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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: Late Night, 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
Best in gr

They can make anything good. I haven't ordered anything I didn't like. Even the bartenders are outstanding. I have been to almost every place to eat in gr and this is the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Christopher P
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

They can make anything good. I haven't ordered anything I didn't like. Even the bartenders are outstanding. I have been to almost every place to eat in gr and this is the best.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and wonderful atmosphere. Good for bussiness meals as well as gathering with family and friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We've been several times and we almost always get the three-course meal option. I'm always amazed at the number of choices offered within each course. The wait staff is always willing to help with advice on specific options as well as potential pairings. The only (minor) negative I have is that the spacing of the tables is a little tight...... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Everything about our dining experience was excellent. We were greeted warmly, every course of the meal was delicious and creative, and the staff was very attentive. I had the octopus for the first course, ramen for the second and quail for the entree...all exceptional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My family and I came here for Easter dinner and it was a great time to go because there was barely anyone there. I had the pasta appetizer, it was a little dry and lacking creativity visually but it was okay, I probably wouldn't order it again. My brother had the "biscuits and gravy" and he didn't really like it.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The restaurant has a great ambiance and terrific food. The staff was warm and friendly and the service was great. We had a large group of 8 people and it went very smoothly. Everyone was delighted with the choices they ordered from the menu and they were flavors that were unique and tasty. They had a nice variety of desserts... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I came here for restaurant week which had a special for 3 courses for $28. But normally my coconut dumplings, fried quail and the fudge dessert would of cost around $50. But it was a great meal. Top 10 I've ever had probably. The quail had some blueberry sauce which went so well with the quail. The vegetables were a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A worthwhile stop in gr. Make a reservation. Tasting meal with mix and match courses was excellent. Seafood was tremendous. Care and attention in preparation was evident and demonstrated professionalism in the kitchen. Wine selection was good as were the creatively named and precisely executed cocktails. Service was smart and good at listening and engaging just enough. Worth you working... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening with our group of 8 family members last Saturday at the Grove. We tried their special 3 course meals which gave us enough selections to choose from. Food was innovative and well prepared. Service was excellent. Great place for special occasions. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We went as a large group which always changes the experience. The food experience was excellent. Cocktails were excellent and a drink menu was extensive.

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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
  • 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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