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Water Street Coffee Joint

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315 East Water Street, Kalamazoo, MI
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • 20
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local coffee shop

It was a great place to get away, have a locally roasted cup of coffee and get some work done while on the road. Great seating & tables!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Wilky86
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It was a great place to get away, have a locally roasted cup of coffee and get some work done while on the road. Great seating & tables!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is not only a great place to visit for an espresso or cup of Joe, but it is a great place to shop for gifts. We bought family members teas, coffee, mugs, etc. Lots of little handmade mugs and other art/knick-knacks to take home. The food is fresh and loaded with flavors. Staff is always friendly. A nice change... More 

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Armada, Michigan, United States
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143 reviews 143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The coffee was okay - but 10.00 for 2 coffees? (Which i might add is not listed on the signs) It costs less to Starbucks it.

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Portage, Michigan, United States
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203 reviews 203 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This review is for the new Water Street Coffee Joint off of Shaver Rd. and Center. Went here for a quick snack, got the vanilla cranberry cupcake and cranberry mango smoothie. Both are made with fresh ingredients. The smoothie is so good! The cupcake is full of cranberries so fresh. Yum. Will be going here alot this summer.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I used to like Water Street and would arrange meetings out of the office there when I could. But at some point, it became expensive -- especially the food. The baristas either overfill the mugs so that it's impossible not to spill some on the way to a table or, if you give them a travel mug, guess at the... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Water Street roasts their own beans, blends their own teas and creates their menu items in the nearby commissary, making their offering all very fresh and delicious. Service is very quick and friendly and seating inside and out offer a high energy space to chill with friends or your favorite book. Food items are on the lighter side and vary... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A very interesting and enjoyable little coffee shop. Beats any Starbucks in the country in my opinion and I have stopped into many in the U.S. Three or four other "Satellite" Joints in town and all with great coffees and service. "Interesting" patrons and "interesting" foods as well as great coffee drinks.

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Portage, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place has coffee, deserts and more. I love the spinach feta pie warmed up. Chai tea is great. Coffee is always good. They always have a choice between light, dark or decaf. I wish they would have organic milk for coffee. I have suggested that a few times. Many tasty desserts! Try the peanut butter and chocolate bar. It... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a local coffee roaster with homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner items available for eat-in or take out. I ALWAYS stop here when I am in Kalamazoo. And I always bring home several bags of their fresh roasted coffee beans.

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Holland, MI
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186 reviews 186 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

After a long bike ride, I stopped in here for a smoothie. First of all, I love the vibe of the place and will have to try their coffee products. I found my smoothie to be not very smooth but very zesty and tart, which may appeal to some, but I found it too much so. As it was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 315 East Water Street, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?