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Brewery Vivant

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925 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
616-719-1604
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Description: Phone: 616-719-1604. New Restaurant. Brew Pub & Belgian Brasserie...
Phone: 616-719-1604. New Restaurant. Brew Pub & Belgian Brasserie. Building was previously funeral home and also daycare center. Wonderful food. Fun atmosphere. Waiting for outdoor seating.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
funeral home turned brewery

grabbed a round of beers prior to dinner. Can be difficult to get a seat, but my group was able to snag a couple of seats right at the bar. The building itself is interesting seeing as it used to be a funeral home. Very unique place with great beers!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Neets007
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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205 reviews 205 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

grabbed a round of beers prior to dinner. Can be difficult to get a seat, but my group was able to snag a couple of seats right at the bar. The building itself is interesting seeing as it used to be a funeral home. Very unique place with great beers!

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Lansing, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Even the most ardent craft beer lover can not truly appreciate or judge Brewery Vivant without a trip to the source. Their selections that are distributed are certainly good, but they save the best of the best for in-house enjoyment at their historic facility. The in-house beer selection is out of this world and will please many palettes -- even... More 

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Humres32
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Beer and food were excellent. I loved the Big Red beer, hubby loved the pothole stout. Waitstaff were so friendly and provided great recommendations (we were first timers). Will definitely be back. This place is way better than Founders (very commercial and beer was not as good). Loved the old church atmosphere. Can't wait to return!

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Bolingbrook, IL
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Brewery Vivant is set inside an old church - how funky is that. My wife and I visited as part of a GR beer tour so we also got to see the working brewery. The beer we had was all very good, but our favorite was the Undertaker. The Belgian yeast really added a creamy character to most of the... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place is pretty cool. Very neat inside. Our waitress, Raeann was incredible. So friendly and helpful.. Very knowledgeable about the restaurant, the beer and the food. I really liked the Pothole Stout. Very smooth and dark. The mussels were very good. Not spicy. The burgers looked delicious. My friend enjoyed hers very much. Has a great bacon sauce to... More 

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Portland, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had plans for the night but they fell through so we looked for an alternative for dinner. We tried to go to another local brewery but it was packed and there was no place to sit and there was some music being played but it wasn't to our liking. So we headed for the Brewery Vivant. Wasn't too difficult... More 

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228 reviews 228 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Snacks, excellent beers, outdoor seating, great location in East town - if you have not tried it stop in.

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Armada, Michigan, United States
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125 reviews 125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We enjoyed the dark beer selections. Took home a growler of undertaker. Was underwhelmed by the nachos. Loved the roasted garlic onion soup! I will try that at home. Staff was prompt, friendly and helpful. They had plenty of knowledge about their beer. We look forward to our next visit.

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Kentwood, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Different menu so check it out online before you go so you know what to expect. The beer was good but with all of the other breweries in the area nothing was outstanding. I absolutely hate going to this area (Cherry & Diamond) as parking is a pain. This was a family function otherwise this place wasn't on my to... More 

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Milford, Michigan
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112 reviews 112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Our daughter recently moved to Grand Rapids and brought us to Vivant for lunch on our recent visit. This is a brewery. Not a fancy dinning establishment or a sport bar. Go for the interesting beer selections, unique food options and fantastic service. We got the Vivant Charcuterie (a fancy name for sausages) and it was excellent. What impressed us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 925 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: 616-719-1604

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian

Description

Phone: 616-719-1604. New Restaurant. Brew Pub & Belgian Brasserie. Building was previously funeral home and also daycare center. Wonderful food. Fun atmosphere. Waiting for outdoor seating.

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