Waverly Stone Gastropub
The restaurant takes its name from the stone that covers the face of the building and a quarry located off Waverly Road in Holland, Michigan that was active in the late 1800s and early 1900s. With several of the downtown buildings constructed using waverly stone, we see it as a way to celebrate Holland and its rich history,
Disappointing. Ordered the griddled mouse trap (grilled cheese) and it came with a single green bean, a single carrot and a sprig of kale for veggies, and 6 tortilla chips. I laughed out loud when it was served.
Waiter tried but was terrible.
I miss when this place was “8th street.” Was a simple but solid then. Would not go back.
Meatball appetizer was excellent! Scallop entre perfect as was the airline chicken. Celebrating brother’s birthday and his complimentary creme brûlée made for a perfect celebration.
Thank you for your kind words! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Looking forward to serving you again!
Must have had a new waitress. We were hurried most of the evening. Appetizers, salad, and Entrees came out before the first courses were finished. The bill was also presented before we were finished eating. Needs to be a learning curve there. Otherwise, the food and drink were very good.
Thanks for your kind words on our food! We'll look at who your server might have been that night and work on giving her additional guidance. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience!
It was our first trip to Holland, MI. We found the Waverly Stone Gastropub on Open Table and thought the menu looked eclectic and hence we gave it a a try! We were not disappointed! We went for the Japanese style cabbage omelet and the chicken Naan. Both were light and delicious. We sat outside on a near perfect evening for weather. The manager took the time to come chat with us and explained their ethos for the establishment. We wish them well and will definitely return on our next trip to Holland, MI
Thank you for the great review! So happy to hear you enjoyed your food and experience. Looking forward to seeing you again next time. Cheers!
Great food, great service.... We will be back again soon!
Thanks for the great review, Nancy!
I love Waverly Stone Gastropub! I always feel like family and the food and service is fabulous!
Marybeth, thank you for the review and for your support. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)
Three of the four of us ordered the special last Friday night..... shrimp and grits. It was outstanding!
Specials are a great addition to the regular menu, especially for frequent dinners.
We will be back soon.
Thanks for the great review, Nancy! I'll let our chef know you enjoy the specials, and we'll look forward to serving you again!
Nice place, gm was super nice. Food was delicious
The food was very good. I would highly recommend Waverly Stone to my friends.
Great unique food!
We enjoyed our meal and will be back soon.
Loved the late night menu. Pleasantly surprised and will go back again
Thanks for the great review! Looking forward to serving you again.
Nice spot, but food and drinks were hit or miss. The Choriso burger was very good but the Tempe burger was bland, bare feeling and tasteless. Had to send back an Old Fashioned as it was poorly made, bad ratios and overall small. Service seemed helpful but too busy and inexperienced.
Hi Tim, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry that we didn't exceed your expectations with everything on your visit. I'll pass your comments on the Tempeh Burger and the Old Fashioned to our teams in the front and back of house. We're always working on training and building a strong team, but it's admittedly been challenging with the back-to-school season. I hope you'll come back and give us another chance in the future.
Food is excellent. Can taste each and every ingredient in the salads. Very fresh
Thanks for the great review, Manny!
We recently ate at Waverly Stone during a stay in Holland. We were there on a Thursday night, but were still surprised a how empty it was given how great the food turned out to be. I do think the interior could use some improvement, it’s pretty stark inside, although they do have some nice outdoor seating. I ordered the salmon with galette potatoes and it was delicious. My husband had a cheeseburger and he said it was great. I would definitely go back in the future.
Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We hear you on the interior, and we're working on it. Keep checking back as we add more elements!
We've eaten at your restaurant several times now and have a reservation for brunch next week. Food is consistently excellent and the service extremely good. We appreciate your efforts to create a top notch dining experience in downtown Holland.
Nancy, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this great review! I'm happy to hear you've enjoyed your visits. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!
Food was good. Some unusual items on the menu, but we enjoyed everything. Weird smell, like still water in the restaurant impacted our enjoyment.
Great dinner ... Street window table was perfect
Our server (Katie) was outstanding! There were a few ‘unusual’ items on the menu and she did an excellent job of explaining them (Tempeh Rice Bowl, Carnivore Okonomiyaki, Griddled Mouse Trap).
I ordered the Carnivore Okonomiyaki and it was terrific! One of my teenage daughters went with the classic burger and the other tried the Tempeh Rice Bowl; she really enjoyed it.
Their beer and cocktail selection was also excellent! Both my daughters and I very highly recommend Waverly Stone Gastropub! We were in town for a college tour of Hope.
