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Crow's Nest

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816 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1162
+1 269-978-0490
08:00 - 23:59
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:59
Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is very simple and boring. It's rated as one of the best in Kalamazoo, but that is because it is overrated by the people of Kalamazoo. The food is good, not excellent, but good. The atmosphere is alright, it's not bad at all. The waitresses at this restaurant are friendly and the food doesn't take longer than it... More 

Thank lflara
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is amazing for both breakfast and lunch! No where else can you get grilled zucchini or banana bread instead of toast. Everything is fresh, homemade and delicious. Unfortunately, the word is out and many love their menu, so get there early or plan to wait in line. They also serve breakfast at lunch....another bonus!

Thank Karen J
Eau Claire, Michigan
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience. Great service. Great food. Great location. It all adds up to a pretty great restaurant.

Thank Mark C
Detroit, MI
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Biggest complaint was having to choose from so many delicious options! Daughter had the grilled chicken sandwich and I had the Greek salad. Couldn't resist a Greek salad that includes the regular items AND broccoli & artichoke hearts. Service was quick and pleasant and the coffee refills kept coming.

Thank DMHDetroit
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great French toast. Easy going, college vibe place. Lots of students having a cup of coffee. Great political discussions. I love it!

Thank Dana M
Sterling Heights
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Such good homemade food. But a limited menu, don't bring anyone picky here. Gets very crowded, so bring your patience or go at off times. Servers are friendly and knowledgeable. Probably one of the top 5 restaurants in Kalamazoo.

Thank BeththeResearcher
Richland, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had to wait in line for a bit but it was WELL worth it! The food was incredible and the service was great. I loved the local art on the walls and the overall decor/vibe of the restaurant. Will definitely be going back!

Thank ranchpants0629
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible . I would wait in line any day for the outstanding breakfast we had!! Took our WMU student there and we can't wait to go again ! Yum!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best breakfast we've ever had. So good, we went 2 mornings in a row! I got the biscuits and gravy and they are fantastic. My husband got the Captain's Ration omelet and he loved it. But the best part has to be the breakfast potatoes with the red pepper aioli!! The service is fantastic and everyone is very... More 

Thank Katie S
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My son discovered this great little restaurant. Food was good. I had the special french toast with coffee grounds. It was just ok. My daughter's banana bread french toast was to die for. Lots of caramel sauce. The Mediterranean omelet was great with olives and feta cheese. My son's biscuits and gravy was oozing out with gravy. Will return next... More 

Thank DongHaus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1162
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-978-0490

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