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919 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
+1 616-454-1000
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
919 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year (when we visit Art Prize) we go to the Grove. It is one of the best restaurants we know. Highly recommended!

Thank Ivanhoe0910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of many restaurants in East Town. We finally tried it and had a good meal. It's only fault, in my book, is the tendency that many farm to table restaurants have, to combine too many ingredients in dishes instead of focusing on just a...More

Thank imkaced
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love this place! interesting, fresh food.. great menu choices! pricy, but soooo nice! Clean upbeat vibe. Nice revitalized part of town.

Thank 50andfun2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined at Grove with my Mom on the patio as the weather was lovely. Reservations were booked online seamlessly which was great. We had the tasting which was absolutely worth the price tag. Our server recommended dishes to us and we were surprised by the...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I have only sent a dish back twice in 20 years. The quail dish........I just want to start by saying "please edit" But...even more....The fried quail was really bad...as soon as I tried to cut it...all the breading feel off, leaving me with grey, chewy,...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I came here with a friend for brunch on a Sunday after finding a line at our first choice. The interior of this place is very nice but we chose to dine outside because the weather was so pleasant. They had lots of interesting-sounding options...More

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Because of the great reviews, we may have had too high of expectations. The atmosphere was nice, the service was okay, the wine selection was excellent, but for us we felt they were trying too try to hard on the dishes. Way too much going...More

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great menu. The farm to table cuisine is expertly prepared and served. Portions are very small. Nice wine list.

Thank Gatesk
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It's been almost three years since I've done a TA review re Grove in GR ... it was excellent three years ago, but, in our view, Grove's now actually better than we remember! We went to Grove this week to celebrate my wife's Birthday w/...More

Thank 305Ryback
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We come to Grove every year for our anniversary and it consistently exceeds our expectations. We would definitely recommend the taste of grove. Their menu is always changing but they often have similar items from each update to the next. Some of our favorites include...More

Thank nuechtergirl
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Questions & Answers
Jackie W
20 March 2016|
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Response from Lauren J | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, Grove does not have a private dining room but our sister restaurant, Bistro Bella Vita, has a phenomenal space. Please visit our website to find out more information. Thanks!
2 September 2015|
Response from Lauren J | Property representative |
Hi! No dress code so whatever you are comfortable in. We look forward to seeing and serving you soon! Lauren Essence Restaurant Group
Barbara B
30 December 2014|
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Response from JaneMichigan1544 | Reviewed this property |
It is a busy atmosphere so we were glad that we snagged a corner table. The food and service are really worth it even if having a conversation turns out to be a little challenging.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
    (Eastern and Cherry)
  • Public Transportation: Route 4 Southbound (Cherry and Eastern) Approximate .14 miles East of the bus stop on Cherry. Located on the North side of Cherry Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-454-1000
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Grove, an Essence Restaurant Group establishment, brings Farm-to-Table with modern, authentic cuisine featuring our Essence hallmarks: impeccable service and fresh, natural, local ingredients.
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