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25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179
+1 616-451-4677
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (122 reviews)
“burgers” (80 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here while walking back to our hotel after lunch. It was crowded, but we found stools at the bar and got waited on right away. I love that you can get small portions of beer from around the country. Very cool spot. I'd...More

Thank Jerri S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It appeared there was a lot of seats open, but still waited 20 minutes. Then when the hostess went to seat us we asked to sit on the deck. She was super rude. Threw down our menus and said "Here." We walked out. I have...More

Thank christinaelbers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hank and team were great to service our hockey crew from Chicago today. The staff and food was great and loved the Dalmatian on Crack cocktail. We will defiantly be back, thanks again!

Thank Bethzaletel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought Hopcat was just a brew pub for young people but pleasantly surprised at the good meal we had. I do not eat meat and there were options for me grilled cheese with apple and great tomato soup. Husband had burger which was great will...More

Thank 324marceeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hopcat is a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy a beer. The Hopcat in Grand Rapids is not the largest of places and it is often very packed. However, we were able to sneak away to a small seating area on the...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited HOPCAT on a Saturday night while in town for a wedding. The restaurant was loud and energetic, but service and food were awesome! I had tacos, one fish and one chicken! Beer choice was excellent, also!

Thank lvgal61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food here, especially the crack fries! They are the best!!! My husband & I love all the choices of beer also!

Thank MitchROxy_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun and energetic place. Definitely enjoyed going. Very upbeat. Would bring out of town guests for sure.

1  Thank Sherry A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to HopCat and we'll make it a point to visit the one closer to home just for the fries! Our server was great also, very helpful and knowledgeable about the different beers and was quick bring drinks out. Overall a...More

Thank mtdk316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Party of 5. Everyone enjoyed their food. Wasn't busy during the afternoon. If you like spicy....the fries are good. The strawberry shortcake dessert wasn't impressive. Can't go wrong with a burger! My son enjoyed the grilled cheese which is one of their specialties. I liked...More

Thank drkarenr
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24 June 2017|
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Response from RAD6150 | Reviewed this property |
Best guess: MCL 750.141, Section 141 of the Michigan Penal code states that a minor child under 17 years of age shall not be permitted to remain in a dance hall, saloon, barroom or any place where spirituous or intoxicating... More
15 August 2016|
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Response from STAVIWOOD | Reviewed this property |
Yeah probably call. Here's there number: (616) 451-4677
9 May 2015|
Response from Chris K | Property representative |
Yes, HopCat allows children with a parent or guardian before 10 p.m.. We do not have a dedicated children's museum, but have a variety of options that kids enjoy ranging from quesadillas and Mac N Cheese to Fish & Chips and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4179 (Formerly HopCat)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-451-4677
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49 Drafts, 250+ bottles -- all craft beer, plus food you mom would make if she loved craft beer.
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