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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Menu

EGGLAND'S BEST OMELETS‏‏
four egg omelet served w/ choice of toast. egg whites available
$11
spanish
spanish chorizo, potatoes mojo onions, manchego cheese
$11
cuban pork
braised pork, ham, mojo onion roasted garlic aioli, pickles, habanero salsa & mustard on the side
$10
spinach & tomato
fresh spinach & tomatoes w/ herbed goat cheese
$13
salmon
smoked salmon, spinach, tomatoes, queso crumbles
$6
b.y.omelet
BREAKFAST HASH
served w/ patatas bravas, 2 eggs any style, your choice of toast
$11
peppered pork
mojo pork, six pepper blend, mixed cheese
$11
corned beef
corned beef, onions, swiss cheese
$11
bloody mary
peppered steak, peppers, onions, bloody mary mix
$11
veggie hash
mojo peppers, mojo onions, spinach, mixed cheese, avocado relish, scrambled salsa eggs
A LA CARTE‏‏
$4
cinnamon pecan roll
served warm w/ cream cheese glaze
$3
potato bagels
served w/ a side of peanut butter, jam, cream cheese or herbed goat cheese, choice of everything or plain
$4
yogurt parfait
housemade almond granola w/ chef's daily fruit
$4
strawberry shortcake
on a house made biscuit
$3
bacon or sausage
$3
patatas bravas
$3
two eggs
any style
$3
chef's daily fruit
$1
marbbled rye
white
wheat
english muffin
gluten-free roll $+2
toast
BREAKFAST ENTREES
$10
substitute bagel $+2
breakfast sandwich
scrambled eggs, manchego cheese, sriracha aioli, cilantro & your choice of bacon, sausage or soy sausage, served on ciabatta, w/ patatas bravas
$9
breakfast casserole
scramble bacon, chorizo, sausage, patatas bravas, & onions baked w/ manchego, provolone & colby cheese. topped w/ scrambled eggs & served w/ your choice of toast.
$7
cinnamon french toast
Cubed French baguette dipped in cinnamon custard batter. baked in a cast iron skillet w/ brandy caramel syrup make it a monte cristo w/ the addition of ham, bacon, sausage & chorizo, topped w/ smoked cheddar
$9
traditional breakfast
two eggs,‏‏ patatas bravas, smokehouse bacon & choice of toast
$9
breakfast wrap
spicy black bean quinoa cakes, bacon, chicken, provolone cheese & scrambled eggs wrapped in lawash & pressed on the grill. served w/ harissa sour cream & habanero salsa. vegetarian? substitute spinach & onion.
$5
vanilla maple oatmeal
steel cut oats cooked w/ maple syrup & vanilla bean topped w/ dried cherries & toasted pecans. served w/ brown sugar
$9
can get without shrimp $+7
shrimp-n-grits
manchego cheese grits, zucchini, wilted spinach, blackened shrimp & bacon, topped w/ a seasoned fried egg
$10
gravy $+2
breakfast empanadas
scrambled eggs,‏‏ bacon, chorizo, sausage & goat cheese folded in an empanada shell w/ manchego cheese on top. served w/ a side of harissa sour cream, salsa & patatas bravas
$8
bacon, chorizo & sausage $+1
egg $+1
vegetarian biscuits & gravy
house-made biscuits & gravy.
$13
fried chicken waffle benedict
belgain waffle, fried chicken thigh, bacon maple hollandaise, arugula, two poached eggs
SALADS‏‏
$7.99
ensalada de casa
organic greens, pimientos, manchego cheese & red onion. sherry vinaigrette or mango dressing
$12.5
pollo frito con fideos
crispy hand-breaded chicken breast, three cheese tortellini, roasted red peppers, onion & manchego cheese over organic greens w/ mango dressing
$12.5
ensalada de remolacha y palma
hearts of palm, roasted beets, sweet pickled carrots, pine nuts & goat cheese. served on organic greens w/ lemon herb vinaigrette
$12.5
ensalada mixta
mojo braised pork w/ goat cheese, red onion, marcona almonds, dried cherries & ancho guava dressing over organic greens
$12.5
espinaca salteada
warm wilted spinach, portabellas, marinated artichokes, garbanzo beans, roasted red peppers, manchego cheese sherry vinaigrette
SOUPS
cup $4
bowl $6
feijoada
classic brazillian stew. braised pork, smoked sausage, local bacon & black beans served w/ fresh habanero salsa.
cup $4
bowl $6
gazpacho andaluz
watermelon & cucumber soup served chilled
cup $4
bowl $6
sopa del dia
chef's soup selection, available monday-friday
SIDES‏‏
with a breakfast $+1
lunch entree $+1
sliced fresh fruit of the day
with a breakfast $+1
lunch entree $+1
patatas bravas
with a breakfast $+1
lunch entree $+1
kettle chips
with a breakfast $+1
lunch entree $+1
loaded potato salad
with a breakfast $+1
lunch entree $+1
tomato-feta-basil couscous salad
PANINIS
all sandwiches are served w/ a pickle & your choice of a side
$10
gluten-free bread $+2
the matador
blackened chicken, thin sliced chorizo, peppers, onions, sriracha aioli & manchego cheese
$10
gluten-free bread $+2
chicken & apple panini
grilled chicken breast w/ bacon, apples, pecans, garlic aioli, pesto topped w/ swiss & manchego cheese
$10
spanish egg $+1
gluten-free bread $+2
cuban mojo
braised mojo pulled pork topped w/ dill pickle, ham, tomato, swiss cheese, yellow mustard & aioli
$10
gluten-free bread $+2
smokey grilled cheese
poblano, bacon, colby, corazon aioli
$10
ham $+1
gluten-free bread $+2
san chez caprese
fresh goat cheese, spinach, pesto, tomato, balsamic reduction
$11
gluten-free bread $+2
fried chicken
fried chicken thigh, house made sweet pickles, corazon aioli
$10
gluten-free bread $+2
barbeque pork melt
ancho-cherry barbeque pork w/ melted manchego cheese, coleslaw & haystack onions
$13
gluten-free bread $+2
smoked salmon bagel melt
toasted everything bagel served w/ smoked salmon, tomato, onion, cucumber, capers & herbed goat cheese
TAPA‏‏
$10
queso de cabra
baked goat cheese, tomato sauce, garlic toast
$2.3
fritos de queso azul
blue cheese fritters, red pepper aioli
$2.3
fritos de arroz
saffron rice fritters, bacon, shrimp, pesto aioli
$4.5
empanadas
onion, garlic & potato filled pastries, aioli, habanero salsa
$9
pollo y chorizo a la plancha
grilled chicken & local chorizo, cumin aioli
$13.5
bistec con pimienta
peppered bistro steak grilled med-rare, tortellini, manchego mustard cream sauce
$14.5
salmon con hierbas
salmon fillet, house-made pesto, roasted red peppers, spinach, potatoes, sherry reduction
$10
gambas al ajillo
sauteed shrimp, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes
$9
tapenade de espana
herbed goat cheese, pesto, roasted red peppers, grilled bread
$9
esparragos con romesco
grilled asparagus, marcona almonds, romesco sauce, lemon
PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today

