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Rose's on Reeds Lake

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings
About
The Gilmore family began their stewardship of the legendary Rose's On Reeds Lake in 1992. Rose's is the last remaining building from the Romona Park era – arguably the most colorful chapter in the history of East Grand Rapids. There are memories to be made and stories to be told at Rose's. The Gilmores are honored to bring their brand of dining and hospitality to the shores of Reeds Lake. The menu has gone through many changes over the years, but at its core, remains a pleasant fusion of Mediterranean, Italian and American cuisines. A few time-honored traditions remain on the menu–most notably Bub Rose's burger and Rose's legendary caramel corn. The atmosphere on the patio and four-season deck
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, it was an experience that could have been avoided. I was served a bad piece of chicken when I ordered Parmesan encrusted chicken. The very first bite made me sick to my stomach. The manager only made excuses and acted as if he didn’t...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

A great place - especially in summer - to entertain, Rose's is perfect for entertaining friends or family with a beautiful view across Reeds Lake. BUT....the food feels very 'phoned-in'. Bland, close-to-the-edge flavours kept each meal from being better than they could've been and just...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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MattD760, Marketing at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2020

Surchaser, thank you for your recent visit to Rose's. We are happy you enjoyed the view and we appreciate your feedback regarding your selections. We hope you will try us again.

Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

A better than average joint by the lake. We were there for lunch in February, and the place was bright, warm, and cozy. Food was above average. Great fish and chips. Burgers great (although one a bit dry). Decent selection of on tap beers. Would...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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MattD760, Agency / Consultant at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Thank you for coming to Rose's for lunch recently. We are happy to learn you enjoyed the atmosphere, food, and beers on tap. We hope you come back soon!

Reviewed February 7, 2020

We make a special trip to Grand Rapids just to eat the wonderful farro salad at Rose's. We've had other entrees also that are just as delicious. The restaurant is clean and the service is wonderful. The serve staff are so friendly and go out...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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MattD760, Agency / Consultant at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Thank you for making a special trip to Rose's! We are thrilled you enjoyed your recent experience here. We hope you will join us again, soon.

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

I was unexpectantly back in Grand Rapids, MI with my bride and my sister, we all have warm memories of Rose’s. Our return visit did not disappoint. We had a wonderful evening filled with great memories and awesome food. I had never had a Farro...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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MattD760, Agency / Consultant at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

Tim, we are so happy your unexpected visit to GR landed you at Rose's! Thank you for coming. We are glad our signature dishes, the Farro Salad and Pork Tenderloin, did not disappoint! And it is wonderful to hear your Bride, the fish and chips...More

Reviewed November 14, 2019

Some interesting foods and presentations in this pleasant lake-side setting. Excellent attentive service. Enjoyed the potato crusted walleye. Moderately eclectic wine list with reasonable pricing. Free valet parking

Date of visit: November 2019
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Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2019

Thank you for your recent visit and review! Hope to see you again, soon!

Reviewed October 11, 2019

I took my sister and mother-in-law here for lunch and we all thought that the food, service and view were excellent. The Tomato Bruschetta and Root Chips were excellent choices for appetizers. Both dips that came out with the Root Chips were very tasty. If...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2019

Thank you for your recent visit to Rose's! We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We think our setting on Reed's Lake is pretty spectacular, too. Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed October 6, 2019

We stopped at Rose's on our way to Lake Michigan. It was every bit as good as the reviews we read. The food was delicious, service was great and we sat on the dock by the water. We will definitely go back when we're in...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Patty, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Rose's. We are so pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to your return trip!

Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on our one night in Grand Rapids. We had only an on-line search and on-line recommendations to guide us. We were not disappointed. The menu has something for everyone. Service is top-notch. The atmosphere is cozy and upscale while still...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2019

Thank you SO much for choosing Rose's for your dining destination while in Grand Rapids. We are excited to learn you enjoyed yourselves and had a positive experience. We hope you can come back soon!

Reviewed September 27, 2019

Choose between indoor dining with windows, a covered patio, or the open deck on the water. Food was delicious, service friendly, and the views were amazing!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Rose's on Reeds Lake, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled we met your expectations!

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Prathap P
July 12, 2019|
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Response from Gilmore C | Property representative |
Yes, you are correct. We do not have a dress code, per se. However, guests typically come dressed from business casual to a dressier casual. Thank you!
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December 2, 2018|
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Response from JomarJVP | Reviewed this property |
No I am not
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Jessica D
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Gilmore C | Property representative |
Yes, it is! We have a kids menu for our younger guests.
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