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Bentham's Riverfront Restaurant

187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2621
(616) 774-2000
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Ranked #114 of 806 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Comstock Park, Michigan
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124 reviews 124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped for the breakfast buffet (they only serve breakfast lunch and brunch). Our server, Tea was great! She was always there to fill our coffee pot and clean off our dirty plates. She made our visit a great experience. We had the homemade omelets along with our selection of breakfast meats breads and fruit. All of the food was... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are staying overnight downtown Grand Rapids Betham's (Amway Grand lobby with a river view) is very convenient to all the hotels and has a very good buffet. Great selection and very good service.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I am a local resident, and this is by far my favorite place to go for breakfast/lunch in Grand Rapids after church on Sunday mornings. We use the valet parking, which is nice for my elderly mom, and the parking fee is validated by the restaurant, which is great! Located in the heart of the city, The Amway Grand is... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Bentham's is a hidden treasure downtown Grand Rapids. The food has always been exceptional and atmosphere romantic with a nice view of the Grand River. The location is inside of the Amway off to the side where you would miss unless you know where to look.

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Troy, Michigan
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330 reviews 330 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We ate breakfast here both mornings we stayed at the hotel. On Saturday we had the full buffet for $14.95, very reasonable for a hotel buffet breakfast. The omelet station was good, but the meat selections needed to be hotter. Service was good. On Sunday they add a few more items such as shrimp and charge $19.95 for the full... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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367 reviews 367 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

it's a good set up, a nicely placed restaurant overlooking the river and attached to the Amway Grand Hotel. They do both a meat buffet and a salad buffet that are interesting and varied. You can also order from the menu. My wife went with the salad buffet and was the clear winner. I had gone with a Caesar salad... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We went for brunch and they appeared to be overly busy, so there was a 15-20 min wait to get seated. its always interesting to watch the snobby, vain stuck up people huff and puff about having to wait and watch them whine....kinda sad actually. The service was nice, the food was good, however it isn't a quick breakfast. give... More 

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portland mi
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

we had a table right on the river front we went there for breakfast only and was seated right away we did not get the buffet but it looked good we ordered off the menu and it came right away

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Princeton, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

If you're staying at the Amway, this is the place to have breakfast or lunch without leaving the hotel. The food is good and the view is great. The selection is like a diner - order off the menu or pig out at the buffet. I'd definitely return next time I'm in town.

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Chicago, IL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We had the bed and breakfast package at the Amway Grand which gave us a $40 credit for 2 days instead of free breakfast daily. The buffet was fine, but coffee was not included in the buffet price. Juice was included in the buffet price but is was annoying that coffee was not. The made to order omelets were prepared... More 

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Additional Information about Bentham's Riverfront Restaurant

Address: 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2621
Phone Number: (616) 774-2000
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:30 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:30 am  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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