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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
+1 616-774-8272
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (242 reviews)
“paella” (48 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are at San Chez before a concert at Van Andel arena. Excellent food. Made a reservation on Yelp and put table was waiting when we arrived. It is a Tapas Bistro so the table split all of the food. Excellent food seasoned well and...More

Thank cw0108
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We sat at the Chef's bar area where you could watch deliciousness being created. Lots of fun! We decided to have our server Liz surprise us with 5 tapas selections to dine on. Fantastic experience! Worth being adventurous! ALL was excellent.

Thank IKE48
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with a group of around 8 people. The restaurant was not busy but the delivery of the food was very slow. I was good but I would say it was a little pricey. You pay for the atmosphere.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time visiting with the kids around the Bloody Mary Bar. It was busy and we had to wait for a table but we were able to grab a cocktail and wait and chat. The breakfast was excellent - I tried the skillet...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite place for a hand muddled Mojito! So refreshing, and the tapas selection covers every base. I was with a vegetarian friend, and a devout carnivore- both raved about their selection! If you are on a date, or out with friends- a must try...More

Thank adeshane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the breakfast place to go to. Awesome food. The staff is amazing and tentative. The amount of food is plentiful.

Thank HPea_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance is extraordinary, tapas are prepared perfectly, great wait staff, and perfectly located in downtown Grand Rapids. You will enjoy to the max.

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a long weekend in downtown Grand Rapids for our anniversary, with a self imposed rule to only visit restaurants we hadn’t visited before. But, we broke the rule for San Chez, as it’s a favorite! Delicious tapas, nice variety, always well presented. We...More

Thank luv2r0am
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love San Chez! I’ve only eaten Tapas style in Chicago and was so impressed to be able to eat like this here, in Michigan. ( and have been for years) Who doesn’t like to try “this and that”at a meal if they can?...More

Thank deekaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have actually driven from Pittsburgh two times since our first visit in 2015 to come back to this restaurant. The paella rice is exceptional. The albondigas, fritters and plantains are so very good. Everything you order here has an explosion of savory flavors. The...More

Thank SJPitt
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Questions & Answers
Scott M
29 October 2017|
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Response from Ken V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy a Bloody Mary too
Dimitri W
13 May 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I did not, however there were gluten free options on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
  • Public Transportation: The Metro system of Grand Rapids called "The Rapid" has 6 lines that stop directly in front of 38 West Commerce. They are 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-774-8272
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