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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

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

Thank Bill R
Oakland County, Michigan
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213 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This place was recommended for us to check out, glad we did! Outside is a beach atmosphere with sand, palm trees, volleyball courts, decks. bar on a man-made lake. We stopped in for lunch, everyone enjoyed their meals and a couple of the 120 craft beers they had on tap. We came back later that evening to take in the... More 

Thank dmacnmi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a good place for a group of friends to hangout. Good staff, good environment and good beers to enjoy 🙌🙌🙌

Thank JimmyLiong
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The outdoor atmosphere is fabulous however, I am a regular customer and the table service is always poor. Food takes too long, cold food, server not attentive, wrong orders. On busy weekends the table staff is rude. The bar staff is better with a few bartenders that are very good with seated customers however, the outdoor self service bar is... More 

Thank Skarshort
Branden M, Public Relations Manager at The Score Restaurant & Sports Bar, responded to this review

Skarshort, Let us start by saying "THANK YOU" for your continued support at The Score. Although it is tough to hear this feedback at times, it is needed so we can improve. We continue to challenge ourselves in training, staffing and delivering impeccable customer service. Please send your contact information to bmonroe@rcfc.com and Jake, our General Manager, will follow up... More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
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144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

One of the greatest Sports bars anywhere. They have over 100 beers on tap. The draft system is worth the trip just to look at. It's behind a big glass wall. In the summer they bring in tons of sand and palm trees and have an outside bar and seating area in the sand. They have three volleyball courts (... More 

Thank Richard I
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

With just one night in Grand Rapids we had a lot of options for dinner and drinks. Our local hosts suggested The Score and we appreciated the choice. Almost too many TVs - and they were happy to switch one of them to the MLB game we wanted to watch. The service was pleasant and fast. The food was hot... More 

Thank gonzas67
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went for drinks. Ate some fried pickles. Watched the palm trees sway (yes they have them and they are real). Good bands. Volleyball court and lots of sand to walk in. Extensive beer (107) list and some daily specials.

Thank vbaker5
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

You're at the beach when you dine outside at The Score Restaurant and Sports Bar. There is wonderfully soft sand, palm trees, live music and a view of the water. There are also sand volleyball courts. The night we went, the weather was great and the place was packed. We had about an hour wait, but we got drinks and... More 

Thank Mary M

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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?