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The Grill Room at The Kirby House

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2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353 (Harbor Drive)
+1 616-846-3299
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious. I was surprised by interesting combinations of flavors in the salad and the sauce that came with my steak. My steak was perfectly done which isn't always the case when you ask for medium well. The wine list was good and the waiter was helpful with suggestions once I told him what we were looking for.

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Thank jillhl2016
Grand Haven, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals and this is one of our favorite places to eat. Normally, we will just belly up to the bar and order off the menu there. The Filet Mignon is consistently one of the best that I've ever had, and I've had my share! Paired with the mashed potatoes, bearnaise sauce and garlic butter, make this a divine... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kirby is always a nice place to go in Grand Haven. It has lots to offer from it's upscale steak house, which is to the left when you walk in...to the club downstairs, the bar upstairs, and the regular bar and dining to the right. Lots of people seem to like to order the pizza...I get the steak.

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1 Thank MrsHubner
Flint, Michigan
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

. . . but that is about all. The Grill Room is the high end part of Kirby's. Entree included nothing but the piece of meat. Prices over average; low value. About par for a tourist town. Not a place where the locals might frequent.

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Thank dickaloo
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you found our options to be of low value. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com if there is anything more you would like us to know or we can do. Thank you again for your feedback. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been 5 yrs since I've been there, but the entire bar and décor has changed, and not for the better. The colors are orchid and lime green, the menu is bazaar, nothing even sounded good, not to mention their prices have went way up. Way too many salmon and lamb choices, like I want lamb for lunch?? The ONLY... More 

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Thank Valleygirl5957
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you that you were unable to find anything to order with us on your last visit. We strive to provide a large variety of options on our menus and update them multiple times a year. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com so that we may hear more and see if there is anything... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Only serve usda choice but try to tell you it's usda prime and charge prime prices for it. They could use a few more members on the wait staff and some further education for there cooks so they don't burn everything they touch

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Thank Roger P
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We would love to hear more about your visit with us. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Muskegon, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner out itch family. Loved sitting in patio room with the doors open. Great view. Service was great, we were very impressed with our server Nathan H. He was very polite and attentive. Food was good. Adult drinks were expensive. Atmosphere was awesome and it seemed like that was the cool place to be. Would eat here again.

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Thank eh37526
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will make sure Nathan receives your compliments. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you again for the review. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend this place. Slow serve, food ok, no water refill (had to ask). Too expensive for what we got! I got the seafood linguine and it was very water (no cream). I couldn't taste the Parmesan cheese at all (had to ask for more). I would not come back again

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about the poor experience you had with this past month. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com so that we may see if there is anything we can do. Thank you for your feedback. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this resturant for the first time during our anniversary weekend, and was pleased with our service. My husband ordered the Delmonico and I ordered the 8oz. Steak. Our steaks were cooked as requested and we didn't have to wait long either. We really enjoyed ourselves and plan on coming back.

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1 Thank Loretta A
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with use for your anniversary. We are glad we could help make the day more memorable. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. More 

New Haven, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We visited on a Thursday afternoon around 1:00. Interesting interior and convenient to the Harbor but would not visit again. The wait staff was pleasant and we ordered a stacked turkey sandwich, a pulled pork sandwich, the harvest kale salad, the baked macaroni and cheesei, two waters and two soft drinks. The bill with tip was $60.00. There were no... More 

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Thank Imkimski
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Baked Mac & Cheese this past month. We do back every Mac & Cheese, and are sorry if yours was not satisfactory, and that you were not served with any grape tomatoes. Please don't hesitate to notify a member of our staff if you are unsatisfied with any part... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
    (Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-3299
Description
The Kirby House is the place to meet and eat in Grand Haven. A community favorite for excellent food, live entertainment, and simple relaxation with friends and family. Formerly a historic hotel of note, The Kirby House retains its old world charm, while providing all the pleasantries of new world fare and hospitality. Within walking distance of the shores of Lake Michigan, The Kirby House transcends the level of simple restaurant, and is the destination in Grand Haven for all things fun. The primarily American influenced menu is incredibly diverse and is exemplary in its attention to culinary detail and passion. Good times and laughter are located within.

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