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    Grand Rapids Restaurants

    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.

    Search Restaurants

    Narrow your search for your next meal with our list of area restaurants.

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    Dine-In Restaurants

    Grand Rapids-area eateries are reopening their doors to serve diners on premise! Search our list of restaurants and make your dining plans today!

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    Carryout & Delivery

    Many local eateries offer carryout and delivery services that let you enjoy delicious, chef-made meals whenever and wherever you like. Check out your options!

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    Find a Brewery

    Check out all the different breweries in the area. Search the complete list!

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are masks required in Grand Rapids?

    Yes, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) epidemic orders requires that face coverings be worn inside and also outside where social distancing is not possible. Click here for more information.

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    Are restaurants open for dining?

    Restaurantsbreweriesdistilleriescideries and coffeehouses can now welcome customers for in-person service. Per guidelines, they will be limiting customers to 50% of normal capacity and spacing tables at least six feet apart. Many restaurants are also offering added outdoor seating via Social ZonesSearch our restaurant listings for different cuisines in different neighborhoods, and remember to check with an establishment before arrival – many will now require reservations to comply with the 50% capacity rule.

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    What safety guidelines are restaurants following?

    The Kent County Health Department has developed very specific health and safety guidelines for foodservice businesses to follow, building on advice and input from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Restaurant Association, Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association, and West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition.

    Many local restaurants have signed on to the Michigan Restaurant Promise, which spells out their commitment to guests—including daily staff wellness checks, spacing tables at least six feet apart, implementing CDC-approved cleaning and sanitizing protocols, and more. In return, these eateries request that guests adhere to certain safety measures, including staying home if you feel sick, wearing a face mask when not at your table, and maintaining proper social distance. Click here for a list of Michigan Restaurant Promise members.

    Do restaurants offer carryout and delivery options?

    Yes. Many eateries expanded their takeout operations when in-person dining was restricted, and they continue to offer this service as a convenience to customers. Search our carryout/delivery listings for restaurants throughout the region.

    Check our Food in Grand Rapids page for tips on favorite restaurants, farm markets, craft breweries, wine bars and more.

    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! 

    Restaurants in Michigan are allowed to open for dining. Please check with the establishment for the most up-to-date information, but we will do our best to stay informed during this fluid situation.
    Downtown Dining Map

    Explore the downtown dining options with this map.

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    28th Street Dining Map

    Lots of choices on 28th Street to dining!

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