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Lumber Baron

187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2621
+1 616-774-2000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2621
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to this bar when I want a good drink with a laid back, sophisticated atmosphere. It's the type of bar I can sit in a chair and read a book in. The drinks are always excellent and the bartenders are top notch. Can't...More

Thank Jonesyray
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We recently visited after a Grand Rapids Symphony performance with friends. Tara and other Amway Grand employees made us very welcome in a cozy wood-paneled atmosphere. This venue is a favorite for atmosphere, quality of food and drink, and location in a beautiful hotel in...More

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Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Hello, Thank you for the five stars! We love serving our guests and are so happy we could welcome you into our 'home.' Cheers, Kylene G.

Reviewed April 9, 2017

Intimate and quiet enough for a small group to have wine and conversations. A bit pricey but the alternative is to go out and find a place as lovely and quiet.

Thank bjlemont
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy you found the value in our private setting. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kylene G.

Reviewed February 13, 2017

What a lovely quiet place to have a cocktail or a coke while awaiting dinner. We enjoyed feeling luxuriously spoiled!

Thank auntsusanelaine
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are pleased you could enjoy the ambience of the Lumber Baron Lounge! Cheers, Kylene G.

Reviewed January 29, 2017

Leather chairs, dark wood paneling, a great drink selection, and a nice small plates menu from the Ruth's Chris kitchen!

Thank Smudgecats
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We look forward to welcoming you back to our cozy lounge! Cheers, Kylene G.

Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Tarah is fantastic, thank you! Great drink, wonderful service and very pleasant atmosphere. Nice music chill place

Thank DLMIII
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Hello, Thank you for the wonderful review! We will pass on the nice regards to Tarah accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you back! Cheers, Kylene G.

Reviewed October 17, 2016

This location has a lot of ambience, great seating, great drinks, and we've always enjoyed the desserts!

Thank tlvsphr
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the review! We love the desserts too and look forward to welcoming you back for another great experience. Cheers, Kylene G.

Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Since my husband and I come here nearly every Saturday evening, one would expect me to give the Lumber Baron five stars . I would, but it just needs a bit of fine tuning. Lovely setting, excellent staff, and solid drinks. It is usually quite...More

Thank Maui-no-Kai-oi
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We definitely want to make sure that the ambience of the space is cohesive with the level of service, food and drink quality. We will definitely take into account your feedback and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is a hidden gem with great atmosphere. The bar serves food from Ruth Chris menu in a dim, jazz-filled, dark wood surrounding. I expected Dean Martin to be sitting across the room. Service was fantastic, the best eats while in GR.More

Thank Evelyn R
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Hello, Thank you for your awesome review! We love when guests find this 'hidden gem' and we wish Dean Martin could join us every day! We look forward to welcoming you back as the fall and winter are upon us the atmosphere is sure to...More

Reviewed August 23, 2016

What a lovely old time bar. Very comfortable and delightful environment. Reminds us of old time classy bar with, fortunately, no cigars! Loved this place. Drinks are very costly though! $13 glass of win.More

Thank Kim W
Kylene G, Sales Manager at Lumber Baron, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us in the Lumber Baron. Believe us, we wish we could bring back Cigars as well! We hope you found the value in your beverages prepared to order...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Average prices
$85
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2621
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-774-2000
Description
The Lumber Baron Bar lets you settle into the warmth and charm of a historic bar - complete with fireplace, leather club chairs and a large selection of premium drinks and appetizers making it the perfect location before or after a night on the town.
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