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The Stray Dog Bar & Grill

) #1 of 31 Restaurants in New Buffalo $$ - $$$ American, ,
245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1170
+1 269-469-2727
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (66 reviews)
“french dip” (17 reviews)
“cobb salad” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1170
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Greeted by a friendly staff and was seated on the rooftop. Very nice views. I had a delicious mojito and hummus which was also good. My boyfriend had a salad with Mahi Mahi and enjoyed it also. This is the second time we have been...More

Thank luvbeachs
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good food for group, date, family, business. Very busy but a table came up quickly. Menu was not extensive but that's a plus, because what they have, they do very well. Good beer list. Food was good and portions large. I appreciate they offered grass...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long waits not sure worth the wait. Basic bar food nothing special. Did have a gluten free bun. Fries hamburgers hotdogs overall I wasn't impressed and can't believe this place is rated so high. The only reason I can see if the location - tourist...More

Thank Hotel043
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is always one of our favorite stops to make while staying at the Beachwalk in Michigan City! Such a fun atmosphere! This year we had Remy as our waiter...it was his first day out of the kitchen and serving on the floor. This kid...More

Thank Ahschaal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch on our drive home! We arrived shortly after the restaurant opened, but had to wait about 30 minutes for a table. We were able to enjoy a drink at the bar while we waited. We sat and ate on the...More

Thank kgerken1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restraunt, my husband and I went twice during our trip to New Buffalo. The food and atmosphere were great. I suggest if the weather is good to eat upstairs. It is less wait and seems a bit loud downstairs.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! Great service. The wait on a Saturday night (especially for the rooftop, can be 2 hrs!!) and 3 deep at the bar. So we went elsewhere and came back for lunch the next day.

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading back to Chicago we stopped here for lunch I would have liked to have stayed all afternoon on their rooftop deck!!! Food was excellent, service was excellent!!!

Thank geophy_traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar and grill is close to the public beach and boasts two floors for drinks and dining. We went upstairs to the outdoor patio deck on a beautiful Saturday afternoon and had to wait for a table (the same was for downstairs) but it...More

Thank shrewdgrud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had mahi tacos after a day at the beach. Just love the atmosphere and serves. We come back every year

Thank Alice L
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Arleen H
Are you open year round?
1 November 2016|
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Response from TomWilKal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but hours are a little shorter in the off season.
Do you take reservations
30 August 2016|
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Response from GiaTruPyt | Reviewed this property |
No, first come first serve
Is there a party room that can be reserved?
17 April 2016|
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Response from Marilyn M | Reviewed this property |
Call Stray Dog. You will need to do that anyway to reserve seating for a group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1170
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-2727
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