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GAIA Coffee House - CLOSED

209 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1525
+1 616-454-6233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 Sep 2014
“Fantastic Vegan-Vegetarian Food”
31 Aug 2014
“The last day at Gaia...THANKS for EVERYTHING!!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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209 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1525
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

I had the Mean Green Burrito and it was the best burrito I have ever had. This place is fantastic. If you get a chance, stop. You don't have to be vegan to love the food. It is so flavorful!

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We returned to Gaia today after a 3-month road trip only to discover that this was their last day under current ownership. I'm told that financing is not yet in place for the employees to purchase it from the long standing owners. Although we've learned...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Huge portions, delicious food and self serve drinks make this hippie like cafe a must. They can veganize most anything. I got the burrito and it was really good and big. I will definitely be back! Only issue was parking is on street and limited.

Thank matthewedward
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We went here because there was a wait down the street, what a great surprise! Had the most fun waiter. Unique vegetarian place, awesome food!

Thank Sherri V
Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

You definitely have to be a little laid back to enjoy this gem. It's so unique and has fantastic food though! Best breakfast around! (Be sure to buy a Gaia cookie on your way out, you won't regret it)

Thank Maddielane
Reviewed 4 March 2014

GAIA has been a favorite for years. The food is great, but be prepared for a 70s Hippie style of humble decor!

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 1 February 2014

I had hummus with garlic. It was fantastic, but the garlic taste hung with me a long time, even into the next day in spite of brushing my teeth and using Listerine. It tasted so good that I would order again. The coffee is only...More

Thank DDBjen
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

So I was torn about this review, because every visit is different. The food is amazing, really no matter what you order, even if you are someone who happens to enjoy meat. But I need to make this clear - these people seemed to decide...More

Thank Smiticks
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We go to GAIA every time we are in Grand Rapids! We love the vegetarian commitment, the small but very tasty menu AND the cookies! Plus, the people are very nice!

3  Thank ABGB05
Reviewed 13 June 2013

This is a hidden little restaurant in the quaint area of Eastown in Grand Rapids, MI. Now, the place is VERY small so getting a seat might night be the easiest task around, but it is truly worth the effort. The food is simply wonderful....More

1  Thank Bill K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-454-6233
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