SpeakEZ Lounge

SpeakEZ Lounge

Est. in 2012 – Inspired by 1933


to speakEZ

Current Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday: 11am-Midnight (Kitchen Closes at 10pm)

Saturday: Brunch Service 10am-2pm, Dinner Service 2pm-Midnight (Kitchen Closes at 10pm)

Sunday: Brunch Service 10am-2pm

We’re delighted to invite you to share in the experience. The casual and friendly “speakeasy” style pub setting will bring you in, our eclectic food will bring you back!

Come in and experience one of our specialty grilled sandwiches, premium salads or unique entrees, all featuring fresh-sliced deli meat, fresh veggies and our house-made signature sauces and dressings.  The bar offers 12 craft beer taps, an outstanding collection of wines by-the-glass and a reserve bottle list, and our celebrated Signature Cocktail menu draws inspiration from classic cocktail culture and modern mixology to bring you an array of stimulating libations!


food & libations



From classics, such as Eggs Benedict and the Monte Cristo, to  our own unique creations like The Relegation, you’re sure to find something to curb your appetite!



We carry a wide variety of drinks to satiate your thirst: 12 beers on tap and a wide variety of bottled and canned beer, Red, White, and Sparkling Wines, and many  house cocktails.

Lunch & Dinner


We take inspiration from classic dishes around the world and put our own twist on them. From fresh salads to hearty, filling entrees, you’ll never leave hungry.

The Story of SpeakEZ

“Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.” – W.C. Fields

     SpeakEZ Lounge opened its doors to the public in February, 2012. With subtle hints of the prohibition-era “speakeasy” pubs, SpeakEZ Lounge boasts classic cocktails, some tasty infusions, and plenty of fine craft beers. But SEZ doesn’t stop there. For the “footy” fans, we are avid followers of World Football and supporters of GRFC. For the “foodies” out there, you’ll be delighted to find eclectic, fresh and price-point friendly foods. With a stella selections of grilled sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious appetizers and creative and unique entress as well as specialties to suit vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets; we’re sure you’ll find a few favorites that will make you a SpeakEZ regular in no time (no secret password required)! Come as you are, leave happier than you came. 

Join Us

Classic. modern. comfort.


We are located at 600 Monroe Ave NW. Grand Rapids, 49503. Our entrance is around the corner on Trowbridge Ave. 
Call us at 616-458-3125 to make a reservation today!



Due the the COVID-19 pandemic and the current capacity and distancing regulations, we are not scheduling any live entertainment or events until further notice.  We hope to resume entertainment programming sometime in 2021 but have no immediate timeline.  Thanks, stay tuned!


Join us for every English Premier League match and many other World Football matches. 


Open for ALL matches of Euros, Copa America and Gold Cup all summer long!