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Our Mission

Delivering the maximum guest experience with superior food, beverage and service.

Our Vision

To be West Michigan's most respected restaurant destination.

Our Story

We go above and beyond to deliver the ultimate dining experience with top-notch service—that's the Essence Restaurant Group philosophy. Whether it's a pizza and beer with friends, or an elegant chef’s table meal paired with appropriate wines, guests enjoy our creative cuisine made exclusively from fresh, natural, ingredients purchased daily from local farmers in season. Our culinary team creates authentic, housemade recipes that blend delicious flavors of the Mediterranean countryside with a perfectly paired beverage offering served by a devoted staff whose passion is to ensure your complete satisfaction.

Mediterranean Country Cuisine

Our specialty is fresh, natural Mediterranean country cuisine made from scratch with as many local ingredients as possible.

  • Enjoy specialty dishes, brick-oven pizzas, rotisserie-roasted meats or our famous paella.
  • Taste the difference of fresh cuisine created with locally grown produce.
  • Experience fresh seafood shipped direct to our chefs.
  • Delight in our friendly, accommodating, professional service.
  • Try our specialty gluten-free menu or custom dishes prepared for lactose intolerant, vegetarian, and vegan diets.