Situated in a tiny historical building that used to be owned by a coal company, Choo Choo Grill is well known among North Quarter’s locals for its old fashioned breakfast, ‘legend’ burgers, and traditional malt shakes. Customers cannot miss the bright red facade of Choo Choo Grill, solidifying its status as one of Grand Rapid’s cultural and culinary icons. Take a seat at the counter on a red swivel chair, take in the quaint and cozy ambiance and enjoy the simplicity of their classic American food.
Address: Choo Choo Grill, 1209 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI, +1 (616) 774-8652
Anna’s House is a trendy, charming diner specializing in breakfast and lunch. The restaurant’s ambiance is colorful, bright and airy with revamped 1950s-style hand-painted murals on the walls. Anna’s House serves traditional breakfast staples such as omelets and pancakes, while also offering more unique dishes such as breakfast lasagne. What’s even better is that everyone can enjoy Anna’s House as they also boast gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options.
Address: Anna’s House, 3874 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI, +1 (616) 361-8500