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Blue Water Grill

5180 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1052
616-363-5900
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Ranked #87 of 789 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Very good food. The waiter was attentive. The prices were a little high for our comfort level. The scenery was beautiful over a lake. The atomsphere was cozy.

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit. We are glad you enjoyed your time. Hope to see you soon! More

Daytona Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is one of my favorites in Grand Rapids. Service is very good. Nice ambience with tasty food. I suggest this restaurant to anyone in the area.

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review. We are glad you enjoy our service, setting and food. Hope to see you soon! More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having been a fan of the Blue Water Grill before, I was very disappointed with not only the service but the food. The waitress while pleasant, had no personality. It was a basic take your order and deliver the food. Those working with her had dirty clothes, no matching company shirts and certainly was not up to par with the... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit. We apologize for your disappointment. We will address your concerns and take action to prevent them in the future. Please message us your mailing address. Thanks again. More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The location and view is amazing! Try to get a seat by the window or if the season is right outside The menu is mostly sandwiches, salads and burgers with a few entrees. The Lobster Bisque is so good, wished I had ordered a bowl over cup. The salmon was very good, my husband was disappointed that the potatoes that... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your recent visit. We are glad your enjoyed the view and meal. We hope to see you soon. More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I believe its a man made lake behind the restaurant, a lovely tranquil view. I had a house salad, and the waitress was very accommodating to add dry fruit at my request, the light Vinaigrette dressing accompany well. My main entree was a Seafood pasta with shrimp, scallop and crab meat in a creamy sauce. Quite delightful and tasty, just... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you soon! More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The 6 of us enjoyed a wonderful and a very pleasant waitress. Our complaint is with the food. I ordered the whitefish basket- extremely small portion of coleslaw, soggy fries, and the whitefish limply laid on top. Very poor presentation for $14. The whitefish was lightly breaded and adequate not stellar. My wife had chicken Caesar- nothing noteworthy, simply tasteless... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit. We will take immediate action to correct the food issues. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Could you please message us your mailing address. Thank you and hope to see you soon! More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went to Blue Water last night or our anniversary. We were going to go to Bonefish but did not feel like driving over there. We enjoy the water view at Blue Water. Drinks were good. My husband had the pizza. Excellent. Would recommend that. I had the pretzel crusted walleye. The cost of this is $23 which is way to... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your recent visit. We are glad your celebrated your anniversary with us and enjoyed the view. We hope to see you soon. More

Providence, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I suppose the subject line says it all: very nice location overlooking a man-made lake (an old quarry in fact). And since it was a warm sunny day we sat outside -- which was just as well since the loud music inside was quite invasive and distracting. The service was prompt, friendly and helpful. The food well-prepared, nicely presented and... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your dining experience. We are glad you had a nice visit and enjoyed the view. Hope to see you again soon! More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We recently dined here for our anniversary meal, the atmosphere was great. As soon as you enter your over taken by the great smell of the wood fire and treated by great service throughout the entire meal. The views of the small lake are very peaceful. However the food could have been a little better for the quality you would... More

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed the view & service. Hope to see you again soon! More

Richland, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent Bruchetta!!! And lobster bisque. Seafood in the seafood linguine was excellent, but the sause lacked flavor. Ate outside...beautiful. Great service.

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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit and our patio. Hope to see you soon. More

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Additional Information about Blue Water Grill

Address: 5180 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1052
Phone Number: 616-363-5900
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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