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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

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American, Bar, Brew Pub, Vegetarian, Pub
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355 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
269-382-2332
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very relaxed atmosphere with seating inside and out. Food was all organic and locally sourced, I believe, and had great flavor. The 2 hearted ale was to die for as well as the raspberry ale. Can not say enough good things and also can not wait to return.

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Thank razzor1458
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an icon of the brewing Industry and aust see place in all of Kalamazoo. The outdoor garden area is adorned with hops. The inside has some of the coolest maps around and the beer...... Well, the Kalamazoo stout is one if the best in the country. A little Oberon and two hearted will round out an evening. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this place. You will find beers here you've never seen in bottles or on draft elsewhere. The selection is excellent and delicious. Flights and small pours are available so you can experience several beers. The food is good. The atmosphere can be a little crowded, but it's a fun vibe.

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Thank obleak1
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Within walking distance of Radisson Hotel. Special craft beers not avaible in stores are sold only at Cafe. Two choices for ten dollars and a kiddie menu makes for a nice lunch. I had a french onion soup/grilled cheese with Bell's porter. Yum..

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Thank Dennis R
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family meal here on a Tuesday evening. They have a great beer selection. The food was good pub fare. The cheese platter was tasty. The service was excellent. It was very busy when we visited, but the service was quick. All good.

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Thank Steve Y
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you thought Bell's tasted good bottled, wait until you try it fresh at the brewery. All the beers I tried were fantastic! Our tour guide of the brewery, Austin, was incredible knowledgeable and entergetic. 10/10. Will visit again!

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WESTERVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Save the new Orleans airfare and time. Come here and order the jambalaya for authentic cuisine. I have been to new Orleans a half dozen times and have not eaten better jambalaya. The poutine was good but not up to the quality we had in Canada. In Canada, they use cheese curds rather than cubed cheese. You just don't find... More 

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Thank DOUG U
Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have always loved Bells beer and was so excited to do the tour, which was very interesting. Great food and of course awesome beer. Very friendly staff. We'll be back!!

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Thank smt921
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the new Bells Comstock Brewery tour not the original Downtown brewery. Good value for money (free) with beer samples! Recommended for beer connoisseurs and home brewers.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good beer choices, nice selection of food choices, limited tables inside the bar area, clean restrooms, and pleasant friendly staff. My only complaint was how long we waited for the food to arrive. If you're there on a lunch break, it might be wise to tell them ahead of time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Vegetarian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 269-382-2332
Description
Located in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Eccentric Cafe, located next to the Bell's General Store, is home to a unique offering of craft beer, live music, entertainment, delicious food and more.Any given time, we have between 20 and 40 different beers on tap. Many are exclusive to the Cafe and are brewed right next door at our original brewery - just look for the yellow tags on the Draft Board when you visit.

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