Bars and Restaurants

West Michigan is home to many fantastic bars and restaurants that support our craft beer industry.  West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to partner with these bars and restaurants and include them on the itinerary of tours.  If you are an area bar or restaurant that supports the craft beer industry and would like to be included in our database and to be considered as a point of origin or termination please contact us.

Email us at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj or call (269) 350-4598.

 Contact InformationDescription
Old Burdick's Bar & Grill (inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel), 269-343-3333"At Burdick’s we take pride in crafting delicious meals with fresh ingredients. From pub fare to gourmet burgers and fresh salads, we have a variety of menu items that will satiate almost every palate and appetite. Our true claim to fame isn’t the number of beer taps, but the amazing variety of local craft beers we offer on tap including specialty beers by Michigan breweries that are in limited supply."
Shakespeare's Pub
241 East Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
On July 19, 2003 Shakespeare’s Pub opened their doors for the first time. The pub is located in the Renovated Shakespeare’s Company building. It is a place where you can catch the big game, play pool, shuffleboard, darts, eat if you like, and have a great selection of beers. They currently have 44 beers on tap, including a great selection of Michigan craft beer.
Central City Tap House, downtown Kalamazoo, 269-492-0100Located in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo, Central City Tap House, one of several area restaurants belonging to the Millennium Restaurant Group, serves a variety of Michigan and imported beers on tap and by bottle. Known for its knowledgeable beer staff and raw seafood bar on Thursday nights, it's a true destination for those on the craft beer trail.
Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
211 E Water St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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 Kalamazoo Beer Exchange bases pricing of these draught beers on real-time sales, like the stock market, resulting in an ever-evolving happy hour. Occasional “market crashes” will occur daily, dropping beer prices to their all-time low. The Kalamazoo Beer Exchange also offers a menu of interestingly prepared classic pub fare. Classic dishes will be made new again from the Bar Plates to the Main Fare and the open kitchen design will allow you to see just how “hand-made” the food really is.
235 Louis St. NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan,
The JW Marriott’s signature restaurant, offers a breathtaking blend of sophisticated urban ambience, palate-pleasing cuisine, fine wines and perfectly poured cocktails. Also a feast for the eyes, warm woods, custom lighting, and modern decor help create the perfect setting for a dinner party with friends or business partners. Care to experience our creative cuisine alfresco? We extend an invitation to dine at jdek, our vivacious outdoor patio. Enjoy a delicious farm-to-table meal with locally sourced ingredients, prepared fresh for you. Our signature restaurant is located in the main lobby.


25 Ionia Ave. SW
Grand Rapids

Mark Sellers opened this craft beer haven in downtown Grand Rapids in January, 2008. It quickly became one of the top craft beer bars in the state. Beer Advocate magazine ranked it the No. 3 Beer Bar on Planet Earth and’s readers selected it as the No. 2 Beer Bar in America. It boast 48 taps and now brews its own beer. Sellers, a Michigan State University graduate, is in the process of opening other HopCats in Michigan and other Midwest locations.
84th Street Pub & Grille
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Drive, Byron Center, MI, 49315
Big city brews in your hometown saloon. 84th Street Pub & Grille provides a well-established and versatile line of Craft Beers year round. Eat, drink, play and then stay!
The Buck Burger & Brew, 412 State St.,
Saint Joseph, Michigan, 269-281-0320
This premiere craft beer bar and restaurant offers 74 draft tap handles and a variety of burgers and other menu options from its two-story location in downtown St. Joseph on Lake Michigan.