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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” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (229 reviews)
“paella” (45 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
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11 - 20 of 789 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The servers will always steer you in the right direction. This place has been around for a long time for a reason. get the sangria, relax, and enjoy sampling all of the small plates.

Thank AdventureKim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing & there is something for everyone. We had our server keep bringing a plate of something different & we all liked everything.

Thank tinak347
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a really great way to try different things. The food and service is terrific. You order 2 to 3 dishes per person and sample different items on the menu. The price will end up being on the higher end, but the food...More

Thank Wynners1995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Sanchez since it opened years ago and it has maintained its great food and lively atmosphere. We even had them cater our son's baptism 16 years ago. We almost always get the blue cheese fritters which are out of this world...More

Thank Amybowie_MI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During ArtPrize Nine we visited San Chez twice. Our selections were really tasty, especially the potato croquettes. Sangrias offered with choice of red or white! Great friendly service! Finished off with a pecan sandie to go.Hope to visit San Chez again next time we are...More

Thank cornhusker35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite restaurant in Grand Rapids. Excellent gluten free menu !!!! Service was above and beyond.

Thank klotterman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Friday night without a reservation and they were no tables available so we sat at the bar. We had a great experience. The bartender was engaging and attentive. He offered some unique drink selections. The food was good but not incredible. We...More

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice decor, with fun music to set the mood. The good was outstanding. I had seafood paella. A bold nicely seasoned bed of grains with quality shellfish on top. The app with the pumpernickel toast is a must have. Smokey trout dip and the lightest...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love San Chez. The food is amazing. It's tapas which means it comes in rounds. It's neat because you eat slowly and you can enjoy the company of you table and the delicious tapas. My favorites are the deep fried blue cheese and the...More

Thank TerryEgan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having had an underwhelming experience at San Chez several years ago with a lackluster paella I decided to give this place another chance and try their tapas. This was my mistake. Anybody who knows anything about real Spanish cuisine would know that the so-called tapas...More

Thank Mark F
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Dimitri W
13 May 2016|
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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