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Food and restaurants in Grand Rapids

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Probably biggest success story here in “BeerCity, USA”- brew pub with Founder’s famous lineup, good food to support the brews and fun, casual place to gather.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Our favorite Mexican restaurant! Must order, the Taco Al Pastor. and any cocktail from the menu!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Brewery
“Brewery specializing in Belgian and French style beers along with the best pretzels and beer cheese in GR. Pretzels by Nantucket Baking Co. Very good menu for dinner as well. Outdoor seating is nice on warm days. Location is a renovated historic church - very cool.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for award-winning stuffed veggie, vegan, and meat burgers. Extensive whiskey offerings.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Nightclub
“The B.O.B. opens till 2 am on Saturday and has simple casual but inviting atmosphere. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
“Downtown GR location is the original HopCat! Colorful spot on the very busy Ionia Avenue right next to VanAndel Arena. Huge covered patio allows for outside seating most days spring-summer-fall. Very large selection of beers on tap! Easy walk mostly downhill from our Airbnb.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Delicious homemade food for vegans and meat lovers. 5min walking distance from house.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A GR staple for over 27 years! Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Easy walk from our Airbnb. We think this is more fun in bigger groups so you can sample more tapas but can still be fun for 2! "Breezy tapas spot for Mediterranean & Spanish flavors with an upbeat ambiance, plus cooking classes."”
  • 20 locals recommend

Cafes

Museum
“Features traveling and interactive exhibits, local history, a planetarium, and indoor carousel.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you like coffee, this place will blow your mind. They do all their own roasting. I recommend trying the almond milk latte. The Affogato is incredible if you're looking for a sweet espresso treat. The art on the walls is always changing, and the atmosphere is very modern and cozy.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“They have freshly baked offerings, and great salads. They also have GF baked goods.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Minimalist, modern cafe serving specialty coffees, with experienced baristas creating latte art.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee and low-key spot for breakfast or lunch. Unique menu items are all tasty along with some incredible baked goods. Best avocado toast in town. Indoor and outdoor seating as well (weather permitting).”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Charcuterie & French-style goods from Nantucket Baking company are served at this stylish contemporary cafe. Coffee brewed is from Madcap - roasted in small batches since 2008 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the Heritage Hill neighborhood and an easy walk from our Airbnb.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Super nice space, lots of places to sit down and a huge selection of magazines to peruse. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great coffee from this local coffee shop. Very well known around Grand Rapids, MI.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“They have freshly baked offerings, and great salads. They also have GF baked goods.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Cookies, scones, macaroons, specialty breads and so much more! Nantucket Bakery is connected to Martha’s Vineyard and Mercon on Lyons. Visit the local coffee shop or simply sit outside and enjoy the street scene.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Really good Donuts and Pastries, Fun and Eclectic decor, and its been around the neighborhood for years!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Just down the road. This place offers great breads and pastries. They also have a full menu for lunch and dinner. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“His last name is literally "cakabaker". This is his calling, and the taste confirms it. 5min walking distance from house.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Kind of hard to find but worth the effort for real boiled bagels, sandwiches and other baked goods. Breakfast and lunch.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Yummy bakery - pizzas are excellent as are the cookies. My favorites are their snickerdoodles!”
  • 4 locals recommend