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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“tapas” (214 reviews)
“paella” (40 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have dined at San Chez for over 15 years, loving every visit. It has always a unique experience to dine here and the food is always excellent. In our last outing we brought our 3 children ages 12, 10, and 8....More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the early creative restaurants that made GR such a great place to eat. They've been going strong for a lot of years now, and they've paved the way for other high quality restaurants to open here. Sadly, I have an occasional...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to San Chez for roughly 17 yrs, love the setting, food and varieties.....service is usually top notch too!

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can not say enough good things about this restaurant. Grand Rapids has some very fine restaurants and Sanchez is at or very near the top of the list. If you want to impress someone with eclectic and refined tastes go here. When I am...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Grand Rapids during our family trip. We were craving some tapas so this place really hit the spot. Servers are friendly and the brunch menu was excellent. They serve some of their heavy hitters tapas. We tried out a fe a croquettes, empanadas,...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of four really enjoyed the menu options -- we each chose and shared two main dishes, allowing each of us to sample eight dishes. We also shared two desserts -- we may need to start with dessert on our next visit! The food...More

Thank Mommy_Sara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to share tapas with friends and family. The potato bravos, empanada, mushroom caps, watermelon gazpacho, meatballs, and chocolate flourless cake with raspberry sauce were all very good, and the prices were reasonable. The bistro is in a hip section of...More

Thank MizzouLizard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent experience at restaurant. 2nd time here, our waiter Deip was great. The food like the last time was excellent. Great overall time. If coming to Grand Rapids, should definitely stop here!!

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relaxed comfortable atmosphere yet with a good vibe. The selections are the strength. Good for vegans and omnivores. Service a bit unattenvive at times. Good offers on wine bottles to go which they will recork for you.

Thank Ecotour36
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We enjoyed the food service and atmosphere. A little pricey. Portions are small and meant to be shared but price for a portion is close to a normal full meal price at similar restaurants in town

Thank PaulG1006
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Dimitri W
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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