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Arcadia Brewing Company

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3.66/5
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9,938 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

701 E Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007
United States

(269) 276-0440 | map
arcadiaales.com

Notes:
Hours:
Monday-Thursday: winter hours 11am-10pm/summer hours 11am-11pm
Friday-Saturday: winter hours 11am-11pm/summer hours 11am-midnight
Sunday: winter hours 11am-9pm/summer hours 11am-10pm

Added by Jackofallbrews on 06-30-2014

BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
4,264
Ratings:
9,938
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.95/5
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
51
pDev:
14.18%
 
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of MattMorin
4.78/5  rDev +21%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of firkingroovin
3.91/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2.75

Nice bar area with large selection of beer styles. Food is separate barbeque and leaves a bit to be desired.

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Photo of PhillyBoy23
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Cool outdoor space.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Danielr26
3.05/5  rDev -22.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of GRFounder
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Jaszucs
4/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Muss42
4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Feldpausch
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of vader06
4.69/5  rDev +18.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of WesMantooth
3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of wingedeel
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Nice, second location for Arcadia, although I prefer the Battle Creek spot overall. Modern warehouse appearance, bright, with lots of concrete. Nice location on the river.

Beer selection was about the same as Battle Creek, and that's a good thing for me as I have always liked their beers. Prices were good, and our server (sat at the bar rail) was engaging.

Food was ordered and paid for at a different counter towards the back. Smaller selection than BC, lots of BBQ. I had some brisket, my wife tried the trout. Both were decent choices.

Bottom line for me, If I was in Kalamazoo already I would certainly not hesitate to revisit this location (Its very close to Bells, too). However if I was just road tripping, I would chose the BC location.

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Photo of Cotton_27
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of NJB145
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of max85
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Penguins66
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2

Mixed feelings about this place after my wife & I paid a visit on a Saturday afternoon.

The positives:

All the beers we tried were good. Service at the bar was good. Our bartender was not interested in chatting but was pleasant enough and efficient for the most part. Prices were reasonable. We liked the ambiance too--big open space with a warehouse feel.

The negatives:

Printed on the door are their business hours. It clearly states they have "Sunday brunch 11-5." Well, around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, my wife suggested we check it out. We were disappointed to find not only do they not have "brunch" in any sense of the word, but the kitchen was pretty much unprepared to serve anything for at least another hour. I'm not one for textspeak but our reaction could best be described as "WTF." Take it off the door if you don't do brunch any more! It is certainly a shame because Arcadia lost themselves a pair of customers that day. Despite the positives, we have to give them lower marks on Service and Food.

One final note--Arcadia's website apparently only works in certain browsers. Maybe I'm old school for using the world wide web instead of Facebook but it was pretty annoying.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of mcrawford
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of cards22
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Raime
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of Kegatron
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of coz
3.51/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4

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Arcadia Brewing Company in Kalamazoo, MI
Brewery rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 9,938 ratings
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