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San Chez a Tapas Bistro

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38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644 (Commerce)
+1 616-774-8272
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a Sunday and it was definitely packed! We ordered breakfast and everyone truly loved their food. From our traditional breakfast, to the cinnamon French toast to the breakfast burrito. Everything was really well seasoned and delicious. Loved the atmosphere and the staff was extremely helpful.

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Thank Autumn D
Muskegon, MI
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Chez is one of the most interesting, unique restaurants in the Western Michigan area. We travel over an hour to dine here several times a year. It is probably our favorite restaurant overall. The variety of tapas choices make it hard to narrow our selection at times but we do have our favorites. Pork Belly Rules! We have said... More 

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Thank MJOutofTown
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I shared 3 different plates and a dessert. All was delicious. Service was good. A great place to eat to try different foods and hang out with friends!

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Thank Sarah F
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner the San Chez restaurant on a weekday night. The restaurant was not overly crowded and I was seated quickly without having to make a reservation. I ordered the FEIJOADA soup, GAMBAS ASADAS AL FUEGO (spicy shrimp), POLLO Y CHORIZO A LA PLANCHA (chicken and chorizo), and the VALENCIANA paella (chicken and seafood)…..along with a glass of Spanish... More 

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Thank yrechnam
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a firm believer in quantity and variety. I like to graze. I prefer multiple tastes, rather than an entree. San Chez does this perfectly with their shareable tapas. Kudos!

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Thank Matthew B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Delicious, fun and filling! They have a huge selection and eat plate is better than the previous. Sharing food like this really takes dining together to a new level of intimacy

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Thank Irwin G
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I love this place for business meetings and brunch. I would try the empanadas but everything on the menu is fantastic.

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Thank Spencer B
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

For the uninitiated, tapas are small, usually shareable plates. If you don;t like to share your food, I'd suggest going to another restaurant. Make sure you are in the mood for trying new things, too. Some of the food combinations are different, but usually very good. I always enjoy the food, but leave San Chez feeling like I spent a... More 

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Thank Steve A
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. We had al t of questions about the menu. Particularly because it was my first time at a Tapas restaurant. Our waitress, I forgot her name, maybe Liz? Was amazing. Started with the Tapenade de Espana- amazing. Thrilled grilled bread with goat cheese and pesto. Then ordered the Ensalada Mixta- braised pork that was so tender and juicy,... More 

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342 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The service here is also very good with very pleasant servers. The food is very good and their specialty coffees are super good. If you have room have dessert. They have great selections. Very busy place in the weekends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2644
    (Commerce)
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?