32 Grand Rapids / Western Michigan Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Palio - Grand Rapids, Zazios, Bistro Bella Vita
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary American, Modern European
Neighborhoods:Michigan, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids

Palio - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Italian·
Michigan
358 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Home made pasta, delicious recipes, a strong wine list, great desserts. Perfect for a celebration night out. (And outside seating!)
93% recommended
6 people mentioned the Eggplant Parmesan
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Zazios

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Kalamazoo
757 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a great dinner! I got the lamb and my husband had the ribeye!
89% recommended
9 people mentioned the Calamari

Bistro Bella Vita

$$$$·Modern European·
Grand Rapids
2,444 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our Waitress was really good. She was attentive and knew about the menu items we asked about. The restaurant was really clean too.
96% recommended
43 people mentioned the Paella
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Mitchell's Fish Market - Lansing

$$$$·Seafood·
Lansing
1,428 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
There were 8 in our party and we were given a private dining room. All COVID19 requirements were met including sanitizer for hands in and out of restrooms. Extra silverware was proRead more
86% recommended
24 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Margaux at JW Marriott Grand Rapids

$$$$·French·
Grand Rapids
110 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Our server Jaslyn was wonderful and the the French onion soup is always amazing!
90% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
16 people mentioned the Truffle Fries

Food Dance

$$$$·American·
Kalamazoo
866 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Awesome and fun place to experience non traditional dishes,
95% recommended
20 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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Bravo Italian Kitchen - Lansing

$$$$·Italian·
Lansing
700 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Great experience like usual!
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
5 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala

Cygnus 27

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Grand Rapids
1,479 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Octopus tentacle was very tender and juicy. Melts in your mouth.
95% recommended
21 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Grill Room at The Kirby House

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grand Haven
335 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I had such a great waiter! Super friendly and so kind!!
100% recommended
25 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Pietro's Italian Restaurant & Party House

$$$$·Italian·
Grand Rapids
301 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
As always, great food and a good price and excellent service.
89% recommended
Best Service in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
4 people mentioned the Fettuccine

Stillwater Grill - Okemos

$$$$·American·
Michigan
166 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
The food choices were great and all the food was perfect. Nice atmosphere and well trained and very friendly staff. I will go back next time in town. Their chef knows how to pleaseRead more
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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The Melting Pot - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Fondue·
Grand Rapids
1,158 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic place to dine. Everything was perfect!
85% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
32 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue

Se4sons Gastropub

$$$$·American·
Muskegon
171 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Best ribeye I’ve ever had!!!’
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce
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Divani

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Grand Rapids
460 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Food is absolutely spectacular every time. The atmosphere and service always makes it feel like a special occasion. Drinks are also made perfectly. If you haven’t had the burger heRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
4 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Chop House - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Michigan
2,691 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent venue, service was perfect and food was to die for. Had a wonderful evening.
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Exclusive
47 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The English Inn

$$$$·American·
Lansing
784 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The English Inn goes out of their way to make you feel like you are having an elegant, and safe, dining experience. The waitstaff was great and very attentive. There were so many Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
48 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Maru Sushi & Grill - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Sushi·
Grand Rapids
251 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
The food was absolutely fantastic! We loved everything we ordered
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
2 people mentioned the Sake Sangria

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grand Rapids
1,347 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Anniversary
94% recommended
Best Food in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
15 people mentioned the Petite Filet

Bay Pointe Inn and Terrace Grille Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Grand Rapids
400 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
I had the Surf & Turf special and it was one of the best meals I've had at Bay Pointe.
96% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
18 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Terrace Room

$$$$·Italian·
New Buffalo
491 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
They need to do something about the temperature in the restaurant. Way too hot with the fireplace on.
96% recommended
8 people mentioned the Seafood Cioppino
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Bowdies Chophouse - Lansing

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lansing
603 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The BEST STEAKHOUSE I’ve ever eaten at . I will definitely come back again .
98% recommended
Best Overall in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
11 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Webster's Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kalamazoo
555 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Exceptional food, great ambiance, and the restaurant was practically empty due to current health concerns. We will definitely come back! My husband and I always pick a restaurant Read more
94% recommended
7 people mentioned the Pretzel Bread
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Reds

$$$$·American·
Grand Rapids
949 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes.
86% recommended
9 people mentioned the Mahi Mahi
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Noto's Old World Italian Dining

$$$$·Italian·
Grand Rapids
729 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Noto's is always one our go-to restaurants because of the food, service, and family values. They did not disappoint during this difficult COVID-19 situation. Service was friendlyRead more
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
10 people mentioned the Calamari

The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck

$$$$·Global, International·
Grand Rapids
1,141 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service and the spacing between customers was perfect. The food was very good. We had the meatloaf and pepperoni pizza. Would definitely go back again!
96% recommended
Good for Groups in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
28 people mentioned the Pad Thai

Plank's Tavern

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Saint Joseph
633 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Nice Sunday brunch spot. Awesome location, great prices and value.
88% recommended
Great for Lunch in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
5 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

The BOB - Bobarino's

$$$$·American·
Grand Rapids
132 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for a Date
Food was great, waitress wasn’t engaging
83% recommended
1 people mentioned the Alaskan Salmon
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Mertens Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grand Rapids
590 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Amazing food, everything came out on time, the service was very helpful and polite. Not a single thing I would change or complain about.
82% recommended
23 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Old Burdicks Bar and Grill

$$$$·American·
Kalamazoo
302 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Fun
Friendly and efficient service and the food was very good. I especially enjoyed the hot chicken sandwich and onion rings! Love the wall of TVs!
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Grand Rapids / Western Michigan
4 people mentioned the Green Bean

Wheelhouse - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Grand Rapids
865 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food is fantastic, the seasoning and sauces complement the entire dish. Nice variety of items on the menu. From Appetizers to desserts the flavor and presentation is fantastic!Read more
97% recommended
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Charley's Crab - Grand Rapids

$$$$·Seafood·
Grand Rapids
2,154 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
We love Charley’s and make it a night out every time we attend a function downtown. They never disappoint us in every area. It gives us a perfect opportunity to make it a specialRead more
16 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Bravo! Restaurant and Cafe

$$$$·Italian·
Kalamazoo
718 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
always good dependable food and service
95% recommended
8 people mentioned the White Fish
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