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Comensoli's Italian Bistro & Bar

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762 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3202
+1 269-345-6755
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Michigan
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hospitality! We were greeted by one of the owners, who spent time chatting with us, and was very pleasant. The food was quite delicious. Unfortunately, we had to wait a very long time for our meals, because they had two private events and a very small kitchen.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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422 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went with my family and we all split and shared the bruschetta and we really enjoyed it we got 2 rounds. The garlic cheese bread and marinara sauce was tasty too, the sauce could have had less lumpy tomatoes in it for me, but was still good. I had a house salad, balsamic was a bit runny, but still... More 

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Northampton, MA
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited Comensoli's with a bit of trepidation because of some reviews. But our B & B hosts strongly recommended it and it was within walking distance on a lovely evening, so we took a chance. Service was professional and friendly. Food was very good, with some innovative options on the menu. If we lived in Kalamazoo this might be... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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152 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic Italian pasta and pizza. Arugula salad was delicious. Small inside and outside seating. Friendly service.

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Thank Nancy B
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

absolutely delicious italian cuisine. Tiny restaurant but excellent authentic italian. Family owned. Great personal attention. Beer selection changes from average to excellent on a rotating basis

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Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The restaurant sits within a small triangle of railroad tracks and streets with limited parking. The outside patio is clean and fairly equal to the size of the indoor portion of the restaurant. The food was "Just Okay" and the service was invisible during our visit. The bar is very small with just a few bar stools. Look at your... More 

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Thank kv1361
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We keep going back. Consistently good food, genuinely nice staff and quiet atmosphere. Relaxing place to enjoy a tasty meal. Healthy choices if you're watching what you eat along with carb loaded pasta dishes to satisfy the cravings. We'll be back

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Thank lewmurray
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Romantic (but not stuffy) atmosphere. Original Italian recipes, perfectly prepared. Great service (although the kitchen was swamped). My sautéed squid over greens was delicious. Ditto re. my wife's pasta carbonara. We'll return!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Was looking for something off the beaten path and found this place. Quiet Monday night dinner with about 4-5 tables of patrons. Service was very friendly. Side salad was tasty, as was my pasta dish with sausage, peppers, onions, and ziti. Wine is reasonably priced.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We visit Kalamazoo occasionally, and are so glad that this place was recommended to us. This is not your typical pizza/spaghetti joint. This is a great little restaurant with a chef who puts together some fantastic meals. My best advice is to avoid busy times and plan to spend some quality time with good friends. Order from the special menu,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Cuisine
Italian, American, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 762 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-345-6755

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