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The Grill Room at The Kirby House

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2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353 (Harbor Drive)
+1 616-846-3299
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05:00 - 10:00
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Atlanta
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was just ok but the service was great. We were two couples who had steak and lamb chops. The decor of the place was cozy and warm. There are not many restaurants in Grand Haven so I would return.

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Thank SuzanneAtlanta
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you didn't fully enjoy your experience. If you would like to give further feedback regarding this visit we would love to hear about it. Please email Tim Riley at triley@gilmorec.com More 

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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I enjoy this place. The food is good. It seems it is always busy here. Even with the business, the staff is still friendly and as good of service as you can get . Just don't be in a hurry.

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Thank GiGiGrandmaof8
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and yes you're right, come ready to dine! More 

Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very good steak/grill menu. While a bit noisy, the service was excellent and the food very good. Solid choice for a fancy dining experience.

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Thank C_LKelle
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed The Grill Room! Thank you for the nice review. More 

Marne, Michigan
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As the summer winds down, the Kirby is a great place to visit due to smaller crowds. The food is always excellent and this visit was no exception. We were in a hurry due to a meeting schedule and the server, Stacy R., did a great job of getting us in and out quickly. The bar liquor choices were a... More 

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Thank Wagonmaster62
Gilmore C, Guest Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! It appears you may have eaten in the Kirby (casual dining) but The Grill Room has an extensive variety of libations that we can offer in the The Kirby, next time your in stop and review or ask your server to take a look for you! More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food was delicious, and loved the atmosphere.The chef even prepared something not on the menu for my husband. The only drawback was the service, at least our waitress. Was very happy that the waiter Benjamin refilled drinks and other things we needed when our waitress wasn't around to do it, would have liked the drink refills as we needed... More 

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Thank Bohji4
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your food. We are sorry to hear about the poor service you received, but are glad to hear Benjamin stepped in to help. Thank you again for the review. More 

Milan, Italy
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196 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise in the middle of downtown Grand Haven! The Grill Room - restaurant side - had EXCELLENT FISH!! We had a 'Walu' and a Sea Bass and they were truly outstanding! Service is on the slow side, especially with a full house: so, take your time. Do book ahead of time for a table.... More 

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Thank Mainox
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoyed a couple of our fresh catch features this past month. We hope you will come back again soon and try another one of our great features. Thank you again for the review. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious. I was surprised by interesting combinations of flavors in the salad and the sauce that came with my steak. My steak was perfectly done which isn't always the case when you ask for medium well. The wine list was good and the waiter was helpful with suggestions once I told him what we were looking for.

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Thank jillhl2016
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

It is great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us this past month. We are glad to hear your steak was cooked to your liking and the waiter provided good service. Thank you for your great review. More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We are locals and this is one of our favorite places to eat. Normally, we will just belly up to the bar and order off the menu there. The Filet Mignon is consistently one of the best that I've ever had, and I've had my share! Paired with the mashed potatoes, bearnaise sauce and garlic butter, make this a divine... More 

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1 Thank Kurt K
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad to hear you continue to enjoy dining with us. We look forward to seeing you around! More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Kirby is always a nice place to go in Grand Haven. It has lots to offer from it's upscale steak house, which is to the left when you walk in...to the club downstairs, the bar upstairs, and the regular bar and dining to the right. Lots of people seem to like to order the pizza...I get the steak.

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1 Thank MrsHubner
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you enjoy visiting us. If you haven't tried our wood fired pizzas yet, please do! We enjoy them as much as our steaks. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you again for your review. More 

Flint, Michigan
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

. . . but that is about all. The Grill Room is the high end part of Kirby's. Entree included nothing but the piece of meat. Prices over average; low value. About par for a tourist town. Not a place where the locals might frequent.

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Thank dickaloo
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at The Grill Room at The Kirby House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you found our options to be of low value. Please contact our general manager, Tim, at triley@gilmorec.com if there is anything more you would like us to know or we can do. Thank you again for your feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 09:00
Monday
05:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 10:00
Thursday
05:00 - 10:00
Friday
05:00 - 10:00
Saturday
05:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1353
    (Harbor Drive)
  • 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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