About Judson’s Steakhouse at The BOB
Established in 1903 Judson’s Steakhouse at The BOB is the recipient of numerous awards as Grand Rapid's number one steakhouse and the accolades are well deserved. Featuring a delicious grass fed beef selection, Judson's Steakhouse puts a high premium on local, quality, and variety. Come experience our Premium Cuts with favorites such as our Tomahawk Ribeye or USDA Grade Prime New York Strip Steak. There are options abound for all tastes, with an ample selection of seafood, chops and house specialties. Enjoy a perfectly paired glass of wine from our award-winning wine cellar. The room is tastefully upscale, while retaining a classically comfortable charm. Our guests are encouraged to come casual, relax and let our competent service staff focus on the job of impressing.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5-pm-10pm, Friday and Saturday 5pm-11pm, and Closed Sunday
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering Options Available
Private Party Facilities:
We have our Bottle Lodge available for parties of 18 or less. Please contact Lue at (616) 356-2000 ext: 46.
Private Party Contact:
Lue Bryant: (616) 356-2000 ext. 46
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
$2.99 Happy Hour 5:00pm-6:00pm: $2.99 beverages
Judson’s Steakhouse at The BOB Ratings and Reviews
Food was very disappointing as all the v ...
Food was very disappointing as all the veggies tasted like they hadn't been washed and we hardly cooked and still hard. Steak was well cooked, potatoes were disappointing like the veggies - very limited menu not many options.
The server (Santo) was great and the foo ...
The server (Santo) was great and the food was excellent. The portions were not small as some of the reviews stated and we chose to go with the lamb maybe a little over done for me but the flavor was awesome and salmon plate was to die for and my girlfriend loved it for her Birthday dinner! we started with the wild mushroom brochette and I would highly recommend it but it is filling. The highlight of the night was the cheesecake I wish I knew the name of but it was Oreo Carmel Moka something and it was the best my girlfriend and have ever had so thank you! Oh yeah after eating it and telling our server Santo how much we loved it he proceeded to tell us how happy he was that we enjoyed being it was a third generation Italian recipe that his great grandmother passed down and he made it! I guess he does other desserts on the weekends for the restaurant to offer! Over all great experience and enjoyed being treated so well!
Ordered split Ceasar salad and I was har ...
Ordered split Ceasar salad and I was hardly big enough to split. Ordered Delmonico steak $45 to split , came just warm not even hot. Sauce for the top was actually COLD. Asked for sautéed mushrooms and they had to go back and cook them. We added salt they had zero flavor. Left without desert. Is not the same as a few years ago when we came. Prob won't be back .
The filet was outstanding! The brussel ...
The filet was outstanding! The brussel sprouts so good I think my kids would eat them. The server ( Steve ) was charming, knowledgeable, and polite. The timing of dishes and drink was impeccable. The atmosphere puts you in a relaxing mood and melts all worry. I felt more comfortable than I do at home. I ate, felt like, and was treated like a king. Thank you Steve and Judson's! I will be back!
Jusdon's, while very beautiful, was disa ...
Jusdon's, while very beautiful, was disappointing and underwhelming. The 'shareables', which were described by the waiter as 'for the table' were extremely small portions. For example, we ordered the crab cakes, and while delicious, it was clear that there was only enough food for 2, not the table of 4 we had. Our entrees were delicious, but for the price, were underwhelming. As for the staff, our waiter, while friendly, was inattentive and didn't seem to take it seriously that we were trying to speed through dinner as we had other engagements to get to.
Overall, it's an impressive place for a date or a special occasion, but for getting together with friends for dinner, I'd recommend going elsewhere.
This was my first time to Judson's and m ...
This was my first time to Judson's and my husbands second (it has been 10 years though). We got right in and seated. The hostess was friendly and our server was great. She knew the menu and was happy to explain any items that we had questions on. The food was outstanding and ticket to table time was just right. My only tiny complaint is that we lost our server for a short period of time towards the end of dinner (needed a refill on drinks) but it really was not a big problem. I would definitely recommend Judson's for a great dinner and evening out.
