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The Kirby House

2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
+1 616-846-3299
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here and the menu is not what is linked to Trip Advisor. We had wanted to order the petite filet and scallops but that was not on the menu. We both ordered a sirloin steak which was served on a bed of...More

Thank krogers20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and The Kirby House never disappoints. Desiree was our server who adds her own sass to her service. She anticipates her tables’ needs and is on the spot to make sure you have the optimal experience. The kitchen staff is inventive and...More

Thank liveitup101
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Julie, We are very grateful that you choose us over and over. We appreciate your business. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kirby is one of the places you might want to grativate toward when you want a variety of food to pick from. Sunday afternoons tend to be less busy in the winter months. The food is always good and typically not much of a wait....More

Thank Jayme S
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jayme,Thank you for the nice review. You nailed it on the head. We offer lots of variety, lots of seating, have a great view and entertainment on the weekends. You rock!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

I was very pleased with my steak and sweet potato, served in a hot skillet. My food stayed hot until I finished. My wife had the stir fry and the portion was enough for two.

Thank KarlCarlton
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Mr. Carlton, We're glad to see you enjoyed your dinner with us at the Kirby. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We have Salmon two times a week at home and basically like our way .....tried this here with a recommended bottle of local Leelanau Peninsula wine and boy was it prepared well and paired with a great wine recommended by the server. We went out...More

Thank Steven A
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Steven, We're really happy to see you enjoyed the Salmon and Bower's Harbor Pinot Grigio! Thank you for the review and for dining with us.

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Nice use of historic building. We had prime rib and chicken stir fry. All of it was good. We got seated right away and the food came out promptly. Our server was friendly.

Thank Kellie A
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Kellie, Thank you for joining us! We're glad to see you enjoyed the food. We hope you can make it in again.

Reviewed 2 February 2018

We stopped in here on a routine trip through town and found the food and the service to be fantastic! We shared a greek salad some shepherds soup and a pulled pork sandwich that were great!

Thank waywordone
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

We're so glad to see you enjoyed every aspect of your dining experience! Thank you for stopping in.

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I always love a great prime rib dinner for New Years Eve. This year we called around and this was one of the only places serving this on that night. Procrastinating as usual the only reservation we could get were 5:30 but...More

Thank crazy4wings
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for joining us on NYE! We're glad to see you enjoyed your visit and food. Come back soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty good food here, just a little overpriced for what you get. Good location and lots to choose from on the menu

Thank Jenee O
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I have eaten here a few times, Steak is amazing, and the pizza is fantastic. There's 3 separate bars, with the many options it has it appeals to everyone. The main floor is awesome and has live music Friday and Saturdays and a friendly atmosphere,...More

Thank baymont-inn-gh
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for frequenting The Kirby House. We really appreciate the nice review!

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VMcKelvey
12 August 2016|
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Response from SHARON C | Reviewed this property |
Casual attire is okay, just not bathing suits. :). What you would wear to a sports bar would be acceptable.
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Erin B
29 July 2015|
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Response from RoxyRedwing | Reviewed this property |
I think it's first come first serve, but it's worth a phone call to double check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-3299
Description
The Kirby House is the place to meet and eat in Grand Haven. A community favorite for excellent food, live entertainment, and simple relaxation with friends and family. Formerly a historic hotel of note, The Kirby House retains its old world charm, while providing all the pleasantries of new world fare and hospitality. Within walking distance of the shores of Lake Michigan, The Kirby House transcends the level of simple restaurant, and is the destination in Grand Haven for all things fun. The primarily American influenced menu is incredibly diverse and is exemplary in its attention to culinary detail and passion. Good times and laughter are located within.
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