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Stella's Lounge

53 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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(616) 742-4444

Cuisine: Bars, Vegetarian Restaurants

4.4 of 5.0 from 157 reviews

price range:$11 to $25

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Stella's Lounge in Grand Rapids, MI
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  • Stella's Lounge in Grand Rapids, MI
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  • Robert TDon't believe the hype about the burgers. Very disappointing, I'd rather go to five guys. Way better.

    22222 by Robert T

  • Abby S.Great brunch, awesome burgers!

    55555 by Abby S.

  • Jessica nBest burgers in town. Drinks are amazing! Best place in GR.

    55555 by Jessica n

  • Rick TAwesome bloody mary bar

    55555 by Rick T

  • Elizabeth KIt took the literally 25 minuets to get me my takeout fries behind the bar. When they finally decided to hand them to me the bartender rolled his eyes at me. Get it together stellas!

    11111 by Elizabeth K

  • Roadie 5.Great place to meet up with friends!

    55555 by Roadie 5.

  • Nathan mHad the hot stuff burger. If you like your burgers spicy, this one is for you.

    55555 by Nathan m

  • Henry AIt's a shame, they've started carding for entrance, whether it's for drinking or even just ordering a burger. They're off our list of places to take friends when they visit.

    55555 by Henry A

  • Shawn MGreat Burgers and Fries. Old School Video Games are great too.

    55555 by Shawn M

  • John DGo to hop cat. Better burgers, better beer, and better fries. And it's owned by the same folks, so it's got a good vibe.

    55555 by John D

  • Andy KAbsolutely love stellas. The punch is great. Burgers are fantastic. I love the shows on tv but have never played the games.

    55555 by Andy K

  • Johnnie W.Was ignored for 10min after we were sat by the hostess. Maybe because I was with my daughter and I told them I wasn't drink because I was driving. I'm very disappointed.

    11111 by Johnnie W.

  • Forrest J.Don't cause any trouble. Order your drinks and get out!

    33333 by Forrest J.

  • Andrea HuffAll the whiskeys you could dream of and some of the best burgers in the state

    55555 by Andrea Huff

  • Joshua AStella's is Simply Stellar!!!

    55555 by Joshua A

  • MarvinCool place. The burger was as advertised. Very juicy, the burger was hot and the lettuce, onion, tomato was crisp and cold. I had the Government cheese burger (stuffed with cheese). bomb.com

    33333 by Marvin

  • CavaFatima KThe burgers were phenomenal , and the fries were delicious, i had a gov't cheese burger. Then played a little pinball, what's better than that?

    55555 by CavaFatima K

  • Jeremiah C.This is on my Top Dive Bar's list! Soup of the day- whisky.

    55555 by Jeremiah C.

  • Amy P.Chronic fries are so much better than Crack fries.

    55555 by Amy P.

  • Jessica RussellTheir chilli is outstanding! It's HOT so be prepared. The chilli Chronic Fries are to legendary!

    55555 by Jessica Russell

  • Mary MottaI was stoked to try the burgers here after hearing all the hype. After waiting for more than an hour, we got seated. Service was decent. Burger meat contained hair... not awesome. But the scotch!

    33333 by Mary Motta

  • Jordan JPBR 😍 & chronic fries

    55555 by Jordan J

  • Jen F.BURGERS. Cheap old school beers and usually a few MI drafts as well. Also, the deep fried avocado Nugents are legit.

    55555 by Jen F.

  • Jessica RussellWe love this place. Awesome retro atmosphere & best burgers & bar food. BUT when they're BUSY & they have a backroom bar w/booths & tables for WAITING ONLY that's BS. We'll leave if not seated soon.

    55555 by Jessica Russell

  • Justin LockeFantastic find, old arcade, cool setup, solid beer selection and atmosphere

    55555 by Justin Locke

  • Forrest J.The Chili is spicy and delicious.

    55555 by Forrest J.

  • Matthew MandevilleCome on a Thursday for their burger deal!

