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Blue Dog Tavern

638 Stocking Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5119
+1 616-608-6050
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“tots” (10 reviews)
“pastrami” (3 reviews)
“jambalaya” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
638 Stocking Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5119
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to be traveling through GR about lunchtime and we found the Blue Dog on TripAdvisor! It's a very cool local joint in an old bank building that probably gets real interesting (good interesting) after 5pm. We had the special 'chicken salad club...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool place!! Went out for dinner and drinks and got introduced to Blue Dog and was extremely pleased! Its in an old bank building and has extreme charm. Had the hot dog with chorizo on it and it was delicious! Also hat buffalo...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here before going to see TPB. We chose this place because it had good reviews and my husband wanted to try their breakfast burger. We were not disappointed! The breakfast burger was great, it was cooked perfect, and the egg...More

Thank casskelley
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Love the burgers here! Fresh. Delicious. Lots of choices. Decent prices. They have a lot of tater tot choices, which I don't really care about. But you can also get fries or potato chips. I've been here several times because the burgers keep drawing me...More

Thank PippaXYZ
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly delicious hot dogs in a cozy, welcoming little tavern. Nice selection of craft beers. Prices are appropriate for the menu items offered. Burgers, dogs, sandwiches and specialty tater tots are offered as well as a house mac and cheese. Busy little place that could...More

Thank gbmom_11
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My friend and I visited this place on a Thursday night after work and we really enjoyed it! We each had a delicious hot dog and tots. I am a huge fan of anything buffalo, and really enjoyed the buffalo tots. The tots were perfectly...More

1  Thank Christy M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A very cramped space in a wonderful older building. It gets very loud inside. I had the Rodeo Burger with fries and some of their Breakfast Tots. The Rodeo burger is a 1/2 ib with onions and bbq sauce. It was a good burger. Not...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Best neighborhood bar in the West side. Don't go because you might take my seat! But you won't be sad if you do go.

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic tavern. Friendly staff, large selection of drinks, great atmosphere, and amazing tater tots!

Thank DeniseEllen
Reviewed 2 December 2016

As I walked into the Blue Dog Tavern I remember it smelling good. Small menu with sandwiches, burger's and hot dogs with a few other items made with tator tots and of course drinks and beers and micro brewery beers. The price was average and...More

Thank Vic M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 Stocking Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5119
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-608-6050
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