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Ulysses S. Grant House

1101 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA
360-694-5252
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in Vancouver
Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: General Ulysses S. Grant lived on the property of this stately house on Officers' Row while serving at the Vancouver garrison, and today, visitors are... more » Owner description: General Ulysses S. Grant lived on the property of this stately house on Officers' Row while serving at the Vancouver garrison, and today, visitors are welcome inside the historic home. « less
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Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is an upscale restaurant that mainly caters to couples, teens, and business people. It is one of the houses on Officer's Row. They serve a variety of foods here, and they are all expensive too! It is an elegant restaurant. I ate a steak dinner there one time, and I could cut the steak with a table knife it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We have eaten here for lunch and dinner, but most recently have been going for Happy Hour. They have an interesting menu for which ever choice of dining you choose. Happy Hour is only available in the bar which has very limited seating.

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New orleans
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

My wife and I toured the old airfield and the surrounding military barracks--wonderful walking with many trees and lawns (parade fields). We then went to Grant House for drinks and snacks. The bar is well stocked with good service and good music on some evenings. We liked it so much we called friends at a downtown hotel to join us... More

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

One word... boring! So so food and service. Uninteresting Spaghetti Factory decor. Nice that there is so much history in the building and surrounding area, otherwise there isn't any there there.

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Bent NM
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

U S Grant served at the fort but never lived in this house. It was named for him afterwards. The house is now an upscale eatery with many fine wines. We ate sandwiches and fries and then played with kids on the lawn. I would have rated this as a restaurant rather than an attraction.

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Vancouver
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21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Part of Vancouver's Officer's Row. Quiet street with huge old maples. Interesting pictures and good food. Parking is across the street and there are steps up to the huge porch where you can dine in good weather.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We attended a private wedding reception at the Grant House, a circa 1800's house on historic Officer's Row in Vancouver. It's a beautiful example of architecture from the day and, as the name implies, was once he residence of General U.S. Grant during his tour of duty at the Vancouver Army Barracks. For a smallish crowd, the Grant House is... More

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This is located at the Fort. Grant served in this area and we are fortunate to still have his old house being available for tours.

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Vancouver, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

We took out of town guests to Grant House for dinner partially because one of them is a Civil War buff who was most interested in Grant's connection with Ft. Vancouver. We thoroughly enjoyed walking around the historic area, poking around the house, looking at the exhibits, recounting Grant's career,etc. The dining area (both inside and out) is lovely and... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

For a nice relaxed dinner, my wife and I love going to Grant House and eating on the porch on a warm evening. Great atmosphere, the food is consistently good and the prices are reasonable. The bar inside has an excellent selection of whiskeys.

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