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University Roadhouse

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Bar, Sushi, Grill
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1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
269-345-7990
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 35
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous!!

I ordered the tavern steak and it was amazing! Just like something I would've cooked myself. Plenty of food but not too much, the veggies were actually soft unlike other restaurants that give u hard veggies like they came right out the bag. My bf had the battered shrimp which he really liked. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
LaCresha H
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I ordered the tavern steak and it was amazing! Just like something I would've cooked myself. Plenty of food but not too much, the veggies were actually soft unlike other restaurants that give u hard veggies like they came right out the bag. My bf had the battered shrimp which he really liked. We thought it wouldn't be enough food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I have a major issue that I must bring up first and foremost, the establishment is not wheelchair friendly. It can be worked around to a degree but it is a small restaurant so difficult. It's hard enough to be a wheelchair user, then coming to a restaurant that make it a further challenge it is far less enjoyable. However,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I went with a group of 3 friends to roadhouse around 7pm on a Saturday. They had a wait for tables which was fine . We asked to be seated upstairs in the bar area because we were there for cocktails not dinner . The host told us we were first on the list . She called our name and... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The food was timely and service was okay. Overheard servers being irritated about waiting on our big family on Sunday afternoon but our server did a good job, just not happy about it. The food was great. I had a turkey sandwich (can't remember the name on the menu). They have the best ranch dressing. Come at open on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went out for a family lunch, and enjoyed it very much. Shrimp, burgers, burritos all very good and filling. Server knowledgeable and friendly.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

University Roadhouse is a local restaurant with a college "feel". Very good food and not expensive. Lots of choices on the menu. Staff is friendly and helpful. It can be a bit noisy when crowded. They have a full bar both upstairs and down.

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It has the right "feel" for a student bar--booths and tables, sports on t.v., great efficient wait staff of college students, and the best free popcorn in Kalamazoo. Homemade soups are wonderful, especially the ham and bean. The shrimp "bangers" are lightly fried as as close as you can get to Heaven without dying. The salads are creative, fresh and... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Second time visiting this restaurant so it must have been good the first time to go back again. I had the Wet Burrito the first time we visited and then the Tavern Steak the second. Both times the meals were really good. My son had the Maui Chicken sandwich and said it was really good as well. The portions are... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We went there with a group of friends for a retirement dinner. Food was good, portions good. The server, Alex, was excellent. He was efficient and funny. Made the whole evening enjoyable.

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had the steak; I had better at Texas Roadhouse. The portions are small. The food isn't bad, it's just what you'd expect from just another average steakhouse.

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Additional Information about University Roadhouse

Address: 1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
Phone Number: 269-345-7990
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Bar, Sushi, Grill

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 269-345-7990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Bar, Sushi, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business

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