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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
+1 616-774-8272
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (263 reviews)
“paella” (50 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

San Chez is open for Sunday morning, and breakfast was great! A delicious bunch of Spanish options are available...don't miss the Spanish Tortilla (an egg/potato casserole, not including anything that looks like a Mexican tortilla shell)....delicious! Consistently great food.

Thank caringinthemoment
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had brunch with 29 others completing a fabulous 90th birthday weekend for a special friend. The hosts had ordered ahead of time. Our group was seated upstairs where we could look over the whole first floor and enjoy the reactions of the other diners....More

1  Thank savannahsandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with group of friends and had such a great time! We each ordered ~2 plates and everyone shared. It was really fun to try a bunch of different foods.

Thank swrightqh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at San Chez several times over the years and even used to detour through Grand Rapids on our way back to Detroit from up North to eat here. The past few times we have been underwhelmed with food quality and quantity for...More

1  Thank MaryBluEyes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks as San Chez are always excellent and worth the visit and the price, but I want to laud them for the way they bent over backwards for us during a visit in June. We showed up on a Saturday afternoon during...More

Thank annievh112
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

If you're in the area put this place on your list!! The sangria,queso con hierbas, and paella are a MUST!!

Thank Cincinward
Reviewed August 13, 2018

My wife and I went here for breakfast on our wedding weekend. It was a nice atmosphere with great food! We ended up going on a Monday, so it was way less crowded than usual (which was perfect- no waiting!).

Thank jej3films
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing! We sat at the culinary bar, where they were cooking. Chef Paul was great! Talked with us and made some wonderful recommendations. The Lamb was cooked perfectly and do delicious. We also had The octopus based on his recommendation...oh my goodness! So good! Almost...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at San Chez. The food was wonderful! We especially enjoyed the feijoada, ensalada mixta, pollo y chorizo a la plancha, and vieiras y tocino.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This place is what one could imagine to take his date along with, for a funky, lively, spanish atmospheric place. This particular downtown location is awesome, although parking is a problem. The ambience is OUTRIGHT AWESOME, the servers are efficient and quick and the FOOD...More

Thank sirakshat
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Loretta G
August 8, 2018|
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Response from sirakshat | Reviewed this property |
They do !
Scott M
October 28, 2017|
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Response from Ken V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy a Bloody Mary too
Dimitri W
May 13, 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I did not, however there were gluten free options on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
  • Public Transportation: The Metro system of Grand Rapids called "The Rapid" has 6 lines that stop directly in front of 38 West Commerce. They are 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-774-8272
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