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Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
+1 616-776-6425
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Closes in 18 min
17:00 - 23:59All hours
American, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Cygnus27 while in business in the Grand Rapids area. The reviews were generally very good. It's on the 27th floor of a building. Beautiful views. Many of the other diners were celebrating events. I was really looking forward to it. Menu included...More

Thank drewlocher
Tracy356, Manager at Cygnus27, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear drewlocher- We're sorry to hear you were not pleased with your food. We apologize it was not to your liking. We pride ourselves on our incredible atmosphere, service and variety of delicious menu items offered to provide an excellent experience amid beautiful views overlooking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dine hear every year on our anniversary (and a few other times as well) and are always very pleased. The wait staff remember our table preferences and are extremely friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. The view over the city is great. We actually prefer to...More

Thank MrH0bbes
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Cygnus 27 was our first experience for Restaurant Week Grand Rapids and we were not disappointed! First, the view is awesome. As a local, it renews your perspective on the beautiful area you live in (and I am NOT a fan of cities!) and we...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

First time trip to Grand Rapids on our yearly jaunt to Charlevoix Michigan. Spent time at the Frank Lloyd Wright house there, the Gerald Ford Museum and the great Botanical garden. But the absolute number one memory is the incredible dinner for three we had...More

Thank skinnerm2017
Reviewed 8 July 2017

By far the best place to catch the sunset in downtown GR. We just had drinks and apps but everything was really good and the service was excellent. Be sure to stop in for martini happy hour on Wednesdays!

Thank SJRAtlanta_Georgia
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you, we are happy that you enjoyed the view as well as the service and food. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You guys!!!! You need to come to this restaurant/bar. The best bartenders in the entire city except for Z's. Specialty drinks that are made with love. Conversations flow free here and it sometimes gets a little wild which equals fun. Have a special occasion or...More

Thank Kaje20
Management response:Responded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

this restaurant is in the Amway Grand on the 27th floor fantastic service great food, great view, took a client to dinner we had a great meal, good for steak or seafood must visit of you are in the Grand rapids area

Thank andymulvey51
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

Thank you for writing a review about your experience! We hope to see you again soon. -Cygnus27

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

So the view is amazing. Drinks are good with good variety. Our server was enthusiastic and helpful. The food however was just not good. I hate to leave bad reviews but the food was surprisingly bland. The mushroom soup in particular I read in reviews...More

Thank travelermillions
Tracy356, Manager at Cygnus27, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear travelermillions- Thank you for your recent visit to Cygnus27! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the cocktails and the incredible view from our 27th floor location. We're so sorry to hear you did not enjoy the food. We have a variety of wonderful dishes...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We come here to celebrate anniversaries and are never disappointed! We had Carmen who was a very knowledgeable and fun server! She was able to navigate us through a menu that we didn't understand and found foods that we really enjoyed! They offer 3 hours...More

Thank fourbeesplus3
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If your in Grand Rapids, highly recommend eating here. Traveling here on business and decided to drive into downtown - it was worth the trip. Had the Seared Scallops, they were delicious.

Thank ddr20
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Questions & Answers
John M
26 May 2017|
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Response from Tracy356 | Property representative |
Hello John M. Thank you for your question! There is not a dress code for Cygnus27. We hope to see you soon!
Willow C
28 October 2015|
Response from Carrie S | Property representative |
Hi Willow! We are not currently serving a Mexican Martini - perhaps you are referring to a different drink on our cocktail list? You can find it on the Amway Grand website under Dining > Cygnus27 > View Sample Lounge... More
Willow C
28 October 2015|
Response from tommyl024 | Reviewed this property |
Chilled rocks glass and Chicago style clear large ice cubes, your choice of quality tequila, two shots of this, to taste 1/4 shot fine Cointreau, 1/2 juice of FRESH lime juice , stirred!!!! Pour over cubes-enjoy. rimmed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 49
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-776-6425
  • E-mail
Set 27 stories up in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids, Cygnus27 delivers a Latin-inspired menu and sophisticated cocktail lounge with expansive panoramic views of the Grand River and surrounding cityscape. The drinks and food at Cygnus27 are as distinctive as the space itself. The exclusive cocktail menu is based on classic inspirations. The light fare options include a variety of small and sharable plates - perfect for an after-work or evening bite. With its multi-level dining spaces and modern furnishings, Cygnus27 is truly the destination restaurant and cocktail lounge in West Michigan. A fresh, unique, and authentic menu draws on the Chef Tim Moreno's Latin American heritage and has made-from-scratch dishes that have earned the dining room the AAA Four-Diamond mark of distinction. Also available is our popular Sunday brunch mid-September through mid-May. Interested in booking a private space on the 28th floor? With floor to ceiling city and river views, you'll host the dinner your friends or colleagues won't soon forget! PLEASE NOTE: Hours posted are for the Lounge/Bar area. The Dining Room hours are: Tuesday - Saturday 5:00 PM - 10 PM Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Mid-September through mid-May)
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