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Bar Divani

15 Ionia Ave SW, Ste. 130, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4102
(616) 774-9463
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Ranked #141 of 789 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Iowa
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

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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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went here with a group of friends. They have a nice venue and an excellent wine and whiskey offering. The food is a little on the pricey side but not anymore than you would expect to pay at a classier place. The food was good and I enjoyed it but I was distracted by the very slow service. Granted some... More

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Saugatuck MI
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Haven't been in years. Saturday night. Dreadful and dreadfully loud music was broadcast on the sidewalk. We looked in and saw dirty front windows. Because of our last experience we decided to check it out anyway. Music inside was much much better. Very few people. Service was uninspired. Sorry they had to take their attention off sports that night. Had... More

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Holland, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have wanted to go here for some time but just never made it. We will definitely be back. The restaurant was very comfortable, the server was great. She knew the menu and was able to make some wonderful suggestions. The wine list was very good and most importantly the food was outstanding. All this made the evening great. In... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Probably as hipster as Grand Rapids (G-Rap) gets. Cool lounge/bar with high tops, nice lighting, cool floor design, great wine list with knowledgable staff. Perfect for after dinner drinks.

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Bloomingdale, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

First of all, pretty good happy hour prices. The downside of this is that it doesn't cover the "classic cocktails" such as a good ol' martini but if one is into their interesting list of posh cocktails happy hour is definitely the time to go. The food was very good. I've only had the starters (small plates) but I was... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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284 reviews 284 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were very skeptical walking into Bar Divani. We were meeting friends who have been to Bar Divani for YEARS but we saw the Yelp reviews and TripAdvisor reviews and it was very polarized so we prepared for the worst. But we were pleasantly surprised! Yes, it's very ritzy that they have iPads as menus, the whole place is very... More

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