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25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179
+1 616-451-4677
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab fries” (262 reviews)
“burgers” (84 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179
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Reviewed 4 days ago

HopCat always produces good food and good beer. It's hard to beat this spot downtown GR for very good food and a wide selection of beer. We go here frequently and enjoy the food, beer, and environment.

Thank Llewtwo
Reviewed 6 days ago

awesome burger and fries. lots of craft beer selections. You can't go without getting crack fries!!!

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time with a Hopcat. We loved the large beer menu (who wouldn't) and the large in austral space. We sat at a high top table close to the bar. This place was busy, but working efficiently (kuddos Hopcat). I had the spicy chicken sandwich...More

Thank Karla V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family lives in the Grand Rapids area and every time I visit I make it a point to get to HopCat. There is usually a wait to get a table, but its well worth it to me. The great atmosphere, the great food, the...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand Rapids, Michigan has much to offer. Known as the hometown of former president Gerald Ford, the area is well known for its ties to politics. But Grand Rapids is also grand for another reason: Beer! I visited Grand Rapids on a beer tour in...More

Thank Bryan_Carey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to meet up with friends or family downtown. The drinks are good. They have a huge draft beer selection but unfortunately are usually out of a lot of them. The fries are a must try when visiting hopcat but the rest of the...More

Thank meganagema
imayfield, Public Relations Manager at HopCat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Megan, Apologies the beer you wanted wasn't on draft when you visited. We offer so many delicious beers from all over the world; everyone seems to want a taste. Our servers are well-versed in craft beer; next time you're in, we guarantee they'll be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful selection of beer and a great lunch while we watched it snow in Grand Rapids. The staff was great.

Thank dogfrommars
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HopCat is not too expensive and is a great place to go for some local brews and they have fries that are to die for! You don't worry about having to rob the bank before going but it is more than a fast food joint!...More

Thank B9360KDrichardr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch on my daughter's birthday. We both had New England style IPA, she had M43 and I had the Don't Haze me Bro, both were delicious. The Reuben was great as was her BBQ Pork sandwich. Make sure you get the cheese...More

Thank CSchaner57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great drinks, and great French fries! Def go here and skip the “oldest brewing company in Grand Rapids”. Bartenders were great and friendly, knowledgeable about the brews. Will definitely return to HopCat

Thank sclabrl
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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Chris K | Property representative |
Hi, We have changed that policy to allow people under 21 to be in the restaurant until 10p.m. We just ask that people under 21 leave by 10.
15 August 2016|
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Response from STAVIWOOD | Reviewed this property |
Yeah probably call. Here's there number: (616) 451-4677
9 May 2015|
Response from Chris K | Property representative |
Yes, HopCat allows children with a parent or guardian before 10 p.m.. We do not have a dedicated children's museum, but have a variety of options that kids enjoy ranging from quesadillas and Mac N Cheese to Fish & Chips and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179 (Formerly HopCat)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-451-4677
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49 Drafts, 250+ bottles -- all craft beer, plus food you mom would make if she loved craft beer.
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