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All 89 Grand Haven Restaurants

J.W.'s Food & Spirits

6 N 7th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616 846 3380
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Ranked #10 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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English first
Zeeland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Visited this small, quaint restaurant for my mother's birthday and were very happy with our experience. Our waitress was excellent...we had 7 in our party and she did everything possible to make us happy. We were not drinking alcohol and many times when we tell a waitress this, we get poor service from attendants, but she was more than happy... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This was a convenient place to meet friends who work downtown. The food was great, prices were great and location was fine.

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Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I visited based in reviews. My wife loves perch and ordered the basket. She said it was ok nothing fabulous. My daughter ordered casadillas (sp?) and liked them. I had chicken burrito which was large and filling and tasted good. The wait staff was excellent and attentive. Loved the the friendly atmosphere. We plan on returning... More 

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Petersburg, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

My wife and I ate here upon a recommendation of the Harbor House Inn staff. The innkeeper on duty reported that the BLT was huge, with lots of bacon--well, she was not exaggerating!! The service was outstanding and so was the food!!

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

J Dub's (as we locals refer to it) is a quant little out of the way place where the food is ALWAYS great! While it doesn't have lots of windows with views of the water, if you want a tasty lunch or dinner, you know you can get it here! Service is always great, to!

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Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We were told how good the perch is and they were spot on with that! We live in SW Michigan, so have had plenty of tasty perch, but this was by far the best we have ever had! We got the perch basket with fries and cole slaw. I normally never eat cole slaw, but this was worth it...yummy as... More 

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Wheeling, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Got this recommendation from the hotel so we went to check it out. The staff was very pleasant. We had small plate steak chimchurizzi(sp?). My honey got French onion soup when he made it a meal and it came as real French onion..ie baked on cheese. The steak was well done and savory. We also found some good wine selections.... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

J.W.'s is pretty consistent as far as the food goes. It just simply has no atmosphere at all. It has no ambiance, and no good seating.

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ann arbor, mi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We called recently about 5 ish to make a reservation and were told they didn't take them. When we got there a short time later, we were told there was a 1.5 to 1.75 hour wait. We could understand that as there were four empty tables. When we questioned that, they rudely repeated the wait time. Are they holding tables... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We've vacationed in Grand Haven every summer for DECADES!! This past week instead of walking toward the wharf and all the main street restaurants for lunch, we walked the other way for a change. What a surprise!! I'm no foodie, but we went there with 5 adults and 3 children, and everyone loved their meal. Wait staff was very friendly... 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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