    55555 by Matthew Mandeville

  • Eric BloombergEverything!

    55555 by Eric Bloomberg

  • Nathan G.Best burger in America! Get the Stella Blue with chronic fries.

    55555 by Nathan G.

  • Kristen J.A great place for a date night! My husband always tries the managers choice burger, which changes frequently! Yum!

    55555 by Kristen J.

  • Jodi L.Aahhh! Dinner with my fav guy, fav burger, and fav beverage 😍

    55555 by Jodi L.

  • Alex L.The Big Ballah' burger has jalapeño poppers on it and it is amazing!

    55555 by Alex L.

  • Kimberly C.Burgers are out of this world.... No burgers compare

    55555 by Kimberly C.

  • Ryan T.You can't go wrong with anything here! Amazing burgers and 200 different whiskey's :)

    55555 by Ryan T.

  • Mendy CDrinks and foid

    33333 by Mendy C

  • Mendy CDrinks and food is good

    55555 by Mendy C

  • Joshua JWhiskey and food!

    55555 by Joshua J

  • Benjamin B.Burgers are the thing. Well, the bourbon selection is extensive. Try something new.

    55555 by Benjamin B.

  • James RoederThe dance floor is where I'll be at!

    33333 by James Roeder

  • Henry P.There are so many fuckin rednecks here.

    33333 by Henry P.

  • Katrina A.Great food and drinks! But very poor setup for wheelchairs.

    33333 by Katrina A.

  • athena b.Don't go to karaoke on Sunday unless you are a professional singer, otherwise you will wait an hour to sing your song and then get your song cut after a minute.

    33333 by athena b.

  • Cate G.The bartenders here are always HUGE pricks. I think that's part of the, uh, charm? I still keep coming back because the burgers, the sangria, and the free retro dance parties cannot be beat.

    55555 by Cate G.

  • Lindsey A.Stuffed tots are the whip!!!' And pretty much the whole menu!!! Yummy

    55555 by Lindsey A.

  • Jessica B.Don't bother coming Sunday nights. Block off half the tables and the awful DJ takes a full hour to set up his two speakers for kareoke night.

    22222 by Jessica B.

  • Zach C.Hey the soup of the day, it's a site bet to warm you up.

    55555 by Zach C.

  • Derek K.Try the Whiskey

    55555 by Derek K.

  • Bob E.Toasted Stoner Grilled Cheese--OMG

    55555 by Bob E.

  • Maggie L.Yesenia is amazing. Tip her well and tell her she's pretty.

    55555 by Maggie L.

  • Keara P.If you find yourself with nothing to do on Monday, then come down here for the drunken retort.

    33333 by Keara P.

  • Matt G.wifi never works here, and they got rid of the jukebox :(

    33333 by Matt G.

  • Kristin W.This place has gotten rid of a lot of their vegan sandwiches and the food has gone down in quality since I first started coming here years ago. Still decent, just not great.

    33333 by Kristin W.

  • Trevor G.Pro tip: The napkins are pretty straight forward in being of bar/tavern type construction. Nice and sturdy enough with no frills simplicity. 10/10 Would wipe mouth again.

    33333 by Trevor G.

  • Juan Z.Great poetry on Mondays

    55555 by Juan Z.

  • Kevin N.For a 200% tip Roach will twerk till your brain explodes

    22222 by Kevin N.

  • Derek D.The Japanese movie playing on the monitors is "Johnny Socko and his Giant Robot" and the Star Trek episode is "The Savage Curtain."

    55555 by Derek D.

  • Mary H.Watch out! They up charge $2 for an old fashioned. Isn't that what I'm tipping my bartender for? Bad policy for a whiskey bar! :(

    33333 by Mary H.

  • Jennifer D.The gov't cheese burger is the best burger I've ever had. It was perfect!

    55555 by Jennifer D.

  • Danielle P.Food was good, but had a silly problem with the drinks and bleach-blonde manager-bartender was awful about it. Cool atmosphere, but too dark and the music was too loud. Excellent burgers.

