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Situated on the first fairway of the award-winning Thousand Oaks Golf Club, Reds sets the table for a dining experience unlike any other. Start with Reds breathtaking views, contemporary design, expansive 2 story deck & outdoor firepits for warm weather fun; add exceptional service and dining options, and you’ll discover why Reds is one of a kind.
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Hours of Operation:
Monday –Thursday: 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:30 am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
5 Mile between the Beltline and Grand River
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Reds Ratings and Reviews
Food was pretty good but far less than what we came to Love in rockford. I told the manager politely what my honest feedback was...after he asked. He proceeded to argue. I simply said the steaks were not nearly as good as rockford. Bottom line instead of listening he was argumentative. I had my fam of 5....180.00 dinner bill. I said “do you want me to lie and say it was great? Or tell you the truth about my dining exp?” Bottom line he should be fired. Will not be going back. I used to go 1 time a week in rock. I heard reds is struggling ....now I know why. Food was ok. Not for 180.00 though our server was good
Arrived before appointed time, were sat in the bar at a high top table. I asked for a table or booth and was told they were all reserved. In walks a couple, asks if there’s any open seating, is told no, goes to bar and is given a booth. This irritates me, as I made a reservation! Food was good, service great, considering how busy it was. I guess it depends on who you are as far as seating goes.
While we rarely see the same hostess/manager/wait staff each time we go to Reds, we still find the service excellent (except for the rabble of endless hostesses who are clueless to the concept of actually 'hosting' guests) the food and service excellent. We like the 'clubby' atmosphere and the great menu. The view is stunning in every season because the clubhouse is set on a hilltop overlooking the golf course. The plantings around the deck/patio which include bird-friendly shrubs/bushes almost always give us a look at differing bird life each visit. Hawks, Cedar Waxwings, Blue Birds in the winter, etc.
We were there for Christmas Eve dinner and made reservations for 5:45pm. When we sat down and waited for two of our friends to arrive, the waitress says we have to order our meals before 6:00pm otherwise we will not have our meals. This was never warned when I made the reservations and was very disappointed how they handled it. We all felt pushed and rushed to finish our meals so the employees of the restaurant can go home. We were disappointed how we were treated and should have never paid the full price for a "rush meal."
Got a reservation in the late afternoon for 7:15, wirhour a problem. Arrived on time and noticed the dining room was full with a Christmas party. We were escorted the bar area and placed at a table for two in the middle of the traffic aisle. We asked to be moved and were offered seats at the bar. When I inquired about the two open tables directly behind us, we were told that they were reserved. Kind of thought we had a reservation! Bar staff seemed more interested in the football game and chatting with the regulars. Food was not hot when it arrived. Tasted fine, just not hot. When we left both tables behind us were still empty. Maybe this was a one off bad experience as we have had fine meals here before. Definitely was not the dining experience we had hoped for.
My wife became ill after eating the crab cake sandwich and the seafood chowder. She has an iron stomach and eats seafood pretty regularly. She became very ill about an hour after arriving home and mostly through the night. Management seemed concerned, but my phone call has not been returned.
our dining experience was not the first here and won't be the last, we arrived on time , slightly before. table was ready and accessible as i needed a walker . waitress was relatively new and didn't know the menu of drinks but was prompt tto deliver whatever we asked for. drink portions were fair sized for cost and water was never empty. appetizers very tasty and again portion was fair for cost. problem was with kitchen, it took forever after ordering apps or diner, restaurant wasn't busy , waitress was trying but there just wasn't food to deliver. it was very good and hot when it did arrive. in total , we socialized a lot , enjoyed each other's company but service in kitchen could have been better.
Disappointed, Made reservations a week ahead assuming we would be seated in the dining room with a nice view overlooking the golf course. Instead ended up in the bar seated under a big screen TV. When asked to be moved we were told that was the best we could do but they did turn off the screen, for a while, anyway less than optimal for what we had hoped to be a time of quiet conversation with friends.
Happy hour was great! We took advantage of the $4 house wines and $3 off appetizers! The tuna tartare and loaded fries were great to start. Tj got the prime rib which was cooked perfect at rare plus and tasted purely like a great cut of beef (very little salt/seasoning). I got the seafood pasta and it was on the sweet side. Great service and beautiful restaurant.
I placed a reservation online for 8:45, we drove all the way out there from Byron Center for a birthday dinner to be told they were closing in 15 minutes and we couldn’t have our dinner because 2 weeks ago they changed their hours. Would have been nice to get a call to let us know that before we made that wasted trip and had to go find a new place to have dinner at 9pm.
The waitress did an excellent job with our table and I really like the ambiance. However, I thought the food was just OK. The vegetarian farro dish was bland as was the Scottish Salmon. The homemade noodles served with the seafood pasta alfredo could have been mixed with a bit more sauce but and lacked a distinct alfredo sauce flavor. The pesto chicken sandwich was the best dish among those at our table.
We decided to try Reds at it's new location at Thousand Oaks for my birthday dinner. We ended up being seated in the bar area right off the pro shop. It was quite noisy with all the golfers coming in after their rounds to enjoy a few drinks, and as a result it was a bit difficult for us to carry on a conversation. Menu was more extensive and varied than the prior location in Rockford, which makes it nice for families or those not wanting a heavy meal. My husband ordered a pizza, and I had the prime rib Oscar. Both the food and service were very good. Price was as expected. Definitely would recommend Reds food-wise, but would suggest asking for dining room area seating if you want a quieter dinner experience.
Red's was a treat! We really enjoyed sitting on the patio and watching Sunday golfers tee off while enjoying delicious food, good service, and great atmosphere.
We enjoyed a few apps; beer cheese dip and hummus were outstanding and I appreciated all of the fresh veggies served with the hummus.
I tried the blue/honey/pear salad and liked that it was just enough after the delicious apps. My dining companion enjoyed the burger which was cooked to perfectly.
Seems like a great place for parties as well. We'll be back!
Food was ok, maybe could have been better if it was brought out on time and still hot. Bread had become soggy by the time we were eating. Order was given incomplete and overall service was very slow. Apparently a large party was there during our time so the diners on the patio were ignored for long periods of time. We were there over an hour before our meals came out. Our drinks took
over 20 minutes to receive and appetizers over 30 minutes. While the server seemed to be nice, she did not acknowledge her mistakes or apologize for them, nor offer to remedy the incomplete order she gave us (ordered a salad with appetizers which she clearly heard and related back at the end of the order but was never brought out). The restaurant is on a golf course, which is beautiful and the menu has a lot of options but nothing we recieved was especially great or even very good, again possibly related to the temperature and probable length of time it sat in the kitchen waiting to be delivered to our table. I may give this place another chance but nothing other than the setting was memorable.
Really enjoyed our meal for the 1st night of GR Restaurant Week. Excellent choices for the 3 course meal with enough variety to keep all 4 of us happy. Loved the Burrata as well as the Kung Pao cauliflower appetizers! A little slow on the desserts but the wait staff explained/apologized. Only disappointment was that we were looking forward to the outdoor dining on the fabulous deck but were told it was already full and that we should have requested it when making reservations. Open Table online did not offer that as a choice. To add to the disappointment, we were seated by a window and saw several empty tables (that remained unoccupied) outside during our meal. Otherwise, delicious food & super service!
Patio was lovely but it couldn't make up for the poor service. Our server was pleasant but left us with empty water classes and coffee mugs more than once and forgot about our request for butter. It was brunch and we had toast. She should have brought butter and jam initially.
Our scrambles were ok but the desserts were excellent.
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