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Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe

5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
+1 269-344-7700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in this past weekend as a final stop to my 1st time in kalamazoo. The beer had great flavor and left me wanting more. Also loved the appetizer bar. The most impressive part to me was the caring staff. The staff were very present...More

Thank outoftowner77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a good dinner. Mushroom soup is excellent. The beer that is brewed there is excellent also. We split a pizza and it was fresh and thin crust. Sat in the bar area in a booth that was private. Enjoy!

Thank cw0108
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a Tuesday evening around 8 pm. We were seated quickly. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The food was good but not at a caliber for the price. I had lasagna for $20 and a glass of their cheapest red, blend...More

Thank gilladj
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in Kzoo on our way to Chicago and visit my son who goes to school at WMU. I consulted Trip Advisor and saw that Bravo was highly rated. It was a little ways from downtown and the campus but was...More

Thank B-Tarn
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Were in Kalamazoo for Homecoming and a special award ceremony. We went out on a rainy night to go to Bravo’s for Italian food. It was a warn inviting space, but the food was a big disappointment!! The service was decent but the food was...More

Thank angiedick48
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I have heard a lot about Bravo and it has taken me years to finally walk through the doors. There have been a few new restaurants in Kalamazoo and Portage that very loud. So loud it is hard to carry on a conversation. Bravo has...More

Thank oishifoodie
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I was in town for business and was with a group and this place was highly recommended. Being from out of town I had not been there before and was struggling to find something to eat being Vegan. The waiter was so polite and went...More

Thank michelle8675309
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is by far the best brunch in the area.. Many “breakfast options”, carved roast beef and ham. Chicken. Extensive choices in side dishes. Many beautiful desserts that tast as good as they look.

1  Thank sunsetwatchers191
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Our family go to place for holidays, parties and a fantastic meal. It’s like home to us. Nicest bridal shower we hosted there.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A great spread of food from salads through desserts. Maybe more of a lunch buffet than a "brunch" buffet. No poached or scrambled eggs, but made to order eggs and omelets were popular. Lots of meat choices and sides. A little light on breads and...More

Thank lewmurray
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14 October 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.
30 December 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
14 March 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
US$15 - US$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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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