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B.O.B.'s Brewery

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So So to average

In the heart of a lot to do the places should have some form of draw. This place lacks any draw... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
FREPLUG
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Macomb, Michigan
Great ale house

The beer and cider were great and so was the food. There was the three of us and we were full. Our... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Boris2552
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Cape Coral, Florida
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B.O.B.’s Brewery (est. 1997) is the first microbrewery to open in downtown Grand Rapids. For over 20 years, the brewery's philosophy has remained grounded in its core values: quality ingredients, time-honored brewing techniques, small-batch beers...more
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20 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-6208
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

In the heart of a lot to do the places should have some form of draw. This place lacks any draw what so ever. The drinks are a watered down. Cost is average to higher on bar prices. So no draw there. I did not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

We are sorry to hear that your experience with us at The BOB was average - a word we strive to be above! We appreciate the feedback and would like to hear more about your visit. Please email our manager Felicia at fflores@gilmorec.com to tell...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

The beer and cider were great and so was the food. There was the three of us and we were full. Our son had been there 2 nights before and he had so much fun there, well we are the older ones but we still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you for the very kind review, Boris! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your beers and dinner with us. Now that you've tried some of our winter beers, we highly recommend planning a spring trip to the Brewery to try out some...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place didn't do much for me. The B.O.B. is a huge mess of a place that passes for a socializing center in this provincial town. I was not impressed with the beers on offer either.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi there, we're sorry you didn't have the greatest experience with us! Feel free to reach out to our GM Felicia @fflores@gilmorec.com to tell us how we can improve for your next visit. Thank you!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Many floors including a comedy club on top, dancing on another floor and great microbrew beers to taste. Popular spot!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thanks for the kind words! We hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We can here in country night and since I love country I was happy. Such a fun place with several different areas and different places to eat and drink. We had a great time.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for the excellent review, Jane! We're glad you enjoyed country night. We hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

B.O.B.'s is a large warehouse with bars, restaurants, and a comedy club. We went with some friends to see the comedy show. Funny stuff. For $10, you are admitted into this small "club" for the show. The show was great. Giving it 3 stars, because...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hi there, thank you for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the comedy show and hope you come back to see some of the awesome comedians we have lined up for the summer. Two-drink minimum policies are pretty standard among most comedy clubs across the...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were downtown for a concert and stopped for dinner without reservations. They only had space at the bar so we were reluctant but were happy we did. The service was very friendly, very quick and responsive. The food was excellent and we enjoyed ourselves...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for the very kind review! We're glad you were able to get the pre-show service you were looking for, and we hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 31 January 2018

BOB stands for Big Old Building which they converted to a brewery. Great place good atmosfeer good food and i would say the place to be in grand rapids

Date of experience: March 2017
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the kind review!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the best places to hang out. Good beer, comedy center, live music, dance club... you name it.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Paul F
Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the 5-star review!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This unique structure was a renovation of an old building that had lied dormant for years, until the Gilmore Group had a vision for a multi use building to coincide with the popularity of the Van Andel Arena and the renaissance of that area of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Gilmore C, Public Relations Manager at B.O.B.'s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank You–we couldn't have said it better ourselves :)

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