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Arcadia Brewing Company

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3.67/5
Arcadia Brewing CompanyArcadia Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

103 W Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, Michigan, 49017
United States

(269) 276-0440 | map
arcadiaales.com

Notes:
There is a parking garage directly across the street and street parking is also available.

Closed on Sundays.

2016 Update: Beers are now produced in the Kalamazoo Production facility/tavern.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
42
Reviews:
4,191
Ratings:
9,597
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
62
Ratings:
136
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
6.63%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
6
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 62 | Ratings: 136
Reviews by MDekker:
Photo of MDekker
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Located in downtown Battle Creek. We drove past a lot of empty storefronts on the way. The restaurant itself was alright, but not spectacular. This stop was the third leg of a brewery tour, following Bell's and New Holland, which both beat Arcadia. They had a nice selection of their stuff on tap - I had a cask-conditioned Hop Rocket in an appropriate glass, and it was quite good. The waitress was helpful, polite and knowledgeable. We ate some of their brick oven pizza, and that was good too, and we finished it with the last piece of pie they had, and it was good but not worth $6. It was nice to go there, but they have lots of competition in West Michigan. If I lived in Battle Creek I'm sure I would visit, but it's not necessarily worth a special trip from Grand Rapids.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.84/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of snigdho
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Stopped here after a day with the kids at Binder Park Zoo for a late lunch, around 3. Place wasn't bust at all, middle of the week. A couple tables occupied, and that's about it. Wide, open floor plan with a wood fired oven to the left, cooler and merchandise area to the right. Straight ahead of where you walk in is the brewing area, walled off with large panes of glass to look into through. Towards the back is the bar. We were seated in an area that was kinda walled off with a half wall that had some Unibroue tin tacks hanging, of all things. The other walls are decorated with poster sized versions of Arcadia labels, with two large chalkboards displaying the ales on tap for the day.

Menu is pretty awesome, I had the brewer's brisket sandwich, my wife had the Cheddar Ale Soup and a salad, the kids split a pizza. All the food was great, and I especially liked the smokey, tender brisket.

Ale selection was good. I didn't know what to expect since the Arcadia Ales I've had so far have ranged from meh to all right. The ones I had on this visit were good to fantastic. Would go again, and will probably pick up more Arcadia in the future.

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Photo of Muss42
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Chadbertel
4.43/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Dactrius
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

I always make sure to stop by Arcadia when I'm in town. There is always a nice selection of beer of various styles (it's not quite as heavily English influenced as I think they claim to be, but that's a good thing to me). Their pizza is great and I've only once ordered a sandwich which was a bit of a letdown by comparison. Service was friendly but a bit slow at times.

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Photo of SometimesIfart
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of mgavin
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Brittany_Perez24
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of teddibrewski
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

beer is good, the pizza is awesome

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Photo of streeter
4.22/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Dwbrju2
4.43/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Brisket was outstanding. Bartender was knowledgeable and place was clean and non-smoking. Two rooms separate dinning from drinking.

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Photo of BryanA
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Ohiovania
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of misternebbie
4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Tarabeth
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of hopnado
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
4/5  rDev +2%

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Arcadia Brewing Company in Battle Creek, MI
3.67 out of 5 based on 9,597 ratings.
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