The Local Guide: Restaurants
Bostwick Lake Inn
Welcoming lakefront American eatery in a 1910 structure with a deck bar & summer entertainment.
8521 Belding Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341
Modern gastropub with a meat-heavy menu of globally inspired fare, 100+ whiskeys & draft beer.
438 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Cafe de Miro
A Kurdish-style Mediterranean restaurant with traditional breakfast and side dishes, toasts, soup, salads, and more.
1878 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Locals line up for inspired breakfast & lunch fare at this celebrated cozy cafe with vintage decor.
969 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Low-key eatery with wood paneling & wallpaper offering American comfort staples, beers & cocktails.
547 Cherry St SE Suite C, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This happening Mexican joint in a former service station features an extensive tequila menu.
665 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Fruition Acai & Juice Bar
Fruition is a fast, simple and most importantly, healthy establishment serving fresh food, fast.
1405 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Harmony Brewing Co.
A home-brewer dream project celebrating six years of batch-brewing! It’s also the birthplace of award-winning pizza.
1551 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Hip, modern Mexican restaurant serving tacos & creative cocktails in a dark, stylish space.
64 Ionia Ave SW #100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Japanese restaurant featuring unique sushi rolls, hibachi eats & cocktails, plus patio seating.
927 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Vibrant space offering a varied menu including eggs, wraps, burritos & pasta, plus steak & ribs.
1345 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Retro-chic brasserie serving French classics & old-school cocktails in a historic, former lodging.
35 Oakes St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Nonna's Pantry offers exceptional coffee and espresso drinks, handmade pastries and desserts, along with homemade soups and sandwiches to go. Located across the street from the main Nonna's Trattoria.
591 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
Serving pastas, meats and seafood with a decided European bent. All served alongside a great selection of European wines, and complemented by daily desserts.
584 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301
Hip, elegant locale highlights farm-to-fork fare in regional dishes plus a long & notable wine list.
201 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Historic spot with a lakeside view offers Mediterranean, Italian & casual American eats.
550 Lakeside Dr SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Famous neighborhood deli, get there early or call ahead to avoid the lunchtime rush!
1315 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Seasonal produce is given a Scandinavian treatment at this hip destination with a terrace.
443 Bridge St NW #1, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Farm-to-table dishes, wood-fired pizza, craft cocktails & beer offered in a stylish, rustic space.
1429 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Snug spot with a Western vibe crafts 12 soups daily & offers 9 unique grilled cheese sandwiches.
1133 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Wealthy Street Bakery
Bakery & cafe offering bread, pies, pastries, pizza, sandwiches, beer & wine in casual digs.
610 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503