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Arnie's Bakery Restaurant

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2650 East Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512-1603
+1 616-956-7901
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detroit, MI, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and service, and cupcakes to boot. Will definitely go back here again and next time will get carryout from the bakery. YUMMY!

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Thank D28QVsusanp
Marne, Michigan
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed dinner together last evening and were satisfied with the chicken pot pie and the Rueben sandwich. Nothing special, but satisfactory. The new location is updated and nice. Cleanliness is a problem. When I mentioned to the serve that the menus really needed a bath, he stated they clean them "once a week". Yuch!! Clean them every time they are... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten at Arnie's for 30 yrs. Wouldn't come back if the food wasn't consistent. Staff is genuinely nice and specials are competitive. That being said, we waited over 10 minutes and wasn't acknowledged. A simple, be with you shortly or sorry about the delay would go far. Our waitress was overwhelmed while the hostess kept seating her. That is not... More 

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Hersey
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We had the orange chicken and rice not bad. Their macaroni and cheese I'm told was great. Not many potatoes wedges for the price. However the cupcakes were perfect.

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Thank Lori N
Houghton
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Terrible waitress ... seldom checks back at your table. Their "Chicken Alfredo" is really a dried out diced chicken that looks like they salvaged chicken off plates that went back to the kitchen and recycled with a Velveeta cheese sauce. A traditional Chicken Alfredo is made with cream cheese and Parmesan cheese and tastes nothing like what they serve. The... More 

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Thank Susan B
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a large group of family with us and Arnie's was a great place to go! They had plenty of room for us and while we weren't super loud, we didn't feel like we needed to be hush-hush. I ordered a fantastic salad and was excited that it, too, came with a cupcake! :) Our family that lives in... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My daughter and I were shopping at the Centrepoint Mall and noticed an Arnie's next to mall and since we really like the Arnie's in rockford we decided we'd have dinner there. We had to wait for the greeter to stop talking into her head piece with whoever about personal life ( couldn't help but hear as we standing right... More 

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Hersey
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

So dissapointed! The noodles in the chicken noodle soup looked like they were crushed or from the bottom of the bag. It was too salty this time. Our waiter Pablo was one of the worst. Had to ask for silverware, water and drink refills, flag him down for desserts and boxes along with the check. It took an hour to... More 

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Thank Lori N
Michigan
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

On Dec 27th, I visited the Arnie's on 54th street with a coworker for lunch. I am lactose and gluten intolerant. I always tell the server right away. I mostly get very positive results from servers, but not this time. Her answer "Well, we don't have much you can eat, we don't have anything gluten free and I'm not sure... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Used to go to Arnie's all the time; no more. Way too noisy. Last time I visited with friend at 11:30. By the time 12 rolled around we were leaning into each other & raising our voices to be heard. Never again. Food good but not worth the noise. Not only do I no longer go to Arnies with friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2650 East Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-956-7901

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Hastings, Michigan
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?