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116 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4802
+1 269-382-3148
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Marcellus, Michigan
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gang of us went here after our company Christmas party held elsewhere. We had great food, flights and fun

Thank Jo V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and their margaritas are the best I've ever had. A little off I-94 as we travel, but well worth the drive.

Thank Laurie C
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The tequila (hundreds to choose from) are offered in flights which consist of the brand's young, medium and old ages. We have enjoyed passing around each flight for everyone to sample and commenting to each other. Very fun!! Not being too familiar with Tequila, our server was the recommended guru (Zach) who did a great job when we asked for... More 

Thank Kristine T
Mattawan, Michigan
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has many, many excellent qualities. The food is delicious, but overpriced bringing the rating down from a five. We went as a group of five and everyone ordered two plates to share. The Steak Diablo was fantastic, duck and bacon rangoons delicious, bacon wrapped jalapeños were also yummy. They create their own tequila infusions also for signature drinks.... More 

Thank Michelle O
Richland, Michigan
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139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Have been here numerous times and was pleased but tonight was the last time ever. HORRIBLE food and service. I brought an out of town guest who likes special tequila (they advertise multiple, custom tequilas). The server didn't know what tequila they had... RED flag. Then brought it not as ordered and was clueless about that fact. We asked it... More 

Thank Noel G
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Margarita Mondays have become a fan favorite of business people in downtown. With good reason. The servers are accommodating to our unique requests (veggies w/guac for our paleo friends - with no complaints). Speedy refreshing of the chips and pico with a smile. The tapas are unique, but the "go-to" dishes are the guacamole, pico and extraordinary margaritas.

Thank RockTIlUDrop
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A friend said this was the best Guacamole around. I had my doubts. I was wrong. It was as close as you get to Heaven without dying. Even the housemade chips were outstanding. We shared 3 dishes, all of which were outstanding. I don't know how this wonderful place slipped by me, but we'll be back!

Thank 761rickh
South Haven, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Don't go expecting a 'big meal'. Portions are very small, and not inexpensive, but no complaint about the quality. The cocktails are always good and no more expensive than nearby restaurants. A table on the street is a great place to enjoy the evening.

Thank Michigander829
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I've been there a couple of times recently and I think that the food is even tastier than it was. The emphasis is small plates, and everything that I have tried recently has been very good. The outdoor seating is a plus.

Thank Antityco
Constantine, Michigan
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. Although too spicy for me, but my friend likes spicy and she liked it. The were some interesting favor combinations. But I just don't understand the tapas idea... Pay high prices for a tiny amount of food.

Thank Diana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4802
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-382-3148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?