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Bobarino's Pizzeria

20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
+1 616-356-2000
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“kabobs” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“salads” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

After a walk around Grand Rapids ended up at the Bob, so decided to eat at this place which is inside. I had the burger, and crinkle cut fries, with the sauce it was cooked as ordered, tasty, and how can you go wrong with...More

Thank PorchSwing1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So this place is a little confusing. BOB's - stands for big old building. First floor is Bob's Brewery and a fancy looking restaurant and cosmopolitan bar. 2nd floor is Bobarino's bar and restaurant. They serve pizza, burgers, etc. and have pool tables, shuffleboard, and...More

Thank mmorgan72
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Enjoyed dinner with a group on a Thursday night. Everyone in the party was happy with the quality and quantity of the food. Our waiter was very friendly and hard working. There seemed to be shortage of help as he was waiting on way too...More

Thank gk681
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped here for an early dinner. My daughter and I both ordered the create your own Kebabs. She had the shrimp and I had the steak. Both come hanging over a bowl of pasta. There were 4 choices for the pasta, and we each had...More

Thank Paul J
Gilmore C, Marketing ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback Paul! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the kabobs, they're the most unique item on the menu. Can't wait to have you back again!

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The rooftop option is cool to sit. The beer choices are creative and great service is good. Food was fast and hot

Thank steve r
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love to see old downtown buildings turned into new attractions. The Bob is a busy, friendly place to go with family and friends for a meal or a snack. During Art Prize in September, the rooms are lined with Art as are other venues...More

Thank casaguahorses
Gilmore C, Marketing ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Glad that you enjoyed your experience, and loved the history of the building. Can't wait to see you soon! :-)

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Food and service was excellent. The goat cheese and arugula pizza and shrimp lettuce wraps were amazing! Rooftop seating was beautiful with a nice view and they also have a music and comedy!

Thank Shelliu
Gilmore C, Brand Ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback! We can't wait to have you back :-)

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were staying at the Courtyard Marriott, which happens to be across the street from The B.O.B., so we decided to stop in for a beer before heading over to Van Andel for the Def Leppard concert. Big place, outdoor balcony/patio seating, so that was...More

Thank dmacnmi
Gilmore C, Brand Ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We're glad you liked our place, but are disappointed you didn't like the beer. If you give us another try, I'm sure we could find one you love! If you would like, please email your feedback to Marcy, our Gilmore Collection Operations Director, atmmcmahon@gilmorec.com. She...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Because we drove a long way, we wanted to enjoy one of Grand Rapids' restaurants after making a recent visit to Meijer Gardens. I was in a mood for a steak, but not for $50, so we went to the B.O.B. where we found the...More

Thank es3352015
Gilmore C, Brand Ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we're so glad you liked the food! Can't wait to have you back again!

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Bob as a whole, is very cool, it has everything. Inside the building is a steakhouse, a sandwich place, a brewery, live music, dancing, and games. I was a bit disappointed in the beer as they give you a list with about 20 on...More

Thank Rob H
Gilmore C, Brand Ambassador at Bobarino's Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback! We try to have at least 10 beers on tap, along with a rotating seasonal, and a domestic. It sounds like we may have been sold out when you visited! Please visit us again so we can turn this into...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-356-2000
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Description
Bobarino's, the 2nd floor at the B.O.B., Is a melting pot of great food and drinks, live entertainment, and pure fun. Chef Edward John's new menu is both familiar and inspiring, twisting perceptions about new american with exciting Asian, Mexican, and Italian flavors. This isn't just bar food. Bobarino's uses farm fresh, local ingredients from local growers, and always has amazing specials to expand and entice your pallet. Bobarino's also features a legendary array of wood-fired pizzas, some have called the best in Grand Rapids. The bar features taps with revolving Bob's Beers, local crafts, and domestics. We also offer specialty Michigan crafts in the bottle. Our signature seasonal cocktail menu is handcrafted my our staff Mixologist, and our wine list features local favorites for any price range. Dueling Pianos is the feature 9pm - 1am Friday and Saturday nights. The always hilarious artists take your requests, that is unless someone else stops your song! Adjacent to the always hopping stage, is our large game and billiards room. Test your skills on Big Buck or Golden Tee, or enjoy the classic billiards and shuffle board tables while watching the biggest sporting events our large collection of new plasma screens. Monday thru Friday 11:30am - 2pm everything on our lunch menu is $6.50 Including buffet for greglist members
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