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Mitten Brewing Company

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Pub
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527 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-4278
+1 616-608-5612
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently enjoyed a lunch at Mitten Brewing Co. A very pleasant surprise. It was our first time there. Nice atmosphere with kind waitstaff. We each selected sample beers to try. We each had a Stromboli for which you can select three items to be on it along with the sauce you wish. A very nice way... More 

Thank Drumisl
Akron, Ohio
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading through various menus online we decided on The Mitten Brewing Company and we were quite pleased. The place was unexpectedly busy for 4:30 on a Saturday, and we were told that despite it being New Years Eve, that was normal. There is a large selection of beer, all crafted by TMBC, and with names like "Caught Looking" which... More 

Thank Scott D
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94 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We went at 4 pm on a Saturday- packed- both floors. Put our name on the wait list and sat and didn't have to wait long. We went upstairs. Nice- both floors are loud but we were okay with that. 3-4 TVs. Nice menu. I'm a Guinness girl so I tried their nitro that had coconut in it- AWESOME!!! Had... More 

Thank pam r
Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Small place but we happened to get a seat at the bar which was cool. Didn't eat there but the nice lady sitting next to us ordered what looked like a type of Stromboli, a steak and cheese, and it smelled and looked FANTASTIC!!! Forgot the name of the stout we had but it was so good, we took home... More 

Thank Rebecca M
Bay City, Michigan
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Pizza sampler is a great option to sample all of the great combinations the Mitten has to offer. They have expanded their beer offerings and the ciders are very nice. Sit at the bar and learn a lot from the bartenders. You can also avoid the wait if you can find a spot at the bar.

Thank BillyC989
Chicago, Illinois
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It seems that many Michigan breweries (and there are many) are mostly located in touristy downtown areas with their hipster throwback chic. This place is in an actual neighborhood and while it is Hipster, it is genuinely so (can you be genuinely Hipster???). Dog-friendly if you eat outside. In October this was a little unusual because they did not have... More 

Thank Ken T
Hell, Michigan
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762 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 561 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Parking is limited but we arrived just as another couple was leaving so we were able to get a parking spot. The wait staff were friendly; the hostess, bartender, and server. There was historic Detroit Tigers and other baseball memorabilia displayed everywhere and the building itself was interesting. I heard it was an old fire station. The beer & pizza... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop in after reading good reviews on Mitten. We were seated upstairs and the bartender took care of us. We got six samples of beer which were only $1 each. Not bad. We also got the pizza flight were you pick 6 different types of 5" supreme pizzas that they put on a big wooden board. I... More 

Thank Ang M
Holland, Michigan, United States
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for the first time last night and has a very good time. The pizza options are unique - and the pizzas themselves are great. We even ordered a gluten free crust, and it was delicious (Mediterranean with chicken). The atmosphere is pretty cool, too. They've done a great job maintaining the look of the original building while also... More 

Thank Timothy D
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Took a while to get a parking spot but once we got in the pizza and beer were excellent. Try the milk stout if you like a good dark beer. Nice ambiance in an old fire station. Reasonable prices.

Thank randy0227

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-4278
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-608-5612

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?