    33333 by Danielle P.

  • Don c.To the guy complaining about the age limit. It's a bar you dumbass

    33333 by Don c.

  • Kermit H.Free dance club downtown. ....what :)

    55555 by Kermit H.

  • Brittany Z.Be sure to come in on Thursday for $5 dollar burger night. Also on Sunday for Sh!t Show Karaoke.

    55555 by Brittany Z.

  • Steve C.I've been here three times and they're always playing The Simpsons on the TV's. feels good, man.

    55555 by Steve C.

  • Kara80's Night is the bombdiggity!

    55555 by Kara

  • ErikWorst DJ Ever on Saturdays....

    33333 by Erik

  • Doug N.I have friends that work here, but even so, it's nice to have a bar that 1) doesn't play fucking sports on the TVs and 2) plays good music all day

    55555 by Doug N.

  • Colin C.Every Thursday DJ.Colin.Clive spins a mix of retro, industrial, alternative, synth pop, punk, 80's & indie tunes in the side room! 10-2. No Cover.

    55555 by Colin C.

  • Steve W.Come for brunch. Stay forever

    55555 by Steve W.

  • Kristie R.Bloody. Mary. Bar.

    55555 by Kristie R.

  • Kermit H.Come out for the FREE retro dance parties every Thursday Friday and Saturday

    55555 by Kermit H.

  • Lauren H.Sit at the bar to avoid the wait and get the best service. Love everything about this place.

    55555 by Lauren H.

  • Mindi L.The music is awesome. Great playlist of songs, packed with classics! Make sure you go in the right door otherwise you'll push your way to the crowd to get to the hostess!

    55555 by Mindi L.

  • Alice K.Awesome food!! Service sucks!!!! Not child friendly. Had to wait 35 mins to order food when waitress got to the table she said the bartender forgot to tell her we were waiting to order

    22222 by Alice K.

  • Courtney M.Remember when Stellas used to have a plethora of vegan food? Well, atleast the bloody mary bar is good and they play good cartoons.

    55555 by Courtney M.

  • Quinn M.The best burger you will ever eat.

    55555 by Quinn M.

  • Dan B.vegan burgers at a bar...old time retro arcade games....cartoons and old TV shows....it's not a tavern, it's an experience!

    55555 by Dan B.

  • Tabitha N.You need to come here on Thursdays for half of stuffed burgers and dance night. Then come here and dance your booty off on Friday and Saturday night as well.

    55555 by Tabitha N.

  • Jen B.Short's Bellaire Brown!

    55555 by Jen B.

  • Amis ✩Try the Stella Blue Burger - GQ named it best burger. IT WAS LEGEN-wait for it-DARY!!!! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Amis ✩

  • Angela W.The Refuse/Resist from the Sunday menu was excellent!

    55555 by Angela W.

  • Amanda B.Go in the back.....that's where the hostess station is ;)

    22222 by Amanda B.

  • Jacob P.The Burgers are freaking amazing!

    55555 by Jacob P.

  • Gina M.All about those chronic fries

    55555 by Gina M.

  • Susan J.Two words... candied bacon.

    55555 by Susan J.

  • Jacob B.This place is going downhill fast. What happened to cheap strong drinks and great music? The fact that I have to wait for a hostess to sit down at a bar is ridiculous. This used to be my favorite bar.

    33333 by Jacob B.

  • David D.Burgers special sauce is gods spunk <3

    55555 by David D.

  • Awesome MittenNamed home of America's Best Burger in GQ Magazine! We definitely recommend the bleu cheese stuffed burger - excellent!

    55555 by Awesome Mitten

  • Rae M.Thursday nights are burger nights. Half price burgers.

    55555 by Rae M.

  • Matthew V.Click here to read the Urbanspoon reviews for Stella

    33333 by Matthew V.

  • Kellie D.Uh...the check in special only applies on weds and thurs.

    55555 by Kellie D.

  • Becca G.Fantastic environment.

    55555 by Becca G.

