Before fishermen discovered the edibility of fish, they used each catch as bait for larger species, hoping in the end to hook the biggest fish of all—friendship. Reel in favorable fare with today’s Groupon to Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant & Tavern. An 18% gratuity, which is not included in today's deal, will be automatically added to the total bill. Choose between the following options:
- For $45, you get a dining package for two (up to a $93 total value) that includes:
- One appetizer (up to a $10 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $59 value)
- One dessert (up to a $7 value)
- Two alcoholic beverages (up to a $17 value)
- For $83, you get a dining package for four (up to a $186 total value) that includes:
- Two appetizers (up to a $20 value)
- Four entrees (up to a $118 value)
- Two desserts (up to a $14 value)
- Four alcoholic beverages (up to a $34 value)
Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant & Tavern has been gratifying ravenous diners with its menu of fresh seafood and hand-cut beef for more than 40 years. Dining duos or quartets can embark on an epicurean adventure with an appetizer of plump, Caribbean Island shrimp or sink forks into rich, Boursin-cheese risotto cakes. Blackened grouper and the house-specialty pan-fried walleye sate hankerings for fresh fish more effectively than pocketing the host's pet goldfish at a dinner party. Carnivorous palates can feast on herb-crusted prime rib, whose 10- or 14-ounce carvings are slow roasted before being plated with a piquant helping of sautéed mushrooms.
Pairs or pairs of pairs can couple their meals with seasonal cobbler, snicker’s pie, chocolate meltaway à la mode, or other delectable selections from the dessert list, which, unlike a mannequin's opinions on world peace, changes frequently. The nautically themed, exposed-brick dining area proffers a comfortable place to sip lively libations from the tavern, while multiple fireplaces warm up appendages.
Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant & Tavern
Brick walls and fireplaces surround the nautical-themed dining area of Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant & Tavern. During warmer months, the casual steak and seafood house opens its large outdoor deck that allows diners to pair meals with the melodic tweets of nearby birds. Executive chef Thomas Verlin's menu showcases fresh lake catches such as breaded perch alongside oceanic fare such as Australian lobster and Alaskan king crab, often accented with simple sauces, pastas, and cue cards that let the entree speak for itself. Thomas also lassos hand-cut slices of prime rib, new york strip, and tenderloin fillets onto dinner plates and wrangles juicy burgers and sandwiches to satisfy lighter appetites.
2455 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546