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The Westsider Cafe

1180 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-7403
+1 616-233-0400
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“kielbasa” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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1180 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-7403
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Reviews (60)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is still such a Trainwreck. 20 minutes waiting for food. No coffee refresher...no attention even if you stared at the waitresses. Food came out with ten minute gaps. Had to remind them of what food was still missing. The host/manager clearly has no...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dine at The Westsider about once a month. We always have great service and food. My favorite is the eggs Benedict but I've never had a bad meal there. They have great coffee as well! The atmosphere is laid back and...More

Thank llint77
Reviewed 11 March 2017

wonderful food , huge size - imposible to eat all, really awesome food, One of interesting place to try. very small and waited little bit on line but its a good sign to show how popular is it

Thank Ivan T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The wait was little for the crowd that was there. Awesome food. We ordered both breakfast amd lunch. No complaints at all. Would return agsin for sure

Thank 82SLC64
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered and corned beef hash @ my husband had the Philly cheesesteak omelet. The hash was too chewy & potatoes slightly cold. The steak was barely noticeable in the omlettee so we had to order more. Also, both the toast & biscuits were cooked...More

1  Thank 2manysweets
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were running late on the last Friday of 2016 and had a late breakfast at 2pm. The Polish style food was great: the skillets are definitely worth another visit. It took a little while to get seated but it was well with it. Highly...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went on Monday at 1:15. Quickly seated. The BEST waitress ever! What a sweetie. My friend ordered off the menu ( well a veggie omelet minus eggs- no problem)!! She said is was SO good. I had an egg beater omelet with onions and...More

Thank pam r
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Grand Rapids overnight for Michigan Tech volleyball game at Grand Valley. Had the Polish skillet and husband had the Cuban skillet for breakfast. Both were yummy. The polish skillet had sweet kraut on top and it was surprisingly good with the potatoes and...More

Thank Judy E
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough how great this little cafe really is! I love the food it's quality and quantity the staff is friendly and exemplifies hospitality. We love this place and frequently visit and recommend it every chance we get!

Thank Akhalil11
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We wanted to find an out of the way place for breakfast on this trip and found exactly what we were looking for. Really good food, fun servers, and reasonable prices. It is a small place without much room to wait for a table so...More

Thank mauidave65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1180 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-7403
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-233-0400
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