An adorable spot on the trendy Wealthy Ave, The Winchester is a weekend favorite for the locals. The menu is full of classic American dishes with a gourmet flourish. Their grilled cheese is served with sun-dried tomato, dill havarti, and basil spinach. Also, the French Dip has onions, beef, mushroom cream sauce, swiss cheese on a pretzel hoagie and lots of flavor. The bar changes up their beer and cider on tap for plenty of choices, and also has great wine and cocktail lists.
The Winchester, 648 Wealthy St, Grand Rapids, MI, +1 (616) 451 4969
Beijing Kitchen is everything that Chinese food lovers could want in a restaurant. The food is made fresh and always served in big portions. They have all the classic Chinese food options with crunchy egg rolls, savory chow mein and downright delicious orange chicken. What’s more, the spot serves a super affordable all-you-can-eat lunch buffet during the week. It also has a fast and reliable delivery service during the weekend.
Bartertown Diner is a one-of-a-kind spot in Grand Rapids. The fun and funky diner strives to be healthy for the body and the soul, with their full vegan menu and vegetables and grains from only local farmers. No boring lettuce wraps here though; Bartertown Diner brings creative twists to their fully vegan menu. They have surprising dishes like mac and cheese with cashew cheese. There is also a falafel Philly made with falafel and veggies topped with coconut cheese on a vegan hoagie – all delicious!
An interesting fact about Heritage Restaurant is that it is completely staffed by students of the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education out of the Grand Rapids Community College. The restaurant has a great view of Grand Rapids and a friendly intimate atmosphere on the inside. SICE is where many of the great chefs of Michigan get their start. The students get to try out all the decadent dishes that they learn during the year, meaning this one touts many delicious and interesting options. These choices range from crab-stuffed bass dish to portobello schnitzel and more.
Located in a 1920s service station, Donkey Taqueria has a wonderful vintage feel with original exposed brick and a long open bar. This authentic Mexican restaurants brings the taco-game to a whole new level. Each dish is made from scratch, with freshness in every bite. Though it may be impossible, try not to fill up on their irresistible chips and fresh-made guacamole. The classic menu holds a great selection of tortas, tacos and tostados, along with a delicious brunch choices.