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The Score Restaurant & Sports Bar

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American, Bar, Pizza
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5301 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1043
+1 616-301-0600
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy the score three or four times a week. Great salads and you can't go wrong with the brisket. Can't wait for summer to get here so we can enjoy outdoors and the music.

Thank Danny E
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Atmosphere during the summer is great. Love the palm trees, the sand and the view overlooking the water. The set up in back is great. Wonderful live music nightly during the warm months with no cover, good food and drinks. Inside is large and very open so it tends to get a little noisy.

Thank amaitner
Rockford, Michigan
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stopped for lunch and tried the fried Mushrooms, WOW! You get 8 the size of coffee cups, you need to cut them to 6th's to eat. Ordered fish and chips, got more steak fries than I could finish and 2 large pieces of fish. Had to bring about 1/2 home to much to eat. Nice place to meet and watch... More 

Thank U Gary H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stop by this place pretty often. We mostly go during warmer weather because of the outdoor stage where talented musicians play nightly. We also enjoy the smoked meats that they started serving about a year ago. This place is usually quite busy, so show up early if you want a good table. Also, they run out of parking spaces... More 

Thank beachcomber369
Rockford, Michigan
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Second visit in the last 5 weeks. Had the chicken casear wrap and split for two with an appetitzer. I wouldn't change a thing.WE Love this WRAP!

Thank colleen s
Walker, Michigan
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The score has a very good selection on their menu and a gluten free menu too. The atmosphere is great especially on a warm night sitting on the beach with your shoes off. Beach has palm trees and the river is even nice to look at.

Thank Patty H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Like they say, it's always a PARTY at the Score! The food is made from scratch, which makes it tastes like I am eating a home cooked meal no matter what I order. The Southwest chicken salad is my favorite as well as the cheddar broccoli soup!

Thank Stephanie B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

At the suggestion of a very dear relative, we tried this place out, and were pleasantly surprised. Yes, there are a lot of screens showing many sporting events and is somewhat noisy, but that is part of the atmosphere and gives it an upbeat feel. There were plenty of older people there (besides us) who were enjoying their meals and... More 

Thank MU S
Spring Lake, MI
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Sports bar with outdoor dining, sand beach, lake, lighted volleyball courts, gazillion TV's, 100+ craft beers on tap and the usual bar menu, Burgers, pork, chicken, ribs, salads, pizza, etc. Live entertainment. Oh, Real palm trees, gives a tropical ambience. Food was average but the service was excellent. Great place to go and have a good time. Will be back.

Thank skb3840SpringLake_MI
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This a very busy sports bar with indoor and outdoor seating. Huge beer selection, good food, friendly staff.

Thank Bill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1043
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-301-0600
The Score is open daily from 11am to 2am and combines everything you love about a family friendly Sports Bar with an exceptional menu and an outdoor entertainment venue that holds 3 full-sized beach volleyball courts, beach sand dining area, live palm trees, and live entertainment 7 days a week! Stop in today and see why Everyday is a Party at The Score!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?