a great place to meet friends --- share foods -- try new stuff --- one of our favorite places in Grand Rapids

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 884dave
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We joined San Chez for the Valentines Day Dinner in the Dark again for our second year in a row. We had a blast in 2018 and the food was amazing, but this Year in 2019 the food was over the top! The service was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank April B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoy the variety tapas offer. San Chez assays has very flavorful food, nice presentation and great service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jamessV1154QU
Reviewed 4 days ago

San Chez always brings their "A" game. I have always received excellent service, and the food is unique for the area and delicious!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank webster333
Reviewed 5 days ago

Phenomenal little restaurant in downtown grand rapids - go here for breakfast on a week day, as it will be less busy! Really anything on the breakfast menu will be amazing. Yes a bit pricier than your average breakfast chain, but so worth it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheSwissWayOfLife
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

San Chez is my favorite place to go for breakfast. I love Spanish food and they don’t disappoint. The empanadas are savory with a flaky crust - yum!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Namclaug
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Celebrating our 34 wedding anniversary with our son and sister, we had an amazing meal consisting just of delicious tapas. Great service too. Yummy drinks too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pattyluvs2skibreck
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a fun experience and great food. They always have good service and we love going here. Tapas is a fun experience and its a grat place to go if you are looking for a fun/different evening.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Allison W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of the food was delicious. I also highly suggest the pitcher of sangria to get the evening started!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BeansTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Chicago, we were a little hesitant about a Tapas restaurant in a relatively small town. Oh my, what a taste treat. There is a nice selection of small plates to choose from, as well as some wonderful sangria. We shared several small plates...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KateyOB
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nilesh p
January 12, 2019|
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August 8, 2018|
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Yes they do, and they can manage large groups. The rehearsal dinner for our daughter’s wedding was held at San Chez for about 50 guests. They were great to work with.
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Yes. Enjoy a Bloody Mary too
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