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The Grill Room at The Kirby House

2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
+1 616-846-3299
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“delmonico” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for a special occasion and it was a bit of a let down. The waiter was friendly and the service good, though for most of the time we were the only ones in the room. My husband ordered the scallops and...More

Thank patriciabA2753PW
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The one is for atmosphere and our waiter, The Rev. My wife and I both had the Delmonico. They were very thin. Looked like they were breakfast steaks. Her's was filled with fat and tendons. The Rev took the appetizer off the bill. Would not...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place with great food. Right on the main strip of Grand Haven. Service was a little slow but good experience overall.

Thank CDHIII
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I didn't get the full experience because as soon as I sat down the power went out all over downtown. But my server and the manager were awesome. They still made me an excellent cocktail and salad by candlelight, since they couldn't cook anything, all...More

Thank Elly S
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Elly, This was not the "dining in the dark" event we wished for but we're glad to hear your experience was still enjoyable. Hopefully you'll try us when the lights are on soon.

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Very popular place due to location. Typical grill food, burgers, pizza, etc which are good. Has several floors offering different games and activity space giving unique atmosphere.

Thank stilkikn
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for the great rating. We hope you get a chance to try our new menu this summer!

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Wend at the suggestion of a local and trip adviser. We found this to be the only fine dining restaurants in the area. Are we sure this was Desiree who was excellent friendly and enhanced our dinner experience. Must get the fillet it is to...More

1  Thank Lloyd B
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Lloyd, Thank you for the great review. Desiree has been with us for years and loves her job! We're glad we could accommodate you and your wife! Thank you for joining us!

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have not been to the Grill Room in many years, but had fond memories of the previous visits. The company I work for was hosting a large group of people for a business dinner. We had a group of about 20 people. The service...More

1  Thank eporter0006
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you for such a nice review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your food and experience overall.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

The title says it all. I've eaten at the Kirby House more times than I can count. The food in the Grill Room is supposed to be several notches above what's served in the rest of the place; but every time I've been dumb enough...More

Thank Stephen S
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Stephen, We're so sorry to hear you felt this way with your service. If you could email our General Manager, Tim at triley@gilmorec.com and give him some additional details regarding this visit it would be appreciated.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very good ribeye steak, cooked medium rare just as we ordered. Good atmosphere, and friendly service. Make a reservation in season.

Thank H2O_log
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for the great rating and review! H20_log is correct, make a reservation for a guaranteed table, we're on opentable.com or call 616-846-3299

Reviewed 19 February 2017

My wife and I went here last night for our Valentines Date since I was traveling this week. This is my 3rd time dinning here at the Grill Room and every visit has been outstanding. Yes...make a Reservation. It is a quality place and they...More

Thank TERMINATOR1959
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Skip, Wow! Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're so glad you and your wife enjoyed your dinner and experience with your server Ben. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 09:00
Monday
05:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 10:00
Thursday
05:00 - 10:00
Friday
05:00 - 10:00
Saturday
05:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
    (Harbor Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-3299
Description
The Kirby House is the place to meet and eat in Grand Haven. A community favorite for excellent food, live entertainment, and simple relaxation with friends and family. Formerly a historic hotel of note, The Kirby House retains its old world charm, while providing all the pleasantries of new world fare and hospitality. Within walking distance of the shores of Lake Michigan, The Kirby House transcends the level of simple restaurant, and is the destination in Grand Haven for all things fun. The primarily American influenced menu is incredibly diverse and is exemplary in its attention to culinary detail and passion. Good times and laughter are located within.
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