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Grand Rapids Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Grand Rapids Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.71/5
Based on:
41 Beers
253 Hads
Place Score: 86
Reviews: 15
Visits: 101
Avg: 3.72
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503-4194
United States
phone: (616) 458-7000 | map
www.grbrewingcompany.com

Notes:
Place added by: hopcatgr on 11-02-2012

No notes at this time.
Place: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 15 | Visits: 101
Reviews by DavidRandall:
Photo of DavidRandall
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Billydoughnuts
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of MichaelCoyne
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

nothing really has the "wow factor", but everything is made well. only complaint is its super dark inside

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Photo of BudznSudz13
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Photo of capt93
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of buschbeer
4.15/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Daydream816
4/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jasonpeckins32
1.95/5  rDev -47.6%
vibe: 1.25 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 2.25

Let's be totally honest here.... If you're coming to Grand Rapids for craft beer, you probably are not coming here. And usually for good enough reason. Grand Rapids has LOTS of great beer, and this isn't one of the establishments serving it.

The beer is mediocre (giving them the benefit of the doubt here).

Their service is less than mediocre, in both knowledge and friendliness.

The food is "good", but a little overpriced and may I say, a little douchey?

The owner of this establishment is a wonderful guy. However, there is no category to rate an owner, just categories to rate what your experience at an establishment is like. I am 100% certain that this place does well, or even stays in business, PURELY because of their location. They've got a prime piece of real estate, with lots of foot traffic and visitors stumbling by.... but not much a customer would like once inside.

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Photo of jmiah22
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of mwaltz99
4.16/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of 98green
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Stopped by for happy hour half priced pints on a Thursday. Nice space, decent size bar, 15 beers on tap, most for $5 a pint. Menu is somewhat upscale pub fare.

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Photo of jakelang
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Eziel
4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
4.5/5  rDev +21%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rustyleick
4.28/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of bshemansky
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Shaskins80
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of beerdedrinken
1.95/5  rDev -47.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 3

Service was soso, silver foam was terrible. Atmosphere was good and gave food a middle of the road 3 because i didn't try any.

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Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of KurtE
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

had a good chat while visiting with a local beer club member, also the bartender was pretty knowledgeable. It was a Sunday afternoon and I learned it is the same owner as Hopcat.

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Photo of MSEGUIN
4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.18/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4

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Grand Rapids Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
86 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.