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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

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355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3807
+1 269-382-2332
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I don't drink beer and I think this was the intended audience. My daughter would have loved to tried all the craft beers and the crowd there was obviously enjoying it. So our review is from a diners perspective only. My husband enjoyed his first bison burger with side greens. We don't know what it's supposed to... More 

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Thank Bridget-Gary F
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for a Coffee, Beer and some lunch in Kalamazoo. Nice place...I really liked the decor inside. The frames on the wall and so much more. We had a lovely meal - Burgers, some Beer for the men, and enjoyed a cup of coffee as it was a cold day.

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Thank Zelma2014
Lafayette, Indiana
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in for a Trivia night (that part was poorly run, having started almost 2 hours late and the music was unbearably loud). The food was quite good, the staff helpful, and what takes this from average to very good is the atmosphere. This place just has a lot of personality, a great patio, etc. We were even able... More 

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Thank Triny S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a private comedy event at Bells and was impressed by the staff, the ambiance, the food and selection of beers. Enjoyed spending time in the beer garden area, admiring the whimsical seating possibilities and the amazing weathervane! Worth checking out!

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Thank Mary B
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this with us. Your experience is why we do what we do, and we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time visiting us at the Eccentric Cafe. Thank you for the kind words, and we hope to see you again! More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved Bells... A great setting. Especially in the warmer nights to come with an outside fire, band and tables....

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Thank Kim D
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to come visit us and share your experience with us. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! You're welcome to come back and enjoy a bit of summer in our beer garden with us anytime. More 

Commerce Township, Michigan
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166 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place with several rotating Bell's beers on tap. Sundays are brunch days! I had the egg-centric breakfast sandwich, egg over hard, cheese, chipotle mayo, pork belly and pickled onions served on sour dough- yum! Had it with a glass on Oberon and loved it! Great way to start a Sunday! Fun staff, cool place and great beers!

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Thank Annette G
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us be a part of Sunday-Funday! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We're really happy to hear you enjoyed brunching with us, and hope to see you again soon! More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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689 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad I came back to the new part of the restaurant as we loved it. Had the beer sampler and the waiter was fabulous as she took the time to tell us about each beer - the burgers are amazing and delicious. Everything came to us perfectly prepared - my sister says the brisket is the best! The other size... More 

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Thank Nancy O
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to visit and taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Specials change by the day and the season, so you'll likely get to try something entirely new when you come back - and we can't wait to see you again! More 

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's good food! I wouldn't necessarily say that it's a good family environment, but we still had a good time.

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Thank Shelby C
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks very much for stopping in. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. If you have any further suggestions or questions, you're always welcome to reach out to us through the contact form located in the footer of our website. Thank you again for visiting, and we hope to see you soon! More 

Novi, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had a great time! Beer is good. Food is good. Take the tour. It's free and you get the history of Bell's.

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Thank SidJones89
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and trying the food, the brews, and the tour! We're so glad to hear you two enjoyed, and really appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Hope to see you both again someday soon! More 

Ancona, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a great beer tasting and appetizer...delilled eggs and popcorn. Our server was very knowledgable...we will surely go back again for dinner. The beer,food and service were awesome.

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Thank Susan C
BellsBrewery, Communications Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to having you join us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-382-2332
Description
Located in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Eccentric Cafe, located next to the Bell's General Store, is home to a unique offering of craft beer, live music, entertainment, delicious food and more.Any given time, we have between 20 and 40 different beers on tap. Many are exclusive to the Cafe and are brewed right next door at our original brewery - just look for the yellow tags on the Draft Board when you visit.

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