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The Four Best Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Michigan for Bachelorette Party's and Wedding Receptions

Updated on May 1, 2021
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I had dinner at this place with my business partners. We all were very impressed by the entire experience. It was absolutely delicious, very sophisticated, with great ambiance. Every detail in the decor is well thought out, from the table cloths to the bathrooms. They also have a nice bar area for the more casual diner.

Their specialty is seafood, and they present it very elegantly. Leo's prices range anywhere from 10 dollars a plate to 30. For those who do not like seafood, they do have a land, and pasta menu that you can choose from that includes New York strip and shrimp fettuccine verde.

Address for Leo's in Grand Rapids

60 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503:
60 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

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Leo's Is Awarded the Grand Rapids Magazine Dining Award

Mangiamo Italian Restaurant

Mangiamo has a high-class feel, but each plate only costs 20 to 40 dollars! It was initially built as a mansion but transformed into an elegant restaurant. Their menu has many delicious Italian style foods. As you peruse the menu, you can dine on tasty bread, which you can dip into an olive oil base mix with your choice of three delicious flavorings. This delicious appetizer is very addictive.

Mangiamo was rated in the top forty restaurants to eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to! They also serve wedding receptions in one of their few rooms. They have a brilliantly decorated gated yard, as well as beautifully designed banquet rooms. They are located at 1033 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506.

Where is It Mangiamo's Located?

1033 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA

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The Bob

The atmosphere is by far the best part of the Bob. It has four floors. The main floor guides you to an upscale feel where you can eat at their steakhouse with an elegant dining feel! This floor is for having a good time. Further in, past the bar, you can dance with your friends, get a drink, and enjoy your time. If you are looking for a quieter place where you can talk, you can venture downstairs to the lower level, also known as the monkey bar. Don't be turned off by its crazy name; it is an Asian inspired private seating area, which is set up reminiscent of a giant coffee shop with sofas and comfortable chairs.

On the third floor, known as Bobarino's, is a great place to eat while watching live entertainment! They choose all kinds of live entertainment from jazz, retro, country, among many others, where you can listen to outdoors. In the dining room, they have all the best sporting events on their large plasma televisions! The fourth floor has a great stage where they often have great shows such as comedians and other great acts! Although it is rated #55 on, it is by far a great place with a vast array of entertainment, as well as good food!

Where is the Bob in Grand Rapids Located?

The Bob:
20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

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Road Tripping to the "Bob"

The Chop House

The Chop House is an exquisite steak house that only serves grain-fed meat and the finest wine. They have both private dining, as well as event planning. Private dining is perfect for business luncheons, meetings, rehearsal dinners, or any other special event. There are audio and visual fees if necessary. Their rooms range from seating for people between 20 and 40 guests. Steak is not their only specialty, but they pay special attention to the wine they serve. They commit to have wine from all over the world!

If you want to make reservations, you can call (888) 456-DINE(3463). They are open Monday through Thursday from 5 to 10 pm and Friday and Saturday from 5 to 11 pm.

Where is It Located?

The Chop House:
190 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

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    • angela_michelle profile imageAUTHOR

      Angela Michelle Schultz 

      10 years ago from United States

      Garnetbird, I wish I could go to Cali and eat, then I could spend time with some of my favorite people. I think dinner is only truly good with good friends. :)

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      10 years ago

      Oh, YUM/people in Calif. miss out when they don't visit places in the Midwest.Ohio had very nice places to eat also.

    • angela_michelle profile imageAUTHOR

      Angela Michelle Schultz 

      10 years ago from United States

      I'll look into that! Maybe I'll make the addition to my hub. :) I didn't see anything online about it. :)

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      Bob Diamond RPh 

      10 years ago from Charlotte, NC USA

      Is T.J. Benedict's still around in Grand Rapids? We used to love to eat there. The Mahi-Mahi and the Hazelnut coffee were what kept bringing us back.


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