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“Very Pleasant Suprise”
Review of HopCat

HopCat
Ranked #6 of 950 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, British
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: 49 Drafts, 250+ bottles -- all craft beer, plus food you mom would make if she loved craft beer.
Reviewed March 16, 2013

So many (Draft) Beer choices! I had heard there were several to choose from but just one look down the length of the bar - you are immediately overwhelmed with the abundant choices of draft beer - which to choose. In fairness - I visited on a Wednesday night with a Griffens game on in town... so the place was busy. That said - the wait staff was quite busy (understaffed perhaps?) our was friendly - but you could tell she was working too many tables. Food is good - made a meal out of the mussels (quite good!) but the rest of the menu is normal or expected Bar fare.
Only thing holding my rating back from 5 - is the overworked staff (or rather the under appreciated customers). Food and Beer was great - don't pass this place by.... (hopefully when there not too busy).

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Thank Arthur A
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Hop Cat is one of Grand Rapids best Brew House/Restaurants! Their selection of wonderful beers is fantastic! The staff is very knowledgeable and can help you find the right beer for your tastes. The food is also great. It's my favorite place to go in downtown Grand Rapids. I love sitting out on the outdoor porch on the couches and just relaxing with a friend while enjoying a wonderful meal and a brew! Don't miss it!!

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Thank pananny56
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

They have great beers on tap and rotate them regularly. If you're looking for good beer, you need not look any further. They have something for everyone.
Their crack fries are superb. My only complaint is that the cooks seem to have a difficult time cooking their burgers to order but that seems to be a problem in many restaurants. I ordered my burger medium and my husband ordered his medium-well. They both came back well done and dry. Stick to the beer and fries if you go, unless you prefer your burgers well done.

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Thank CourtneyKeaton
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

They had many different beers from all over to sample. Our server was awesome and attentive. They had great music playing and it has a great location.

Thank batravels
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Ended up here at the end of a conference day for a special event in the loft. They had various food choices set up for us, all of which were interesting and delicious, and the beer selection was unparalleled. Everyone was able to get something to their taste - if you are a beer connoisseur this is your place! They even had one of my very favorites, Lindeman's Framboise.

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Thank Oranges13
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