  • L.Marie H.Best burgers in town.

    55555 by L.Marie H.

  • John L.Get a bookers old fashioned

    55555 by John L.

  • KerrieGreat burgers, and the Stella's punch is yummy!

    55555 by Kerrie

  • DC S.200 whiskies, from bourbon to Canadian, Irish and Scotch; from $4 to $50, whatever your taste or mood, they have it.

    55555 by DC S.

  • Chris M.Stella's Punch, one of the hands down great things. $8 to get you feeling right.

    55555 by Chris M.

  • John M.It's really not Elvis French toast until you put bacon on it.

    33333 by John M.

  • DC S.Their spicy chili rocks! It isn't too spicy but it has a kick so if spice isn't your thing be sure to ask for sour cream!

    55555 by DC S.

  • John M.Try the angry sauce on everything! (disclaimer: not your girlfriend- just food)

    33333 by John M.

  • Stephan H.Soup of the day id whiskey

    33333 by Stephan H.

  • Patricia S.Menu changed and service was somewhat lacking. Used to love this place.

    55555 by Patricia S.

  • Kermit H.Sh!tshow karaoke every sunday!

    55555 by Kermit H.

  • Stephanie K.Don't ever go here! The service sucks!!

    11111 by Stephanie K.

  • Andrew V.Try the SPICY mustard with the chips because its really spicy and hot!

    55555 by Andrew V.

  • Jennifer K.Get the Vandermill Masala Cider while it's on tap. It's phenomenal!

    55555 by Jennifer K.

  • nancy f.they've got neon art on the walls, pinball, & meals that can be made 4 vegans & carnivores alike. SO GOOD. try "you suffer" & have a server help u find a new kind of whiskey to sip on.

    55555 by nancy f.

  • TigerDon't come here - they turned us away for LUNCH BC one of our party wasn't 21.

    33333 by Tiger

  • Coty L.As a man, the sangria here makes me want to be a woman. So good.

    33333 by Coty L.

  • Dawn T.They got rid of all their foursquare specials, you cant sit at viceroy and order from stellas so you have to wait an hr for a table and you have to order a drink to get the burger special on thursday

    33333 by Dawn T.

  • Kayla S.Poor Man's wings are amazing! "Hot" is more like "blazing" so beware, I'd go with "mild"

    55555 by Kayla S.

  • Amanda K.Bar food that's vegan? Yes please! Definitely try one of their loaded vegan burgers on $3 Thursday night!

    55555 by Amanda K.

  • Vanessa D.You got to try the sampler vegan, is great, one of my favorite addicting are the poor man wings, wow :-)

    55555 by Vanessa D.

  • Dick T.Sit by The Rat.

    22222 by Dick T.

  • Kermit H.Every Sunday is sh!tshow karaoke, free food, free video games all hosted by the best worst DJ .....DJ KERMIT

    55555 by Kermit H.

  • Emily C."The Dan" = The MAN!!! Best sandwich on the menu!!!

    55555 by Emily C.

  • Douglas D.The south of heaven will take you a while.

    55555 by Douglas D.

  • Katie D.$8 Homemade Sangria pitchers during happy hour, and great VEGAN food (with non vegan options, of course!)

    55555 by Katie D.

  • Kristi S.Get a stuffed burger and some chronic fries. Yum!!

    55555 by Kristi S.

  • Nick D.Worst bar ever with the lowest quality liquor ever. I will never come to this bar ever again

    11111 by Nick D.

  • David B.Get the burger.... nuff said!

    33333 by David B.

  • Andi G.Go to Pyramid Scheme if you are looking for pinball. This place only has 4 machines and they are all janky.

    55555 by Andi G.

  • Anne H.Make sure you bring a photo ID even if you don't plan to drink....annoying

    33333 by Anne H.

  • KerryBet you can't eat a plate of HOT poorman wings with no ranch in less than 5 min.

    33333 by Kerry

  • Austin K.Wanna get good service? GO ANYWHERE ELSE.

