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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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5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
919 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
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11 - 20 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on Sunday for the pasta Battle. The food was fantastic as well as the service. It was such a unique and cool event. I can't wait to return.

Thank lanaMichigan
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I know many people won't agree with me, but I found the Grove to be pretentious and way more expensive than it should be. Portions were TINY--for ex., one of my companions ordered the bratwurst dinner and got one thin brat cut into 4 or...More

Thank jamom49506
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Grove has delicious food, there is no doubt about. However, if you can find a place to park in the evening and if you have a lot of money to spend, it is a great place to go.

Thank 540gm
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A fantastic and unique food "experience". Farm-to-table with flair. Service was on-the-spot, but not in-your-face. Just go!

Thank davidmZ8717UO
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We are from out of town and consider ourselves foodies so after checking some reviews we decided to try the Grove. It is located in a funky and lively part of town, away from the downtown area. We were dressed VERY casually and were worried...More

Thank sasabella
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Okay the food is really good, and its a cute restaurant, however, the main thing is the presentation of the dishes, they are all so complex and colorful, its sad to eat it! This is the restaurant for foodies and bloggers too!

Thank Alexagranrapids1
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a business dinner with a few colleagues. Great food, great atmosphere, great service. One colleague was vegan, and the vegan choices were also good. Plus great local beer

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a must if you are foodie and like upscale, innovative, delicious food wth a twist. We purchased the $42 per person 3 course meal. I had the refreshing beet salad, yummy shrimp and grits and the light, tasty trout. They are a...More

1  Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I love Grove. It's a special occasion restaurant for me and my family. They have a cool revolving menu and special drinks. It's not cheap, but it's worth it!

Thank janice H
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious farm to table menu. Trendy spot in the booming uptown entertainment district of Grand Rapids.

Thank Randy C
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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