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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

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355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3807
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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Plymouth, Michigan
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The brewery tour was excellent! The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. There were no beer tastings at the restaurant- boo! The restaurant was also out of 3-4 beers I would have chosen but did have a flight of beer at a reasonable price. The food at the restaurant is okay but the ketchup is awful! When I asked... More 

Thank nmm044
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did not eat at the restaurant but enjoyed a beer tasting at the bar. The staff was extremely friendly and the setting was great (wish it was warm enough to sit in the beer garden). Some unique beers but good standard ones as well.

Thank lcstine
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Bell's Eccentric Café for dinner and to sample their brews. Great staff, great food, great beers. Beautiful outside gardens to enjoy a drink.

Thank patriciakaye2016
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amother great Brew Pub with great food and All the beer is awesome! Once again all the staff were all friendly and nice. Prices were reasonable no problems and a must see!

Thank Danny M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited the Bell's brewery. There are two different place to visit, we visited the biggest one, few miles from the restaurant. The visit was great and the guy there was really nice and prepared on everything we asked. After the tour and two free samples, we went to the restaurant to taste all the other Bell's beers. We... More 

Thank Carola C
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13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to spend an evening!! The beers selection is wonderful, they even had sours!!! The food is delicious, not just you ordinary pub grub..... also prompt and friendly service......We had a great time!!

Thank Bill R
Tampere, Finland
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Bell's Eccentric Cafe and it's always a real treat. Two Hearted Ale and Expedition Stout are really amazing brews. The food was also tasty. They serve flights as all the proper breweries.

Thank Jan R
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love this place, its my second time, first time was on 2003. Then we stayed inside and it was nice, loud but nice, be it was beautiful day and we headed to beergarden. So beautiful, comfy, lots of families, it was Sunny Saturday so lots of folks around. Beergardens service begun at 5am so there were people waiting... More 

Thank Jaana K
Traverse City, Michigan
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Bell's with about a dozen work associates. The service was prompt, even with this big of a group. The beer selection was good. Beware of the red ale. It is wicked strong at about 11%. Had the blue cheese burger and fries. Very tasty.

Thank Timothy B
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We randomly selected this restaurant to stop at before we began a bike ride on the Kal-Haven Bike Trail. As we were driving here from the trailhead, we were not really sure about the location but it turns out the restaurant was on the edge of town. The ambiance alone is worth the stop...all wood, old tavern atmosphere. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, 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 49007-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 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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