Clarion Inn & Suites Airport
4981 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: (616) 956-9304
Fax: (616) 956-6617
Bars & Cafes
Brewery Vivant is a local brewery with it's very own bar and pub in-house.The pub has a very different and unique feel, located in an old church, for a really different experience. Serving up a delightful selection of their best brews, signature favorites as well as delicious eats. With a fun, lively atmosphere, the passion for the craft of brewing ale is clearly visible in the menu, with dishes painstakingly paired with beers for a complete experience. Try their on-tap ales and beers like the Farm Hand, Triomphe, Maple Amber Beer and Agent a Deaux, from mild to strong, there is something for every palette. Soak it all up with a selection of their tasty eats like the Belgian frites, duck nachos, poutines and liege waffle. For parties and group reservations, give them a call.
One of the more popular bars in Grand Rapids, The Pyramid Scheme is a no non-sense bar that focuses on providing good beer and good music to its patrons. Located in downtown, this bar-cum-music-venue features an excellent selection of beers, sourced from breweries like the New Holland Brewery, Bells Brewery, the Arbor Brewing Company. Besides the excellent beer, the bar also plays host to a range of bands from all over the country. Call to know more.
Since its establishment in 2008, this humble beer bar has come to be known as one of the world's very best. The menu features an impressive variety of bottled beers alongside an array of brews on tap sourced from all around the globe. Whether you step inside looking for a taste of something new, or a pint of a much-loved favorite, you will surely not be disappointed. Perhaps the only thing more impressive than the beer selection on offer is the care, passion and reverence for this humble brew that shines through in every aspect. Serving as a second home to beer connoisseurs, the curious and the adventurous, you will quickly find that at Hopcat all your beer dreams can come true. Pair your beer with the tasty bar snacks and larger plates of delicious grub on offer, including all time bar favorites like chicken wings, tacos, fires and burgers.
The Founders Brewing Co. is not just a microbrewery, it is an institution in itself. Established in 1997, it has consistently received accolades and bagged awards for its first-rate beer. Originally known as the Canal Street Brewing Company, this brewery overcame some torrid initial years to become a major brewery in Michigan. Some of the specialty brews include the oak-aged Curmudgeon Old Ale, Rubaeus with notes of red berries and the aromatic Double Trouble. Discover the intricacies of brewing beer and the brewery's history through tours conducted every Saturday. Some of their specialty brews can be sampled only in the taproom, which is also one of the premier live music venues in the city. Savor gourmet sandwiches along with baked crab dip and cheese platters at their popular deli. This brewery hosts a famous cultural and food festival called Founders Fest every June.
Madcap Coffee Company is known for producing some of the best coffees in the state of Michigan. Part coffee bar, part roasting plant, Madcap Coffee Company is a coffee lover's paradise. The incredible beans roasted to perfection produce some fantastic cups of coffee. Though the menu is limited, the delicious coffee makes up for it. Try their iced Cafe Miel or a simple latte to get a real taste of coffee that will linger in your memory for a long time.
The Monkey Bar At The B.O.B. is the place to enjoy good music with an extensive beer program. The bar also serves weekly lunch and dinner menu.
Experience an upscale and sophisticated environment featuring exceptional wines and local cuisine at Reserve Wine & Food. Located in the heart of vibrant downtown, this restaurant features a trendy ambiance that suits special occasions. Seafood and meat specialties are predominant on the concise menu with standouts like Fromage Blanc Gnocchi, Dry Aged Ribeye and Bay Scallops. The wine list perfectly complements the offering and has every variety ranging from light-bodied to intense wines. Dress code is upper-casual and reservations are recommended.
Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill is a bar and restaurant in Grand Rapids. It has laid back atmosphere and serves good selection of drinks. It also features live music performances.
Occupying an 1873 brick building and possibly Rockford’s oldest, The Corner Bar has been a longstanding dining institution in the city. Head here for the American fast food staple, hot dogs, served with their signature chilli sauce. Their famous Hot Dog Hall of Fame, which began in 1968, draws in adventurous foodies looking to make it to the record books for downing a dozen or more dogs in four hours at a stretch. So on your next visit, bring along your appetite and competitive spirit to make the cut.
The saloon has a fairly regular schedule of comedians and other entertainment. You can also enjoy the dance floor and food from the kitchen.