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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 799 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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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Loved our dinner at the popular Grove Restaurant! It's reputation did not disappoint! We especially enjoyed the option of the 3 course price fixed menu - allowing us to try a variety of items. Everything we ordered was delicious! The menu was quite creative and a knowledgeable server was helpful in selecting our dinner choices. Each dish was well prepared... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My son and his wife took my wife and I here for our wedding anniversary when we were in Michigan this past September. The food and atmosphere rivaled a restaurant in LA, Chicago or New York City. Cannot wait to visit again in the Spring.

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Holland, Michigan
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276 reviews 276 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I was in awe of the menu. Great selections. We went early, before a concert and were not disappointed. The reason I do not given them an excellent rating is because we asked for a booth when we were seated and were informed they were reserved already (I understand that), but no one ever showed up for them. But moving... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for the first time for dinner prior to a show. So glad we did! We will be back. Wonderful food, and great service. The waiter did make an error on our second course, but quickly apologized, and corrected it. Things to note. There are only 2 real booths in the restaurant, the rest are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant a number of times in the two years I've been coming to Grand Rapids for work. It has all the markings of excellence and has even produced dishes that would qualify for that ranking. They serve a prix fixe menu of three courses or you can order items al a carte. The ingredients are always... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 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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164 reviews 164 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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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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