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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

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355 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
+1 269-382-2332
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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Schaumburg, Illinois
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bell's has some fabulous Beer. The 5oz tasting pours are a nice way to sample the variety brews. One the downside was the extremely limited seating. We traveled in a group of 4. At 2:00 on a Saturday afternoon we found ourselves unable to sit at the bar. We could have waited for a seat in the restaurant, but we... More 

Thank disney526
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has delicious food and the beer is knockout fantastic. We visit family each summer in Michigan and I can't wait to come back.

Thank Jared L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the Ruben and brisket and they were awesome. Go upstairs and avoid the long wait. Service excellent and food even better. If u like craft beer you will love this place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for lunch meeting! Truly a stop for anyone visiting Kalamazoo! The food and drinks are great but affordable. The vibe is hip and casual. The service was friendly and attentive but not intrusive.

Thank Kzoopera
Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great atmosphere, great beer! Food was wonderful too!Absolutely love this place & it is a must visit if you are in Kalamazoo & love craft beer.

Thank Chris B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Awesome beer eccentric food...Best micro brew in Kalamazoo...You will be amazed!! Alittle pricey but well worth it.

Thank Karen C
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for dinner and some of the finest craft beer in west Michigan. HopSlam was on tap as well as Bell's Double Brown. Appetizers were plentiful and the meals were as expected...delicious!

Thank yoump61
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most people go to bells for the beer, I go for the food ( they do offer a good ginger ale). They offer a decent menu with options for vegetarians and vegans. However I'm disappointed they took away the curry tofu dish. I hope they consider bringing that back.

Thank Lydia R
Tinley Park, Illinois
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at Bell's. Love their 2 hearted! Went on brewery tour with Kakamazoo House. Great time, glad Belk's was on the tour.

Thank mattkev3773
Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Bells beer! Fun exploring new beers, and Bells is consistently excellent. Food is good as well. My only gripe is a lack of food or drinks for the gluten-free crowd. (like my wife) They have only one cider that was not up to the same snuff as their beer. Highly recommend for craft beer hounds.

Thank Awdiwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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: +1 269-382-2332
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?