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Bruno's Pizza & Restaurant

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1528 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4430
+1 269-349-3229
16:00 - 22:00
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Bruno's had good pizza and pasta but no atmosphere. None. It has a neon sign from the 50s, and feels like a trip back in time.

Thank Marigenea
South Bend, Indiana
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108 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I am a little biased about this place. I have been coming here since I was a kid. We use to stand on the stairs and watch Gene flip the dough over his head as he made the pizzas (now you can watch his son do it!) Then we'd snag quarters and play songs on the jukebox or buy chicklets... More 

Thank Molly M
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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174 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I have been going to Bruno's since the 70s and have never been disappointed. That's a lot of pizza! I got my husband hooked when we were dating and then the now adult children. When the daughter from Charleston visits it is always on her list of restaurants to visit! Juanita & company do a great job keeping Gino's legacy... More 

Thank Dawn M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Been coming here with my family all my life. Family owned business. Pizzas and meatballs are made from scratch. (You can watch them toss the pizza dough!) They haven't redecorated since the 70s and the menu is pretty basic, but it'll always be a personal fave.

Thank jmariem82
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Bruno's has been there at least 50 years. It has regular customers, WMU and K-College students, and locals. The cheese is delicious! We order double cheese and it is heaven. The atmosphere is near zero--old booths and tables. But it doesn't matter because the food is so good!

Thank 761rickh
New orleans
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

My parents met at Bruno's back in 1970. The place looks the same!! Their pizza is to die for!! The crust is like no other. We always order it when we have out of towners and several times have ordered partially baked pizza's to deliver to friends homes in the U.P, Indiana, Illinois...etc. Once you've had it you crave it!!

Thank Katiekey28
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

Great pizza!!! Bruno's started my love of pizza as a child. My parents and I have enjoyed Bruno's for decades. My son is a fan also. We love Bruno's for the QUALITY of the pizza and the SERVICE (not nostalgia), Bruno's is not your typical restaurant pizza chain. It is a must taste pizza experience. Enjoy!!!!

Thank Frederika M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This is the best pizza in Kalamazoo. Walking distance to Western Michigan University campus. Family friendly. Crust is crispy. Friendly professional staff.

Thank Emily H
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Classic campus pizzeria - best pizza I've ever had - and I've been to Italy. Juanita is fantastic - just all around fantastic family friendly joint.

Thank Holly R
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

My parents ate at Bruno's when they dated in College. The sausage pizza is truly Italian, and delicious. Watch them toss the pizza, play an oldie favorite on the jukebox, and enjoy the diner feel as this local family run business continues. Located between WMU and Kalamazoo College.

Thank Shelly M

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Restaurant Details

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Pizza, Italian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4430
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-349-3229

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?