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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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Flint, Michigan
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

. . . 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
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 3 days ago NEW

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
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
Muskegon, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Fairport, New York
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Ask the clerk at Best Western (a great place to stay BTW) if any Outbacks, etc, she suggested going into town (about 1 1/2 miles) and gave us directions on the "back roads" to get there since it was rush hour. This is a great place with 3 choices for dining, pizza, quick meal or fine dining. We opted for... More 

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Thank jjgalusha58
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you were sent our way on your visit to Grand Haven. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and hope you will stop by again if ever back in town. Thank you for your review. More 

Ann Arbor
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Good steaks. Pleasant waitperson. She did not check back after serving, however. Sides were overpriced. Five bucks for not quite warm mashed potatoes? Really. Nice ambiance.

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your steaks. We are sorry to hear about the missed opportunity in your service, and that your sides were unsatisfactory. Please don't hesitate to tell a member of our staff if you are ever unhappy with a part of your meal. We hope that you will come back... More 

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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

What used to be a very fun, tasty restaurant has turned into an overpriced disappointment. I should have known when I asked the waitress if the Chicken Parmesan was any good and she answered "people order it"...chicken was maybe 3-4oz, in an inch of artichoke liquid. Nasty. Even my kid didn't want to choke down the kids Mac and Cheese... More 

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Thank Brunette1234
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear about the experience you had with us recently. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com. We would like to hear more about your experience with us and see if there is anything we can do. Thank you for your feedback. 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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