In Michigan, we relish every moment of warm weather we can get before it gets cold again in the fall.

Here are six restaurants with outdoor seating in the Kalamazoo area, so you can appreciate the open air and sunshine while you dine.

  • 1

    The Vault

    WHAT: Although not in Kalamazoo, The Vault was a favorite of many of our fans on Facebook. The large patio features a fire pit, a pool table, and great scenery.

    WHERE: 130 W. Prairie St, Vicksburg

    HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Friday: 7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
    Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    CALL: (269) 649-2069

    Photo courtesy of Kayla Kiley
  • 2

    Martini's Pizza

    WHAT: Martini's has a patio right on the corner of Village and Westnedge, and it's tucked into a garden-like area in the vibrant, eccentric Vine neighborhood.

    WHERE: 832 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    CALL: (269) 388-8883

    Photo courtesy of Martini's Pizza
  • 3


    WHAT: If there's one thing Michigan does right, it's sunsets. Make a reservation and enjoy SkyDeck's signature summer menu as you watch the sky's show.

    WHERE: 300 E. Michigan Ave, Downtown Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Reservations are available Thursday - Saturday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. only.

    CALL: (269) 312-7412

    Photo courtesy of The Entertainment District
  • 4

    Casa Bolero

    WHAT: Casa Bolero is a tapas restaurant and tequila bar known for its Latin Caribbean small plates, its margarita selection, and its freshly prepared tableside guacamole. Enjoy a delicious meal on the restaurant's front porch.

    WHERE: 116 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday - Saturday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sunday: closed

    CALL: (269) 382-3148

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  • 5

    Wine Loft

    WHAT: In addition to a huge wine selection, the Wine Loft also offers dinner and dessert menus that can be enjoyed on their outdoor patio in the heart of Downtown Kalamazoo.

    WHERE: 161 E. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo

    HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m. or later

    CALL: (269) 343-9227

    Photo courtesy of Wine Loft
  • 6

    Cosmo's Cucina

    WHAT: Cosmo's is located on the second floor of O'Duffy's Pub on the corner of Vine and Locust. It offers "affordable gourmet cuisine" and a second story patio with colorful umbrellas, where you can look out at the trees in the Vine neighborhood.

    WHERE: Upstairs at 804 W Vine St, Kalamazoo.

    HOURS: Tuesday - Friday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. for breakfast, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. for dinner
    Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. for breakfast
    Monday: closed

    CALL: (269) 344-5666

    Photo courtesy of Kayla Kiley