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Food Dance Cafe

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401 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5839 (Pitcher St.)
+1 269-382-1888
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Augusta, Michigan
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cannot say enough good things about Food Dance. Local food, delicious entrees, wonderful desserts. Be sure to visit their market, where you can buy cheese, wine, meat, and more.

Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice, laid back restaurant with really good and fresh food from local sources. Enough variety to suit every taste from vegan to meat lovers. The cheese selection is outstanding and it's all local and fresh. It's the high point of the place. They also have a small deli on the side, so we could take home some of the more... More 

Thank Mihai D
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the tomatoe soup, to the hot chocolate with cubed marshmellows, this place hits all those good taste buds. Great atmosphere and staff, meat cheese and wine from all over the world.

Thank Joel A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything ever ordered was delicious. Especially loved the mac and cheese. Nice,clean, comfortable setting and great desserts.

Thank Linda B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food dance has good food. Most of the time it's organic and locally-sourced. It's expensive though. Most of the dinners start over $20. They offer vegetarian and vegan selections. They have a parking lot which is rare for restaurants downtown Kalamazoo.

Thank Lydia R
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food choices , with trendy atmosphere, a bit pricy on some items and totally normal on others, with a great shop!

Thank 765miguelar
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although pricey, this is one of the best breakfast places in Kalamazoo. Lunch and dinner are good, although Food Dance is not among the best places in the city for them. The restaurant is open and airy; the waitstaff are always friendly and attentive; and many of the ingredients are sourced locally as much as possible. This adds to the... More 

madison, wi
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here, and every meal has been excellent. (Breakfast is served well into the afternoon.) It's somewhat on the pricey side, but I feel it's worth it. The ingredients are always fresh and portions are hefty. I have only great things to say about the staff - very friendly and helpful. BTW, my husband says... More 

Thank auradain
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Growing up in Kalamazoo I never imagined the Westinghouse Appliance Store located in an old brick building would become one of the city's top restaurants. This is a high quality restaurant that has outstanding menu choices and relies on local farmers to supply supplies. Great service and top notch tastes.

Thank Sbushouse
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant before I would recommend this restaurant The food is well prepared tasty and consistently visually well done The decor of the restaurant is contemporary with a nice degree of ambience The service is friendly sometimes not quite as efficient as I would like but they are pleasant I will stop again when back in... More 

Thank Bruce3134

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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
US$13 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5839
    (Pitcher St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-382-1888
For 20 years, Food Dance has been committed to building a thriving and sustainable local food system. We support artisans who practice craft food processes that have been around for generations-growing, raising, preserving, curing, aging, pickling, butchering and more. For Food Dance, it's about the connection with the people and places their food comes from-authentic people and authentic food that's true to its source. Serving breakfast, lunch or dinner-guests are served the freshest menu items in a casual and welcoming atmosphere. We offer private dining space for celebrations or larger groups as well as catering and delivery. We host cooking classes and special dinners throughout the year - aimed to introduce guests to new elements of the culinary and agricultural worlds. Our on-site market offers amazing ingredients sourced from their family of purveyors-from sustainable, humanely raised meats, sausages and artisan cheeses to fresh baked bread, pastries and savory baked goods.

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