COVID-19

Bravo! Restaurant and Cafe closes for good amid COVID-19 shutdown

The owners of the 33-year-old restaurant cited difficulties during the coronavirus crisis.

A Kalamazoo institution is closing its doors permanently after struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Bravo! Restaurant and Cafe first opened its doors in 1987 on Portage Road across from the airport.

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The restaurant’s owners announced the decision in a Facebook post Tuesday.

“Please know this is a very difficult and emotional time for us,” they said. “We are missing you already.”

The restaurant was owned by Ann Parfet, Don Parfet, Terry Hagen, and Shawn Hagen.

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