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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

Menu

CHARCUTERIE & ARTISAN CHEESE
artisan meats and cheeses served with grilled bread and accoutrement
$18.0
Chef's Board
$13.0
Cheese Board
Mkt Price
Butcher's Feature
SNACKS
$5.0
Deviled Eggs
smoked sea salt, chive
$6.0
Onion Rings
Amber Ale beer batter, black pepper mayo
$8.0
Poutine
mushroom gravy, cheese curds
$7.0
Hummus
roasted red pepper, pita, vegetable
$4.0
Popcorn
salt, pepper, garlic, brown butter
$6.0
Chips & Salsa
house-made salsa, lime, cilantro
$9.0
Wings
house-smoked, choice of BBQ, buffalo, chili lime, Jamaican jerk
$7.0
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
shredded root vegetables, marinated tofu, peanut sauce
$7.0
Anchovy Soldiers
anchovy butter, toast, soft boiled eggs
$7.0
Scotch Egg
soft boiled duck egg, chorizo, date mustard sauce
HANDS-ON
Dill spear + choice of hand-cut fries or mixed greens. Sub: tempeh or black bean patty on any sandwich/burger
$12.0
Taco of the Month [No Side Included]
different tacos each month
$14.0
Turkey Melt
house-smoked turkey, brie, chipotle caramelized apples, arugula, mayo
$15.0
Oarsman's Latest Catch
grilled trout, shrimp, cajun beet slaw, sweet pickle mayo
$10.0
Black Bean Wrap
rice, avocado, salsa, romaine, cheddar
$11.0
Hummus Wrap
tabbouleh, arugula, pickled onion
$13.0
Pulled Pork
house BBQ, slaw, pickles
$14.0
Brisket Dip
horseradish sauce, jalapeño, muenster
$15.0
Lamb Meatball Sub
lamb and beef meatballs, harissa tzatziki, feta, pickled onion, cucumber
$11.0
Falafel
tzatziki, pickled red onions, arugula (order as a wrap or on greens)
PICK UP A TRAY OF CASCARELLI'S NUTS
$4.0
Pick Up a Tray of Cascarelli's Nuts
cashews, almonds, peanuts, or mixed nuts
SOUPS & SALADS
Add-ons: grilled chicken ($3) or shrimp ($5). Dressings: seasonal beer vinaigrette, buttermilk, mustard vinaigrette, caesar, bleu cheese
Bowl $6.0
Cup $4.0
Porter Beer Cheese Soup
Bell's Porter, cheddar, green onion
Bowl $6.0
Cup $4.0
Chili
beef, tomato, peppers, beans
$13.0
Jambalaya
chicken, andouille, peppers, rice
Full $8.0
Half $5.0
House Salad
tomato, onion, cucumber, radish, goat cheese
Full $10.0
Half $6.0
Caesar
parmesan, crouton, lemon
BURGERS
Dill spear + choice of hand-cut fries or mixed greens. All beef burgers are 6 oz grass-fed patties on brioche. Add-ons: bacon ($2), fried egg ($1) or bacon confit mushrooms ($2). Sub: tempeh or black bean patty on any sandwich/burger
$12.0
Bell's Burger
lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mayo, choice of cheese
$13.0
Spicy Burger
jalapeño relish, Brinery hot sauce, chipotle mayo, ghost pepper jack
$15.0
Michigan Cherry Bacon Burger
Michigan cherry jam, goat cheese, pickle, red onion house-made bacon
$10.0
Black Bean*
tomato cream cheese, calico slaw
KIDS
hand-cut fries or veggies
$6.0
Grilled Cheese
cheddar, sourdough, dill spear
$6.0
Slider*
grass-fed beef patty, cheese, brioche, dill spear
$6.0
Hot Dog
vienna style frank, dill spear
$6.0
Mac
cheddar, parmesan (excludes choice of side)
$6.0
Quesadilla
flour tortilla, chicken, cheddar, salsa
About
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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

We went with another couple to Bells for the first time. We did the brewery tour then dinner. We got flights and our food was great! We loved everything and were super impressed. We were only bummed that more of the beer options aren't available...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Apryl D
Reviewed yesterday

Just stopped by this quiet little cafe for a flight of delicious craft beer. Good service, reasonable flight or sample prices, and good beer. We visited the cafe on a cold, wintery afternoon, so it wasn't too busy. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Emily N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So Bell’s beer is amaaazing. No one can say otherwise. The atmosphere at the Eccentric Cafe is different though. It’s very loud, there are limited tables and if you choose to to sit in the dining room, the food is overpriced. They do have good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BeachSki
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by and visiting us at the Eccentric Cafe! We appreciate all the feedback you have provided us with and we will be sure to pass along your comments to the team for their review as well. We do hope that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Bell's in years. Last time we were here there was just a food counter, no table service! The restaurant is lovely, but service was not friendly, just indifferent. We felt rushed to leave even though it wasn't too busy,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cuteontariocouple
BellsBrewery, General Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping by and providing us with your feedback. First and foremost, we are so sorry that this was your experience with us. We pride ourselves on having the highest quality beer, food, and service, and clearly that was not what...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service and beer were absolutely a 5. Caesar salads were all stems and thin on dressing. The grilled shrimp were cold and tasteless. Breakfast tacos were great as was the Thai chicken wrap. My friend liked the chili and everyone liked their fries. Burger was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gregf321
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping by and providing us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on having the highest quality beer, food, and service, and clearly some of those were not what you experienced at your most recent visit. If you would be so...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A nice selection of food for almost anyone! If you’re a beer drinker they have something for you! If you’re not a beer drinker the rose is delicious! For lunch or dinner a nice spot for table service and kid friendly! Evening fun without a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank keysgetaway
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you so much for providing us with your feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! We appreciate the kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 6 December 2018

Bells Cafe is a Kalamazoo landmark everyone should try. Check out the beers they brew that are only available there. Great food too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kipyoung70
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by and providing us with your feedback! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, beer and food and we look forward to seeing you around the Eccentric Cafe again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Numerous choices of beers to choose from! Great location and classic style building. Ice cream was overpriced. Enjoyed that there was a bells brewery gift shop!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank erikabaker1111
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback, Erika! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to both the pub and the General Store. We hope to see you again soon in the near future. Cheers!

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Five of us were passing through and stopped for a bite the day after Thanksgiving. The atmosphere is terrific and fun. We were seated almost immediately and were taken care of by Hannah K, who was very attentive and knowledgeable. She answered our questions and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donald B
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Donald, Thank you so much for the feedback and kind words! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, beer, and overall visit. We apologize for the delay in the dessert and we'll be sure to take all of your comments and...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Their beer is okay. I ordered the poutine, wasn’t good, maybe I’m spoiled by Canada’s poutine, but it needs more gravy & cheese, & no onions.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 17tammym
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Tammy, we are so sorry to hear you were disappointed with our poutine. We appreciate your comments and suggestions however, and I have passed this information to our Chef for his consideration. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you'll be back in the near...More

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NicoleM50
1 October 2018|
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Response from Literarytravels | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they take reservations but even if it is busy the wait is minimal and worth it!
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NicoleM50
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Response from naveaia | Reviewed this property |
Call them or go to their website and email them a question.
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kmlctravels
16 March 2018|
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Response from naveaia | Reviewed this property |
They do have wine and, they have a multitude of brews. The brews vary with the seasons. They have other drinks also like fruit juice, teas, etc.
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