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The Score Restaurant & Sports Bar

5301 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1043
+1 616-301-0600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5301 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1043
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to The Score for a friend's birthday party. We were outside at the boat. This was an area over by the beach volleyball courts. There was a live band playing and there was a good atmosphere about the place. It was a good...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

OK, this place takes us 2 minutes to get to it, if we miss the light. But they do an excellent job. Yesterday, I got something different (I usually get the olive burger) - the pulled chicken taco - and it was pretty good. Quantity...More

Thank Russ H
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This Sports Bar has a unique beach style design and normally busy on summer/fall weekends. We chose to sit inside and pleased with variety of beer on tap and food selections. Unfortunately we seldom saw our server and had to either find another to follow...More

Thank Mantrinbago
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Another place I've been going to for years. You go there for the outstanding beach and palm trees in the back. Makes you feel like your in Florida. The food has got better over time and they have an extensive beer list. Best outdoor atmosphere...More

Thank shoeguy24
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food is good but nothing spectacular. There are always many games on and it's a good place to go with friends. It's very loud so not necessarily a good place for conversations.

Thank Meredith H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have not been back to the Score in years as I was disappointed many years ago when they first opened. At a friends request we headed back there this month only to again be disappointed. The atmosphere is AMAZING but the food not so...More

Thank Kristin C
Branden M, Public Relations Manager at The Score Restaurant & Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Kristin, Thank you for your feedback. While it's tough to hear feedback like this, we appreciate you taking the time to leave it so we can continue to improve. Our core business is all about food and quality. We are committed to delivering exceptional menu...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

our group of 18 golf ladies came here after playing golf at Silver Lake . We ate out on the patio and had a blast. Jared was our waiter and did a great job keeping our orders straight. Most of us had never eaten here...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

2nd time to the Score! Excellent both times! Sarah was our server today and she was great! The Oxymorons were performing and sounded great too! Very good food and a great setting! Love sitting on the "beach"!

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great atmosphere,we had great service and split some of the best nachos we have ever had! In the back,the sand,volleyball,live music and palm trees make this place extra cool.

Thank LuvaNurse443
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here mainly because we knew they offered lobster rolls on their menu. We never expected the fun atmosphere of this place! You'd never know from the front view that the outdoor area was so beach-like. There's a small lake, live band, volleyball, and...More

Thank shelley s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 5301 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1043
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-301-0600
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The Score is open daily from 11am to 2am and combines everything you love about a family friendly Sports Bar with an exceptional menu and an outdoor entertainment venue that holds 3 full-sized beach volleyball courts, beach sand dining area, live palm trees, and live entertainment 7 days a week! Stop in today and see why Everyday is a Party at The Score!
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