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Charley's Crab

63 Market Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4027
+1 616-459-2500
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“crab” (18 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
63 Market Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are generally use to a bustling restaurant . It does have a beautiful riverfront view but this eatery has little energy and a waitstaff that just tries too hard . It was a mediocre visit and recommend others to try something else .

Thank 12,318
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent with plenty of choices, but don't sit on the terrace at sunset, its too hot. Service was impeccable and friendly.

Thank Dominick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here for our first wedding anniversary. Our waitress was very nice and knowledgeable and had good quick service. The food, however, not so great, merely ok.....especially for the price. We also had terrible bubble gut all night and the next...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just found this place on a very busy weekend in Grand Rapids. Had no idea what it was, by the outside I could tell it was an older place that was going to be nice. Once inside it was that classic high end restaurant. It...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation on open table for dinner for four people. We got seated right away but the service was very slow. Our waitress said it was because of a big party but the restaurant had a lot of open tables so it wasn't...More

Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Charley's Crab for Mother's Day at 6 pm. They had a wonderful, well stocked buffet set up with many choices--too many to list them all. The buffet featured many items off their regular menu including prime rib, shrimp and their special salad,...More

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Due to events in GR part of the parking lot was rented out, so accessing the restaurant was not easy. Staff was pleasant, but the service was abysmal. Extensive wine list, but the food was underwhelming. Beef tenderloin didn't even seem to be a tenderloin...More

1  Thank marimulholland
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is our favorite special occasion restaurant, so we went there for my 80th birthday. Apparently a lot of other people had a similar idea because we saw several "birthday" creme Brulee's go by our table. We had an excellent waiter and the food was...More

Thank Dick A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had the halibut. My date had the snapper which I took home the leftovers. I'd say the snapper was better. I remember the halibut was $41. I know snapper was cheaper. It was good but not a great value. Great views though and great...More

Thank Robertstj
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We were with a party of 10 who enjoyed a celebratory dinner at Charley's. We thought dinner was generally good. The opinion of Charley's varied among the members in our group. On a dish by dish basis, we enjoyed the sea bass, New York strip,...More

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Questions & Answers
30 July 2016|
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Response from Ecotour36 | Reviewed this property |
brunch is superb. extensive and it is buffet. usually a crowd, but a good vibe. make reservations. on the pricey side but worth it. brunch 10am to 230pm. cheers. ecotour36
Michael K
11 October 2015|
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Response from 46JimH46 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Market Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4027
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-459-2500
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