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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“tapas” (205 reviews)
“paella” (39 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed 2 days ago

San Chez has long been one of Grand Rapids best and most vibrant restaurants. A great menu with many seasonal specials. Great decor, consistently good service and creative food. A fun night out.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 3 days ago

San Chez is as good as a midwest tapas gets (we learned in Spain while living in Europe). There is a nice variety across a wide landscape of tastes. Great place to share food and fellowship. Nice bar too. Staff are generally good although not...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decades of successful service right on the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Tapas extraordinaire! One of the most fun, lively and colorful places in the city. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Amazing food.

Thank atthe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love Sanchez and visit regularly. We especially like the small plates as they are easy to share. We are "older" and just don't eat like it's half price night at the buffet. Service is spot on, as are the drinks. If it's an option,...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food, the service the sangria always a great place to enjoy a dinner or a snack. Always something new, like a martini called the African Queen with violet infused gin, delicious

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Vast menu for all types of eaters. Everything we had was out of this world. Homemade drinks were a plus and would've ordered every dessert on the list if I could have!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The small back patio area was really quite nice and a pleasant place to enjoy a lovely evening. We had charcuterie that had nicely prepared artisanal meats and cheeses, incredible meat balls, and Spanish wine. Be sure that the wine has been opened that evening...More

Thank Milan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They serve breakfast, lunch and Tapas. Great place to eat. All the food was very good to excellent. We were with a party of 10 and ordered every tapa. Depending on taste all were great. Fun to order more of what you liked best. There...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definite go to when visiting Grand Rapids. Great choices, great service, great food! I loved the ambiance. We tried many different items, all we more good.

Thank Sun_Lizard_2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the 1st time for birthday celebration.... and it was fabulous. There were 6 adults and 3 children. They did have kids menu. We ordered Sangria and it was delicious. Then the fun started, we ordered so many dishes we lost track.... thankfully...More

Thank cherbear6000
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Dimitri W
Do you have gluten-free options?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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