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Dec 9, 2011 05:46 PM

Anyone know of spots in Downtown Grand Rapids

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?


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

    1. 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):

      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. 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.