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Blue Water

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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When we talk about down to Earth dining at Blue Water, we're paying homage to the rich tapestry of traditional American cuisine–simple, wholesome food prepared using fresh ingredients. Pairing this with sound technique, a sense of adventure, and a little love is all you need to make outstanding food. At Blue Water, we prepare food with the same fresh fare and character that we use in our own homes. Join us for Sunday afternoon Bloody Marys, garnished with Chef Jeff's homemade pickled veggies. Make it a special family pizza night around a Wood-Fired Margherita topped with fresh basil from our lakeside garden. The view is Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture with clean lines, open spaces and
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout, Reservations, Television
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 ladies out for happy hour and drinks. Without our great waitress (Brandi), it wouldn’t have been as great! Great food and drinks!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank michelle o
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Michelle, thank you for your rating & review. Thanks for compliments. Brandi is a rock star server. We hope to see you soon. Enjoy your day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in for happy hour with some friends. Awesome views, awesome food, awesome drinks. and awesome service. Thanks Brandi!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Cruiser613669
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your rating & review. We are glad you had an awesome time and enjoyed your service. Brandi is one of our rock star servers. We hope to see you soon. Have a fabulous day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for appetizers and happy hour and it was amazing! The service was the topping on the cake- Brandi is the best!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat at the "Chef Table" and was able to see how hard the chefs work to prepare such wonderful meals. We shout out to Brandi, Sam, Tracy, Brandon, CP and Nick. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Martha W
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Martha, thank you for your rating & review. We are so glad you enjoyed our chef's table experience. We hope to see you soon. Have a fantastic day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate appetizers, the wild mushroom bruschetta was the best I've ever had. Ahi tuna was great and we ordered a fire grilled pizza to go. Enjoyed it all

Date of visit: May 2019
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating & review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit & hope to see you soon!

Reviewed May 12, 2019

My daughter graduated from a local university and we had made a reservation for 12 people at Blue Water to celebrate this special occasion. First of all the restaurant is beautiful being right on a small lake. They put our group in a corner with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Traveler1968_01
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

Thank you for your rating & review. We appreciate your kind words and are glad you enjoy your celebration. Have a fantastic day and we hope you visit again.

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited our friends in Grand Rapids and went to see the Tulip festival. Early evening we went to Blue Water restaurant to have dinner. It was very busy but they managed to find us a seat. The food was good and the service was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jjabagi
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you for the rating & review. We are so glad you had a fabulous visit. We hope to see you next time your are in town, Have a great day.

Reviewed May 4, 2019

The atmosphere is very relaxing, friendly and welcoming. We have to give a big shout- out to our server Brandi on Thursday night. She was very personable and gave us great service. She also recommended one of her favorite wines and gave us a sample....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Marlynn D
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank your kind words & rating. We are so glad Brandi & Sam made your evening awesome. We hope to see you soon. Have a fantastic day.

Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

The bar area has a nice view of the blue water of Versluis lake. Unfortunately, the food is average to poor. My husband and I keep giving Blue Water Grill another chance because we like the location and staff, but the food disappoints us. We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Janice O
Gilmore C, General Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Janice, I want to thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We have a new Chef and I will let him know the concerns about the French Dip Sandwich. We will be having a menu change soon and I would love to have...More

Reviewed February 18, 2019

The Blue Water Grille is a must go to spot any time of the year. During the warm months sitting out on the lakeside patio is exhilarating and sitting at the windows overlooking the snow-covered lake in the winter is breathtaking. The excellent food and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ronald S
bluewaterpr, Public Relations Manager at Blue Water, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Thank you for your rating and kind words. We are happy you enjoy the views as much as we do. We hope you visit soon. Have a fantastic day!

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