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Bentwood Tavern

600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
+1 269-469-1699
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The girls went there for dinner after a winery tour. Sat outside on the terrace. Very nice. The food and cocktails were very good

Thank gracestern
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Bentwood Tavern (sort of a misnomer) offers good food at close to top area prices: easy for dinner to be $100 a person, in a space that's only mediocre and service that doesn't match the prices. The drinks are more then generously poured.

Thank dnakason
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The service at this place was incredible. I ordered the Bentwood wood fired pizza. The crust was slightly burnt and it tasted good ( not great). Others got the white fish which looked and was very good. I will go back but only if I’m...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here our first night arrival. It was quite convenient because we were staying at the Marina Grand Resort in the same building. The food was very good. We had the rainbow trout special and it was excellent and well prepared. Yum!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Flavor explosions! From meat (steak frites) to the green bowl (veggie), everyone loved their meal. We savored each bite and can’t wait to return. Outdoor seating was available but it was a bit chilly today so we sat inside. Fun atmosphere and reservations were easy...More

Thank Tourist276048
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very friendly, accommodating service, a few blocks from downtown main street, located in a hotel. Family friendly

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Good food, service, and selection. Can eat inside or out. Everything was very good just not outstanding.

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A delicious dinner that requires patience. We were sat faster than anticipated, however, the food service itself was quite slow. We started with the house made potato chips and triple onion dip. I had a personal pizza and my husband the Sunrise Burger which he...More

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to come here after we walked out of another restaurant for service. Restaurant has a nice little shaded patio that is dog friendly. Very friendly staff that offered a doggy bowl for water for our pooch. Server was very friendly and made good suggestions....More

Thank marctromble
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for an outdoor table for 5. Upon arrival we were told it would be about a 25 minute wait for our table. What is the point of making a reservation when others walked up, no reservation, and were told the same...More

Thank Maureen1771
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7 September 2018|
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Response from lawrencep614 | Reviewed this property |
Their customer service is outstanding. We experienced that also. We stayed that for almost a week and would do there for our meals. One day at lunchtime, they forgot to hold the onions and they replaced both entrees, so... More
21 July 2017|
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Response from TexTrav2012 | Reviewed this property |
Not un-kid friendly at all, but I would say that this is one of those places that people go to for a calm, relaxing meal. So, it depends on the kids! Hope that helps a little!
21 July 2017|
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Response from Stan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes This restaurant is kid friendly for breakfast, lunch and dinner. However I would suggest a different restaurant for dinner such as Redamak's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-1699
  • E-mail
Chef Jenny Drilon's sophisticated spin on pub fare, responsibly sourced and beautifully prepared. A warm, friendly gathering place featuring eight Michigan craft beers on tap and a curated wine list. Waterfront dining with outdoor seating available whenever weather allows. Lunch and dinner daily, with brunch from 9am on weekends. Please be advised that the restaurant is operating on Eastern Standard Time.
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