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Food Dance is committed to building a thriving and sustainable local food system. We support artisans who practice craft food processes that have been around for generations-growing, raising, preserving, curing, aging, pickling, butchering and more. For Food Dance, it's about the connection with the people and places their food comes from-authentic people and authentic food that's true to its source. Serving breakfast, lunch or dinner-guests are served the freshest menu items in a casual and welcoming atmosphere. We offer private dining space for celebrations or larger groups as well as catering and delivery. We host cooking classes and special dinners throughout the year - aimed to introduce
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 July 2021

Unimpressed ,to say the least. The three dishes we ordered were decent, but I could have made the same for one tenth of the cost. A bowl of grain for $20???? The atmosphere was ruined by two extremely loud bro's in the next booth and...the couple who decided that their little one was okay to run laps through the dining area, and the A/C turned up full blast. With an abundance of hard surfaces this is not a quiet dining experience. To top it off, the service was poor as we made several requests for silverware, before we snatched some from an adjacent table. The pen to sign the bill was out of ink and thankfully we had one because we might still be sitting there waiting on service. Overall,we could not recommend this place.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Expensive for the quality. Food was good but not outstanding. They had several healthy menu options. A variety menu of nice dishes. Not that kind of place you want to eat if you like basic foods. We enjoyed what we had. We had a couple...beers each with our meal. One salad and one appetizer. Our bill was $95 out the door with tax and tip for the two of us. We are used to spending that much on a meal but given we choose some chickpeas for an appetizer, domestic beers, a pad Thai dish, and a vegetarian bowl of vegetables we thought the total price was high. Especially liven we were in Kalamazoo. Our service was outstanding.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Went here for our anniversary dinner. The food was good, but not exceptional. And the servings were tiny. I ordered the salmon, well done and it was delicious, but whatever they served it on top of was horrible. My husband got the Mac n cheese...which was so so. I’ve had way better at way cheaper places. Our server was excellent though. So over all not a bad experience, just disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 July 2020

The food and market in this restaurant is amazing! It is all made in house and it is fantastic. I had Michelle's Favorite Burger with their famous black beans as a side and I highly recommend it. My mother had the Chickpea Veggiewich with a...side salad that was a fantastic choice for vegans or vegetarians. We ended the meal with a giant Chocolate Oatmeal Pecan cookie that I long to have the recipe for. Come to Food Dance and you will not regret it.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 April 2020 via mobile

Fast service friendly staff. Great hot food look just like you imagine. My favorite spot from now on.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Food Dance has been a favorite for a long time. The food is well sourced and impressively presented, and delicious. This was our first time back for many months, and the atmosphere is not as inviting as it once was. The wait staff seemed bored...and annoyed with patrons, which is sad, because the food is so good. But for those kinds of prices, I would appreciate friendly people.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

They gave us a special menu of four choices! Salad or sandwich and total drink selections! Everything was delicious with horsdouvres first and desert to finish. It was perfect! The servers were prompt and friendly the space was private it was a special event!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

I've been to Food Dance a couple times. We were there this past weekend for brunch with my in-laws. The food was delicious as always. Love that everything is made fresh with local ingredients. Servings are huge! Staff was friendly. Definitely want to get there...on the early side, or if your party is 8+, make reservations as they get busy fast!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020

We were particularly impressed by the service. Wine selection was good. Food was also very good. Very nice ambiance, as well. No hesitation recommending.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

Had reservations for a large group from work. Table was ready with waters out and the waiter was ready for us. Great service! I heard no complaints from any one about their food, and plenty of people were excited! I had the Mexican Scramble and...it was quite tasty. Options for crispy or less crispy on the "fries" which are more like a breakfast french fry or a hash brown at other restaurants. Just be aware of what you are actually getting with that particular dish. They were still quite tasty! Overall, a good visit and I would return. Slightly upscale but certainly still worked for a relatively relaxed work lunch.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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We arrived at 9 am and had no problem getting a table. The food and service were excellent
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I believe they do have gluten free but uncertain about eggs. If you call they will clarify
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Yes, Food Dance offers takeaway services.

Food Dance is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5