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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

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38 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (Commerce)
+1 616-774-8272
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Carlsbad, California
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did this spur of the momment, and I regret that. They couldn't seat our group together. They kept bringing the wrong dishes to our tables. The food was disappointing and when we asked for a little more bread for our cheese board they said it would be a dollar extra!!! We spent $350 and you won't just throw in... More 

Thank Teresa R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant never disappoints. A diverse menu with something for everyone. Fun to order and share with the table. Love it!

Thank sharonbradt
Level Contributor
60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered a 7 plates for our group of 4. One of our party is a vegetarian. The staff did a nice job alternating with meat tapas, so we were always nibbling on something

Thank GR_MI_traveler
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast, lunch or dinner is a treat here. The scallops are delicious, and matched with the wine suggested by our waiter. If you love tapas and like to sample a variety of dishes, this is the place for you. Great service too.

Thank cor212015
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is always a great stop for breakfast and coffee. Lunch is wonderful too. This is a must stop...

Thank steveja1960
Springfield, Illinois
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131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I are deeply in love with Spain and it's culture of tapas, so to stumble upon this restaurant was fantastic. A special evening with my son and daughter-in-law, we were hoping to treat and impress them...and it did! My son was uber-impressed with the salmon ahumado, or smoked salmon tapa...he shared it but only reluctantly. The four... More 

Thank caringinthemoment
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have eaten dinner here before but this time it was for breakfast. We did not know that they served breakfast and we kind of stumbled on the fact that they do by walking by. My wife had their Chicken Waffle eggs benedict and I had their breakfast empanadas. Both worthy of a repeat visit. Love San... More 

Thank michtrvlr
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never has lived up to its hype. Decent all around meal, probably was great back when the city was dead but totally needs to make some tweaks to become relevant again.

Thank Dean J
Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a networking event at San Chez A Tapas Bistro. A buffet was set up for us guests. I was not impressed with the cuisine available. The tapas were dry, the olives and other selections were only mediocre. A drink was ordered at the bar. The bartender quickly prepared my drink, pushed it toward me and disappeared. I was... More 

Thank Quilady2016
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is absolutely amazing. What a treat it was. Highly recommend everything on the menu, Friendly staff, Great drinks, even greater food. It was a fun night indeed!!

Thank srinageshv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Spanish, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Public Transportation: The Metro system of Grand Rapids called "The Rapid" has 6 lines that stop directly in front of 38 West Commerce. They are 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-774-8272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?