It’s Patio Season! 5 Grand Rapids Patios You Are Going To Want To Check Out

Patio Season in Grand Rapids

It’s Patio Season! Warmer weather is on the horizon, and we are here for it! It’s true, Grand Rapids people love the outdoors- how can you not? After yet another long, dreary, and grey winter in West Michigan, we are all ready to start getting out in the community again. Spring weather not only helps boosts our mood, but it opens up the doors for us to get out (and safely) explore the beautiful and ever so lively Grand Rapids area.

When the sun is shining and the weather hits about 55 degrees, we’ve got one thing on our mind: The Outdoors. The official start to summer is fast approaching and the itch we’ve been trying to ignore all winter long can finally be relieved.

Your Grand Rapids Guide to Patio Season

Patios and summer weather are weighing heavy on the brain, so we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a list of must-try local eateries in GR. Whether you are a veteran Grand Rapids resident or are just scouting out the area, you’ll want to check a couple of these off your list this season. Business Page.

The Green Well

Address: 924 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Located in the East Hills neighborhoods of Grand Rapids, this eclectic restaurant offers a great patio atmosphere equipped for the elements. Better yet, their motto is Always Better, ALL WAYS fun! From Chicken Tenders to Foster Bread Pudding to Shrimp and Grits, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy here.

Rose’s on Reeds Lake

Address: 550 Lakeside Dr. SE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

A long-time East Grand Rapids favorite. On the days where patio weather is questionable but necessary, Rose’s on Reeds Lake comes through with a heated patio for you to enjoy. Located right off of Reeds Lake in East GR, any day can be made a patio day regardless of the temperature! Plus, Rose’s is surrounded by miles of walking trails along the water so you can take in the views before or after you dine.


Blue Water Grill

Address: 5180 Northland Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Do you love the ambiance eating alongside the water brings? If so, Blue Water Grill offers patio dining with a stunning view of Versluis Lake. Located in Northeast Grand Rapids– just a short drive from downtown GR-  Blue Water offers beautiful indoor and outdoor dining spaces. If you’re looking for a view you can’t beat paired with wholesome food, add this to your Patio list!

Rockwell Republic

Address: 45 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Are you a happy hour enthusiast? Check out this hidden secret located in the middle of busy and booming downtown Grand Rapids. If a perfect date night for you is Sushi and Sangrias, (and a patio!) Rockwell Republic is the place for you.


The B.O.B.

Address: 20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Located right in the heart of Grand Rapids lives The B.O.B. Live music, woodfired pizza, and beer. Sound like the perfect trio? Stop inside and enjoy their Comedy Club, hop outside for some live music, or up to their rooftop Skydeck. Wherever your sipping, you’re sure to have a good time with easy access to the rest of the booming downtown area.


Where are you stopping to kick off Patio Season? Share your favorite Grand Rapids restaurants with us below! Eat well, and eat Safely!

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