downtown

Char
Char is a fast-casual downtown restaurant offering simple choices of Asian fusion cuisine, located in downtown Grand Rapids.
After the closure of Bartertown (RIP), the massive space next to Gita Pita sat empty until now…
Field & Fire Bakery
“Our mission at Field & Fire is to apply our craft of baking in a way that will produce breads characterized by an amazing depth of flavor, remarkable aroma, crispy caramelized crusts, and above all will be nourishing and healthful for the folks who eat them.”
One of the best bakeries offering many vegan loaves, and baked goods…
Field & Fire Cafe
Field and Fire café features breakfast and lunch focusing on local, organic ingredients, making simple dishes with big flavor…. from scratch.
What do you do when you have an already established and successful bakery? If you’re Field & Fire you open a cafe!
Freshii
Freshii is a counter serve chain restaurant – healthy options which include soups, burritos, bowls and more.
We debated if we should add Freshii to the Restaurant Guide because it’s a chain restaurant, but we think they deserve a spot…
Gita Pita
Gita Pita offers fresh, delicious and authentic Mediterranean cuisine in downtown Grand Rapids.
Gita Pita isn’t entirely vegan when it comes to the standard Mediterranean fare, but they do have good vegan options…
Linear Restaurant
Linear is a modern American restaurant located downtown Grand Rapids offering a river front dining experience.
Unquestionably the best feature of Linear is the location…
Love’s Ice Cream and Chocolate
Love’s Ice Cream and Chocolate offers healthy, organic, locally produced whole foods are used to create small batch vegan gelato and artisan chocolate. Love’s philosophy is to use only the best ingredients and it shows in every bite.
There is so much to love about Love’s Ice Cream and Chocolate we don’t know where to begin. Located inside the Downtown Market…
Martha’s Vineyard
Martha’s Vineyard describes itself as “a corner wine shop with a big city appeal.” It’s located in Grand Rapids’ Heritage Hill neighborhood.
This unique speciality market at the corner of Lyon and Union carries a good selection of staples, and some products you won’t find anywhere else in Grand Rapids…
Nantucket Baking Company
Nantucket Baking Company is a neighborhood bakery serving awesome bread and other baked goods, located in Grand Rapids.
Whatever your all-time favorite bread in town may be, Nantucket Baking Company’s bread has to be near the top of the list. 
San Chez Bistro
San Chez offers a blend of authentic European, Mediterranean, and Latin American cuisine in a fun, laid-back, and artful atmosphere.
Ahhh, tapas. Small plates of Spanish cuisine that you can share with your friends.