443 Bridge St NW Grand Rapids MI, 49504 | P: 616.214.7207


Your Grand Rapids Farm To Table Restaurant

– 2017 & 2016 First Place Neighborhood Business Alliance Awards –

First Place Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business Award: Best Interior Renovation presented to The Sovengard by the Neighborhood Business Alliance (and our awesome Mayor Bliss, You Rock!)

First Place Grand Rapid’s Neighborhood Business Award: Best Exterior Maintenance by the Neighborhood Business Alliance!

“The West Side’s Trendiest Hot Spot” -Grand Rapids Magazine (our food is good too, double promise.)

“A taste of Scandinavia” – Huge thanks to Grand Rapids Magazine for their review in August!
We look forward to providing the hottest of spots, with the bestest of eats, and the tastiest of treats to Grand Rapids in the future. We’d be pleased to have you again!

– More Sovengard Articles –

“The new space will add another 70 to 80 seats to the establishment. It features 18-foot ceilings, large south-facing windows and an early 1900s tin ceiling. “This is an extension of what we’re already doing in a new and really amazing space,” Muschiana said.” -By mLive.com

“In July, the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority approved a Building Reuse Incentive Program grant for the restaurant.” -By GRBusinessJournal

“The new restaurant is near New Holland Brewing Co. and its Barley Flats apartments. The 616 Lofts at Alabama, an apartment complex aimed at young professionals, is located around the corner.” -By mLive.com

“The Sovengard in Grand Rapids named Patrick Conrade its chef de cuisine as its opening date approaches.” -By GRBusinessJournal

“A West Side restaurant that opened in 2016 is planning to double its seating capacity this winter.” -By GRBusinessJournal

“We want this to be a gathering place for the community, a place you can step away for a couple of hours and feel you’re in the garden.” -By GRBusinessJournal

“Detail is everything for the design-focused Sovengard brand, with its new home at 443 Bridge St. NW calling for sections of the historic pre-1900s structure in place there to be retrofit with salvaged shipping containers and an outdoor Biergarten.” -By RapidGrowthMedia

“Indoor restaurant and outdoor beer garden serve up Scandinavian-inspired cuisine along with fine craft beer, expertly matched cocktails and delicious wines.” -By ExperienceGR.com

– The Early Days –