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“The Place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of HopCat

HopCat
Ranked #7 of 916 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 49 Drafts, 250+ bottles -- all craft beer, plus food you mom would make if she loved craft beer.
Bristol, Tennessee
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“The Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

I consider it the best bar in Grand Rapids and its reputation goes way beyond that. The beer selection will blow your mind. The food is also very good. I love their Sandwiches and Burgers and their Mussels are the best appetizer ever. Try their seasoned fries...

Visited June 2013
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English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Crack fries!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

You have to try them... Ad then you will go back for more. The food is fantastic, but by far,the attraction here is the incredible beer selection. Even if you don't think you like beer, your waiter will help you find something you will love. It's especially fun to make a sampler with friends and try all kinds of interesting flavors.

Visited June 2013
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good food - lots of beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

Visited HopCat with friends - sat in the upstairs room with couches and seats, was very comfy and laid back vibe. The brew that HopCat makes themselves was not good. But they have every beer you could imagine or ask for here. Food was great! Accomodating towards gluten free diets too!

Visited August 2013
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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341 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Awesome place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

This place is great! The food was fantastic, the crack fries-believe the hype! Had the fish and chips and it was delicious. They have an amazing beer selection! Great place and a must if your in Grand Rapids!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Lively, world-class brewpub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

A large number of taps plus an outstanding bottle collection. Knowledgeable and efficient servers. Weekday specials. More or less proper glassware is used. Very attractive interior is rather noisy despite the high ceilings. Beautiful wood bar houses 6 sets of taps. All of the food that I ordered or saw was nicely presented and appetizing, but didn't venture from standard pub fare. Tap list emphasizes Michigan brews. Beer menu is nicely organized by style. Free parking at meters after 6pm.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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