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Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
+1 616-776-6425
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Reviewed yesterday

The view from on top of the restaurant is stunning. Whether it is a summer sunset or winter evening snow, the view of GR and the Grand River below is impressive. We were there for an office party. The food was good but the service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Corey E
Reviewed 2 days ago

It starts with the elevator trip to the 27th floor, looking out on the city as you rise. You are greeted when you arrive by the host in a modern design. The restaurant is decorated to create an attractive setting and layout for seating. But...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very pricey, but for a once in a while treat, it is worth it. Food and drinks were very good, as was the service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rkpta
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want a great view of the city, this is a must see. Cygnus is located on the top floor of the Amway Grand, offering visitors a beautiful view of the city. The reason I gave it 4 stars rather than 5 is that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an great place to stop after work for happy hour during the week! I believe their wines are half off Monday - Friday and select appetizers are also half off when sitting at the bar. Very attentive and comfortable setting.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Brian-Wierenga
Reviewed 4 days ago

My colleagues and I dined there as part of a celebration. The decor is modern and a little cold. The views from the 27th floor are spectacular, though. The spacing between tables was comfortable and I did not hear conversations from other tables. Our server...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Henry B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a business dinner there with our leadership team. +: view, settings, good service (waiter knew his menu well, was attentive). -: dish quality not aligned with the standing level of the place although pricier than some other places.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JContheroad000000
Reviewed October 2, 2018

While in Grand Rapids for business I took a couple of employees here for an evening dinner out. It was great! The food was very sophisticated but the server was great about explaining it to anyone at the table who was unsure. The deserts were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GailLins
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a serving of Spanish flatbread and the smoothest Manhattan ever! Excellent service and city views.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RickB595
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The view is beautiful especially on a clear night to watch the sunset. You overlook the picturesque views of GR from almost every spot in the restaurant. We love the bar area, Josh and Caleb are great and always very personable. The choices for dining...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LewisandVivian13
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Questions & Answers
October 16, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from ParkerB95 | Property representative |
Short Answer - Yes Long Answere - Yes, our brunch buffet starts the weekend after Labor Day and then ends on Mother's Day. We take reservations from 10:30a until 1:30p and they can be made via OpenTable or by calling the... More
John M
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Tracy356 | Property representative |
Hello John M. Thank you for your question! There is not a dress code for Cygnus27. We hope to see you soon!
Willow C
October 28, 2015|
Response from Carrie S | Property representative |
Hi Willow! We are not currently serving a Mexican Martini - perhaps you are referring to a different drink on our cocktail list? You can find it on the Amway Grand website under Dining > Cygnus27 > View Sample Lounge... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$49
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-776-6425
  • E-mail
Set 27 stories up in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids, Cygnus27 delivers a Latin-inspired menu and sophisticated cocktail lounge with expansive panoramic views of the Grand River and surrounding cityscape. The exclusive cocktail menu is based on classic inspirations. The light fare options include a variety of small and sharable plates - perfect for an after-work or evening bite. With its multi-level dining spaces and modern furnishings, Cygnus27 is truly the destination restaurant and cocktail lounge in West Michigan. A fresh, unique, and authentic menu draws on the Chef Stephan Vanheulen Latin American heritage and has made-from-scratch dishes that have earned the dining room the AAA Four-Diamond mark of distinction. Also available is our popular Sunday brunch mid-September through mid-May. Interested in booking a private space on the 28th floor? With floor to ceiling city and river views, you'll host the dinner your friends or colleagues won't soon forget!
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