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Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe

5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
+1 269-344-7700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice place to have a meal. The service is good, the atmosphere is nice, and the food is very good. We started with drinks and some artichoke dip. Moved on to salad. And then, to the dinner. After dinner, we finished...More

Thank zoomie215
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a bad place The brunch is decent Service is ok In general it is ok place , but over priced for the quality you receive Nothing special

Thank Ahed Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to try this place for lunch, as it was highly-rated on Yelp. It's a Forbes restaurant that, TBH, is over-rated. It could be any of chain restaurants, which seem to be popular in this part of the country. The host was clearly unenthused...More

Thank Evolution26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and setting. We reserved a table where we can sit next to each other in a lovely booth by the fireplace. Food was excellent! We shared the scallops appetizer which was delicious! For our entrees we had the Caesar salad with salmon which...More

Thank Traci H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for late lunch, early dinner before checking into hotel. I thought it was part of the chain, but it is not and that was fine. I ordered the Braised Beef Mac and Cheese and I was not disappointed. It had great flavor,...More

Thank cherbear6000
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Our Kalamazoo family wanted to treat us to dinner during our visit and this is one of their favorites. It did seem a little pricey. But everyone enjoyed their choice,the service was very good and the atmosphere was nice.

Thank David N
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I am not sure what the fuss is here. Over priced overly sauced Italian( closer to Olive Garden than Tuscany). Service is usually pretty good and it is located near the AZO airport.

Thank DavidLur
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We went there on a weeknight to celebrate a birthday. It was very family friendly as we had a baby and a toddler. Lindsey, our waitress was awesome, very knowledgeable and attentive. The food was excellent. Will definitely return.

Thank marianne A
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Every time I go to Bravo I receive a great meal and personal service. The cost of eating is only slightly more than eating at a chain restaurant.

Thank Kazoo1516
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

High quality Italian and Continental fare served by exceptional waitstaff. Our server, Larry, couldn’t have been more knowledgeable and professional. The dishes range from classic Italian to more inventive, and are all delicious.

Thank davemh333
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Questions & Answers
October 14, 2016|
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Response from Laurene W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not answering sooner but we were out of the country. They have cocktails and wine. The quality of the wine is wonderful.
December 30, 2015|
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Response from Elegantrodder |
Went summer 2016, highly recommended by friends. Wasn't impressed with food. One or two GF options were offered with no help by the pompous server. It's very overpriced and not GF friendly. Shame as its a beautiful... More
bob h
March 14, 2015|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the snappy casual comment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-344-7700
  • E-mail
Fine dining locally owned restaurant. Chef owned. Italian & American cuisine.
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