    55555 by Austin K.

  • Samantha D.Whiskey sippin'

    55555 by Samantha D.

  • Jess D.Thursday nights are $3 stuffed burgers from 6-close. Yum.

    55555 by Jess D.

  • T.j. LThe French fries taste like Rallys fries I use to have as a kid in indiana

    33333 by T.j. L

  • Jeffrey B.Come on Sunday for Triple Gong Karaoke.

    55555 by Jeffrey B.

  • Lindsey B.Whiskey served in mason jars and overwhelming vegan options.

    55555 by Lindsey B.

  • Kaleigh Rae G.Sundays at 9pm! Shit show Sundays with Gong Show Karaoke! And a white trash buffet. It's tons of fun!

    55555 by Kaleigh Rae G.

  • Sarah S.Get the You Suffer wrap or Ride the Lightening salad....amazing!

    55555 by Sarah S.

  • Holly K.The sampler appetizer plate is great!!

    55555 by Holly K.

  • Jacob B.Treat yourself to the poor mans wings and a beer!

    33333 by Jacob B.

  • Diana L.Happy Hour $8 pitchers of Sangria

    55555 by Diana L.

  • Diana L.You Suffer, you will love the bacon. Great place for healthy food!

    55555 by Diana L.

  • Ellen MTry the French 76. Delicious!

    55555 by Ellen M

  • Eric E.Bring in your own mug (up to 32oz) on Tuesdays and they'll fill it up with beer for $2.50!

    55555 by Eric E.

  • Jon D.Vegan hot dog, side of chili. Extensive Ms. Pac Man against your significant other. You have yourself a perfect evening.

    55555 by Jon D.

  • Cameron K200 whiskeys & old school video games. yeah its a good time.

    55555 by Cameron K

  • Nick CPoor mans chicken wings are great! Get the BBQ sauce

    55555 by Nick C

  • Chris M.Goddamn that's a good grilled cheese. + onion rings.

    55555 by Chris M.

  • Matthew D.The jukebox.

    33333 by Matthew D.

  • TimGet solicited by the fat ugly sluts from little darlings in kzoo. No thanks, you can keep your beads. There are enough naked single moms in GR to appreciate that don't charge a cover.

    33333 by Tim

  • TimGet the government cheese stuffed burger! It is delicious.

    55555 by Tim

  • Kara H.Happy Hour from 2-6pm every day - you can't beat that!

    55555 by Kara H.

  • Cassie NHalf off wiskey

    33333 by Cassie N

  • Shane SThe best stuffed burgers in town, hands down. Actually, no, you need both of them to get it to your mouth. Open wide!

    55555 by Shane S

  • Nick D.Amazing photo ops here

    55555 by Nick D.

  • Nicole L.Genesee Cream Ale and blessed black wings. Andrew is a sweetpea and nice to look at. Donkey Kong frustrates me but I continue to give it all of my laundry money.

    55555 by Nicole L.

  • Rob K.The best hamburgers in Grand Rapids (surprisingly, because it has a huge veg and vegan menu)

    55555 by Rob K.

  • Joey B.Andrew is an incredible bartender! Wait til he's out, then chase a shot of Sambuca with a shot of Rumplemins...it'll make your night.

    55555 by Joey B.

  • ShavonTry the Spiritual Healing or World Eater sandwiches if you're vegan, and the Stella Blue Stuffed burger if you're not.

    55555 by Shavon

  • K_to_the_uklaGrab a beer & go play Tron. Beat my high score get uploaded into the hall of fame.

    55555 by K_to_the_ukla

  • Juliet B.I like burgers. I mean, turtles.

    55555 by Juliet B.

  • Jeremy EGive britney a hard time...she rocks

    55555 by Jeremy E

  • Tom K.Stella Blue Stuffed Burger. Just have one, dammit.

    55555 by Tom K.

  • Lisa E.Definitely have the Poor Man's Chicken Fingers and a Founders Pale Ale.

    33333 by Lisa E.

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