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A 40-Year Tradition in Dining


Are you in the mood for some spectacular food? Get the freshest seafood and finest cuts at Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant & Tavern We have something for everyone! From delicious gulf shrimp served chilled to savory New York strip, succulent tenderloin filet and irresistible rock lobster, our exquisite food and elegant environs will keep you coming back time after time.

Come discover a tradition in dining that’s 40 years in the making! We are dedicated to giving you the amazing dining experience you deserve. We can’t wait to serve you, so why don’t you take the first step toward a memorable dining-out experience and give us a call for a reservation today. We look forward to serving you!four people

Catering Available, Any Size Party
Reservations Suggested
Menu Items Subject to Change


We are Closed for Lunch                                                                       Dinner, from 5:00p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Monday – Saturday)                         
Lounge: from 3:00p.m.- 11:30 p.m. (Monday - Saturday)                          Sunday: from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Great Lakes Shipping Co
Restaurant & Tavern   
2455 Burton Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: 616-949-9440
Fax:     616-949-9507

The Great Lakes Shipping Company Restaurant has been located at the corner of Breton and Burton for over 40 years and is known throughout West Michigan as one of the area's finest casual dining steak and seafood houses and locally owned restaurants. Great Lakes features a nautical themed brick  dining area; a large deck during the summer; and fireplaces all throughout for winter dining.

The dining room menu, ranging from $20.00 and up, has everything from Prime Rib to NY Strips and Filets; to Walleye, Orange Roughy, Crab, Lobster, and Shrimp Dishes; to all types of Chicken entrees; and, features a new Catch and Origination created everyday by one of our three Chefs. Great Lakes also has another menu in its lounge or on the deck starting at $8.00 per item which features sandwiches, salads, and other lunch or lighter fare.

Check out our new large ourtdoor patio with live music on Thursday nights (weather permitting)!

Great Lakes is a three-time winner of The Grand Rapids Casual Dining Restaurant of The Year in the past four years and prides itself on personal service and great food. See our website, the AT&T Phone Book, The Entertainment Book for Discounts, and ask about our VIP Club.

Great Lakes can accommodate up to 340 guests and is a great location for Birthdays, Rehearsal Dinners, and other Special Events. We accept all major credit cards and also offer an excellent Catering Department for from 4 to 400 guests, on site or off. Call 616-949-9440 for reservations today, highly suggested on weekends, or just walk in and enjoy!

- The Management of GLSCo.


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