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The Ideal Place - CLOSED

212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Oct 2015
“Excellent service and ambiance”
20 Aug 2015
“Absolutely Delicious!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The menu is small, with several Cajun influences. We tried the Cornish hen and chicken piccata. Both were very good and the service was very attentive. We had the chocolate cake with raspberry sauce, which was excellent. Nice setting and atmosphere.

Thank gail2jan
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

I love this place! The menu changes and there's always fresh fish available! Wednesday night is 1/2 off draft beers and full slab of Asian Ribs! Thursday they have $1.50 fresh shucked OYSTERS!!!!!! Fried Raw char grilled and Rockefeller. Keep in mind oysters are ALWAYS...More

1  Thank Aclar697
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The decor was quite charming and surprising - walls covered in old masters redone in wood. Cajun influence to the menu with successful results. All our choices were quite good.

1  Thank Nabobs
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We attended a pre-wedding event here and were excited to dine at The Ideal Place. The decor and concept of this restaurant are on par with the area. They have a great selection of specialty drinks as well as a nice variety of beer, wine...More

Thank IowaFoodie7787
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We had a great meal at a nice place - one might say, Ideal! We sat at the bar and had a couple of fresh mixed green salads, two nice entrees - huge grilled pork chop for me and grilled salmon for Cathie, complete with...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 6 August 2014

After a fun experience at the 12 Corners Winery, Linda, I, and a couple friends swung over to downtown Benton Harbor for dinner at The Ideal Place. When we first drove down the street, the facade was hardly noticeable, but when we walked through the...More

2  Thank WritersChoice
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Party of seven, great food. One lady had a severely overcooked steak. Typically she did not want to complain, and said, OH, Its OK. The server noticed the mistake saying, That is not medium rare or even near and apologized profusely. When the check came,...More

3  Thank J F M
Reviewed 10 March 2014

First, the food was absolutely delicious. Hadn't eaten all day, was ready to fix that, and was not disappointed. Started with the gumbo, which was modestly spicy, but very flavorful. The beet salad was great, with loads of feta cheese and a zesty balsamic dressing....More

2  Thank JEM196204
Reviewed 18 February 2014

From the moment we walked in, the bartendar was lively, and more than accomodating. Once our party began to arrive we moved to a table with a group of around 12. We ordered a variety of appetizers to pass around. Everyting was excellent. I am...More

1  Thank Travelinginar
Reviewed 22 December 2013

The first time I visited, I admit I wasn't very impressed with the food. Service was good and the atmosphere is hip and date-worthy, but I had the BBQ shrimp and thought they were unpleasantly bitter (overcooked? Too much hoppy beer in the sauce?). However,...More

1  Thank Koyangi
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Benton Harbor
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