With an overwhelming number of restaurants to choose from in Grand Rapids, it can be hard to decide where to spend your night out. But if you're seeking an upscale restaurant and lounge with a scratch kitchen serving global cuisine, an extensive menu of hand-crafted cocktails, and a Chicago-esque atmosphere, Divani should be top of your list.
It's easy to fall in love with Divani's sophisticated big city ambiance that's seamlessly partnered with a small-town treatment.
"When you walk through the door, we want to greet you by your name," said owner Molly Kopen, who—along with her team—treat every guest like their own family. "Divani loves welcoming new guests into the restaurant, but we pride ourselves in the fact that 67% of customers are returning customers."
Don't just take our word for it. Here's what others had to say:
"This is Grand Rapids best kept secret! We passed over noisy, trendy beer places for this beautiful, intimate restaurant. Love the food and ambiance. On my list to return!" – Rob D., Yelp Review
"Amazing food and atmosphere. The ambiance is sophisticated, and the staff are warm, welcoming, and truly know how to serve." – Alicia K., Yelp Review
"As a first-time visitor to Grand Rapids, and staying downtown, I had no idea where to eat. Some friends here recommended Divani's and what a gem! Oh my! A quiet place suitable for a group of friends or a romantic evening for two. With an almost old-world charm and decor, the food was fantastic. I was blown away and will certainly be back!" – Dave, TripAdvisor Review
Looking to host a private event? Divani has you covered.
"Gallery Divani, our private dining space, affords seating for 80 and cocktails up to 150 guests," said Kopen. "Diverse service and menu options including bultered, plated, action stations and buffet styles allow you to customize your event to achieve any expression."
Centrally located in the heart of the Arena District, Divani's back door opens to Van Andel Arena, making it perfect stop before or after your concert or game. Attentive service, extensive product knowledge, and innovative interpretations of simple dishes made with seasonal ingredients are just some of the reasons the culture of Divani is one unlike any other.
Learn more by visiting Divani.