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“Great tapas”

San Chez a Tapas Bistro
Ranked #4 of 974 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Commerce
Transit: The Metro system of Grand Rapids called "The Rapid" has 6 lines that stop directly in front of 38 West Commerce. They are 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15.
Reviewed March 15, 2013

A wide selection of interesting tapas choices, each of which was well prepared and presented paired with sangria made a wonderful meal.

Thank Bettia
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

We booked at San Chez for our rehearsal dinner with a party of about 25 people. I worked on the menu and details over email and the experience was relatively painless. I was still tentative on how exactly tapas would go over for such a large party, but friends had raved about the food and we had some picky eaters so we thought it would be the best solution.
Service was friendly and attentive, the food was delicious, and everyone talked about how amazing it was and what a great choice we had made afterwards. I'd love to go back for a more personal meal, but if they can serve a party of 25 without issue, then I'm certain they'll be able to handle a few people for lunch or dinner.
We got a little bit of everything, and while it is expensive, the food was very delicious and everyone was really happy with it.

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Thank Oranges13
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

If you want a meal that feels more European and not rushed this is a great place. The service isn't slow--I don't mean that--it's just that you feel that you can enjoy the experience of eating out. Food is wonderful, a little pricey, but worth it. A great place for a fun night out! Ate supper here when we stayed at CityFlats hotel, it's very close.

Thank MaryDeeCat
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

I really like this restaurant, they serve authentic(ish) Tapas, smaller portions to share with the whole table. It does get pricey quickly, but then you don't go out for fine dining every day, at least I don't.

The wait time can be long, but they have a bar and serve some appetizers there, which are pretty much all great.

If you go out for some dining at San Chez, take some extra time and order as you go, you don't have to order everything at once and you can gage how much more you want and what you liked.

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Thank jwamerica
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Lively atmosphere, cozy seating, interesting menus! Goooood sangria!
A little bit strange order serving (food being brought several times instead of once for everyone)

Thank Acinan
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