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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“tapas” (225 reviews)
“paella” (43 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 via mobile

We arrived on Friday night without a reservation and they were no tables available so we sat at the bar. We had a great experience. The bartender was engaging and attentive. He offered some unique drink selections. The food was good but not incredible. We...More

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice decor, with fun music to set the mood. The good was outstanding. I had seafood paella. A bold nicely seasoned bed of grains with quality shellfish on top. The app with the pumpernickel toast is a must have. Smokey trout dip and the lightest...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love San Chez. The food is amazing. It's tapas which means it comes in rounds. It's neat because you eat slowly and you can enjoy the company of you table and the delicious tapas. My favorites are the deep fried blue cheese and the...More

Thank TerryEgan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had an underwhelming experience at San Chez several years ago with a lackluster paella I decided to give this place another chance and try their tapas. This was my mistake. Anybody who knows anything about real Spanish cuisine would know that the so-called tapas...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous tapas imaginatively created. Like stuffed medjool dates. And lovely sangria. Waiter Matt helpful and attentive. A great time!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been to San Chez many times and this time did not disappoint. The menu is always changing and the service is always excellent. I would highly recomend San Chez for 2 up to a party of 20. Food is always great and the...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great to go as couples. Everyone orders different items to share and therefore the more the party the more options you can share.

Thank Corey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere. Best Sangria EVER! Can be a bit pricey, but totally worth it. If at all possible make a reservation- you may have a wait even with the reservation.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect destination for a unique outing. A true foodie's restaurant. I love the cozy atmosphere, friendly informed staff. You should feel confident in asking your server to surprise you with their fav picks from the menu.

Thank sara p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite stop anywhere in Grand Rapids. Great food, great service, great atmosphere -- always a treat!

Thank Diana E
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Dimitri W
13 May 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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