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Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails

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8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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STARTERS AND SHAREABLES
cup $4.0
bowl $6.0
Soup of the Day
$8.0
French Onion
caramelized onions, veal stock, swiss
$9.0
Hummus
everything spice, seasonal tapenade, grilled pita
$8.0
Deviled Eggs
bacon, green goddess, sriracha
$10.0
Medjool Dates
peanut butter, bacon wrapped dates, banana vinaigrette
$12.0
Crab Croquettes
jalapeño aioli, citrus relish
SALADS AND PASTA
add grilled steak $7 | grilled salmon $7 | grilled chicken $5
$9.0
Kale
quinoa, freekeh, cauliflower, french feta, radicchio, apple, pumpkin seeds, french vinaigrette
$9.0
Caesar
romaine, house-made caesar dressing, herbed croutons, parmigiano reggiano
$10.0
Wheelhouse Salad
mixed greens, strawberries, goat cheese, spiced pecans, pancetta vinaigrette
$14.0
Cobb
chicken, bacon, egg, avocado, blue cheese, tomato, cucumber, pickled onion, green goddess
$14.0
Poke Bowl*
ahi tuna, salmon, sushi rice, edamame, carrot, wakame, spicy mayo, wasabi tobiko
$16.0
Forest Mushroom Cavatelli
handmade pasta, forest mushrooms, oven dried tomatoes, arugula, parmesan cream sauce
SANDWICHES
Served with house chips. Pair any half sandwich with soup or small garden salad for $12
half $10.0
full $15.0
Corned Beef Reuben
smoked 1000 island, brussels kraut, gruyère
half $10.0
full $15.0
Turkey Reuben
smoked 1000 island, brussels kraut, gruyère
half $10.0
full $15.0
French Dip
smoked beef eye of round, caramelized onions, mushroom ragout, basil mayo, nantucket pretzel roll, au jus
half $9.0
full $13.0
Italian
salami, mortadella, capicola, nduja aioli, provolone, peppadew
half $9.0
full $13.0
Turkey BLT
turkey, candied bacon, arugula, oven dried tomatoes
$12.0
Wheelhouse Double Stack Burger
two 4oz fairway patties, ace burger bun
$10.0
Grilled Cheese
brick cheese, american, cheddar, natucket challah
ADD ONS
$2.0
Applewood Smoked Bacon
$1.5
Cheddar, Blue, Goat, Swiss, American, Gouda, Gruyere
$2.0
Avocado
$2.0
Sauteed Mushrooms
$4.0
Soup
SWAP YOUR CHIPS
$2.0
Fries
$3.0
Small Garden or Caesar Salad
$3.0
Sweet Potato Fries
$2.0
Fresh Fruit
About
The Wheelhouse features a contemporary twist on classic American bistro fare with seasonal recipes inspired by our Chef's ongoing partnership with local suppliers. The distinctive menu is complemented by a list of artisan cocktails, select wines and Michigan craft brews. Situated in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the restaurant is as lively as its setting in the Arena Place district. The multi-faceted concept is your neighborhood "go-to" for leisure or business. The large bar and porch hosts over 85 seats, making it the perfect place to unwind after work or enjoy a pre-concert cocktail. Additionally, the versatility of the dining room provides a relaxing space for an intimate dinner, featuring
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $36
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch tuna tacos mousse short ribs gnocchi deviled eggs burger pork belly salad fries van andel arena bacon wrapped dates pre concert meal wine options would highly recommend this restaurant busy night the french onion soup
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is gorgeous inside. The ambiance is on point. I appreciate the good wine at reasonable prices, also. The food is pretty good, though not fantastic in my opinion. I ordered the prime rib, which is my favorite food on earth. My prime rib...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambiance and good menu selection. The rib eye steak was made perfectly and the wine options were sophisticated. I recommend this downtown restaurant to any GRR visitor.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jupiterman3000
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We were going to a concert at the arena next door and walked n without reservations. The host was very gracious and said the table wait was about an hour and a half. He said the bar was first come first serve, and he walked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jim G
Reviewed December 29, 2018

I went to Wheelhouse for the first time, before a concert, which was conveniently across the street from the venue. Levi was our server. We got there at 5:30 PM, and fortunately, we had reservations, as it was a one hour wait otherwise. I had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent drink selection, service, and ambience! The decorating for Christmas was also top notch. Will be back again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BlueChipChris
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Ambiance and location is good. But the chef must think this place is far better than it is. Our table ordered an appetizer and made a request to have a marmalade sauce on the side...not sure why the table wanted it that way, but they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hansend8
MeritageHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Hello, Thanks for letting us know about this experience. I would like to start with an apology, as we know we can do better. We would like to make this right and will reach out to you as soon as possible. If you would, please...More

Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Four couples went for a nice lunch before a show at the Van Andel arena. All of us had a wonderful meal and great service. The restaurant is decorated beautifully for the holiday season.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tkinnary
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Stopped in on a Sunday when they normally aren't open. Big concert across the street so we were lucky as we were actually headed to a different restaurant. Glad we stopped here. We sat at the bar and enjoyed some wonderful drinks. My husband laughed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MxandKeelesMom
MeritageHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Happy to have you! Very close on the bartender name. We will pass the kind regards on to Gazi :) Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed October 22, 2018

If you are heading to an event anywhere in Downtown Grand Rapids, (especially Van Andel) this is the place to go. Both the service and food was excellent. I highly recommend and we will be back the next time we are in G.R.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dreamacres5700
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I really want to like this place because the restaurant itself has a pretty vibe and ambiance. The problem is I just don’t care for their menus. My wife doesn’t either, it’s just odd. Like many other reviewers state- it just doesn’t really work. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michigan0718
MeritageHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Wheelhouse Kitchen & Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Hello, Thanks for letting us know about this experience. I would like to start with an apology, as we know we can do better. We would like to make this right and will reach out to you as soon as possible. If you would, please...More

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