Consistently great food and service in a ...
Consistently great food and service in a wonderful old timber and brick historical building. Judson's is located within the BOB in downtown Grand Rapids. Their steaks are great. My favorite is the Delmonico. The rest of the menu is very creative and tasty. This is a can't miss spot.
Hearing that Judson's was remodeling soo ...
Hearing that Judson's was remodeling soon, we dined there between Christmas and New Year's Eve. Judson's is our favorite restaurant and our experience this time did not disappoint. We both had the stuffed filet mignon, with my wife choosing a side of brussel sprouts and I opted for the au gratin potatoes. Both sides were excellent. Waiter Tommy was respectful of our space and not innterruptive. He was also very helpful in choosing the right wine. Overall, the experience was on a par with the quality we have come to expect from a Gilmore Restaurant. We hope they don't make too many radical changes at Judson's.
Menu confusing. "Special" was bait and ...
Menu confusing. "Special" was bait and switch...NOT APPRECIATED!! On line no mention of $20. ceiling on second meal.
One steak had to be sent back, near raw. Second time around, about the same. This is a mere shadow of what use to be a good steak restaurant.
Don't waste your money.
Promised that we would have plenty of ti ...
Promised that we would have plenty of time and still be on time for our concert. ..once we finally received our food, had to hurry through it in order to make the start of the performance. Did not have time to relax and enjoy the good food.
Not the restaurant that it used to be. S ...
Not the restaurant that it used to be. Steak was overdone( they did comp the steak), portion of sides was extremely small for price , and service time was extremely slow. Hour and half to get our food. Way better options in GR for steak!
Being our first time we were thoroughly ...
Being our first time we were thoroughly happy with everything this restaurant had to offer. Our waiter, Steven, was a delight, answering all our questions and making suggestions . Our food was delicious and plentiful .
They got rid of the bacon wrapped scallo ...
They got rid of the bacon wrapped scallops! I can't imagine what they were thinking. I am not likely to return for a while, as this place is one of about a dozen decent steakhouses within a short walk from downtown. BRING BACK THE BACON WRAPPED SCALLOPS!!!
We were hoping for a great meal on our e ...
We were hoping for a great meal on our evening out. Our bill was over 160.00 plus and the food wasn't any better then Apples Bee. For the cost we would have been much better going to Roth Chris. My steak came out like it had been blow torched. I have never seen a steak that looked like charcoal lump and the sliced potato's were uncooked.
Unfortunately 2 of our steaks were charr ...
Unfortunately 2 of our steaks were charred badly and had to be sent back. I am actually surprised those were sent out and not caught at the pass. The other couple we were with were done eating well before us. The food is generally good when it is prepared correctly and not tasting of char.
Before dining I read the reviews! most w ...
Before dining I read the reviews! most we're very good but they all specified slow, poor service and excellent food! I thought it could not be that bad! Well it was worse! We waited at the maitre d s for 15 minutes for our table and there were 8 empty tables already . ! we sat down and then waited 10 minutes for a waiter to take drink order! So we immediately ordered our entire meal! as we had a previous commitment in an hour and 15 minutes1 so we then waited 15 more minutes for our drink order, 2 beers and they arrived after our salads! dinner then arrived exactly 1 hour after ordered and we never saw a waiter again to replace our drinks until the maincourse arrived. !! So the food was excellent but how many complaints are necessary before you change the floor stafff and managers!!
The service was great and the food was d ...
The service was great and the food was delicious. We celebrated our engagement here and had a great time. The wine was great and our server was always checking up on us making sure we were doing alright. A little bit pricey but for a celebration it was well worth it.
First time this past Friday. The server ...
First time this past Friday. The server was fantastic. She asked what out plans were after dinner and made sure to adjust the service accordingly. Had the surf and turf that was on special. Steak was perfectly cooked and tastefully seasoned. Shrimp was cooked to perfection. Potatoes were flavorful. Overall we had a great experience that rivaled other top steakhouses in the city.
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