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3717 E Cork St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-4611
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Ranked #117 of 285 restaurants in Kalamazoo
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 11, 2014
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56% Recommend
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English first
Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Brought a bus trip of 22 people in on a Friday night. We made reservations well in advance. We were seated right away, they handled the separate checks very well. Food is Fabulous! I found this place last year and had to come back again. Portions are big, get a Lot for your money. Would love to have more bread... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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110 reviews 110 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Driving up to this place is off-putting. For example, weeds in the yard, potholes in the pavement, paint chipping off the door frame, and a dirty foyer that hasn't been cleaned in months (or years!). On entering, the dining room and bar areas have dirty floors and the bar top was sticky. The Fix: The owner needs to close down... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stumbled upon Bennucci's one Valentine's Day a few years back and I'm glad. The food is great I have had the Chicken Florentine, BBQ Ribs, & I always order the Beer Battered Shrimp all of it has been delicious. I recently discovered the Tiramisu and it's the best version I have ever had good enough for... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Bennucci's is one of my favorite restaurants in Kalamazoo. My family orders the same thing every time: deep dish pizza with six toppings of our choice. This little gem is about $22 and can feed 2-3 adults for two meals. The secret is to call in your order about an hour before you want to eat. You then carry out... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We at Bennucci's on Friday Oct. 11 with a party of about 30....a college hockey team, coaches, & some parents. The coach set up us being there weeks before hand so they would be prepared. We got there at 5:00 and were sat right away. The waitress did a great job of keeping all the orders straight (with about 25... More

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Kalamazoo, Mi
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99 reviews 99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Despite the very Italian sounding name, Bennucci's is more of a typical bar experience than Italian restaurant. I have eaten there two times, and the food is acceptable but nothing about the experience compels me to go back. There are no windows so its very dark inside, and the menu includes numerous sandwich items and entrees. Nothing wrong just not... More

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Clarence, NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were there when an event going on in the area, so it was crowed and very, very loud. The food was average. The restaurant bills itself as Italian, but I would not recommend it as such. Not a lot of traditional Italian items on the menu. The meat lasagna was dry..not enough sauce and not much meat. The steak... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Our main reason for trying Bennucci's Restaurant was that it is located in the building of the former Cork & Cleaver, which we had enjoyed during past visits to Kalamazoo. Of course we were not expecting a duplicate of "the Cork" but couldn't help making comparisons: The interior of this eatery was not as attractive and cozy. The front of... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

i have never sat in to eat here but the food is fabulous! I used to stay across the street for business and I would look forward to the stay just for some Chicken Alfredo at Bennuci's! If you are staying at a hotel nearby you get 10% off plus they deliver. Skip Olive Garden and go here!

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is one of those places with way too many items on the menu, and most items feature way too many ingredients. Settling on basic items like a Reuben, a steak and a burger, each of us in our party of three was disappointed in the food. I was quite hungry and couldn't even eat half of the Reuben, it... More

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