Bell's Eccentric Café

Downtown Kalamazoo is home to our tasting room, the Eccentric Cafe and the Bell's General Store.

The Eccentric Cafe/Bell's General Store is located at 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave. in downtown Kalamazoo.

The Bell's General Store is open Monday through Sunday.

The Bell's General Store sells a variety of Bell's merchandise, beer and homebrew supplies.

Homebrew supplies

The front of our walk-in cooler at the General Store

Merchandise in the General Store; this space used to house the brewery's administrative office

Merchandise along the front windows of the General Store

Mural outside the Eccentric Cafe.

Bike friendly.

Outside the main entrance of the Eccentric Cafe.

A view from outside the main entrance.

A view from outside the main entrance.

An early view of the Eccentric Cafe from what is now the parking lot

The recently renovated main entrance to the Eccentric Cafe.

The new sign above the recently renovated main entrance.

The newly renovated atrium that connects the two venues of the Eccentric Cafe and Beer Garden.

Bourbon barrels once used for beer conditioning are outfitted with recycled PVC pipes which collect the cups and can be found throughout the Café.

View of the bar in the Eccentric Cafe

That's a lot of Bell's handles...

The mezzanine space above the Eccentric Cafe

Tables by the window

A bird's eye view of our new music tavern.

One half of the taps in the back Music Tavern.

A closeup of the taps in the Music Tavern.

The Beer Garden patio.

Shows are held outside in the Cafe's Beer Garden throughout the summer.

The vacant lot behind the Eccentric Cafe that eventually became the Beer Garden.

The Beer Garden patio.

Enjoy the sun outside on our new patio.

A view from the back of the patio looking toward the atrium.

A view of the Beer Garden just outside the Atrium.

Picnic tables can be found throughout the Beer Garden.

The back of the Beer Garden patio.

A view of part of the Beer Garden.

A place to enjoy a beer with friends and enjoy the hops.

A view of the newly renovated Beer Garden.

A view outside the new atrium and music venue.

A view of the newly renovated Beer Garden.

A place to set your drink and enjoy a Bell's beer.

The door in the upper left used to be the entrance to the Bell's General Store before it relocated to it's current location along Kalamazoo Ave.

The front of the Bell's General Store before it moved to its current location.

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Additional parking for the Cafe can be found on Willard St. off of Porter St.

Additional parking for the Cafe is available on Willard St. off of Porter St.

The mantis sculpture on the hop trellis

Artist's sketch of the new Bell's General Store

Patrons hanging out with Michael Jackson during the old days

Patrons from the early days of the Eccentric Cafe

An early photo of the original, and still standing, sign for the Eccentric Cafe

Surrounded by railroad tracks on three sides, the Eccentric Cafe's beer garden is pleasant oasis of green.

The beer garden at the Eccentric Cafe before renovations.

Trellis in the beer garden pre-2010. Note the hops starting to climb their way to the top.

The outdoor stage at the Eccentric Cafe

Aerial view of the beer garden at the Eccentric Cafe

Several Bell's employees in front of the brewery in 1996.

Bell's Beer Patio

Bell's Beer Patio

Bell's Beer Garden

Bell's Beer Garden

Bell's Beer Garden

Bell's Beer Garden

Bell's Beer Garden

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