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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (237 reviews)
“paella” (46 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m in Grand Rapids this week hosting my North American Alignment meeting. Our local assistant recommended this location for our group dinner. Based on the ratings in TripAdvisor I agreed. MY MISTAKE!!! We had several tapas courses. All were average to below average. I would...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 days ago

For decades, San Chez has been the unique and fun dining spot in the heart of GR. From years ago, when I first learned of this place from roommates in college, to the latest transition of new owners- who have kept it special and fabulous,...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This gem in GR never disappoints. The menu changes seasonally with fresh ideas but keeps favorites like the bleu cheese fritters. A true tapas bar, we love going here for small plates of great food and passing them around family style. The sangria is a...More

Thank sheltabor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Chez has been a GR establishment for seemingly decades. They've always had a super fun atmosphere and delicious food. That has changed over the past year or so. Food quality is inconsistent and they've gotten rid of some of the best menu items! Like...More

Thank stephanied_GR1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love San Chez! I’ve been multiple times and it is always consistent. Delicious, great staff, and fun atmosphere. I love the shared plates style so I can have some of everything. I highly recommend the pollo frito con fideos. We get it every time!...More

Thank Al P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe my wife and I have been visiting San Chez now for close to 15 years or more. This is a very special place to eat if you are adventurous and like to try different foods. Great place to take someone from out of...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and eight associates dinned for evening meal on a Monday. Excellent service and food. Variety of tapas was new experience for most of us and all enjoyed. Be prepared for very creative, delicious plates.

Thank IDOC73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Chez provides a unique dining experience in a hip and casual setting. Wide assortment of food and beverage choices in an environment conducive to sharing..don't miss out especially if one is visiting Grand Rapids!

Thank R8527RWmichaelc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy this place anytime of the day, love that you can have breakfast whenever, the sausage skillet with potatoes is excellent as well as the warm gooey cinnamon rolls!

Thank yvonnej900
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is spectacular. Three of us were there for dinner and sampled many different items. Every single one was delicious. I highly recommend this place. Be prepared to spend a bit though, it's not cheap.

Thank Brian W
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Scott M
29 October 2017|
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Response from Ken V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy a Bloody Mary too
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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