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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
+1 616-774-8272
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (267 reviews)
“paella” (49 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although San Chez is known for its Tapas, the breakfast is really good. They also have an extensive brunch drink menu.

Thank LaDonna L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even after 25 years this place is one of GR's best. A must visit if you like sharing small plates in a bustling environment. Check out the art, murals and mosaics by my late, great friend Jose Narezo.

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Chez was just what my friends and I were looking for when we wanted brunch. With a group of 9, we were happy that the restaurant had lots of seating. We got there before the 11:00 rush and were seated right away. Everyone at...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Great experience, great atmosphere, good variety, great quality of food, great service. Cons: Expensive.

Thank Mallorie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a marvelous discovery. My family had been before, and this was the restaurant chosen by my grandson to celebrate his high school graduation. We were first of all told what to expect about our first course, then it arrived and we chose our second...More

Thank Carrol D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love small plate dining! Food should be an experience and San Chez doesn’t disappoint. Efficient service and yummy food.

Thank Moss76
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Warm decor, good service and great tapas in GR, hard to beat. Pulpo al ajillo, pan con tomate, and especially the razor clams when they have them are spot on! Enjoy a short but thoughtful winelist in a prime downtown location with friends at San...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We stopped in to check out the party venue for a potential reception location, an went to the restaurant after. I didn't know they were serving brunch, but I'm so happy we showed up when they did. I had an amazing vegetarian hash (with egg)....More

Thank Aaron V
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went in for Sunday brunch yesterday, and once we were seated and placed our order, it took over an hour to receive our food. That was bad enough, but once we were all served, the food was literally cold for three of the eight...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The process to get a reservation for a larger party was extensive, but it was so worth it! Having all the tapas picked out made dinner so efficient and maximized time spent having conversations instead of figuring out what to order. All the food came...More

Thank Kristin J
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Questions & Answers
Scott M
29 October 2017|
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Response from Ken V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Enjoy a Bloody Mary too
Dimitri W
13 May 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I did not, however there were gluten free options on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
  • Public Transportation: The Metro system of Grand Rapids called "The Rapid" has 6 lines that stop directly in front of 38 West Commerce. They are 1, 2, 3, 4, 14, 15.
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-774-8272
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