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J.W.'s Food & Spirits

6 N 7th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616 846 3380
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Ranked #9 of 89 Restaurants in Grand Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $22
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

You must try the white chili. It is awesome. Went here twice this trip for the perch and chili. My friends had steaks, that were cooked perfectly and disappeared quickly. The wine list is good. Make a reservation and ask to avoid those tables getting a draft every time someone enters.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We've been to JW's a few times, and today was for lunch. A nice decor in the dining room with the bar separated on the opposite side, the atmosphere was pleasant. We waited about 15 minutes to be acknowledged after being seated, and the waitress apologized profusely and said there was a mix-up and "they" didn't tell her we were... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The restaurant itself is small, but busy. Locals seem to like it a whole lot. I ordered their soup and sandwich combo which included their award winning white chicken chili. I thought it was good, but nothing too special. That may also just be because most white chicken chilies taste the same to me. The BLT though was delicious! I... More 

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Grand Haven, MI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

We had a good dinner there. I had their chicken stick basket, my wife had their whitefish. Both were very good. The waitress was good, atmosphere good, wait time was short. We eat there about once a month. Have always been satisfied.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

JW gets three stars based on service. My wife had a photo shoot in Grand haven and we wanted to have dinner out of the busy area. In this respect JW's is perfect. It was not busy, it was quiet and the atmosphere is just what we wanted. Our server Lauren was very nice and accommodating, but multiple things were... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not a great dining experience, some things on the menu good, some things not. Stick with the basics burgers, sandwiches, perch is a good choice. Don't expect high end quality.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went here for lunch one day, the service was a little slow but that was expected as the place was packed. We skipped the wait by going and sitting in the bar area (they have tables over there, too). We both got salads. Good food selections and fun, accommodating waitresses, though..when a salad says mixed greens I expect mixed... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wish I had reviewed J.W.'s sooner so I could comment on the dishes we were served, but it was almost a year ago, sorry. We very much enjoyed our time, meals, and service here, though, and would definitely return. They handled a group of 8 very nicely.

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Just out of the main drag of town you will find this tavern. The pretzel sticks where great as was the burger. it is nice to find one that is not a 1/2lb as that is just to much. They sell a 1/3lb will all kinds of toppings. We sat at the bar and got some good information about where... More 

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Jackson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Based on several local recommendations, decided to give JW's a try and was not disappointed. Get the perch they all said, it'll be great they all said, they were right. Went on a Weds. Evening and the perch was on special. Bonus! Everything else was great as well ( try the white chili). May go back later in the week... More 

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Additional Information about J.W.'s Food & Spirits

Address: 6 N 7th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone Number: 616 846 3380
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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