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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” (28 reviews)
“tapas” (271 reviews)
“paella” (50 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 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 3 days ago via mobile

We were greeted and seated right away. Their menu had lots of fresh items, and they were very willing to accommodate any changes that we wanted for items. I appreciated that they brought our small plates out in waves.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to San Chez. We looked at the menu online and were slightly overwhelmed but our server Phillip eased us into a fabulous evening. The food was incredible. The prices were a bargain. We will be visiting this gem often.

Thank sherriem443
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the atmosphere here. The food is very good. The service was excellent. Lots of choices. I love the fact that the menu has vegetarian choices. The servings are smaller so if you want a large meal this isn't the place to go. It...More

Thank limila
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible food tapas style (small plates), the $1 mini bread loafs are especially delicious and an easy add on! Waiter/waitresses were so friendly and quick, plus the awesome atmosphere. Fairly priced for the style and location, highly recommend!

Thank Erica D
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a confirmed foodie, living less than an hour from GR, I am embarrassed to admit that we just discovered San Chez a Tapas Bistro. We’re also no strangers to Spanish tapas-style dining, so we can confidently report that San Chez is the “real deal”....More

Thank GrandpaJoeG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our first time there. we were not sure of what to expect, but we were pleasantly pleased. It is downtown Grand rapids near the arena and not far from several hotels downtown. We were there on a Friday night and it was not busy at...More

Thank garyb_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for one day and needed a quick breakfast. Found this place within walking distance to the JW Marriott and set out. The entrance is a bit odd since you don’t go in what appears to be the front door instead being...More

Thank scottishbum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is sensational and I highly recommend the SanGria. A dining experience at the San Chez is a nice departure from most others. The variety of gourmet Tapas provides lots of options.

Thank Ryndontheroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although San Chez is known for its Tapas, the breakfast is really good. They also have an extensive brunch drink menu.

Thank LaDonna L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even after 25 years this place is one of GR's best. A must visit if you like sharing small plates in a bustling environment. Check out the art, murals and mosaics by my late, great friend Jose Narezo.

Thank Bill V
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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
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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