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Brandywine Restaurant

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1345 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1654
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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203 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us dined at Brandywine on a Sunday at lunchtime and had a less than wonderful experience. Two of the meals had to be re-done due to rushed preparation -- onion rings came out as one massive glob and sweet potato fries were delivered cold. Server charged twice for onion rings that were re-done. Food that was delivered properly... More 

Thank Dave B
Matt C, Manager at Brandywine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. I am very sorry to hear that you had a less than stellar experience dining with us. We are constantly looking to improve in everything we do and this information is helpful in that evaluation. More 

Lowell, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast is the best -- and many of the dishes include their special Hollandaise sauce. Try it -- you'll love it! While you wait for your order check out all the wall-adorned photos.

Thank Ralph R
Matt C, Manager at Brandywine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time tom provide your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our Hollandaise sauce! More 

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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This area of Grand Rapids is totally gentrified and is the place to go these days. Brandywine is the place to go for breakfast or lunch. The service was wonderful and t\he food was delicious. My friend has a corner booth that he frequents so often the entire staff knows him and serves him with great delight. What a gift... More 

Thank John V
Hudsonville, Michigan
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This Lake Dr. location is closed. We dined at the one on E. Beltline for breakfast. I ordered eggs benedict. The Canadian bacon was so thin you could see through it. For the money, would not order again.

Thank judlaw3793
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Rude service, mediocre food, no changing tables in the bathrooms. This place used to be amazing and the last 3 visits have been big disappoints. I would not recommend this restaurant to ANYONE.

Thank Anne M
Lowell, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Not an easy place to find; entrance is tiny; maybe seats 75 customers. But once you find it you will return again and again. The food is delicious; the hollandaise sauce is superb. Service is great. Diners are surrounded by historical photos and photos of celebrities. Fun to look at while awaiting your order. You won't be disappointed by both... More 

Thank Ralph R
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

The Brandywine Restaurant has really good breakfast food. My favorite is the Eggs Benedict. If the food weren't so good I wouldn't go there again. The woman who was our server last Sunday was visibly annoyed about a lot. From my friend's food allergy to the fact our credit card had a chip in it, everything was a huge struggle.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

I was back in Grand Rapids for the weekend so we thought we'd head over to Wolfgang's for breakfast... but of course the wait was at least an hour. We decided to try Brandywine and we were very impressed! There was little wait - even though we had a party of 7 - and the breakfast was great (as good... More 

Thank Gunner658
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

A great place for breakfast! A natural ingredients lace the breakfast menu. A variety to choose from great Omelet's with natural vegetables, and cheeses.

Thank Brian J
Grand Rapids
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Since breakfast is served here all the time, and we love breakfast here, I can speak of the great breakfast offerings here. Forget what you think is a great pancake in the rest of the world, the Best are served here ! From "plain" to fruit enhanced, these are The Pancakes ! My personal favorite breakfast here is the Ham... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1654
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: 16167748641
An Eastown classic since 1980ish!

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