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Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe

5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
+1 269-344-7700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5402 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49002-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always Bravo never fails, fantastic dinner with the hubby. I had the Penne Rigati with chicken. He had the top sirloin with mozzarella. Service always top notch.

Thank Inga W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner here thinking it was the chain Bravo! Cucina Italiana but it is not affiliated with them. I was slightly disappointed but decided to try it and was very impressed with the quality of the food and service. Definitely a great place...More

Thank mltuomisto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so good!! The calamari, gluten free style is delicious. The mozzarella and tomato salad is very fresh. The duck and salmon were favorite main dishes. The waitresses were very pleasant, especially Mena(Melissa). She was so helpful. My husband and I ate there...More

Thank amybY5712EE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here while in the area and it was amazing. The mushroom soup was incredible. As for my main dish I had the white fish and it was probably the best fish I have ever had. I had mushroom risotto and it was perfect....More

Thank Toddamy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The creme Burlee was very good. Wait staff was courteous, knowledgeable professional. The wine was exceptional . The food....just Ok!

Thank Gabrielle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the friendliest places in town to get great food, awesome wine, and the dessert is out of this world! You are always greeted at the door with a warm welcome and the food is great! The service is prompt.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bravo's entrees are always excellent....their mushroom soup is to die for....and their wood fired pizzas are excellent. They also carry an assortment of tasty in-house brewed beers....my favorite is their Citrus Nose Dry Hopped Blonde. I recommend you try the Bravo Signature salad, and my...More

Thank LRinker1
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Second time here! Read the great reviews and had to check it out. Great customer service and food. Portions are a bit smaller than at other nearby restaurants-but the quality is definitely there. In October they have a staff pumpkin contest which we enjoyed when...More

Thank Tanya C
TheBravo1, General Manager at Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in and the great review!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have enjoyed the food at Bravo's for years. Anytime I have the opportunity I always recommend this restaurant. The owner/chef is generally there, making sure everything runs smoothly.

Thank Eva H
TheBravo1, Owner at Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Eva

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great food! Friendly staff! This is the place I always look for when I am traveling! Between the welcoming staff and the friendly patrons, you almost can't help but make friends here. I'm a local customer, but I travel a lot and I love finding...More

Thank mark a
TheBravo1, Owner at Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the great words

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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.
31 December 2015|
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Response from Laurie S | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be best to call them directly to ask.
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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Fine dining locally owned restaurant. Chef owned. Italian & American cuisine.
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