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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” (40 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (32 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 3 days ago via mobile

Their mushroom soup is AMAZING! HANDS.DOWN.THE.BEST. Had a cheese pizza that was ok. Nothing special about it but it wasnt by any means bad. The restaurant is quite nice and felt rather underdressed after a long day of Christmas shopping. Staff was friendly though and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank xirisin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The management and staff was very accommodating and helpful before and during our wedding rehearsal dinner. The food was excellent!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gnesseth
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This bar dinner was amazing because of Brittany. She was personable, suggested her favorites which were full of flavor and taste (artichoke mousse, apple salad and Brussel sprouts). She made me a fantastic lemon lavender coffee cocktail and really made my night. Thanks to her...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelingmom521
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Three couples had an amazing dinner last night. My husband had a pasta dish and I had a wondeful cobb salad. The service was excellent and they went out of their way to find a table even though they were busy! We will return soon!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ozkazoo
Reviewed 6 November 2018

First time at Bravo! and it was a decent experience. The service was very good, but on the slow side, which actually worked out well for us as we were out to dinner with some friends in town for a short period of time. Had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nollikat
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Our first visit to Bravo had excellent food and service. Tonight our 2nd visit was a disaster and will be our last time there. My husband and I ordered a pizza and order of pasta to share. The waitress was great and explained we get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I had the lake superior white fish, my son had the chicken alfredo and my wife had the shrimp scampi with gluten free noodles. All three dishes were very good. I had the white chocolate mousse for dessert, it was excellent. The service was also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robinlkelly
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kal-Traveler
Reviewed 1 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rick C
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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