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The Cottage Bar & Restaurant

  • Local-first
  • 18 LaGrave Ave. SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Neighborhood:Heartside
  • (616) 454-9088
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Casual charm in downtown's oldest operating bar and restaurant. Famous for the city's best burgers and three different styles of chili. Full dinner menu as well. Outside cafe, weather permitting.

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    Downtown’s oldest operating bar/restaurant serves the “Best Burger in Michigan,” according to USA Today. Full dinner menu also includes great chili.

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Restaurants
Cool Brews. Hot Eats.
Restaurant Information
  • Outdoor Dining:
  • Price Range: $$
General
  • Cuisine Type:
    • American
  • Nut-Free:
Accessibility
  • ADA Compliant:
  • ADA Doors:
  • Getting Around the Venue: The main entrance has a high threshold. The vestibule may be small.

    There is bar, booth, and table and chair seating in the dining room.

    There are small men’s and women’s single-user style restrooms available. The sinks block the restroom doors and there are no accessible stalls provided.

    The venue is primarily a restaurant, and noise levels may be elevated during busy hours. The venue is well lit. The routes through the dining room are level, but may be narrow.
  • Accessible Parking Options: Weston — Commerce Parking Ramp at 30 Weston Street SW. — 0.2 miles from the venue.
General
Restaurants
Cool Brews. Hot Eats.
Accessibility
  • ADA Compliant:
  • ADA Doors:
  • Getting Around the Venue: The main entrance has a high threshold. The vestibule may be small. There is bar, booth, and table and chair seating in the dining room. There are small men’s and women’s single-user style restrooms available. The sinks block the restroom doors and there are no accessible stalls provided. The venue is primarily a restaurant, and noise levels may be elevated during busy hours. The venue is well lit. The routes through the dining room are level, but may be narrow.
  • Accessible Parking Options: Weston — Commerce Parking Ramp at 30 Weston Street SW. — 0.2 miles from the venue.
Restaurant Information
  • Outdoor Dining:
  • Price Range: $$
General
  • Cuisine Type:
    • American
  • Nut-Free: