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Panini's and Beer

Tasty Paninis and a large selection of very good craft beers. Even got a quick tour of their... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Chandler, Arizona
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Beer from hometown brewers

Boatyard is our favorite place to go and drink local beer. It is owned and operated by two local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
South Bend, Indiana
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432 E Paterson St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-2599
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boatyard is our favorite place to go and drink local beer. It is owned and operated by two local brewers! The beer is great! They offer quite a few options and just started offering flavor mix ins. We ordered a flight and beer cheese. The...More

Thank moski0827
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We decided to use the brew bus and discovered this gem. The staff was very friendly and Dan was happy to give us a tour of the brewery. The beer was tasty and the atmosphere was relaxing. I will come back for sure.

Thank Adamsinthezoo
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I have been a regular at for some time now. I enjoy Boatyards craft beer and despite their small menu, the food is pretty good too. Dan (one of the owners) is usually willing to give a FREE tour of his brewery. Very few places...More

Thank anthonyslapekas
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

As part of the Kalamazoo Beer Walk we toured the Boatyard. It was very informational and we enjoyed ample samples of ther beer. Its very interesting to see what two guys can do with their passion for making beer. While it is a very small...More

Thank 698RobertB698
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The customer service here was amazing. They explained the brewery "passport" and tag-a-brew. The beer was good and it was a great time!!!

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We actually walked out before sampling the food or beer. Very unfriendly staff who couldn't be bothered to welcome us. It's real hard to tell where the food is being made, so the menu wasn't very appetizing. The beer we wanted to try wasn't on...More

1  Thank Joan B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Small place. Staff not very friendly. It was inconvenient to take them away from the conversations they were having with the men at the bar. If you want a table you first order your beer at the bar, go to the other side of the...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Tasty Paninis and a large selection of very good craft beers. Even got a quick tour of their operation in back.

Thank Cujoe
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are in Kalamazoo- it's always on our list of things to do while visiting. They make a tone of different beer (altogether) and normally have a great verity on tap. My husband and I have different taste in beer- so it's a win...More

1  Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This was our second visit to Boatyard. The owners are great guys, very fun, and they seem to enjoy interacting with their guests (unlike other breweries in the area). The beer is phenominal ! Cannot wait to visit again !

1  Thank Shannon D
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