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Anyone know of spots in Downtown Grand Rapids

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ray73 Dec 9, 2011 05:46 PM

I have to be there for a few days next week and was wondering if anyone knew of some kid friendly eating spots that I shouldn't miss while I am there?

Thanks!

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    Lacr20733 Dec 13, 2011 09:45 AM

    Hopcat is great, it is a bar/restaurant but during the day you should have no problems.

    1. nsxtasy Dec 13, 2011 01:38 PM

      My favorites downtown are Six One Six (contemporary American), Leo's (contemporary seafood), and Bistro Bella Vita (contemporary Italian). All are nice upscale places, where well-behaved kids shouldn't be a problem.

      You'll find more recommendations in these lengthy GR discussions (where some of the information is somewhat dated but much of it is still accurate/relevant):

      www.chow.com/topics/442118
      www.chow.com/topics/379217

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      Leo's
      60 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

      Bistro Bella Vita
      44 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

      Six One Six - JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids
      235 Louis NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

      1. tokyo Dec 13, 2011 02:29 PM

        It's not downtown, so I'm not sure if this will work for you, but Marie Catrib's is very kid friendly. Great for breakfast or lunch.

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