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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%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (267 reviews)
“paella” (50 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food keeps bringing me back again and again. They offer some interesting yet delicious foods. I especially enjoy the salmon ahumada and the croquettas. So good! The service has always been good with servers who are knowledgeable about the food and beverage selections and...More

Thank erinkeyzer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a colleague from out of town here for a lunch / training and San Chez staff was so accommodating. They don't take reservations before 6p on a SAT, but they explained how to show up early on SAT (they open at 8a!), and a...More

Thank DaaayyyTripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in after checking out some of the other local hot spots on the west side of Grand Rapids. Nothing really to brag about

Thank jwbeld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I have been here maybe 30 times since we discovered it in June 2018. This is absolutely the best restaurant in GR, the food is AMAZING, the price is right for the quality of the food, great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff,...More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A recent visit to Grand Rapids involved some long working hours so we wanted to treat ourselves to something special. San Chez seemed to fit the bill. Inside is fun and funky and our balcony table gave us a great view of the restaurant and...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I rate it only three because I'm not a fan of "too little to eat." Why serve THREE when there are FOUR at the table? Come On. Basic common sense. You lost my vote. Every entre was desgned to share? Again, stupid. Sorry. Not worth...More

Thank maxxson
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The overall experience was pleasant. The food was a little slow for a Friday night, but the server was very helpful in our food choice and keeping our drinks coming. I will be back when in town

Thank Mike C
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We went here for some drinks and Tapas before our wedding rehearsal dinner. They offered free parking if you dine here. We had buy one get one happy hour sangria along with some great tapas. The service was outstanding. We had a server who was...More

Thank gschleiffer
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after hearing about it for years. Cool menu. Tried a few tapas and enjoyed them. Black bean stew was delicious, as was the Cuban sandwich. Odd, though, that the pickle was on the side instead of pressed in the sandwich. Service...More

Thank D K
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Same great chef this year and last year. Our waiter Derrick was great and suggestive. Five dollar fresh mojitos during happy hour. Tapas start at 3pm. Go for those and order lots! Absolutely phenomenal dishes to share. Blue cheese fritters and Potato Croquettes are my...More

Thank Kirstinkay804
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Loretta G
August 8, 2018|
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Response from luv2r0am | Reviewed this property |
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.
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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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