Brewery Vivant | Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Brewery Vivant
Excellent based on 46 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 The Cheetah , Brewery Vivant Contemplation 47, Brewery Vivant Tripel 76, Brewery Vivant Zaison 89, Brewery Vivant Triomphe Belgian IPA 83, Brewery Vivant Farm Hand 63, Brewery Vivant Big Red Coq 92, Brewery Vivant Undertaker 45, Brewery Vivant Whisky Rooster , Brewery Vivant Belgian Weisse 73, Brewery Vivant Fly to the Coq , Brewery Vivant North French Ale 84, Brewery Vivant Barrel Aged North French , Brewery Vivant Pothole Stout , Brewery Vivant Organic Amber , Brewery Vivant Coq DíOr , Brewery Vivant Le Lapin Qui Fume , Brewery Vivant Pomme de Garde , Brewery Vivant Saison du Maison , Brewery Vivant Liam & Me
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46 reviews for Brewery Vivant
 Ambiance  90%
 Service  82%
 Selection  78%
 Food  83%
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Nate  (283) Indiana, Pennsylvania | August 4, 2014
Had dinner on the covered porch on a Saturday night - got right in. Did a sampler of four beers and tried the fried duck livers and duck nachos. Good beers, above average food, and very nice service. Not overly pricy. It was busy and loud but everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. Grabbed a four-pack of mixed singles and a glass to go. Would definitely recommend and would go again.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
dmschefke  (49) Macomb, Michigan | July 28, 2014
This place is similar to their beers. A little off the wall and interesting would just about explain it. Their menu is a bit eccentric, but thatís the point, right? Try something new. Very nice place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Arcanor  (46) Quebec | July 15, 2014
On friday end of the afternoon in November. What a surprise !!! Amazing ambience, looks like an old monks dining room. The food is amazing, we add a reservation in a restaurant in front of Vivant, but next time, itís here that were are going to have diner !!! Good selection of their own beers and itís a great selection, they were all great, we tasted all of the 10 beers on the menu. Canít wait to come back.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Atom  (109) 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 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
shannon_c  (12) evansville, Indiana | May 3, 2014
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
bunker  (6) Michigan | March 30, 2014
it was a church or a funeral home, not sure , just know that its properly being used now as a brewery, with real good bone marrow which I guess you could of got at the funeral home, surely not as tasty.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
hubermi12  (23) , | February 17, 2014| Updated February 24, 2014
One of the better breweries in GR, and that is saying something. The food is really good and the beer is very good too. Belgians arenít always my favorite style but I like pretty much all of thier beers.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 19/20
firstsip  (11) Michigan | November 4, 2013
Great place. Just went twice after they did an overhaul of the menu. Duck nachos, bone marrow, poutine... lots of great, interesting choices for pub food. All done very well! Service is great: knowledgeable, prompt, friendly. Take a tour if you can, especially with TJ. Jason, owner/brewer, was kind enough to talk with us a bit--we were starry eyed. Beer, of course, is excellent--if you like Belgian styles, this is the closest thing youíre going to find in Michigan to the real thing. Flights available. Prices are bit... pricey, but food is gastopub plus, so not "unreasonably" pricey (particularly for portions--big!).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer  (57) 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 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
TheBear11D  (19) Michigan | October 10, 2013
Brewery Vivant is a unique place. Itís a former funeral home I believe so the set up is different. The people working there are friendly and knowledgeable. They only serve their beers and they do a variety of belgian styles which are delicious. Their food is completely amazing, but you have to be willing to shell out some cash for it. I would say the food is worth it, but this is not an everyday pub food type of place. If you are ever in the area this is worth checking out.

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