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Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe

5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
+1 269-344-7700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (31 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bravo is a special restaurant in Kalamazoo / Portage area. Great food, service, atmosphere and friendly owners Terry and Shawn. This is fine dining and you'll love it. A menu that has much to offer in variey and class items. Servers are knowledgeable and experienced....More

Thank Kal-Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner, I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the Bravo pizza, Mac n cheese, Stuffed pork, mushroom soup, and mashed potatoes. The taste is rich and well seasoned, and their meats are great quality. However, I did not enjoy the cranberry/goat...More

Thank daniel p
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The food was very good and the service was excellent! The seating is an open room so it was noisy. We anticipated a quiet dinner but this was not the place.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I made a reservation for a weekday early dinner but probably did not need to. I started with the minestrone soup which was excellent with fresh ground pepper then I had the salmon which comes over risotto with Cajun spices and scallops. Just excellent. I...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I remember this as being a very good place to eat... while the toss salad had delicious Blue Cheese Dressing, the Bread was very ordinary could have come from the grocery store... the entree while AMPLE...a Shrimp and pasta dish with a few over cooked...More

Thank Jak K
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I went here for dinner due to the very good reviews. Perhaps it was foolish of me to go to an Italian restaurant and not order pasta. But I have been following a low-carb diet, so I ordered the whitefish, which came with vegetables. The...More

1  Thank Traveldoc524
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Our group had a private room. We received excellent service and the food was amazing. Everything was done with taste and excellence.

Thank JER518
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on a Monday night (made a reservation through Open Table about an hour before we got there). We ordered two glasses of wine, two half salads, and two pizzas. All of it was good. Really Good. Very tasty. We...More

1  Thank Blessed17
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Husband had "Wagyu" steak and they didn't even trim the fat off. They charge $34 for a steak and can't trim the fat? Have had better steaks at Outback than that one for half the price. I ordered the grilled duck, it was properly seasoned...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Wonderful pizza - clearly made right there. The restaurant is delightful and the staff are great. We eat there a few times a year and we have never been disappointed.

Thank Gillian S
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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
15 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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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