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University Roadhouse

) #28 of 285 Restaurants in Kalamazoo €€ - €€€ American, ,
1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
+1 269-345-7990
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lake perch” (3 reviews)
“bangers” (3 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
€€ - €€€
1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been here in quite awhile & brought out of towners here. I had the fried shrimp which was very tasty. Large size shrimp. The coleslaw was homemade and creamy. Hot fresh fries. Everyone was happy with their choices. We'll be back!

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Ate here a couple times because a family member liked one of their chocolate desserts. I found the place to be bland, nothing too exciting. First time I had a burger and it was ok. The second time I had the nachos that weren't that...More

1  Thank dencrocket
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Stopped in for a quick supper and were not disappointed. We ordered the Tuna Melt (HUGE), Kalamazoo burger and Gouda burger all well prepared, hot and juicy. The fries came out hot & crispy and the side salad was large land very good. Happy customers

Thank IKE48
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The new building is great. The food and service was great as always. I had the Bells Cod and my wife had the Southwest Chicken Salad both were great. The Bombshell dessert may be the best dessert I have ever had, wow.

Thank kazootripper
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Large menu with lots of food choices but agree with the posting that the experience is "meh". All solidly prepared but nothing "stands out" or was exceptional in our opinion. Able to seat large crowds and nice outside seating. Happy hour drinks are well priced.

Thank Sunny405
Reviewed 14 May 2017

After a show at Miller Auditorium, my friend and I brought our moms here to celebrate Mother's Day. I called ahead and was told there was plenty of room for our party of six. Upon entering the restaurant, the hostess rudely said there was nothing...More

Thank mkksimon
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a late dinner here with friends. The banger shrimp appetizer and banger shrimp tacos were excellent. The chicken ranch sandwich was good but small. Good beer selection. Ample table and bench seating with 2 floors. Side lot parking. Good service. I would return.

Thank Nyormirror
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It's a bar. The menu was vast and wide with a lot of selection. We ordered sandwiches and pad thai. The sandwiches were average the pad Thai was passable but just barely. We should have stuck to the burgers. He $2.00 Hamm's was a bonus.

Thank P4052ZSlisae
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Burgers were large and cooked properly. Seems meat came from low quality, frozen, preformed patties. Service was good during lunch visit.

Thank Ryan468
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The University Roadhouse, near the campus of Western Michigan University, is a great place. The menu has many different types of food and changes often. The staff is extremely friendly and goes out of their way to make your dining experience pleasurable. In warm weather,...More

Thank CJHolms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-345-7990
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