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Grove Restaurant

919 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
+1 616-454-1000
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Ranked #1 of 797 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Eastern and Cherry
Transit: Route 4 Southbound (Cherry and Eastern) Approximate .14 miles East of the bus stop on Cherry. Located on the North side of Cherry Street.
Description: Grove, an Essence Restaurant Group establishment, brings earth to table with modern, authentic cuisine featuring our Essence hallmarks: impeccable service and fresh, natural, local ingredients.
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Had a large group the second week of November. Grove was able to acomodate us after speaking with the Manager. Very efficiently run. In fact, they called to confirm on day off and we had to add one chair, no issue. There was a wide selection of food ordered, all farm fresh including salads, lake fish, warm fall vegetable salad,... More

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La Porte
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Wow, we really were impressed with Grove. The food was soooo good! Loved the Taste of Grove menu options! The cocktails were special and our friends loved the wine selections. It was a 5 star experience! Will most certainly return!

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Lake Leelanau, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was recently in Grand Rapids on business and had the opportunity to eat at three very good restaurants all in successive evenings. These were The Reserve, Bistro Bella Vita and the Grove. All of them were very good, but the Grove stood out as the absolute best! I've given the Grove a rating of 5 due to the food,... More

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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152 reviews 152 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was rated #1 in Grand Rapids and certainly lives up to its reputation. Outstanding Bistro style cuisine. Great craft brews on draught. It shows up on Yelp as being closed on Monday, but that wasn't the case. Started with the Salmon 2 ways which was a bit of a teaser. I had the Seafood Hot Pot. My colleagues had... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It's simple math: four guests x 3 dish tasting menu each = 12 separate dishes if no one duplicates orders. The four of us each ordered the special tasting menu and each ordered 3 different items from each other. How do they manage to get 12 dishes so right?!!! We were all thrilled with each and every course. So much... More

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Top Contributor
207 reviews 207 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Overrated clearly: liked the atmosphere but the steak was overcooked, service average (also very polite) - experience overpriced for Grand Rapids and due to lack of comparable alternatives with same atmo

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Park City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

4 of us each had the 'tasting menu' -- what a misnomer! There was plenty of food, and the variety of choices was great. I won't say that each course was better than the last, because each course (and with 4 of us, that would make 12 dishes), was fabulous. Can't wait to go back. And I should mention that... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I both thought the food at the Grove was excellent and the 3 course option for $35 was a very good value in my opinion (and definitely plenty of food!) Cocktails and wine pairings were also worth of a thumbs up. Should also mention the very friendly service!!!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had been meaning to try the Grove for a while and finally did. Friends raved about the shrimp and grits and other delicacies. Without doubt, the best part of the $100+ meal were the drinks. The Duck Horn (syrah, I think it was) was outstanding. The food was, in my opinion, unremarkable. The shrimp and grits were underwhelming. And... More

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Holland, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went to Grove for the first time for my birthday. We ordered a couple of cocktails, they are expensive but were so good. They have a 3 course meal with at least 10 items on each section to choose from. My husband and I both did that along with the wine pairing for each course. Excellent! I had the tuna... More

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Additional Information about Grove Restaurant

Address: 919 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone Number: +1 616-454-1000
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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