Very good food, I had the Scottish Salmon and my husband had a chicken pasta dish. We had quite a long wait to receive our drinks. Young but inexperienced staff, we had to ask for napkins for our drinks because they were sweating all over the table and making a mess. Our server did come back and check on us. I would visit Waverly again but will request a table or high top. The booths are very, very wide and we had to sit on the edge of our seat to reach our food. There was no comfort in resting back
We love that they don’t have traditional bar food. We have enjoyed all the food we have tried.
Great food and flavor
Had dinner here on a recent stay in Holland. What a great place. The food was out of this world. We ate outside, the chairs outside are not the most comfortable, but cushions they gave us helped a bit. Really liked this place and the food.
Our first visit and it turned out to be very good. Perhaps the most striking element was the menu with a varied and non standard fare. The varied starters and entrees made choosing a pleasure and what we selected was very good. The Creme Brulee to round off the meal was very good. Picked out a good French Pinot Noir which was very reasonably priced. The staff were attentive without being oppressive, which seems to be the modern trend which we personally can do without. All in all a most enjoyable evening out and we will definitely be return customers.
Great food and service. My only recommendation is to change out the chairs at the high tops with backs and a more comfortable seat.
Jim, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We hear you on the stools, and we're looking into some other, more comfortable options. You can follow us on Facebook or Instagram to see when we implement changes like that. Hope to serve you again in the future!
Food was just ok, we were not wowed by the menu or our served meals. We all were actually very uncomfortable after the meal...indigestion and bloating. Hopefully, they will improve in the future. Server was pleasant and fairly attentive.
Great waitstaff and the food was delicious. We will be back for sure!
Thanks for taking the time to leave us this great review! Looking for serving you again!
Menu offers breakfast foods and sandwiches but only a limited number of salads and entrees at dinner.
Sally, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! You may have dined on one of the last days we offered a specific lunch menu focused on sandwiches and quick meals; however, we recently limited our offerings to one menu that includes starters, handhelds, salads, and entrees. In addition to our regular menu, we frequently run brunch, lunch, and dinner specials. Check out our updated menu and come back to try some of our plates!
This is definitely a place to visit. Great food, family friendly, friendly staff!
Thanks for the awesome review!
Very cute and comfortable inside. Service was average at best. Our server barely smiled and didn't seem familiar with the men.
The food was OK. Chicken tacos were good but the side of kimchee was just a mess in a side plate. Bacon in the Mousetrap sandwich was too thick and rubbery. The spinach salad was good although the salmon on top was very salty.
Not overly impressed.
I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience, but we really appreciate your feedback. We'll pass your notes on the kimchi and the bacon in the Mousetrap on to our kitchen and our chef. I hope you'll come back and try us again sometime!
The menu is interesting and they do a wonderful job of blending flavors. Our server, while very pleasant, was very inexperienced and obviously hasn't received enough training. She had zero knowledge whatsoever about the bar or types of liquors let alone brands. After placing our food order, she did return to tell us what her manager said after we requested our beef patties done "medium rare." She assured us her manager said they would be done "well" but we would enjoy the taste and they would substitute if we weren't satisfied. But she never returned to check our satisfaction levels and since we had theatre tickets we couldn't take a redo.
The food choices are unique so it is fun to try new things. Our waiter was very helpful and charming.
Thanks for the great review, Jean! Hope to see you again soon!
Date night with my husband and our puppy! Food was delicious, excellent service and drinks. Dined on the patio - so we could bring our dog. Friendly and inviting.
So happy to hear you had a great experience. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Cheers!
Wow! What a welcoming reception given to our little party. Food fantastic, waitstaff fantastic, over All experience, fantastic! Highly recommend. Thank you for making night.
Thanks for the awesome review, Brock! Looking forward to serving you again in the future!
I love the food and environment at Waverly Stone. The menu is creative and fun, and the service was polite and effecient.
Thanks for the great review, Andrew! Hope to see you again soon!
Cute little place! They accidentally gave away our table reservation but were able to quickly scramble and set up a new one. This is great; a clear sign that they can handle hiccups with grace.
Natalie, I'm so happy to hear you had a great experience despite our little hiccup :) Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review!
Loved the unique menu and quieter atmosphere. Missed the live band, but I'm sure that would have livened up the mood in there a bit. Definitely a go-to for foodie who like to try new things!
Thanks for the great review, Molly!
Imaginative menu all well prepared. Nice vibe.
Thanks for the great review, Vince!
farm to table experience. eclectic and something for everyone.
Angela, Thank you for your awesome review! We appreciate your patronage and you taking the time to share your experience. Looking forward to serving you again. Cheers!
Soooooooooo goooooood! Will be going back many, many times. Can hardly wait to share our find with friends. Great addition to Holland dining.
Thank you so much for the awesome review! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Looking forward to serving you many times in the future :) Cheers!
Interesting pub atmosphere, innovative menu, wide selection of beers, nice people.
Happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!