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Brewery Vivant

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££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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925 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri 15:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beer was delicious but I should have taken heed from the other reviewers that stated what a limited menu that Brewery Vivant has. It is! One in our party is a pescaterian and only had the choice of a fish sandwich. She ate one bite (it tasted too fishy) and the waiter didn't even ask her if there was... More 

Thank thejaytees
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a few drinks and appetizers. Our server, Chris, was very friendly. He even stopped to chat with us when he was not busy. The food was great and the coffee that we had with desert was excellent.

Thank Jujubead
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Don't get me wrong, i like their beer. It is good. However, they just kicked everyone in the bar our during the middle of the top of the 9th inning of a tied game 7 of the World Series... That is absurd and I can't even fathom doing that. It will take a miracle to get me back in that... More 

2 Thank Andrew M
Appleton, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I ordered the steak frites and the sirloin came to me medium rare but the cut was so sinewy and full of white lines of gristle that it was not possible to cut through it; even with the large steak knife. I showed this to the waitperson who witnessed this and the plate was whisked away and a new steak... More 

1 Thank markf1955
Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This brewery is very cool as it was a church! The food was excellent and so was the service. A bit pricey but hey, we were there for the beer and food so......

Thank Rebecca M
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

They have a very good hamburger here however I really wish they would offer some good and delicious bar food. I have never had a craving for duck nachos. In fact the idea of it makes me sick. When I've eaten here I am pressed to find anything on the menu that I want to order.

1 Thank 752patriciaw
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great selection of beers and great food to boot. Ate outside and really enjoyed the atmosphere. One of the better stops

Thank Larry D
Muskegon, Michigan
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

First visit and celebrating a birthday. Beer was a hit, thankfully we had a 40 minute wait to decide what beer to try. Waitress offered no help knowing this was our first visit. Staff didn't seem to care. After asking our waitress to find out what on the menu is garlic freedueto a sensitivity she returned with: " I think... More 

Thank Sonia G
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went to BV to celebrate a birthday. We love BV beers, and of course they were delicious. The inside of the brewery is very cool with the stained glass windows and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. But.... almost everything on the menu contains pork/bacon! I don't eat any pork products and found I had a hard time picking... More 

1 Thank TheSchwartings
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went on a Saturday night. Close to 10 pm. Got right in and got seated. Being so busy I thought the server wait would be awhile. He was prompt and friendly. We had a dark port ale. And pub pretzel and cheese. The pretzel was huge and hot. I would go here again. Love the unique setting.

Thank softballsandlace

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1403
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: 616-719-1604
Phone: 616-719-1604. New Restaurant. Brew Pub & Belgian Brasserie. Building was previously funeral home and also daycare center. Wonderful food. Fun atmosphere. Waiting for outdoor seating.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?