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The B.O.B.

  • 20 Monroe Ave. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Neighborhood:Downtown
  • (616) 356-2000
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The B.O.B. (an acronym for Big Old Building) is located in downtown Grand Rapids. The 70,000-square-foot, four-story, red brick building was constructed in 1903 as Judson's grocery warehouse. It stood vacant for decades before The Gilmore Collection began its transformation, saving it from demolition. Its casual appeal, large size, and historic charm have given The B.O.B. destination status in downtown Grand Rapids. Ambitious, expansive, and versatile, The B.O.B. is a big old building of fun, offering a multitude of choices for each guest who walks through the door.

COVID 19: Business Details
General
Current Business Details
  • Are you Open or Closed?: Open
  • Curbside Pick-up?:
  • Menu: https://www.thebob.com/bob-togo-menu.pdf
  • Food Carry-Out?:
  • Food Delivery?:
  • What are your food delivery options?:
    • Grub Hub
  • Alcohol Carry-Out?:
  • Additional Information: http://www.thebob.com/togo/

    The B.O.B. is excited to be open for to-go food service, including curbside pickup, takeout delivery and our disco drive through. The menu is a collection of the best food from all 3 BOB restaurants. Please call in advance for family-style options and beverage selection (craft beer, wine and more). Our Disco Drive Thru has transformed curbside takeout into the ultimate 5 minute dance party. Your favorite food, a free car wash, pretty lights and groovy tunes. Guests may also choose to enjoy their food in our outdoor beer garden. Please call 616.356.2000 to order takeout or visit us on GrubHub for delivery.
Accessibility
  • Accessible Restrooms:
  • Getting Around the Venue: The Fulton Street and Monroe Avenue entrances are accessed by ramps. The Fulton Street entrance has a powered door with a push button.

    The B.O.B. venue has four floors. The 1st through 3rd levels are accessed by both a stairway in the 2nd Floor (Street Level) Main Hall, and an elevator in the Monroe Avenue entrance vestibule. The 4th level is only accessed by an elevator in the Monroe Avenue vestibule.

    The First Level — The Brewery:
    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The main routes are wide and level. The routes through the seating areas may be narrow where tables are arranged close together, and become difficult to navigate during busy hours.

    The lighting in the brewery is kept dim.

    There is table and booth seating available.

    The Second Level — Bobarino’s:
    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms available with accessible stalls.

    The routes are wide and level, though these may narrow where the tables are arranged close together.

    This level is primarily a restaurant, and noise levels may be pronounced during peak hours. The level is open to the first floor, and noise may filter in from either level. This level is well lit. There is chair and table seating, and booth seating available.

    The Third Level — Dr. Grin’s Comedy Club:

    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The main routes are wide and level. The routes through the seating areas may be narrow where tables are arranged close together, and become difficult to navigate during busy hours.

    The venue is quiet and well lit.

    There is table and booth seating available.

    The Fourth Level — Eve Nightclub:

    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The nightclub is accessed by a long catwalk that is suspended over the lower floors. The surface of the catwalk is made of tempered glass. The catwalk has no edge protection along the sides of the walkway. The approach at either end of the catwalk is sloped, and may surprise unsuspecting guest with the sudden incline.
    The lighting in the nightclub is kept dim.

    There is table and booth seating available.
  • Accessible Parking Options: Louis — Campau Ramp at 43 Monroe Avenue NW. — 0.05 miles from the venue.

    Ottawa — Fulton Ramp at 50 Ottawa Avenue NW. — 0.2 miles from the venue.3
COVID 19: Business Details
General
Current Business Details
  • Are you Open or Closed?: Open
  • Curbside Pick-up?:
  • Menu: https://www.thebob.com/bob-togo-menu.pdf
  • Food Carry-Out?:
  • Food Delivery?:
  • What are your food delivery options?:
    • Grub Hub
  • Alcohol Carry-Out?:
  • Additional Information: http://www.thebob.com/togo/

    The B.O.B. is excited to be open for to-go food service, including curbside pickup, takeout delivery and our disco drive through. The menu is a collection of the best food from all 3 BOB restaurants. Please call in advance for family-style options and beverage selection (craft beer, wine and more). Our Disco Drive Thru has transformed curbside takeout into the ultimate 5 minute dance party. Your favorite food, a free car wash, pretty lights and groovy tunes. Guests may also choose to enjoy their food in our outdoor beer garden. Please call 616.356.2000 to order takeout or visit us on GrubHub for delivery.
Accessibility
  • Accessible Restrooms:
  • Getting Around the Venue: The Fulton Street and Monroe Avenue entrances are accessed by ramps. The Fulton Street entrance has a powered door with a push button.

    The B.O.B. venue has four floors. The 1st through 3rd levels are accessed by both a stairway in the 2nd Floor (Street Level) Main Hall, and an elevator in the Monroe Avenue entrance vestibule. The 4th level is only accessed by an elevator in the Monroe Avenue vestibule.

    The First Level — The Brewery:
    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The main routes are wide and level. The routes through the seating areas may be narrow where tables are arranged close together, and become difficult to navigate during busy hours.

    The lighting in the brewery is kept dim.

    There is table and booth seating available.

    The Second Level — Bobarino’s:
    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms available with accessible stalls.

    The routes are wide and level, though these may narrow where the tables are arranged close together.

    This level is primarily a restaurant, and noise levels may be pronounced during peak hours. The level is open to the first floor, and noise may filter in from either level. This level is well lit. There is chair and table seating, and booth seating available.

    The Third Level — Dr. Grin’s Comedy Club:

    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The main routes are wide and level. The routes through the seating areas may be narrow where tables are arranged close together, and become difficult to navigate during busy hours.

    The venue is quiet and well lit.

    There is table and booth seating available.

    The Fourth Level — Eve Nightclub:

    There are Men’s and Women’s multi-user style restrooms present. These restrooms have at least one accessible stall.

    The nightclub is accessed by a long catwalk that is suspended over the lower floors. The surface of the catwalk is made of tempered glass. The catwalk has no edge protection along the sides of the walkway. The approach at either end of the catwalk is sloped, and may surprise unsuspecting guest with the sudden incline.
    The lighting in the nightclub is kept dim.

    There is table and booth seating available.
  • Accessible Parking Options: Louis — Campau Ramp at 43 Monroe Avenue NW. — 0.05 miles from the venue.

    Ottawa — Fulton Ramp at 50 Ottawa Avenue NW. — 0.2 miles from the venue.3
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 3600
  • Total Sq. Ft. 6360
  • Reception Capacity 600
  • Theatre Capacity 212
  • AudioVisual Services Yes
  • Business Services Yes
  • Auditorium Seating 0
  • Concurrent Meeting Rooms 8
  • Conference Capacity 0
  • Wedding Indoor Receptions Yes
  • Banquet Capacity 500
  • Number of Rooms 8
  • Classroom Capacity 200
L3VEL
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3600
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 500
East Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 980
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 70
  • Reception Capacity: 80
Alcove
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 504
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 16
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 40
B.O.B.'s Brewery
  • Height: 12
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Dr. Grins Comedy Club
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2800
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Heat Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 900
  • Height: 12
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 40
HOME (House of Music & Entertainment)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4000
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 200
eve
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3600
  • Height: 12
  • Banquet Capacity: 140
  • Reception Capacity: 250