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Welcome to ZAZIOS - Where global meets local.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic, Global, International
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thusday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: Closed
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking and self-parking available.
Private Party Contact:
Autumn Fromm: (269) 270-2746
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Hosting an event? Our private dining room is perfect for business meetings, rehearsal dinners, family events, or an evening out with a large group of friends up to 50 people. We can also host your lunchtime event. Our atmosphere is more comfortable than a board room and the unique decor will impress your guests.
Zazios Ratings and Reviews
We had dined at Zazio's for our rehearsal dinner almost four years ago and loved everything about it. When we were looking for a place for our Christmas Eve dinner away from home, we were happy to see that Zazio's was actually open for the evening.
Unfortunately, the online menu was not current. I was all set to order the fettuccine which sounded from the description similar to carbonara, however that dish was not available. We fondly remembered how tasty the short ribs from our rehearsal dinner were and both hubby and I opted for them again tonight. We were sad that they were not nearly as good as we had remembered. First of all, the dish should be titled "short rib" rather than ribs (plural) because it was mostly a dish of mashed potatoes and a mountain of Brussels sprouts with one piece of beef. For $28, the serving of short ribs was sparse. Secondly, everything seemed to be heavily salted, to the point that I was even a bit thirsty. Hubby suggested that maybe a bit of balsamic glaze on the sprouts or a sauce of some sort on the beef would have counterbalanced the saltiness. Lastly, the truffle mashed potatoes had large chunks which were un-mashed.
We opted to return to our hotel room for homemade Christmas cookies for dessert instead of taking a chance.
Our group of 8 came here for our holiday party and did the Chef's table experience. It definitely exceeded my expectations! The food was amazing and caters to the crowd, even picky eaters will leave satisfied. The wine pairing was on point and the interaction with the chef made for a very fun experience. If you go, make sure to volunteer! Thank you for the wonderful time Zazios!
We reserved this at the request of our daughter and her husband to celebrate their first anniversary. Much thought went into having dinner at this restaurant, I included it in my reservation request and asked for a nice table. We were seated at what I would consider one of the least desirable tables. We were seated at the very first table from the entrance, our backs were up against an opening right into the hostess stand and it was for six people which was anything but special/intimate since we were only four people. There was also never any mention of the anniversary. Service was adequate, but nothing extraordinary.....orders were taken, items were delivered but there was nothing special or personal about the interaction. The atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired in my opinion, as there is absolutely no warmth or anything special. The tables have no tablecloths, they are constructed of laminate and feel "cheap" for a restaurant that is advertised as being high-end and one appropriate for date night and/or special occasions. The food was fine, but nothing amazing and/or special. There are a lot of other options in the area and we will go elsewhere next time.
We had a wonderful dining experience. I had the special (halibut). It was savory and the perfect size portion. The drinks were scrumptious. It was fancy enough for a celebration, but not romantic enough for a very special occasion. We enjoyed watching the kitchen line. The noise level was perfect.
We have dined there several times when we vist Kalamazoo. This was the first time since the remodel. They have made it more causal and taken the regular 2 seat table by the Windows and made them bar tables small with talk chairs. The dress is very relaxed now. A new menu has introduced many new items. The service was we remembered. It was our anniversary and they brought a very nice desert for us. You can feel comfortable dress up or down. Food for the price is what you would expect. We eillvreturn again next time We are there. The decor while different still kept most of the charm as before.
Parking to get to restaurant was a hassle! Had to park on level 7 of close by ramp. Elevator was not functional so walked down many steps. Once in the Radisson the restaurant entrance was not visible. We actually walked out a back door and walked around the outside of the building until we saw an entrance in to the restaurant . Our parking ticket was not validated properly so we had to pay for the lousy parking after all. I recommend valet parking if available at front entrance of the Radisson if you're going to Zazios.
A very nice time! My wife & I had the pasta specials and they were wonderful! Our server was Nick and he was terrific as well. We sat on the patio, very nice but it's way to warm for the fire pit to be going and the noise from the pedestrian mall was a little too loud.
Several pasta dishes were available for only $12.00. My friend and I both had the spaghetti with shrimp and it was delicious. It was served with fresh bread. Three large, fresh shrimp topped the pasta and zucchini and we asked for and received extra grated cheese.
Very disappointed. The receptionist was informed that we have an anniversary and asked to bring a small cake or sweet after dinner. They brought the bill and we paid with no cake. At departure I asked receptionist what happened to my request and the response was a quick we couldn't do it. Not good.
Everything was fantastic!! My only issue was reserving a table on-line you're prompted to answer if there's a special occasion. In our case there was, our first anniversary. I added that to the reservation and nothing was done. Not sure what to expect but now curious why being prompted. Again, the experience was fantastic and we're definitely planning on coming back.
We were there on Friday night (7/28). This was our first time there and overall it was good, but my wife was not impressed with her meal (salad of some type). My smoked pork chop had great flavor, but it was not juicy or tender, and it was not easy to cut with the knife we were given. The beer price (Two Heart Ale) was good, and we loved the live music on the patio.
Also, when I registered on line I got and used the $10 off coupon, but it was our Anniversary which I indicated when I registered, but there was nothing extra said or done when we were there. The website indicated when I registered that you get the $10 coupon plus extras on an Anniversary. I did not say anything to the waitress about it.
It is a lovely restaurant with superb service. Unfortunately the meals were a bit disappointing, although the dessert was quite good. My only time there so far, have heard from others that it can be very good. Very tasteful, nice ambience, excellent service, very nice dessert, but salads and two of the three meals were not up to snuff. Steak was good but accompaniments were not.
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