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Bull's Head Tavern

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188 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2622
+1 616-454-3580
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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244 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in for drinks with another couple and enjoyed a couple of drinks after a downtown event. Service was friendly, the bar has a lot of character, and the service was super friendly (Garrett). Between the four of us we had a range of drinks and everyone was pleased with the experience.

Thank Dave B
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This placed was hyped by locals and people at the meeting I was attending. We found the food to be pretty good and the atmosphere better. It was a little noisy for my tastes, but the dark woods, unique bar, warm lighting, and two level brick building made for a nice experience. All of the people in our party of... More 

Thank Karbeek
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Usa
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I didn't choose the place - coworkers frequent it and said I'd like it. They were right. A bit dark for my taste. Yes it's a bar and restaurant but I prefer to see my food. The menu had some decent selection of beer, wine, apps, food and dessert. My party of 8 was served quickly and tended to with... More 

Thank Dani B
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner at Bull's Head Tavern tonight. Decided to stop by after the boat show. Close, walkable and accessible. My wife a the Shrimp appetizer as a meal and thought it was fantastic. I had the perch dinner that was good along with fries. Everything arrived on a timely basis and the food was nice and hot. The... More 

Thank Laker I
New Braunfels, Texas
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122 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I went to a private party at the Bull's Head Tavern. The staff did a great job of making sure everyone was happy. The venue is very comfortable, lots of wood like an old time tavern. I would highly recommend.

Thank moondog1961
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017

New Years Eve dinner: Wine, apps, salad, entree. too full for dessert. staff took care of us. food was good. I'll be back. Been there before and I'll be back again

Thank bobkimweiland
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Our group all ordered the cheeseburger and I added the onion rings. I ordered the burger medium rare and it was delivered very, very well done. The lettuce resembled carrot tops, the pickle had a nasty metallic brined taste and the onion rings had the texture and taste of the grocer's freezer variety. The service was friendly and the only... More 

Thank tjtravelerChicago
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Bull's Head is a wonderful downtown place - good food, great for lunch. Good food for value and a wide selection of options on the menu. Ambiance is nice, and drinks are reasonably priced. Very busy and very popular. Great taste of Grand Rapids!

Thank CW G
Flint, Michigan
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in town for the weekend and we came here and it was great! I had the Pamtini cocktail and it was perfect! Nice and strong too! We also ordered the calamari and that was fantastic! The waitress even brought us another order cause she said the first one didn't "look great" so that was appreciated!... More 

Thank Cristina P
Brighton, Michigan
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I travel to GR every month. This bar is consistently lively, busy- but great service - and the food is ALWAYS great. In 20 visits- never had a bad meal. I come because I know it will be good, they will have Perrin's Black on tap (fantastic MI brew) and the value and ambiance is great! Right across from the... More 

Thank theresa146

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-454-3580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?