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Bold Restaurant & Catering

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6915 W Q Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8942
+1 269-375-8551
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the food - and drink - at BOLD. I am never disappointed. Their pomegranate martini is my favorite drink. I wish they had more vegetarian options but I can almost always find something to eat. It is the place I take all my out of town company and they think they have chanced upon a real treat!!

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Thank Gypsy2b
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A young woman, medium height light hair, greeted us. We had a 6 pm reservation for this Saturday night. She said, yes we have your table but you have to leave at 7:45 because we have another party reserved for that table. We were shocked that she would tell us this. It was inappropriate and rude. Apparently she skipped this... More 

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Thank Zweber
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I heard around town that “Bold” was in contention to be one of the best restaurants, in the emerging Kalamazoo dining scene. Bold has plenty of potential but in the end it fell short of my expectations. Our waiter was friendly, he told us about a pork chop special that sounded good. Front of the menu consists of their interesting... More 

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Thank Ross M
Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This place is so creative and delicious. I would recommend it to anyone and you will always find something new and exciting on the menu. I try to go every time I am in town. It is a bit expensive but completely worth it!

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Thank Dara K
Howell, Michigan
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A discussion with a friend centered on the best scallop dishes we every eaten. He recommended Bold for the scallops. I had the shrimp and scallop dish made with a white wine butter sauce accented with lemon, lime and orange juice instead of the andouille sausage and pepper sauce. The original would have been to spicy for me. Many thanks... More 

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Thank Elsie M
Lutz, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Love the small plates. Very creative, fixed something for us that wasn't even on the menu for one in our party

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Thank Joecool560
Grand Haven, Michigan
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Shane has developed a fantastic restaurant. The flavor combinations are outstanding! Everything we have tried has been wonderful. Go on Mondays when the small plates are half price, if you can work it out OR if there is an available table. They take reservations and you will need one. The chopped salad is a favorite and I get one every... More 

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Thank Bill H
Portage, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I recently gathered with some tennis mates for a goodbye dinner. I had the BEST extra dirty martini I've ever had! Plus, I ordered a small plate of the Whitefish, which was delicious, slightly crispy outside, tender and flavorful on the inside, and it was served on a very good sauce. My biggest complaint is the price. Very pricey for... More 

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Thank LindaScannell
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Great service, the chef is one of the best around such attention to detail in the dishes. Great wine list. Small plate options are good to try different things

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Thank winefella
kalamazoo, mi.
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

A special presentation of great food, consistently. Currently on Mondays they discount their Small Plates. A good opportunity to try new dishes from their wide variety. Oh yes, save room for Creme Brulee for dessert.

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Thank jl2travel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6915 W Q Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8942
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-375-8551

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