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Big O' Cafe

80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6206
616-451-1887
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Ranked #32 of 789 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Pizza
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English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was great and menus is great not just pizza There was nothing I dislike such a cool place to dine has a Italy like feel

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I eat here every time I am in GR several times a year. Food is very good. Especially like the Sacchettini with asiago cream sauce and asparagus tips - get garlic rolls to go with it. Haven't even tried their pizza as I always get the sacchettiini dish but they look really good. Don't pay a fortune elsewhere downtown for... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

First time in the place last night, and it was very nice. Reasonably priced food and good drink specials. The atmosphere is nice, too. Our server was Emily and she did a great job. I'll be going back soon

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great location, excellent service, and delicious food. I have taste tested (and recommend) their pizza, pasta, dessert and sandwiches

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Southeast Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The pizza was very good, the garlic knots were at least average, a Caesar salad average (Kraft style sprinkle cheese rather than parmigiano, canned croutons). Good for a family and my three kids (8-14 y/o) were satisfied. I would have given it 4 stars except that the fried plantains were inedible. They tasted like they had been frozen for some... More

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here before seeing a play at the Civic and were able to park and walk to both places. The waitress was very helpful with suggestions and her favorites. We all orders sub sandwiches and they were delicious! Fast service too. The pizzas we saw all looked yummy too! Would definitely go back!

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Grand Blanc MI
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74 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were staying at the Amway Grand and went on a Sunday walk around the area and seen Big O" Café. We noticed many daily specials for all seven days and ordered a 16" pizza which was delicious! The staff was very friendly and even the chef's were kind as we left. This is the type of restaurant I like... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Big O's is a hidden gem in GR. While it's downtown, due to the fact that the restaurant actually sits below ground, it's not as well known as some other downtown restaurants. It's a small place, maybe seats 50 people, so the service is always excellent. It has without a doubt the best BBQ Chicken pizza in town. It's a... More

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Grand Rapids, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

In my opinion, the Big O serves the best pizzas in Grand Rapids. Its other entrees are excellent as well, but I almost always get the pizza because it is outstanding.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My husband and I wanted a light lunch after visiting the Grand Rapids Art Museum and one of the nice young ladies at the Museum desk recommended BigO' Cafe saying she had never had a bad meal there. Boy was she right! It is located in the basement of a building with street level windows looking in to the restaurant.... More

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