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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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“crab fries” (274 reviews)
“burger” (154 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 today via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Beer was also good but was mostly what you would find at other taprooms. The food definitely sets it apart. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait and they took my phone number and texted us when it...More

Thank Katherine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is defiantly a great place!!!!! Mike the bartender was fantastic. I created my own burger and it came out perfect. The bartenders know they beer and recommend them.

Thank A N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hopcat's beer and cider options are quite extensive. The food is pretty good too. As everyone else says, you should definitely try the crack fries.

Thank Kristy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited HopCat locations elsewhere and enjoy the food and beer selection. Really enjoyed their rueben sandwich this sunny afternoon. Sat outside and sipped one of their own IPA beers and another Michigan beer. Nick was our server and he was pretty busy for a...More

Thank 61tmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was very busy when we arrived 2:30 pm and there was a 30 minute wait. If you and beer drinker this is your place. The food was good and the had a good menu with several choices.

Thank Tradhunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to grab a beer and some food after the hockey game. The beers were great but there were a lot of beers they had run out of. The food was delicious especially the fish n chips. The hostess was the worse hostess I...More

Thank bonaramanda25
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

While downtown on a visit we asked someone to suggest a restaurant and she offered Hopcat as her choice, we were not disappointed. It was happy hour and the server Ryan showed us the beer and burger specials for that day. We both had the...More

Thank sbpep
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had lunch at hopcat with a small group. 3:00 on a Saturday, a few minute wait for a table, waited at the bar. Great service, very tasty food and drinks. Will definitely be back. Get the crack fries, you will not be disappointed!!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

So you have to visit the famous hop cat (it’s original location) service was great and the beer selection great.

Thank danielsV4591EB
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Went on a Wednesday.... they had great drink specials and food discounts. It's really a hoppin' place! Great service too!

Thank Sandy T
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Questions & Answers
Jennifer M
2 April 2018|
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Response from Kimberly L | Property representative |
Hi. We accept limited reservations for parties of 8 or more, depending on time & day. We do use the NoWait app - you can check wait times and add your name to the list anywhere within a 10-mile radius of the restaurant. Hope... More
Jennifer M
2 April 2018|
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Response from rdsw | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not take reservations.
23 March 2018|
Response from Tres K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do Beth. You have to try the Crack Fries they’re incredible
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
49 Drafts, 250+ bottles -- all craft beer, plus food you mom would make if she loved craft beer.
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