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Grove Restaurant

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919 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (Eastern and Cherry)
Route 4 Southbound (Cherry and Eastern) Approximate .14 miles East of the bus stop on Cherry. Located on the North side of Cherry Street.
+1 616-454-1000
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Grove, an Essence Restaurant Group establishment, brings earth to table...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our favorite in Grand Rapids

Always creative, local, delicious and beautiful presented. Can be difficult to get into because it is popular so call ahead.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Always creative, local, delicious and beautiful presented. Can be difficult to get into because it is popular so call ahead.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Oh my goodness, if you have $100 to blow on dinner, don't go anywhere else. Grove's menu changes either weekly or nightly, and they use the freshest ingredients to craft tasty meals you cannot afford to miss. There is an ongoing special which allows you to pick two small plates (think an appetizer and a soup or salad) and an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The most reliable kitchens in town belong to Essence group. Few can match Green Well Gastro Pub for casual but flavor-packed fare. Bistro Bella Vita shines every time. And Grove is freshness defined in most every bite. A previous visit had a service glitch but this visit was error free and wonderful. Collard Green Hush Puppies were a fine opening... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had really been wanting to check this place out for awhile. Love that they accept reservations. The wait staff was knowledgeable and attentive. The food options were enticing. I opted for the trio which allowed me to pick a few that I'd been eyeing. The food presentation was top notch. A nice beer and wine list was able to suit... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This restaurant is really good but not great. Although the service is outstanding and the menu is creative, this is not my favorite restaurant that Grand Rapids has to offer. To my dissatisfaction, each course was served cold despite the fact that some of them were intended to be hot. However, after eating my cold food, I finished my meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My partner and I dined at Grove tonight. I had done my research and was looking forward to dinner. We were certainly impressed. First of all, when I made the reservation I has asked for a booth and mentioned that while we eat fish, (but no meat or poultry), we were looking forward to the vegetarian options. When we arrived,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My meal was amazing. The way they seasoned the food I wanted to try and create. I had the most amazing butternut squash soup that u would die for. The atmosphere busy noisy nice setting. The price was high but worth it. Also the offer meals in 3 to 4 courses and they have a vegetarian menu as well.

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New York City, New York
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Trying out the 3 course menu seemed like a good idea. The portions were actually larger than expected. But each dish was overcrowded by flavors - IMHO - simplicity and focus on two-three flavors would have focused the intention of the chef.

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Port Hope, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our waiter was very attentive and took our group of friends humor very well. He made sure our waters were full and our drinks too. Take their advice on wine pairings they know their menu and wine well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

All through out dinner we were saying "don't know what all is in here but this is incredible". The flavors live up to the hype. Best in Michigan so far in our travels. We are not so lucky as we don't live in the area as we are travelling and lucky in that we don't, because we would be in... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 919 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (Eastern and Cherry)
  • Public Transportation: Route 4 Southbound (Cherry and Eastern) Approximate .14 miles East of the bus stop on Cherry. Located on the North side of Cherry Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-454-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
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

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