We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stella's Lounge

€€ - €€€American, ,
53 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4124
+1 616-742-4444
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (109 reviews)
“chronic fries” (13 reviews)
Open Now
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
53 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4124
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (281)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good service and very good burgers. Had the Monster burger. Even though it came out on a green bun the burger was very good. They also had a large selection of whiskeys and beers.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stella's is a unique bar/restaurant downtown. They have some of the best burgers I have ever had. Great onion rings with big portions. They actually put alcohol in your cocktails unlike many restaurants in the downtown area. The location is within walking distance to just...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let my title mislead you - kids are welcome at Stellas. They are known for the best burgers in Grand Rapids. Ours was cheese inside & on top - with all the fixins - it's quite a plate! The atmosphere is very modern with...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading online reviews and asking some friends in GR I chose to eat at Stella's and I'm glad that I did. I had the bacon fat popcorn and queso jalapeno burger. Both hit the spot,. Burger was cooked well and all that cheese hit...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has it all, burgers, graffiti, vegan & vegetarian options as well. They have a large draft beer list and they make great mixed drinks! The onion rings are killer and I the Govt. cheeseburger is amazing! Great atmosphere and location downtown! Service was...More

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a very crazy decorated dive type bar. Super busy when we went but we had a couple beers and people watched until our table was ready. Really good food. Lot of offerings on the menu and lots of beer on tap too.

Thank traveling_tegan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, just go! Why? It’s unique and specializes in whiskey. I thought I wanted beer. Well, I had a Cidermosa instead and it was fantastic! I also tasted the Sazerac - it, too, was good. Try one of the many drinks offered and enjoy the...More

Thank rkaybee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place used to be a regular for us but its always so packed that its just overwhelming and trying to get drinks is a huge endeavor. The service is so slow that we havent even ordered food cause im not sure it would actually...More

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grand rapids magazine names it best burger. GQ mag. Says best in America. It is a very good burger Stella . I definitely will be back for more . Yes it worth the trip . I enjoyed whole experience 😎🎩👑#weeatlikeKINGS #porkmafia

Thank pitmasterphilw
Reviewed 4 February 2018

After reading several articles regarding being awarded for their hamburgers, thought it was time to try one at Stella's. I guess I am not really a "hamburger expert"...they were good, but can't say it was that much better than any other place that is not...More

Thank rkpta
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 hotels in Grand Rapids
256 reviews
.33 km away
Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown
395 reviews
.41 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown
392 reviews
.57 km away
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
1,016 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby Restaurants
San Chez a Tapas Bistro
841 reviews
.17 km away
796 reviews
.11 km away
Grand Rapids Brewing Company
356 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Side Bar
10 reviews
.37 km away
Van Andel Arena
374 reviews
.23 km away
Grand Rapids Art Museum
225 reviews
.39 km away
Grand Rapids Children's Museum
203 reviews
.25 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Dave B
24 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jsmalnor | Reviewed this property |
agreed - no reservations to my knowledge. But it usually goes pretty quickly and they have a good bar.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4124
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-742-4444
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing