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Big O' Cafe

80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6205
+1 616-451-1887
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (48 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6205
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant evening with family in this nice Italian restaurant. The staff was good and courteous, meal was served quickly.

Thank moedog47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another great place within a short walking distance of the convention center that offers good food, especially if you are on a budget

Thank LarryT926
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Its our family tradition to go to Big Os on Monday night on our trips to Michigan! We even make sure we are there for a Monday night so we can go! Monday night is buy 1 get 1 free pizza! Choose off the menu...More

Thank HarvestDream
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We called in a pizza order for carryout after a long day in the car. Hand-tossed pizza was yummy, with good garlicky pizza sauce and fresh- tasting toppings. Waitress was busy but took order promptly and was very friendly. We’d easily eat there again. Restaurant...More

Thank JanaJE
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing pastas! Very rich though but so yummy! Super cheap as well and you get bread on the side! Service was very attentive.

Thank Badiha
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I work downtown frequently on weekends and being that I was working on St. Patrick's Day I figured most restaurants would be crowded, so coworkers and I decided on Big O's because of its location. It's kind of a hidden gem due to it's unique...More

Thank dadams6593
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in before a show at Van andel arena. First visit, my wife and i had the cuban and also a turkey sub with two crafted beers. Sandwiches and service were excellent! Very clean facility and very kind staff. We will try the pizza...More

Thank Stantz
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place while walking through downtown. It was the view through the window that drew us in. The atmosphere reminded me of a New York style pizzeria. My wife and I ordered a 12" Italian Gorgonzola pizza to share and both thoroughly...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

we have went there several times and had great food and great service! The pizza is great and so are the pasta dishes. I think its one of GR's best kept secrets. The prices are decent.

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after a show to get a snack/late dinner. The waitresses were all super friendly. We sat at the bar as we were getting take out, we were helped very quickly, and acknowledged throughout our 15-20 minute wait for our food. The pizza...More

Thank Willits13
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12 August 2018|
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Response from dadams6593 | Reviewed this property |
There are also some nearby Pizzaria's and Jimmy Johns that deliver to DeVos Place, though seating could be a problem for 45 at the convention center for "outside" food. The security office keeps some menus on hand for their... More
Scott P
8 May 2018|
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Response from dadams6593 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but probably not what you're hoping for. LOL. The food is good, but I don't know if any food is that good.
15 May 2017|
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Response from blamertroy | Reviewed this property |
If you call ahead, absolutely. I'm not sure you'd be able to walk in and get seated with that size group though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6205
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-451-1887
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