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J.W.'s Food & Spirits

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Mexican, American
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6 N 7th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616 846 3380
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place for a bite to eat

Good food, affordable, nice atmosphere. Must try the white chicken chili - the best you will ever have.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
smarie977
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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  • Families with children
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Saugatuck, Michigan
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stopped into JW for the first time recently. Had an awesome lunch with awesome service. The crab Rangoons were especially noteworthy, as was my Bloody Mary. I am already making plans to return.... I like it that much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great food and drinks! Jamie did a wondeful job. Keep our drinks full and food came out quickly. It was nice to see she knew most of the people who were there other than us but still gave us friendly and frequent attention.

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grand haven
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We always have a a nice time at J W's. We usually go there once a week! Food is homey, soups are always delicious, and specials are well thought out. Penny is a doll and look for Deb serving customers on Tuesday and Saturdays in the bar! Love this place!

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is not fine dining but the food is really good and everything is reasonably priced, which is somewhat unusual in a resort town. They are always busy, so it's not just my opinion. When we feel like going our for a casual meal this is our go-to choice, although there are plenty of other restaurants of this type in... More 

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We come here regulatory and J.W.'s Food & Spirits has yet to let me down. They have great food and offer very personable service always.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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353 reviews 353 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Hosted lunch last Thursday with 5 friends. Sat in the corner in the bar area, under the TV. The barmaid/waitress was nice enough, that is until the bar got crowded with "regulars". The food was good when it came, but our non-alcoholic drinks frequently ran dry due to the overloaded nature of the SINGLE barmaid/server. I'd give JW's an average... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food, affordable, nice atmosphere. Must try the white chicken chili - the best you will ever have.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Friday night dinner, Great atmosphere. Great food. Sat in bar side, friendly people excellent service. Great local hangout.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Earlier review I rated JWs very high, but complained that sometimes it was too cold. The last three times we were there temperature was just right. Now, everything's perfect. It is our favorite local place to dine.cup

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Not a high end place, just a local place to have a beer and nice lunch/dinner. I liked the perch basket and they have really good onion soup.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 N 7th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: 616 846 3380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?