Named after the theater group which once occupied the building, Shakespeare's Pub has for long been a preferred watering hole for the locals as well as tourists. A delight for beer lovers, the pub offers more than 40 beers on tap at a time, featuring names like Guinness Stout and the original Pabst Blue Ribbon. Pair your selection of beer with the freshly prepared burgers, pizzas or various appetizers and you are set for the rest of the evening. Open every day of the week until 2a, the pub also hosts various events almost every evening, featuring comedians, musicians and DJs that never fail to entertain the crowd. And if you find the crowd too much to handle, then you can unwind at the awesome outdoor patio with your friends.
Enjoy the best of American comfort food at Old Burdick's located at the Radisson Plaza in downtown Kalamazoo. The interiors elicit an ambiance that is urban-chic as well as casual enough for night-outs and friendly gatherings. The menu features sensational burgers like the Triple Threat, Cheddar, Onion & Bacon Burger and their signature burger which are a definite must-try. A good choice of sandwiches, salads, wraps and entrees is also available. A notable wine and cocktails list completes the dining experience. Sports fans can catch the season's latest game on the large HD TVs. Reservations are recommended.
Louie's Trophy House Grill has an atmosphere of a hip dive bar crossed with a hunting club. Admire the taxidermy as you have a drink from their fully stocked bar and nibble on the American dishes. Louie's Trophy House Grill is also known for their events, including hosting live music acts. Watch out for their daily specials. With deals like "1/2 off day" and "$2 Tuesdays" both your taste buds and your wallet will thank you.
Associated with Bell's Brewery, Eccentric Cafe is a lively place to chill out and imbibe the fine brews from Bell's. At the bar, you'll find a whopping 20 beers on tap, of which, many creations are available exclusively at the cafe. Like what you taste? You can even carry their brews home from their store next door. Aside from this, you'll find a fine selection of grub on the extensive menu featuring such delights as Cajun Chicken Wrap, Corned Beef Reuben and Asian Marinated Tempeh. Regular events like trivia and live music sessions adds a fun element to the proceedings.
The Kalamazoo Beer Exchange is a huge two story pub and grill offering a variety of tap beers. A stock market themed pub, prices of their 28 beers are very dynamic and rise or fall on an everyday basis. This attracts a lot of young crowd, who are looking for good deals. They have a Bar Plates selection, as well as full meal options available. Popular items on the menu include French onion soup, beer battered onion rings and the Piedmontese beef burger. Visit this place if you are looking for a casual evening out with friends.