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The Red Geranium

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6670 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508-7856
(616) 656-9800
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I have out of town guest, I will only go to the red geranium I'm never disappointed .The food is always good and the service is outstanding

Thank Norbert D
Woodstock, IL
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This was an absolutely delightful lunch. Food was superb. The crab bisque with sherry was delicious. Our tossed salad was high and well prepared. Our Lobster BLT was unique and also delicious. Service good and atmosphere very pleasant. Plan to return.

Thank marilynkrenger
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Have been here several times and always leave satisfied! The food is always tasty and the prices are great. They are always busy but manage to give excellent service to all their customers.

Thank ej9718
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

It had been several years since we had last seen our friend. She suggested we meet at the Red Geranium. "OK" we said and away we went. We were not disappointed, The soup was delicious and the conversation was even better. Hopefully we will meet again before too long.

Thank John V
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Had out of town family visit and they like to go to Red Geranium,she like the home fry potato and I had the special of the day goulash with cheesy Texas toast .The whole meal was outstanding. We will be back.

Thank Norbert D
4GR8FOOD, Public Relations Manager at The Red Geranium, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, The RG Team More 

Grand Rapids MIchigan
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316 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I go here once a week for breakfast. As the wait staff gets to know you they set up your table for you ahead of time. They always remember what I ordered before. They are like family there. It's not hard to cook up breakfast but to do it with great service is what makes this place special.

Thank OTBS32
Grand Rapids, MI
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146 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Good thing they have great hazelnut coffee. We waited 30 minutes to be seated and 40 minutes for our food.My western omelet was very good. Hash browns could be crisper so may need to request that. My husband enjoyed his skillet. They are open until 2:00. Kyle kept my coffee filled and gave me a cup to go!

Thank fourbeesplus3
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

After church this is the right place to meet your other family members and have a great meal together.Great food and service,keep up the great job.

Thank Norbert D
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240 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a cafe style restaurant. Like many old time cafes the food was filling and tasty but not really prepared that well. I had biscuits and gravy, standard cafe fare, but the biscuits were over done and chewy. The assuage gravy was fine. However unlike the old time cafes the price was kinda high. Service was good and so... More 

Thank Mark K
Grandville, Michigan
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

The RG on Kzoo Ave and the one by Metro Hospital are local favorites of many. We were at the one by the Metro this weekend. As often happens, there is a line to get in, but it moved very quickly and the wait was short. It is a very small and packed local restaurant. But, the food and portions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6670 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508-7856
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: (616) 656-9800

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