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236 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4838
+1 269-492-0247
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kingston, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a busy football and sports weekend we were looking for a great meal after 9:30 on a Friday I saw they served till 10 so I called to tell them we would be right over and was informed they were shuttting down early we went next door to be received by a friendly and lively atmosphere not a... More 

Thank Lowpymtking
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the owners are great and know their food and drink! Saad and Bill are cool. The tiny restaurant exudes in joy and the food is amazing. Where else can you get locally grown veggies and meat, pork belly, and food that is like no other place around? Very cozy and there is always a wait! Call ahead or get... More 

Thank Karen J
London, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great flavourful food. I had the Brussels sprouts which were really good and the pork loin which was exceptional. I then had to try a desert as the food was so good. The creme brûlée was really tasty.

Thank Tom H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped by here passing through the town. It was rated really well, so we thought it wouldn't hurt to give it a shot. It was very expensive for what we got and the food didn't have a "wow" factor. Clean-cut place to have a business meet-up, but too pricey to have a relaxed dinner. Will probably... More 

Thank Christienna
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is probably my favorite place in town. It is the perfect size venue with a cozy atmosphere, a samll kitchen that turns out so much flavor from a small space - very impressive - with a perfectly curated menu of locally sourced foods, a fabulous wine list, and the prices are reasonable as well. I have never been to... More 

Thank Kristen W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for her birthday and our anniversay. We stayed at the Kalamazoo House B and B and was an easy walk to the restraunt. Had reservations early and took advantage of the happy hour deals on apps and wine. Our food was unbelievably good. We had bone marrow for the app. Best we had since... More 

Thank Nate M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

It was our second visit to Rustica and I still see nothing special in this place. Pricey and pretentious - yes. Delicious and memorable - not in my book.

Thank mishkanazapade
Kalamazoo, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here many times and have only had wonderful experiences. Rustica will not disappoint.

Thank mssuth
Three Rivers, Michigan
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Just hubby and I went for the first time to Rustica. Did not know that one didn't NEED a reservation so we did the reserve same day thing. Because we live an hr. away and it takes time to park, we needed 75 mins. to get there. Unfortunately, Rustica does not let you know until SOMETIME after 4. We had... More 

Thank ezis e
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We have lived in Kalamazoo for 5 years, and went to Rustica this past week for the first time, for a special occasion. We were totally impressed with our food - it was excellent. The warm bread and olive oil were a very good start, but we really liked my roasted broccoli and my husband's house salad when they arrived... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4838
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-492-0247

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?