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Brewster's

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American, Bar
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5135 Portage rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49002
+1 269-344-0600
Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Incline Village, Nevada
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332 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parking is adequate. Lighting outside is OK. Reception was good and friendly. The menu is typical. OK variety. The food was average, not well seasoned. Just average. The service was very good and friendly. The property a bit worn but clean. Good in a pinch.

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Thank Edward S
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

had dinner here three times recently. Always able to be seated and served right away. Large menu selection that is very reasonably priced. Got so much with the pasta wasn't sure I was going to be able to finish it.

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Thank Toby H
Hartford City, Indiana
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good little place to grab a meal with the family. Steak and Potato soup was tasty and the Bite Me Back burger was good. No one complained about the food or the atmosphere at our table.

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Thank Shayne3014
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The server was great- very friendly and cheerful. The food was not so great. Had the pan fried walleye with mixed veggies and salad. Fish was bland and veggies were mushy. Not the best meal I ever had. Not going back.

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Thank a2z_2010
New Ulm, Minnesota
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great food and excellent service. Menu offered items not commonly available at restaurants, such as a buffalo burger.

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Thank Doreen S
Kalamazoo
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a Friday night this place is hopping. We are of the age that prefers the quite of the dining room.The food was bar menu food , and tasty. Nothing unusual on the menu. Once again the volume of food ,resulted in doggy bags,thus increasing the value.

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Thank MickKalamazoo
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

When you come here and find the restaurant gone, just know you weren't missing anything. The food was "meh," the atmosphere even more "blah," the service was the only thing that rose above the worst restaurant experience I've had in Michigan. I mean just the "pretzel bites" were so gross. I can't go on. Don't go here.

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Thank Flowseidon
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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113 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were not as satisfied this time as we have been in the past, just not the same. Our server Brandon was not the most social person we have ever had there. The quality of food does not seem to be the same since we last visited. Not sure if we will go back again. To top it off, when... More 

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Thank Bill K
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Server was very friendly - and that is all I was really impressed with. The entire place could use a very good scrub down. The carpet was beyond yucky, the table was sticky and everything needs a good dusting. The food was very blah, would pick a different restaurant the next time through.

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Thank Jennifer L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I've been here quite a few times and I've never had anything other than excellent service . You can either sit in the main bar and enjoy all the sports on several TV's or if you want a quieter meal there is another section away from the bar. A very good range of beers and a very good menu. I... More 

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Thank OverMachoGrande

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5135 Portage rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49002
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-344-0600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?