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Bell's Eccentric Cafe

€€ - €€€American, ,
355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3807
+1 269-382-2332
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3807
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hidden atound the corner from the more visible Bell’s brewery shop is this beer garden and restaurant with a happy, young crowd, ample choices of tasty food and drink, and an overflow of charm. In a repurposed industrial brick complex (we couldn’t find anyone who...More

Thank buzzbuddy
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for this wonderful review! We so appreciate you taking the time to leave us this review, in addition of course to taking the time to coming by for a visit! We apologize for the overcooked burger, and we do hope you'll give us another...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have seen countless shows at Bell's. Some outside in the Beer Garden and others inside in the back room. Both are perfect. They get some amazing acts too! Check it out. The beer is great too!

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BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your continued support! We are so grateful to have fans such as yourself, and we love being able to bring awesome live music to Kalamazoo. Thanks for being an awesome Bell's fan, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome Place great food I must see if you go to Kalamazoo🍻 indoor outdoor seating bands on the weekend good wait staff

Thank NicholeMahaffey
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, Nichole! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us this review, and we are so grateful for your support. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We reciently went out for a couples night out, and went and saw a concert at Bells. The beer garden concert venue was very nice and clean- loved the recycling options. I would suggest more seating areas outside- it is basically a standing only area,...More

Thank MollyaBradshaw
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this great review! We really appreciate you coming to visit and joining us for a concert and date night out. We love to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and we hope you'll be back soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see bob Marley's son. Thank goodness this place gives a weather break on tickets. Poured down all night !!!. So I was refunded my money immediately. And, we still hung out there!! What a neat place.

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BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming to visit! We're so glad you were able to hang out with us for the evening, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Thanks for your support - we look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great brewery tour. Very informative and friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone coming to Kalamazoo.More

Thank Steve R
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for this awesome review, Steve! We're so happy you were able to join us for a tour, and we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for providing us with your feedback, and we hope to see you again in the near future....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the variety of food offerings for a reasonable price. I had the fish sandwich and fries which was fabulous! Tha tacos were also great! But the fries are the best! My husband and son ate most...More

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BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, and that you were happy with the menu items you ordered. We appreciate your support, and we look forward to another opportunity to serve you and your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Bell's for the first time over Memorial Weekend. We stopped in on Sunday for lunch. Was a bit disappointed to learn they only offered brunch options until 4pm on Sunday's. However, I also heard that was their last full brunch ever because people had...More

Thank Jessica T
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this feedback, Jessica! We appreciate you taking the time not only to visit us, but to provide us with your comments as well! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your burger, and we hope to see you again soon to sample...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped as part of the Kalamazoo walking tour. The cafe is large and very comfortable. The service, food and drink was great. I highly recommend a stop with a side visit to the Bells store.

Thank Robert B
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by, Robert! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, and we hope you had a wonderful walking tour experience. We appreciate your comments, and we hope you'll be back again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you've never been to Kalamazoo or Bell's, chances are you've heard of at least one of their beers (think Oberon? Two Hearted?). The environment is eclectic, there is a good selection of beers and during the summer months there is live entertainment. The...More

Thank Michelle O
BellsBrewery, Manager at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, Michelle! We appreciate you coming to visit, and we're so happy to hear you enjoy our beer selection! I have passed your comments regarding the menu on to our Chef and his team for further...More

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kmlctravels
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Response from bengalbouter77 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so...sorry
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23 August 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
The beer garden is divided. A large open space with a bandshell - limited seating, mostly standing for large shows. The other side has square and octagonal tables with umbrellas with no view of the bandshell - a simple beer... More
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Patricia R
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Response from Showmesun | Reviewed this property |
We only stopped in for a beer - never looked at a menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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