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Cygnus 27

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Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (Pearl)
+1 616-776-6425
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17:00 - 01:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 23:59
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Michigan
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For several years my friends and I have looked forward to our holiday celebration at Cygnus. We enjoy the decor, the view of the city, the service, and usually the food. However, last night two us were very disappointed with the halibut. It clearly was overcooked and had been sitting for a long time before it was served to us.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My spouse and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here...a special event at a special venue. Warmly welcomed by hostess as well as server. Great cocktails before dinner. Sever graciously split a salad which was more than ample. Entrees were very good and I would recommend the sausage stuffed trout as unique and tasty; would order again. Spouse's rack of lamb... More 

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Thank jadr43
Indiana
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many choices within a block of the Amway Grand Hotel, the main advantage Cygnus has is the view. The food is inventive but also expensive and small portioned. Service was very good, but also slow paced and unhurried. We enjoyed the bread and the desserts the most. The chocolate sphere was like a magic giant s'more. The dulce... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Came here while visiting Grand Rapids. Was made to feel very welcome by staff. My server was outstanding. Restaurant has the absolute best view of the city being on the 27th floor of a hotel. Ordered the Rack of Lamb. It was delicious. For dessert I had the Chocolate Sphere. Save room for it. Would definitely go here again if... More 

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Thank Michael B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cygnus 27 is a experience from start to finish. The 27 floor ride on the elevator adds to the anticipation and the restaurant does not disappoint! The food is exquisite, the atmosphere is unbeatable with views of downtown Grand Rapids (especially at night) and the service is impeccable.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed at the Amway Grand when I was in Grand Rapids for a conference during ArtPrize in October 2016. After a long day of attending meetings and looking at art, it was nice to go to Cygnus 27 with friends for a late night drink. The ambience is nice, but not too fussy, and the views are fantastic. The... More 

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Catawba Island, Ohio
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

At our second trip to the Amway Grand with friends we second our dinner at the Cygnus in the hotel. Great views of the city through the glass surrounded dining experience. The servers are very attentive, possibly a little too much but I guess better than the other end. If you are planning a light meal don't plan on the... More 

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Thank Russ D
Holland, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Thank you to the Cygnus team for the seamless dining experience. We came into the restaurant to celebrate my daughter's birthday, and were delighted by the cocktails and expertly paired food and wine courses. The service was outstanding, as the staff was one step ahead of us throughout the meal. The space was perfect for quiet conversation, and the view... More 

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Traverse City,
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great service . Quiet and romantic. Nice bar area. Food was delicious. Fun date night and totally amazing view of the city any where you sit.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I am admittedly hard to please and also have not been very impressed with the overall food scene in Grand Rapids. I moved here from a larger city where even the funky, hole-in-the-wall places served memorable meals. Some of the popular restaurants here seem to have promising concepts and hype around them, but they just miss the mark for me.... More 

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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$ 23 - US$ 49
Cuisine
American, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:59
Thursday
17:00 - 23:59
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (Pearl)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-776-6425
Description
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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