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University Roadhouse

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Lake Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Justin the manager gave us an incredible outside table and poured the best Cosmo this side of Lake Michigan. Austin the waiter is a great guy and won't set you wrong

Thank Carlton M
Level Contributor
106 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always dined here on visits to Kazoo. No more. We were overcharged for our drinks. Bloody Mary's were the Sunday special, $3.00. When we reviewed the bill, which was wrong the first time, we found that were overcharged $2.50 for our three drinks. When a questioned this I was told the special was only good to 5:00 although... More 

Thank Gary A
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to eat when visiting Kalamazoo College or Western Michigan University. Big seating areas to sit with friends and watch multiple games on TV. Good bar type food. Friendly service. We'll return.

Thank Nancy B
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

My son and I eat here the first night in town based on other tripadvisor reviews. Started with the shrimp bangers appetizer. Although the shrimp were very tasty with a spicy mango slaw, $9 is a bit high. My son ordered the coconut-mango-curry chicken. There was plenty of chicken on a bed of quinoa. He enjoyed it. I had the... More 

Thank David U
Rochester, Michigan
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Good basic bar food. Service was good. A little strange drinks are in plastic cups! Had pizza, chicken wrap, burger and ckn tenders with appetizers. All were good. Nothing fantastic, but edible and reasonably priced.

Thank traveler201047
Battle Creek, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We were on a time crunch and asked if it would be possible to be served quickly. They obviously couldn't guarantee it but said they would try. OMG - From order placed to food on the table was 9 minutes. That is stellar service! Now a different time or day of the week may have made a difference but the... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Winter Haven, Florida
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278 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on a nice Friday evening and sat on the deck.Had a fun time watching the cars that don't know where to stop. Had a great menu and a nice beer selection. Our waitress was very friendly and funny. Definitely recommend!

Thank 63Kathyd
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Buddy of mine knew I was going to be in town, and recommended that I stop in here as it is one of his favorites in town. I sat at the bar and was greeted right away. Ordered a beer and the lake perch which was also recommended. It came out in about 10 minutes and was very lightly breaded... More 

Thank J M
Thousand Oaks, CA
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

I decided on the prime rib sandwich that came on a ciabatta roll with creamy horseradish sauce and sautéed mushrooms and onion straws with au jus for dipping. It was delicious and I was very happy I could get just a half sandwich as it was plenty. Very reasonable prices!

Thank eabarrdvm
phoenix az
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Enjoyed sitting on the outdoor deck for dinner. Was glad to see lake perch on the menu and it was yummy. I had the sweet potato fries and enjoyed those too! My friend ordered the pecan chicken salad and was very happy with that choice. Making a choice was the hard part....a huge variety on the menu. Truly something for... More 

Thank sundevil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 269-345-7990

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