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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Taco Bob's

Taco Bob's

Taco Bob's

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Hours and Prices

Hours: Usually open just for lunch (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) extended hours for ArtPrize are expected to be 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call to be sure, (616) 458 1533. Outdoor seating in pleasant weather.

Price: $-$$

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This way to Taco Bob's

This way to Taco Bob's

Another friendly Michigan-based franchise, Taco Bob's, is a neat spot for a quick Mexican-style lunch.

It touts itself as the "Home of the Funny Taco" and the counter guys without hesitation recommended it. The Funny Taco could be nicknamed the Messy Taco. It is a crispy corn tortilla taco shell, stuffed with beef, chicken or beans and then wrapped in a flour tortilla with nacho cheese sauces between the two shells. It's really a treat. You can score a two Funny Taco lunches with rice and beans on the side and a drink for $6.

Other popular menu items are the Wet Burrito, the Quesadillas and the Nacho Supreme. The counter guys/cooks are super-friendly and emphasized that they'll pretty much make any of the menu items as you want it. "Just ask!," they say. They can do most of the menu items vegetarian and the beans are lard-free.

The staff  thinks its Walking Taco is pretty cool, and for an ArtPrize visitor who wants to hit the streets fast, it might be the perfect lunch. In 20 or 32 ounce cups, you'll get a pile of homemade tortilla chips, beef, nacho cheese sauce and taco toppings. 

The ArtPrize Art You'll See

Taco Bob's features one work of art by Ryan Bylsma, of Grand Rapids. It is titled "Jesus Rocks" and is a 3-D composite piece with the face of a man, perhaps Jesus, depicted.


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