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Kalamazoo Beer Exchange

211 E Water St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5823
+1 269-532-1188
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sloppy joe” (6 reviews)
“pot pie” (3 reviews)
“steak salad” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
211 E Water St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5823
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of beer, you need to visit the Kalamazoo Beer Exchange. Based on the concept of supply and demand with the stock market, beer prices change based on how often it has been purchased in the past 15 minutes. TV screens...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun experience! Family ski trip for 11 people, ages ranging from 10-67 and this place suited and delighted all of us! Great staff, food and atmosphere. Couldn't recommend any place more!

Thank IndianaNita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to the beer exchange- the food is always good, the drinks are seasonal (and full bar) and the experience of it all is a lot of fun. Check it out, you and your group will have fun. Try the nachos, they are...More

Thank MollyaBradshaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok the bell and changing prices is gimmicky beyond measure, but the beer was good, the atmosphere diverse and pleasant, the servers nice and professional both, and the food better than decent.

Thank buzzbuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a couple drinks and had great wait staff. Really like it when the staff chat with the customers. What a fun spot. Great service...Great fun I will.go back for sure.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Went to beer exchange last evening and had a great experience. I had the beef fajita nachos which tuenwd out to be my fav ever. He ordered the kbe burger and the pickles on it were to die for! Fun and unique place to go!...More

Thank KalamazooSalongirl
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

After a visit nearby we were hungry. We came here and were happy we did. We all had burgers and they were great. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Good beer selection, and the food was phenomenal. They do an awesome job of the concept to match up with the stocks and the ups and downs. Really had a fun night out for our friend's wedding weekend.

Thank Jason V
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

You can find all of the craft beers in Michigan right here. The food is good too. Highly recommend the salad with tangerine and raisin ( God! I ordered so many times but can’t remember its name). You can add grilled chicken to it for...More

Thank Passionfruitsoda
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had to work late one night and I went into here and I got the last kbs (it’s limited in production each year) and I had a chicken plate that was very yummy indeed. Great pub.

Thank danschultz
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Darlene S
22 July 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
Same answer as Toby, I have no idea!
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Jaquline C
19 July 2016|
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Response from Chetthejet30 | Reviewed this property |
The kitchen is open until 9 or 10 p.m. so I'm sure under 18 is allowed until then or a little after. Hope this helps.
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Andrea6886
28 February 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
I think older kids (tween/teen) would be fine here for lunch or early dinner. More a bar than a restaurant, but the food's quite good & it's a clean/nice environment. Imo, there are much better family dinner options... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E Water St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5823
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-532-1188
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Description
The Kalamazoo Beer Exchange is a two-story multi-tap bar and grill located in the beautifully restored Globe Building in downtown Kalamazoo. Offering 28 rotating draught beers from around the world, The Exchange opens at 6 p.m., where draught beers are priced on real-time sales, like the stock market. Occasional "market crashes" drop beer prices to their all-time low. The food menu features pub fare with a twist, where classic dishes will be made new again.
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