165 Capital Ave., S.W.
Battle Creek, MI 49015
Phone: (269) 965-3976
Fax: (269) 965-7580
Gorge on delectable American fare in the charming surroundings of a historic rail station at Clara's on the River. The restaurant occupies the former Michigan Central Railroad Depot, a once bustling hub of transport in the region. Praised for its brilliant architectural details, the property lends a unique ambiance to the restaurant. The restaurant on it's part has preserved and incorporated as many original details of the structure as it could into the operation. The riverside location only makes it more alluring. The menu offers an extensive choice of familiar favorites, and includes everything from chicken and steak to pizzas, burgers and seafood preparations. The outdoor patio has a perennial buzz about it, and is the scene of regular live music and other performances. Check website for more.
For the finest in specialty cakes and pastries, visit this bakery that also offers take-out deli style sandwiches and goodies.
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.
Experience an upscale and casual atmosphere featuring eclectic American cuisine at Food Dance located in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo. The interiors have been tastefully decorated in warm hues and ambient lighting with interesting vegetable murals covering the walls. The focus of the menu are locally-sourced ingredients and quality food so patrons can dine without worrying about the provenance. You will find that the food is blend of classic American favorites and bold international flavors. Go-to dishes include the Crab Cakes, Whitefish en Papillote, Wood Grilled Niman Ranch New York Strip and Chicken Dance Sandwich. Wines, craft beers, martinis and cocktails make the drinks line-up, pairing perfectly with the menu selections. Food Dance is a definite must visit!
Monaco Bay is the pinnacle of dueling piano bars. They promise entertainment, food and service that can only be found in Las Vegas.
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.
Offers casual dining with an authentic atmosphere and unique menu featuring Singapore and English specialties. The grill serves lunch from 11:30am to 2pm: dinner from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 11pm on Friday and Saturday, with later hours in the bar.
A contemporary classic that leads the competition with its innovative wine list and exciting fare, in surroundings that every guest can enjoy. The wine list has been awarded the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, and offers more than twenty wines by the glass. The open kitchen located adjacent to Epic's dining room allows the staff to create regional and seasonal delights in full view of every guest. Features a classy yet casual setting at the very heart of downtown Kalamazoo.
With Jazz, Blues and Big Band provided by WMU students and other local artists, the Union is Kalamazoo's most exciting and unique venue for live entertainment. The Union is a perfect spot for a casual lunch or dinner, and mixed with regular live evening entertainment, the Union serves up something really special.
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.
Experience an upscale and approachable atmosphere featuring the best of Italian food at Zazios, Radisson Plaza's on-site restaurant. Being located in the heart of downtown this restaurant is easily accessible and presents the perfect venue for romantic dinners, casual family affairs and night-outs with friends. For special occasions, guests can also choose the private dining room. On the menu, one can find traditional Italian specialties like Antipasti, pasta, salads, pizzas and meat and seafood entrees. Highlights include the Veal Parmigiana, Shrimp Marsala and Gnocchi. A hand-picked wine list accompanies the menu picks, pairing perfectly to add a finesse to the whole experience. Reservations are recommended.
Papa Pete's is one of those rare restaurants in the USA where you get to savor authentic Greek cuisine. Packed with a perky crowd the restaurant is also known for serving the best pizzas in town. The menu is quite diverse offering various toppings and delicacies. The restaurant is also bustling in the mornings for breakfast and brunch. The food here is very delectable and the service quite efficient. So this place is much recommended for pizza lovers and also for music fans with the interesting lineup of concerts and musical events held here.