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Alamo Township

Fast Trax Bar & Grill (CLOSED)
Fricano’s of Alamo

Almena Township (Van Buren County)

Gene The Pumpkin Man


AFB Bar & Grill
The Den Deli

East Egg
Geno’s Golden Pizza (CLOSED)
The Grind Cafe
The Grotto at Capone’s
Hungry Howie’s
Insomnia Cookies
Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage (CLOSED)
The Real Deal: Classic Burgers & Shakes (CLOSED)
Roma’s Pizza
Sliders Burgers & Belgian Fries (CLOSED)

Burke Acres 

Water Street Coffee Joint at Borgess

Central Business District

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Bell’s Eccentric Cafe
Bell’s Eccentric Cafe (2013)
Big Joe’s Pizza & Deli (CLOSED)
Bimbo’s Pizza
Bistro on the Roll
Black Owl Cafe
Burdick’s For Breakfast
Casa Bolero
Central City Tap House
Comensoli’s Italian Bistro & Bar
Confection (CLOSED)
The Cupcake Zoo
Epic Theatre
Fandango Tapas Bistro
Food Dance
Garden Gate Cafe
Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing
Irvings Market & Deli
Just Good Foods
Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Mangia Mangia Italian Ristorante
Old Burdick’s Bar & Grill
Old Dog Tavern
Olde Peninsula Brew Pub (2010)
Olde Peninsula Brew Pub (2008)
Panini Express
Pop City Popcorn
Rupert’s Brew House
Sarkozy Bakery
Shakespeare’s Pub
The Strutt Cafe & Bar (CLOSED)
Taco Bob’s
Tempo Vino Winery
Theo & Stacy’s Restaurant
Union Cabaret & Grill
The Wine Loft

Comstock Township

Jaspare’s Pizza and Fine Italian Food
Niko’s Express
North Eleven
Panera Bread
Penn Station East Coast Subs

Cooper Township

DeLano Farms Farmyard


Arcadia Ales
Beale St. BBQ
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
Fish Express


The Coffee Bar (CLOSED)
Corner Bar & Grill (CLOSED)
Homer Styker Field
Juanito’s Mexican Restaurant (CLOSED)
Julianna’s Restaurant
Kalamazoo Farmer’s Market
La Guatemalteca Tacos
La Mexicana Market (CLOSED)
The Organic Gypsy
Papa’s Italian Sausage
Pizza Vera
Poor Richards Cafe
Ray Ray’s Italian Beef & Sausage
Smoothie Operator
Super Chicago Subs & Grill
Taqueria Los Brother’s

Kalamazoo Township

Angelo’s Italian Eatery (CLOSED)
Angelo’s Italian Eatery
Big City Food Diner
Big Moe’s BBQ & Catering
Big Moe’s BBQ Express
The Birdcage (CLOSED)
Chicken Coop
The Hangar Bar & Grill
Harvest Moon Bar & Grill
Samuel Mancino’s Italian Eatery
Nina’s Cafe
Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n Bake
The Sports Forum
Sweetwater’s Donut Mill

Tiffany’s Wine & Spirits


The Ample Pantry
Big Boy Restaurant (CLOSED)
Bob Evans
Breakfast at Tiffiny’s
Gallagher’s Eatery & Pub
Gumby’s Pizza and Wings (CLOSED)
Jaspare’s Pizza & Fine Italian Food
Lenny’s Sub Shop (CLOSED)
The Library Kitchen & Taphouse
Maggie’s Campus Cafe (CLOSED)
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Pig Out Take Out BBQ
Sophia’s  House of Pancakes
Wayside West


Aunt Millie’s Bakery Thrift Store
Brewsters Fine Foods & Spirits
Circle K
Cottage Inn (CLOSED)
The Crew Family Restaurant & Bakery
Dairy Queen
Derks Restaurant
East Egg
El Gallo Blanco
Godfather’s Pizza
Harding’s Friendly Market
Hogzilla BBQ Express
Huarache Kzoo (CLOSED)
Little Caesars (CLOSED)
McDonald’s – Sprinkle Rd.
Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery (CLOSED)
Summer Thyme Cafe & Bakery
Sunset Blvd. Brewing Company (CLOSED)
Taco Bob’s
Uncle Ernie’s Pancake House
Wing’s Stadium


Boatyard Brewing Company

Louie’s Trophy House Grill
Park Street Market
Park Street Market Deli
Pharaoh’s Valley
The Rib Cage
Station 702
TNT – A Touch of Soul (CLOSED)
Velt’s Soul Food (CLOSED)


