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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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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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492 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tend to frequent this restaurant two to three times per month as the menu is so varied and the food is very good. My favorites include the perch dinner, the BLT sandwich, and the soup and grilled cheese with tomato sandwich. Have been here for Sunday brunch too for the omelets and Bloody Mary's. It is always fun to... More 

Thank Nancy O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places. Best outdoor deck. Great food. Great service! Lived in Kalamazoo all my life and this is my first choice for a great relaxing dinner.

Thank funtravelsKalamazoo
Henderson, Kentucky
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had eaten at University Roadhouse during a previous trip to Kalamazoo and I said it that review that I wanted to give it another try because we didn't enjoy the food that we ordered but felt like typically this place was better than our experience. We were back in town recently to visit family and weren't disappointed that we... More 

Thank westernkyguy
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This was the 2nd time we came here while in Kalamazoo. Great food and atmosphere. Staff was friendly all around.

Thank Amanda S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Though the location is next door to Western Michigan University, the food is not just for students. It's dependable and very good.

Thank Jeanette M
Trenton, Michigan
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Had a soup and sandwich lunch. It was tasty; however, it was really salty. There are many different food options, so if I were to return, I would try something different. It wasn't a bad meal, but there are so many other places to eat in Kalamazoo, that I would try other locations first.

Thank msuj98
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Roadhouse could be considered a local landmark. You can see it while driving past on Stadium drive, which seems to pop the thought of having lunch with friends soon, as you drive by. We had a wedding rehearsal dinner there years ago, and it has grown since. There is outside seating as well as an upstairs pub style environment.... More 

Thank PinkWilson
Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

If you are on Western Michigan's campus - this is a local place to stop in for bar food just above average. The steak wrap was more salad than meat and just a little dry, but the meals around me indicated that I need to give University Roadhouse another try.

Thank IASenator
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

My husband won an award to take the entire family out to eat so we chose The University Roadhouse as it really good the last time we were there. Last night (December 30) we were pretty disappointed. My son in law's fish tacos were good, my husband's steak was great, but his smashed potatoes were cold and the 2 Southwestern... More 

Thank bearmom465
Peoria, Illinois
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stopped in here today on a snowy afternoon and we are so happy we did. We sat up in the bar and had such an awesome experience. Each staff member we interacted with was awesome, they were friendly and they were so helpful. I ordered the primerib sandwich and asked to make my fries the cajun fries with gravy... More 

Thank catguy49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
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?