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The Kirby House

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2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
+1 616-846-3299
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to go to have a drink with friends; 3 levels to The Kirby House & so much entertainment, always. Fast, friendly service & LOTS of great food!

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Thank Chelsea A
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Chelsea, Thank your for the nice review. We're glad you enjoyed the drinks and entertainment. More 

Wrexham
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187 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food with a live band playing, and some nice beer to wash it down with as well. Quite a big establishment with different rooms, so you could have somewhere more quite to eat. Nice bar area and a good vibe on a Friday night in November..

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Thank aaedwa
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience at The Kirby. We hope you get to join us again. More 

Brighton, Michigan
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

went here for drinks after dinner and sat at the large bar on the main level and had a great view of the live band, which was enjoyable. Levels upstairs and downstairs each have unique atmosphere, so kinda like having 3 different bars in one building

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Thank travelwhenIcan67
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Pizza parlor, casual and upscale dining venues all in one place is a great reasons to come back. More 

Michigan
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This place really benefits from it's location -- downtown GH, close to the water. Between the 4 of us, we had several menu items. White chicken chili -- this was good; very flavorful and a good spice to it. Macaroni and cheese -- nicely crusted top, but extremely dry and not very cheesy underneath. Burgers -- fine for a burger,... More 

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Thank librisbiblio
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback. We're glad that you enjoyed some items and would have been glad to fix or remake items upon request. If you would like to share more information on your service we would like to use your experience as a learning device. Please email our General Manager, Tim Riley @ triley@gilmorec.com More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We keep saying we won't go back because of poor service, long wait time for food , menu changes that leave people not wanting anything. It use to be a decent place but it disappoints us each time we give it another chance. Sorry I forget to submit your appetizer order. That was the last visit for sure. Sorry I... More 

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Thank mcrx77
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear of your disappointments. Often we can accommodate past menu items if there was a favorite you had that been removed-replaced. If you would like to share more details regarding these visits please email our General manager, Tim Riley @triley@gilmorec.com More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on our way out of town. We wanted something really tasty and was not disappointed. The food was GREAT, fresh and quick. I had the Kirby burger(yum) and my wife had a seafood pasta dish... The scallops, OMG they were perfectly prepared and huge! It's worth going just for those scallops. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, great... More 

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Thank rjtaylor12
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Goodrich, Michigan
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

American Cuisine: Pasta and Sandwiches Plenty of Food Good Tasting Awesome Moscow Peach Mules Mid range in Price

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Thank Paula S
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed our Peach Mule and the food. We hope to see you again! More 

Michigan
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We looked at the menus on the outside of the building and decided they had a variety of choices for our group with different tastes. When we were seated we were informed that we could only order off one specific menu, not the vast variety shown outside. Unfortunately, nothing on the high priced specialty menu appealed to our group. We... More 

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Thank Cindy B
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Cindy, We're sorry to hear the Bananas Foster dessert was not up to par for you during your visit and there was a misunderstanding regarding seating areas and menus. If you would like to share anything that could help us be sure this doesn't happen again, details of your visit or any additional feedback please email our General Manager, Tim... More 

Shelby Township, Michigan
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice this week. Enjoyed both times. Food was very good, good prices on drinks and appetizers during happy hour, and friendly and attentive service. Really enjoyed our entrees and the key lime pie was good. Small but good selection of Michigan craft beers.

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Thank frogtowner47
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experiences at The Kirby House. Thank you for choosing us twice in a week! That in itself is a great compliment. Cheers! More 

Westchester, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were here on Labor Day weekend. Received excellent service from Brigett and they have a great kids menu. By far one of the best restaurants in Grand Haven, MI.

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Thank Michael M
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for the positive feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your time in town and in the restaurant. We hope to see you again next year! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?