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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.

    Michigan restaurants are permitted to operate at 50% indoor capacity throughout the month of June. Many restaurants have expanded their outdoor dining spaces and carryout/delivery service to ensure they can still satisfy all guests. We encourage you to check with an establishment directly to confirm hours of operation, takeout services and outdoor dining availability.

    All broad COVID-19 restrictions will end July 1.

    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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    Search Restaurants

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

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    Grand Rapids Area Outdoor Dining Spaces

    Outdoor Dining in Any Season Grand Rapidians love the outdoors ­ – so much so that local restaurants and breweries have devised ways for us (and our visitors) to dine al fresco throughout the year.

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    Find a Brewery

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

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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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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are masks required in Grand Rapids?

    The Department of Health and Human Services has issued an updated epidemic order -- Michiganders who are outdoors will no longer need to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. While indoors, fully vaccinated Michiganders will no longer need to wear a mask, but residents who are not vaccinated, or have not completed their vaccinations, must continue to wear a mask or face covering to protect themselves and others. Local governments, workplaces and other businesses may still require everyone to wear masks if they deem it safer for visitors, customers and employees. After July 1, the broad indoor mask mandate will expire. Click here for more information.

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    Are restaurants open for dining?

    Restaurantsbreweriesdistilleriescideries and coffeehouses and other food & drink establishments are allowed to operate at 50% of indoor occupancy limits. Social distancing is not required and there is no limit on the number of people at a table. Bar service, dancing and mingling with other parties is permitted. Establishments must maintain guest records for contract tracing purposes. Many restaurants also offer outdoor dining and carryout/delivery service. We advise you to check with an establishment directly to confirm hours of operation, reservation requirements, takeout services and outdoor dining availability.

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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! 

    All Michigan restaurants are permitted to open for indoor service from February 1 until further notice, as part of the state Department of Health and Human Services’ latest epidemic order. 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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    Lots of choices on 28th Street to dining!

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