prices and 24/7 service. Located just off US-131 at exit 75, inside the J&H Mobile Fuel Center, the 76th Street Truckstop Diner serves breakfast anytime plus a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, Tex-Mex dishes and other diner fare. There are multiple TVs so you can catch up on the day’s news, sports and weather, and a game room to help you wind down after a day on the road or a night on the town. 460 76th St SW.

A second location, 76 West Truckstop and Diner, is now open in Coopersville, 25 minutes northwest of Grand Rapids, though it’s only open until 11pm Fri and Sat (and 10pm the rest of the week). 329 48th Ave.

Tacos El Cunado

There are a number of Tacos El Cunado restaurants in town, but the Burton Street location is the choice of night owls. It’s minutes away from a number of bars and nightclubs on Burton St and nearby Division Ave, and its menu of authentic Mexican tacos and other fare is a delicious cure for late-night munchies. 9am-11pm Sun-Thu and 9am-3am Fr-Sat. 455 Burton St SW.

Northeast Grand Rapids

Rika's Chicken & More offers a selection of deep-fried foods and delectable sauces that really hit the spot after a night at the club. Noon-9pm Tue-Thu, noon-4am Fri-Sat and noon-6pm Sun. 1634 Coit Ave NE.

Vitale’s has five West Michigan locations serving pizza and other Italian favorites; the original restaurant in northeast Grand Rapids –opened in 1966 – keeps the latest hours: 11am-11pm Sun-Thu and 11am-midnight Fri-Sat. 834 Leonard St NE.

Hours and menus are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to check restaurant websites and social media before you visit.