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Bold Restaurant & Catering

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American, Contemporary
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6915 W Q Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8942
+1 269-375-8551
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Portage, Michigan
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fine establishment in a simple setting. Located in the corner of a half-empty strip mall in TexasTwp. We were amazed at the quality offerings. It is expensive for its setting but we felt the service was excellent as was the food.

Thank golfergod
Wichita Falls, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and oRdered from small plate menu and specials that were offered. Beet salad, Brussel sprouts, lamb chops all good. Pricey but worth it...a dinner well done! Service was very good also.

Thank Happyfeller
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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!!

Thank Gypsy2b
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 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 

Thank Zweber
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Ross M
Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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 bubbles 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 

Thank Elsie M
Lutz, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Joecool560
Grand Haven, Michigan
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Bill H
Portage, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank LindaScannell

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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
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 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?