Brewery Vivant | Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Brewery Vivant
Excellent based on 51 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

925 Cherry Street SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan United States 49506 [ print map ]
616 719 1604

Hours: 3p-11p Mon-Thu, 3p -12a Fri-Sat, 12p-9p Sun

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Brewery Vivant

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Beer Available At Brewery Vivant (arranged by most recent)
Brewery Vivant Farm Hand 61, Brewery Vivant Big Red Coq 94, Brewery Vivant Love Shadow 94, Brewery Vivant Sentient Stout , Brewery Vivant Beasts aí Burniní , Brewery Vivant Brett Papa , Brewery Vivant Nuit Serpent , Brewery Vivant Cherry Doppelbock , Brewery Vivant Barrel Aged Undertaker with Coffee , Brewery Vivant Barrel Aged Triomphe , Brewery Vivant Fly to the Coq , Brewery Vivant Verdun , Brewery Vivant Tropical Saison 68, Brewery Vivant Mind Games , Brewery Vivant Multi Pass , Brewery Vivant Triomphe Belgian IPA 81, Brewery Vivant Undertaker 64, Brewery Vivant Paris 94, Brewery Vivant Rootstock , Brewery Vivant The Grand Army
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51 reviews for Brewery Vivant
 Ambiance  90%
 Service  82%
 Selection  77%
 Food  82%
 Value  75%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
KPD  (210) Michigan | November 19, 2011| Updated January 29, 2012
Nice brewpub in an old church. Had 10 beers in tap one cask ale. Eclectic food menu with rabbit pot pie as well as steak and a burger. Staff knew the beer. The beers are belgianish with an American flavor, with an Amarillo hop ale, a Belgian ipa, last night ranged from okish to good. My favorite was the contemplation ale. The Amarillo ale was a great session beer. If in grand rapids this has to be on the too do list.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | May 1, 2011
Busy on a Friday evening we were still seated quickly after grabbing a beer at the bar. A nice selection of belgian style beers. Nothing transcendant for me but all of the beers were good. Reasonable prices for the quality. Food was good, but were dissappointed that they were out of half of the entrees, all of which sounded great (it was 9:30pm). Would definitely come back for the food, beer and ambiance.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
rumproasts  (207) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 3, 2012| Updated July 10, 2013
very unique building and awesome place to have a beer or three. the food menu is pretty goofy and definitely not for everyone. the beers are all above average or better - the belgian ipa is particulary good. sours are highly recommended as well.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Atom  (175) Minneapolis, Minnesota | June 11, 2014
This is a really cool place. The inside looks like an old European church. Beer is great, didnít have the food but it looked really good. Fun atmosphere, will go there anytime.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24  (172) Chandler, Arizona | November 21, 2012
It is flat out beautiful and reminds me of belgian beer hall/church. They have a good beer and bartender even gave me taste of the cask brew. Highly recommended.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill  (143) South Carolina | August 12, 2013
Unusual setting in a very nicely converted funeral home chapel. 9 beers on tap at the time of my visit although they usually have 10. U-shaped bar is central and faces a nice display of glassware with a large stained glass window in the background.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | October 12, 2013
Great location. Interesting place. Numbers of their own beers, but nothing else. A few that I tried were a bit off - ciderey, and they were not supposed to be. But I had a "Around the World" with a flight of 15, and it was great just to try that many.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier  (118) Belchium im Biersgau, Germany | September 11, 2013
A truly singular venue, packed, buzzing and loud on THU "$5 stein night", with service unfortunately ending on weekdays at 11pm. (Thanks to Sarah and Zane for the turbo ride and Seamus for joining us!)
Good & prompt service and fenomenally fresh & inventive Belgian-inspired food, far above US pub grub: juicy red hamburger meat, truffled frites and confits; also that last portion of duck nachos that passed us by looked delicious. Beers are Belgian-inspired to a large degree, above US brewpub average, but could probably benefit from some more time in the tubes to gain more character, especially the abbey style tripels.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
PaulUnwin  (117) Pinellas Park, Florida | September 24, 2012
Nice place, beers were pretty good, didnít eat but it looked good. Worth a visit!!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
fluffheady  (109) Chicago, Illinois | March 30, 2013
This is a really cool space. Itís an old chapel of some sort. The bar mirrors the arch of the altar. Somebody put a lot of money into it. The beer is quite good. All Belgian style but with a little more exploration than, say, Ommegang. The food is pretty good, but not quite what they talk it up to be. Duck confit nachos were yummy. We ordered sausage as well. It came on a bed of the most disgusting kraut Iíve had in a long time. Definitely was par cooked hours prior and dried to crap. Sausage was pretty dry too. Itís worth a visit. The beer is too good not to.

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