Bacchus Wine & Spirits
Bilbo’s Pizza In A Pan
Buffalo Wild Wings
Chicago Taste (CLOSED)
Fletcher’s Pub
Full City Cafe
Jet’s Pizza
Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant
Menna’s Joint
Oakwood Bistro
Sawall Health Foods
Sweetwater’s Donut Mill
Treat Street
Water Street Coffee Joint

D & W Fresh Market

Oshtemo Township

Barrett’s Smoke House
Ben’s Soft Pretzels
The Big Burrito

Blackeye Espresso Cafe
Blaze Pizza
B’Wiched Deli & Microcatering (CLOSED)
Camzies Pizza
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Costco Food Court
Cottage Inn Pizza
D’Nicio’s Parlour Restaurant
Dougherty’s Corners Market
Erbelli’s Gourmet Pizza, Italian Bistro & Pub
Farmers Daughters’ Country Store
Finley’s American Grill
Goodrich Kalamazoo 10
Husted’s Farm Market & Cider Mill
Jersey Giant Subs (CLOSED)
Kazoopy’s Pizza & Grinders
La Pinata Mexican Food & Bar
La Rue’s Family Restaurant
Let’s Swirl
Mangia Pizza & Pasta Company
Marta’s Fine Foods
Mi Ranchito (CLOSED)
Niskers Char-Grill
Old Burdick’s Bar & Grill West
Panera Bread
Pizza Hut/Wing Street
Rykse’s Restaurant
Shifters Bar and Grill
Steak ‘n Shake
T.G.I. Friday’s
Taco Bob’s
Ted & Marie’s Colonial Inn
Texas Corral
Wally’s Subs
Wings Etc.

Parkview Hills


Chicken Coop (CLOSED)
The Coop
Harding’s Friendly Market
Nagle’s Top Dog & Malt Shoppe

South Westnedge

Bert’s Bakery
Big Apple Bagels
Boonzaaijer Bakery
Dunkin’ Donuts
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
Outback Steakhouse
Papa Murphy’s
Pizza Hut – Westnedge & Kilgore
Plumcrazzy Ice Cream Parlor
The Root Beer Stand
Qdoba Mexican Grill

Texas Township

Asiago’s Bakery & Deli
Cracker Barrel Old County Store & Restaurant
Fletcher’s Pub
Garden Party Cafe
Old Burdick’s at Wings West
Zeb’s Trading Co.


Barista Blues West (CLOSED)
Blue Dolphin
Cosmo’s Cucina
Crow’s Nest Restaurant
Dog’s With Style
Gorilla Gourmet
Happy’s Pizza
Harvey’s on the Mall
Martini’s Pizza
Papa Pete’s
People’s Food Co-Op (CLOSED)
The Tamale Guy & Co (Food Truck)
Tibbs Brewing Company

West Main Hill

Bruno’s Pizza & Restaurant
Dairy Queen
University Roadhouse
Waldo’s Campus Tavern


Big Deal’s Sports Bar (CLOSED)
Colonial Kitchen Pancake House
Little Caesars
Main Street Pub
Natural Health Center
Penn Station Subs
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Smoothie King
Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop


Miller Auditorium
Two Fellas Grill
Waldo Stadium

5 Comments leave one →
  1. January 11, 2012 9:20 am

    Panera should be added to this list – one on South Westnedge, one on West Main, and one on the east side of town. Also, B’Wiched Deli & Microcatering is going out of business and should be removed.

    • SW Michigan Dining permalink*
      January 25, 2012 4:32 pm

      Thanks for the suggestions, but this isn’t a list of restaurants in Kalamazoo. This is a list of restaurants I’ve eaten at in Kalamazoo. The Panera on South Westnedge is actually under the Portage tab. For some reason, I’ve never blogged about the one on Main although I have eaten there. As for B’Wiched, yes they are closed, but I don’t remove links from my list.

  2. November 6, 2012 12:11 pm

    You’ve missed your chance to review McGinnis Landing at 5031 W. Main St. (M-43) in Oshtemo Township’s West Century Center:

    • SW Michigan Dining permalink*
      November 6, 2012 12:20 pm

      Kind of ironic…I was just thinking this weekend we should go there. Honestly, we did kind of avoid it due to poor recent reviews on Urbanspoon, Yelp, etc. and the lack of a website. We go to the Froyo place next door quite often and always talked about going to McGinnis Landing for lunch then Froyo….hopefully that space doesn’t stay empty long….

  3. December 1, 2012 3:39 pm

    A new restaurant with entertainment, dancing, alcohol, and outdoor service is planned for 2941 Howard St., in Campus Pointe Mall II:

    Santorini’s Island Grill (Greek-inspired cuisine to-go) is coming in January to the Bronco Mall at WMU:

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