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$5 - $30
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American, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 31, 2024

Asked for a booth she said sure walked way too fast over to a table, plopped our menus down, I said "Can I get a booth" She replied with a snippy yet nonchalant attitude "unfortunately no" abruptly turned and walked off. There was almost no...one in the restaurant and we were sat next to 8 empty booths at a table with uncomfortable chairs. If your policy is no booths that is very unaccommodating, especially when there is a pregnant woman involved. If you are going to be that way then be upfront don't ignore a seating request and waste everyone's time by bringing people to where they don't want to go. We got up and left. Used to be good used to be friendly but not any more.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed September 2, 2023 via mobile

Looked so cute on the outside. But so disappointing. I ordered shrimp tacos but substituted chicken. They were cold, tasteless and full of lettuce. Hubby ordered a pizza and it came about the time I finished my meal which had been served about 15 minutes...earlier. Pizza reminded us of those pizza kits that kids sell for school fund raisers. Won’t return.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 13, 2023 via mobile

Food ain't good. It's not restaurant quality. The restaurant only exists because of the location. 5/6 people unsatisfied with their food

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 30, 2023

Great view and location, but honestly bad food. We went last September and got the capo pizza and it was actually great! Yesterday, we ordered the rosemary fries ($11), a crispy/spicy chicken sandwich ($18!!!) and the capo pizza (~$15). The fries were fine because we...were hungry but they were covered in Lawry's seasoning. The chicken sandwich was as if it were from KFC or McDonald's. The pizza tasted and looked like a frozen pizza from Aldi. Really bummed because we rarely go out to eat. I recommend going somewhere else without the view, or getting takout and sitting on the grass by the water.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 10, 2023 via mobile

In Grand Haven a month a year and always end up at Kirby’s at least once. The upstairs patio is where we try to go as the atmosphere is great. Service is always good and the food is usually good. ( not great but good).

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed June 2, 2023

Service was good. The lettuce wraps were very good, as was the veggie burger. The pizzas were way overpriced for their quality. Expensive place - if we do go back we will be very selective with our order.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 1, 2023

Have been coming here for years and have had lots of pizzas but the one this past Saturday night was not good. It was worse than a frozen pizza and was $18. Please go back to the pizza's had before. I also saw that ours...looked like others so I know it was not just ours.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed May 22, 2023

Able to get in quickly, but not crazy about the food. Good service. They had more GF options than a lot of places.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed March 29, 2023 via mobile

Used to love this place, great ambiance. However, the menu is GREATLY reduced. I looked through it about 5 times, lowering my standards each time. I settled on the 5 cheese pasta with bacon. $18. It was honestly a bowl of pasta with something like...a jar of store bought Alfredo or pasta sauce. Nothing about it was homemade. I could have done better myself. Fresh cheese would have been nice. Then we ordered the berry cheesecake. I had hoped for some berries cooked down and added, but really it was just strawberry syrup, much like what you might add to milk. It's very obvious they have cooks, not chefs, and are pinching pennies on the food. If anything kills this place, it will be the food.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed August 22, 2022

When we were there, the service was great, the music was also very good, a guy named Dean. The food however was overpriced and disappointing at best. Two of us had the fish tacos and I must say they were pretty to look at, but...the absolute worst fish tacos I have ever had. Two others in my party said the pizza and bread sticks were also disappointing. For the price of the bill, I expected much better.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2022

Thank you for the feedback. I am sorry you did not enjoy the food on your recent visit. The tacos are very popular! I am glad you enjoyed the live entertainment and service. If you would like to share more, please email triley@gilmorec.com.

Reviewed July 31, 2022

Husband and I both order chicken burritos. The burritos were nothing like the menu description. It was almost all plain white rice. Very little chicken and tasteless. The sauce was sweet and we only received 8 small round chips. On top of that we were...up charged $2.99 a piece for the chicken. We had to wait 15 minutes for the manager to correct our bill. If you want salsa or sour cream that is another 99 cents each.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2022

I am sorry that the burrito is not what you expected. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to correct the bill. If you would like to share more about how we can improve, please email triley@gilmorec.com.

Reviewed July 31, 2022 via mobile

Sat on the roof top. Sunny and slight breeze for dinner. Kids had pasta in a huge bowl and my wife and I shared the chicken sandwich. Great people and great view. Nice bar area on roof top too.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2022

Thank you for joining us and for leaving a great review. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed July 29, 2022 via mobile

Stopped in for a pizza and some beverages after a day at the beach. We were able to get a table immediately which was a definite bonus! The place was busy but the service was awesome. Pizza was very good!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2022

Thank you for choosing The Kirby House and for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed June 30, 2022 via mobile

We asked for a table in the street, and had to wait for a few mins. The service was pretty good. They had a decent beer list. The food was excellent, with the fries maybe bring the best we ever had.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2022

Thank you, Andy, for the review. Those fries are so delicious! We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed June 25, 2022 via mobile

Great location in the heart of downtown Grand Haven. We sat inside, but they appear to have a nice outdoor patio as well. We had the whitefish dip and it’s a must try. So good! Our server did an awesome job and we will definitely...return on our next visit to Grand Haven.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Gilmore C, Agency / Consultant at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2022

Thank you for the great review! We have two outdoor seating options so defiantly give one of them a try on your next visit!

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Response from SHARON C | Reviewed this property |
Casual attire is okay, just not bathing suits. :). What you would wear to a sports bar would be acceptable.
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I think it's first come first serve, but it's worth a phone call to double check.
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Yes, The Kirby House offers takeout services.

The Kirby House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4