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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Kentwood

Updated: July 27, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Kentwood restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Kentwood has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Kentwood

American, $$, KentwoodAmerican, $$Kentwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Coney Island

American, $, KentwoodAmerican, $Kentwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Black Rock Bar And Grill

American, $$, KentwoodAmerican, $$Kentwood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Arby's Roast Beef Restaurant Str 6186

American, $, KentwoodAmerican, $Kentwood
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Grille 29

American, $$, KentwoodAmerican, $$Kentwood
Google: 3.4
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

The Green Well

New American, $$, Grand RapidsNew American, $$Grand Rapids, East Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Experience Grand Rapids

    The Great Burger Round-Up: Grand Rapids’ Must-Try Burger Spots

    Experience Grand Rapids

The Chop House

American, $$$$, Grand RapidsAmerican, $$$$Grand Rapids, Belknap Lookout
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Steak Houses in Grand Rapids, MI

    Three Best Rated
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Grand Rapids Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Cafe Mamo

New American, Grand RapidsNew AmericanGrand Rapids, Creston
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Clean Eatz

American, $, Grand RapidsAmerican, $Grand Rapids
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Wing Kingz

American, $$, Grand RapidsAmerican, $$Grand Rapids, Creston
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Backdoor BBQ

American, $$, Grand RapidsAmerican, $$Grand Rapids, South East Community
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Vintage Prime & Seafood

American, Grand RapidsAmericanGrand Rapids
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Forty Pearl

American, $$, Grand RapidsAmerican, $$Grand Rapids, Heartside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Load a Spud

New American, $, Grand RapidsNew American, $Grand Rapids, Garfield Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

One Stop Coney Shop

American, $, Grand RapidsAmerican, $Grand Rapids, Heartside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 2361 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 52 lists and articles from Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Three Best Rated and Experience Grand Rapids and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Grand Rapids Area, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Steak Houses in Grand Rapids, MI and Experience Grand Rapids - The Great Burger Round-Up: Grand Rapids’ Must-Try Burger Spots. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

There are 26 American restaurants in Kentwood.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Kentwood is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Kentwood.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Kentwood, Coney Island, and City Barbeque are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Kentwood.

City Barbeque is the highest-rated American restaurant for dessert in Kentwood.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Kentwood, Coney Island, and City Barbeque are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Kentwood.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for fried chicken

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for fried chicken can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Kentucky 75. This, vibrant, cocktail balances the fatty fried chicken.

  • Margarita with your grilled burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Margarita complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Vieux Carre with your heavy meat dish

    Experts would recommend a cocktail as a pairing to your heavy meat dish, specifically Vieux Carre because it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

Fun facts

  • The longest hot dog

    A little hot dog never hurt anybody! The size of the longest hot dog might surprise you, coming in at 668 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • A long-held tradition

    If you love of hamburger runs deep, why not plan a visit to The United States, the home of the original hamburger? The locals are so proud of their hamburger that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • A tasty first

    Do you know what food came to be in 1929 in The United States? None other than the delicious lobster roll.

Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Kentwood. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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