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Food Dance Cafe

401 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269 382 1888
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Ranked #2 of 288 Restaurants in Kalamazoo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pitcher St.
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English first
South Bend, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Hands down, the friendliest staff anywhere. Very engaging and professional. I joined a first group of friends at breakfast for coffee and then came back with another friend to actually eat. Super quick service both times. On a busy Sunday, we could have been in and out in less than an hour if we weren't chatting. I had the sausage... More

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DTT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stumbled in here on a chilly, snowing evening and the warmth of the staff made us know we had found a great place. The menu was interesting, and both our entrees were well executed. Service was prompt, informed, and friendly. If back in Kalamazoo, we would return!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

For a small city, Kalamazoo has an impressive number of good, independent eateries and Food Dance Cafe is a stand-out. The food is fresh, made with locally-sourced ingredients, and you can taste the difference! The meats, cheeses, breads and vegetables are all delicious. Of course, you pay for the quality-- so it doesn't make for a cheap date. In terms... More

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Monclova, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We decided to try Food Dance Cafe after reading many great reviews on TA. When we arrived, we walked by their market and commented on how great their meats looked, especially the ribeye...hmmm, a prediction of what's to come? We sat at the bar (as we usually do) and were taken care of by Marin (I believe that is her... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Their food is very fresh and fullfilling. Must try the bread! I got their Mexican scramble eggs and my friend had one of their breakfast sandwiches. She had to pack half of it since their portions are generous! They have a parking lot on the back making it very convenient. Also, you can browse their little market while you wait... More

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Syracuse, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I used to live in Kalamazoo, Michigan, but when I lived there, the restaurant scene was not what it is today. Friends hahe been talking about it for years now,and I finally had the time to visit. Food Dance is a fantastic place for dinner, with dry aged steaks, healthy side dishes, and an excellent wine menu, brought together by... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The curry chick peas - they're addictive! Even if I just have those and a glass of wine, I'm happy! Also love shopping in the market for gifts and local meats, cheeses and other yummy treats!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A classy joint...fun...eclectic. Most of the food we have really enjoyed. Recently I had a Locks or smoked salmon omelet! Weird...odd....awesomely good! They have an interesting mixed drink menu and their brunch martinis, bloodies, and champagne drinks get ya started in a really good way.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food at Food Dance Cafe is always the freshest as they support local farmers and suppliers for both their fresh produce and meats. The meals are presented well and always inventive and delicious. They also have a wonderful cheese and wine selection and they have started a butcher shop with exceptionally high quality meats. It is always a pleasure... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've only had breakfast at Food Dance, actually on a number of occasions and will continue to do so. They have a more healthy approach to their breakfast offering but I always add a mimosa. Just because...their mango mimosa is wonderful. Pricing is a little high for breakfast but you get a decent meal for it and I've always had... More

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Additional Information about Food Dance Cafe

Address: 401 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone Number: 269 382 1888
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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