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University Roadhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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1332 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4541
+1 269-345-7990
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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, two outside eating areas are available. My husband I go there often and are always... More 

Thank CJHolms
Eau Claire, Michigan
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere: LIVELY Service: GOOD Prices: FAIR Food: NOT SO GOOD Our group arrived at 5pm on a Saturday and found this restaurant busy with lots of smiling customers. The staff was quick & efficient. We ordered and received our food fairly quickly with no mistakes. The appetizers were good. I had a French Dip which had a slightly unconventional flavor... More 

Thank Mark C
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was here with a group of ten women, celebrating the Christmas holiday. We had a great time, and the food was really good. I ordered the special - whitefish - which is a favorite of mine. It was prepared to perfection. I appreciated that it was am ample serving - but not so huge that I was overwhelmed. The... More 

Thank Pamela C
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant has a lot of different option and has a very nice atmosphere. I will go back when I am in the area.

2 Thank Dnb1234
Berkley, Michigan
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204 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had a great meal with a business colleague. Extensive menu, craft beers. Would go back again when in the area. It's busy, which is always a good sign.

Thank IntegrityMatters52
Lake Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Justin the manager gave us an incredible outside table and poured the best Cosmo this side of Lake Michigan. Austin the waiter is a great guy and won't set you wrong

Thank Carlton M
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110 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have always dined here on visits to Kazoo. No more. We were overcharged for our drinks. Bloody Mary's were the Sunday special, $3.00. When we reviewed the bill, which was wrong the first time, we found that were overcharged $2.50 for our three drinks. When a questioned this I was told the special was only good to 5:00 although... More 

Thank Gary A
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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164 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great location to eat when visiting Kalamazoo College or Western Michigan University. Big seating areas to sit with friends and watch multiple games on TV. Good bar type food. Friendly service. We'll return.

Thank Nancy B
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My son and I eat here the first night in town based on other tripadvisor reviews. Started with the shrimp bangers appetizer. Although the shrimp were very tasty with a spicy mango slaw, $9 is a bit high. My son ordered the coconut-mango-curry chicken. There was plenty of chicken on a bed of quinoa. He enjoyed it. I had the... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?