Wheelhouse features a contemporary twist on global fare, with seasonal recipes inspired by our Culinary Team’s ongoing partnership with local suppliers. Our distinctive menu is complemented by a list of artisan cocktails, select wines and Michigan craft brews. 

Situated in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, Wheelhouse is as lively as its setting in the Arena Place district. The multi-faceted concept is your neighborhood “go-to” for leisure or business. The large bar and porch hosts over 85 seats, making it the perfect place to unwind after work or enjoy a pre-concert cocktail; while the dining room provides a relaxing space for an intimate dinner- featuring a menu that appeals to the foodie in all of us.

Wheelhouse is the pinnacle of private dining in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, featuring three versatile event spaces – The Porch, Bar and Weston Dining Room. At Wheelhouse, we take pride in your event and are committed to exceeding your expectations. Wheelhouse is your go-to downtown destination for any private or social event.

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Meritage is all about challenging the norms of what people have come to expect from their dining experiences.

The landscape of dining is changing, but we are a company committed to executing the basics exceptionally well. It is our mission to provide each guest with “Uncommon Hospitality,” by providing our communities with innovative food, drinks & service in a welcoming, energetic atmosphere.

Our Chef driven, ingredient inspired menus are at the heart of all we do & our Culinary Team puts their heart and soul into every recipe. Our innovative line of craft cocktails, beer and wine are designed to complement our cuisine and highlight the personalities of our unique bar staff.

Each restaurant complements the character of its locale, seeking to be a place of relaxation, enjoyment & excitement for each of our guests. With 4 concepts and 6 restaurants, we invite you to get to know the many personalities of Meritage Hospitality Group.

We hope to see you soon. Cheers!

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