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About Reserve Wine & Food
Known for their seasonal cuisine and exceptional wine program, Reserve Wine & Food emphasizes quality and consistency across the board – in product, service and the overall experience. With a menu rooted in classics yet updated to today’s style of eating, look for dishes made from locally sourced ingredients at their peak. House made charcuterie, local cheeses, handmade pastas and more make up the approachable menu and complementing the food is the drink – and choices abound at Reserve. The impressive cruvinet system offers over 100 wines by the glass in addition to an extensive bottle list; Reserve’s list is one of the best in the state, and was recognized by USA Today as one of the top ten places in the country offering wine flights. The drink philosophy at Reserve matches that of the food – simply put, to offer the best dining & drinking experience in the region.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday: 2:00pm - 11:00pm
Happy Hour daily from 3pm to 6pm
Monroe & Lyon
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
Valet is available for $12
Lucas VerHulst & Zach Pisciotta
Private Party Facilities:
A professional staff of friendly and knowledgeable servers are proud to present our seasonal and locally driven menu to guests of 12 - 200. For parties, celebrations and wine tastings from private intimate dinners to extravagant affairs. Casual or formal Reserve will make it memorable.
Private Events: Tailored to meet & exceed your expectations, every event we do is custom. With that said, the options for your private event at Reserve Wine & Food are nearly endless. From casual wine receptions to formal five-course meals, we design evenings to remember.
Whether you have corporate clients to entertain or close family and friends to celebrate with, Reserve has a space that is ideal for your event.
Private Party Contact:
Mark Breymeyer: (616) 855-9463 ext. 104
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Monthly Wine Tastings led by our in house sommelier, Peter Marantette the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6pm, the cost is $25 to experience 4 to 5 wines.
Reserve Wine & Food Ratings and Reviews
I brought my wife of 8 years for our anniversary dinner. I requested a table upstairs, however there was a large group in need of the space and they (the Reserve) offered the table under stairs. It was perfect! Allie was our waitress and she could not have been more wonderful. Her knowledge base of the wines to pair with our meal was spot on. She made our evening even more enjoyable than thought possible.
The chef's choice for our large board was amazing. A diverse yet complimenting selection. I don't give five stars lightly, they earned it!!
We have been to the Reserve before but never sat downstairs. What a great time we had, and being downstairs was perfect for our group. Everyone from the staff who greeted us at the door, wait staff and even the chefs made this a memorable evening. Thank you for a beautiful spot to meet with friends and for a staff that made you feel so welcome.
The server was able to help out group of four turn three "small plates" and two "entrees" into a 2-course tasting menu for us all. Add the charcuterie board and the drinks and we had the perfect meal. Last, we shared two desserts and had coffee. Perfect ending.
The food was absolutely delicious we had the ribeye, lamb ragu, daily fish find, and the duck breast. Everything was cooked to perfection and tasted great! The wine list is so much bigger than what we were used to. Everything about that restaurant is great! Expensive but great.
Food is well prepared and presented. The accompaniments are very compatible with the principal dish -- not playing a minor roll but often a co-lead. I thought the portions were more generous than in the past. After sharing johnny cakes with a pimiento laced cheese spread for a starter, I had cacio e pepe, which seemed understated (more cheesy than peppery) but an elegant mac and cheese, and then a favorite main plate, pork belly. The pork was crisp and very well done, and the accompanying kimchi rice with brussels leaves, pear and poached egg was an equal star on this plate. Again, very generous portions in comparison to past experiences. My wife had two small plates -- a collard green salad, which she described as the best ever, and a smoked fish roulette, which was elegant and flavorful. It was a perfect prelude to our evening at the symphony. Very pleasing.
Always a good choice, this seems better.
The atmosphere was outstanding. I made a reservation for 6 the day before. We arrived to a perfect high table in the middle of the first floor. It was ready right on time.
On a less lovely note, the server seemed disinterested in us because our group was all young women getting only wine/cocktails. Understandable because he wasn't going to make as great of money without a food purchase, but it left us feeling burdensome.
It was a get away night downtown with my wife. We hit a few spots for drinks. We then had a very nice dinner at the Reserve. My wife's steak was excellent and my Whiting was perfect. Service was prompt and on task. Gave excellent wine advice. A very nice night!
We've been to Reserve many times, and will continue to return. The food and wine are excellent. He staff is engaged, knowledge and enthusiastic. It is unique in Grand Rapids. Also, quite convenient if you are attending an event at DeVos Hall. Valet parking makes it effortless, too.
We have never been dissatisfied with Reserve. We typically celebrate my adult daughter's birthday there, wether it's 2 or 4 of us, and it's usually in December or January so I appreciate the valet parking. Alternative food options and the ability to chat without competing with loud noise are important to us and we love the decor of the old bank building. Our celebratory evening is pricier than our norm, but well worth it!
While traveling through Michigan for the holidays I chose Reserve because it seemed the closest to the NYC experience I am accustomed to for a great dining experience. I am a chef from NYC I've worked for some big name chefs. My experience was exactly what I hoped for.
With classic cocktails, a great wine selection, excellent food, and attendant service I felt very much at home. Thank you to the entire staff!
Reserve is a great spot to visit for dinner before attending an event. We visited for dinner and a bottle of wine before attending the Grand Rapids Ballet performance of the Nutcracker. Service is fantastic and the food is delicious, but it is slightly pricey.
The service and the ambiance were amazing. The restaurant is in a renovated bank building and was a really interesting space and well-decorated. The wine was amazing. We had some of the best wine we've had! The small plates were really good; if we went again, we'd stick to the small plates; the Caesar salad and the squash soup were both amazing. The entrees were mediocre. The rice was overcooked to the point of crunchiness on the pork belly entree and the flank steak was incredibly salty.
I really enjoyed my food. The chicken livers and grilled Caesar salad being my favorite. I LOVE when a chef does not treat the Caesar as a throw away, it is a simple salad that when done correctly is impressive. Our waiter was great. We had lots of questions and he was super informative. Also, great cocktails:) I found the space attractive and comfortable- it was busy but not loud. Overall excellent experience.
Second time eating at the Reserve. Our waiter Brendan was absolutely amazing. The management made an effort stop by our table and congratulate us on our anniversary...as well as talk to us about the food. It'svery evident that theyou are passionate about their restaurant and what they serve! Thank you for a wonderful evening!!
Brought friends here after not being there for three years. Told them it was amazing and they were definitely less than thrilled with the experience. The waitress took a long time to order our food (when there weren't that many people there) and I considered leaving and going somewhere else then. When we got our food my friend was not fond of the Autumn Squash soup at all and was less than impressed with the house salad. Overall, I was disappointed - particularly because I recommended it...won't be doing that again.
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