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15 Ionia Ave SW, Ste. 130, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4102
(616) 774-9463
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4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
new owners

updated menu. wine tasting wednesday nights is lots of fun. valet parking is available. lots of wines. Food is great

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hotel staff said visit the bars on Ionia. We were so excited to find the Bar Divani. Owner Molly and her mixologists Rebecca and Courtney were amazing. Loaded bar with lots of options and the food was so good we wanted to order a second meal. Our two favorite drinks were Raspberry Rico Suave and Afternoon Delight. Valet parking is... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Contemporary style bar with comfortable seating. Quieter and more low key than the bars nearby. Extensive wine/drink menu. We were here on a Saturday from 11p-1a and the place wasn't even half full but we didn't care, we were there to have cocktails & visit. I dug the old school rap/hip hop they had playing. Songs I hadn't heard in... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

updated menu. wine tasting wednesday nights is lots of fun. valet parking is available. lots of wines. Food is great

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Ada, Michigan
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night before going to a comedy show at the BOB. The menu has changed quite a bit in the last year which is a great thing. Our server was eager to recommend items on the menu. We started with the pork rangoons, goat cheese perogies and coconut prawns. They were all delish. My favorite were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It was a delightful experience. Our family had a blast. The food did take a while to come in but it wasn't a boxer because we were chatting and enjoying our selfs. The drinks were very good! As for the food, everyone loved it. I can talk about my Risotto; very, very tasty! The perfect portion. If you love a... More 

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Michigan
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Bar Divani is sublime. I didn't want to leave. The atmosphere was enticing, the food was even more so, and my waiter was knowledgeable and charming. I had everything - a mixed drink, an appetizer, an entree, a glass of wine, dessert, and, when I decided I wasn't ready to leave yet, a beer. My waiter never steered me wrong,... More 

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Iowa
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went to Bar Divnai because it was recommended by a close friend who had also recently been to Grand Rapids. We were seated promptly against the backdrop of a beautiful interior and relaxing blues-style music that gave the slightest impression of a time travel trip. Our staff member was very knowledgeable in helping us pick refreshments to sip on... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I've been a Bar Divani fan for years and was looking forward to taking out-of-town Artprize guests this weekend. Was surprised to see a greatly reduced wine list and menu. Appetizer and dessert were good but we were served lukewarm champagne and terribly salty chicken with polenta entrée that was barely a cut above chicken tenders. When we complained to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I like Bar Divani. The food is really good every time I've been. Staff is polite. The only thing that brings it down a bit for me is that it gets very loud in there to the point where it's difficult to have conversation. I was here for my husband's birthday with his mother and step-father. They enjoyed it as... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Bar Divani is now being operated by Louis and Molly of Louis Benton fame. They have eliminated the pesky tablet menus and gone back to good old hard copy, a definite plus. The wine list is still good, although not always up to date. I haven't eaten there since the new menu, but look forward to doing so, as they... More 

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Additional Information about Bar Divani

Address: 15 Ionia Ave SW, Ste. 130, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4102
Phone Number: (616) 774-9463
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Ionia Ave SW, Ste. 130, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: (616) 774-9463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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