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80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6206
616-451-1887
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent lunch catering

Had several lunches delivered for a group on business. They were easy to work with and had a variety of lunch options. Convenient location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Jennifer H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Had several lunches delivered for a group on business. They were easy to work with and had a variety of lunch options. Convenient location.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Big O's is consistently friendly and has delicious cuban inspired pulled pork sandwiches and also, wait for it, cuban pizza! It has black beans, pulled pork, tomato, onion, and a garlic/olive oil sauce. We had one Tuesday night while listening to Chris Lawrence on trumpet and Brian ? on guitar--the music was great and the pizza delish. Check out the... More 

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Allenton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We were in Grand Rapids for the color run and chose this place for dinner and it was delicious. It's a small classy pizzeria. Overall clean and great food staff very friendly would come back

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a group of 13 who went in on Sunday, which is typically a slow day. Service was excellent and pizza and pasta very authentic. The cellar ambiance is reminiscent of pizzerias in New York City. When we went back again in the late evening the next night, the waitress made sure we ordered two drinks so we could... More 

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College Station, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Really enjoyed the taste of the built-to-order pizzas we ordered, though we could have stopped at the 12" size instead of the 16". Several of the pasta selections and desserts looked inviting, but the pizza was more than enough food. Waitress was very friendly. Easy walking distance from the DeVos Center and nearby hotels.

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Flint, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Place is kind of hidden. Decent atmosphere. Pretty decent prices for the location it's in. Pizza crust was one of the best I've had. We enjoyed our meal.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Make sure to visit this place if you're new or not-so-new to Grand Rapids. My husband chose the Midnight Sub with marinated pork and Gouda and I chose the Grilled Salmon Salad, however. Local beers are on tap and there's no shortage of wines. The service is courteous and quick and the atmosphere is very comfortable. Enjoy!

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was our first time here, and we loved it! We had the margherita pizza, and it was very flavorful. The service was average, but the staff was definitely very nice. The restaurant itself kind of has that basement feel, but is quite charming and cute! Definitely a laid back place. Worth a try if you haven't before!

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GRAND RAPIDS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Ordered a large pizza on their 50% off Mondays. Went with friends, we ordered 3 large pizzas and shared. Everything was good, very tasty, nothing tasted processed or had that chemical spray crap the chains use. Atmosphere was cute and service was good too! Pizza is a bit much if not on sale, but you get what you pay for.... More 

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Grand Rapids
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I ordered a Super Sub, let's just say it was less than stellar. The bun was over toasted, the sauce was lacking depth of flavor and the sausage was over seasoned and dominated the sandwich. Overall I was greatly dissatisfied considering the price just shy of $10.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6206
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: 616-451-1887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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