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Shakespeare's Pub

Not Rated.
Shakespeare's PubShakespeare's Pub

Taps: 44 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
87
very good

28 Ratings
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.57%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

241 E Kalamazoo Ave
Ste 100
Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007-3869
United States
phone: (269) 488-7782

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @shakespub

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(Place added by: CRJMellor)
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BigTuna1066

Michigan

5/5  rDev +31.9%

06-13-2014 19:25:30 | More by BigTuna1066
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wellestone

Minnesota

4.9/5  rDev +29.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $

Great beer list with 44 taps of national and Michigan craft beers (6-8 macros). Specials on the weekends are $3 taps with great food specials as well. Food is awesome..bar food but awesome bar food. Service is friendly, fast. Ownership is also friendly. Highly recommended. Great beer list with 44 taps of national and Michigan craft beers (6-8 macros). Specials on the weekends are $3 taps with great food specials as well. Food is awesome..bar food but awesome bar food. Service is friendly, fast. Ownership is also friendly. Highly recommended.

03-17-2012 14:49:10 | More by wellestone
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Beerthoven

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

03-01-2014 03:32:42 | More by Beerthoven
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Danielr26

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-25-2013 02:49:27 | More by Danielr26
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b3shine

Ohio

4.45/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$

As someone from Kalamazoo, I LOVE SHAKESPEARE'S! The pub has good food and the best selection of draft beers in Kalamazoo, if not SW Michigan. Tons of great drafts that rotate regularly. Atmosphere is excellent. Phenomenal food and beer specials, especially on the weekends. It's cheaper to drink Bell's Beer at Shakespeare's than it is two blocks away at Bell's Brewery. This place is home base for my wife and I, along with all of our friends. We even had our rehearsal dinner there. The bottle list is the only complaint, but it's minor because of all the esoteric beers they have on draft. A must-visit if you're in the Kalamazoo area!

03-29-2011 20:58:36 | More by b3shine
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-09-2014 20:10:55 | More by Fargrow
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Definitely sports bar themed place but looking at the tap selections you can get over it pretty quick. The pub sits on the top floor of the old Shakepeare Rod & Reel factory in downtown K-zoo. It's about 3 -4 blocks west of Bell's Eccentric Cafe.
The remodiling was done very well and it is a very light and airy place with big windows. As you enter there are lots of 4-6 person sit-down dinner tables on the main floor along with 4-person high bar ables along the windows. Bar is on the left as you walk in the middle. In the back or 2 pool tables, 2 dart boards and the ever present Golden Tee golf game.
They have about 30 draught beers with 20 reserved for the masses. Average usually sees 2 Arcadia's, 2 Kraftbrau, several Bell's and some Rogue. Always a nice 8 beers to choose from. The place seems to be doing well and even the more unique beers are moving.
Myself or my drinking partners have tried the majority of the menu and although not highly creative it is very good. All the staple pub foods are well represented and very tasty.
2 nice 52-inch flat screens and several smaller screens let you see all the sports you need to see. Nice to place to hang and watch football but you can avoid it if you want. Nice to see another option in downtown Kalamazoo.

01-05-2004 20:21:26 | More by CRJMellor
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-12-2013 18:57:18 | More by Zaphog
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-15-2013 20:01:31 | More by Sparky44
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sweett3k

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

Take an old fishing pole factory and turn it into a pub what not to love about this place. They have a great Saturday and Sunday afternoon special. Cheap draft beers with great selection. This bar is come as you are style. A verity of people are always there and everyone seems to fit just right in, so put on you people watching glasses. I have been going to this establishment for over 8 years know. Great place to play Golden Tee or throw darts. Great food (Pizza, wings, nachos) and local beer selection as well with all over the globe. The new place Kalamazoo Beer exchange is too trendy and too busy. Cross the street, stop in and check it out. You'll fit right in without the head aches.

03-07-2011 23:55:27 | More by sweett3k
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Shakespeare's Pub in Kalamazoo, MI
87 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.