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Bentwood Tavern

600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
+1 269-469-1699
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 6 days ago

Stopped for lunch with friends over the weekend. The location was great and the interior was very stylish. While we did not sit outside, the tables there would offer a great place to watch the harbor. While the menu had plenty of choices, I chose...More

Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tavern was a delightful place to be. The staff is the best ever... friendly and the greatest attitudes. The mahi-mahi fish tacos, grilled asparagus, hamburgers, wedge salad, pastas, where our favorites.

1  Thank lawrencep614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit when in the area ! Thai chicken is excellent and fish & chips was surprisingly good. Try and get a table outside in warmer weather to look over the marina

Thank RickGB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing CHEF! Steak was cooked to perfection. Bartender knows her cocktails. The ambiance romantic. Little pricey but your getting your moneys worth. Definitely special night out kind of place.

Thank Alma C
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday for brunch. A group of 7 women celebrating one of our best friends impending marriage. The server was nice, and accommodating. We ordered Bloody Marys. Mixed with a homemade tomato sauce they were naturally spicy and delicious! However they were...More

Thank Dusty F
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We have been to this restaurant severals times and have not been disappointed. The restaurant has a simple decor with a view of the marina or the open kitchen. The offerings are inventive and well prepared. Sometimes the service can be off. but not tonight....More

Thank LFA11111
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Enjoyed the atmosphere, service, and the drink...My wife and I would absolutely return, when in the area next (which will be in June)!

Thank danandang96
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good "fancy" food as we call it. Things you aren't sure what they are, and can't pronounce, but the items we did know and could pronounce were good. I had a wood fired pizza (very good) and hubby had fish and fries, also very good....More

Thank Antiquelover2
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Have been there many times & never had a bad meal, they do farm to table as much as possible so menu items change but are always very good... Interesting combinations of food that seem to work well together... Service has always been very good...More

Thank Charliekek
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We have been to Bentwood several times over the past two years. The food is consistent and service decent. I feel like the food on our first visit was better than our most recent visit but it may just have been the difference in what...More

Thank 134davidaa
Inga S, Guest Relations Manager at Bentwood Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for always thinking of us. We look forward to seeing you next time. Inga

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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
18 January 2017|
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Response from Inga S | Property representative |
Yes! You can call 269–469–1699 or make a reservation on the Bentwood Tavern website through Open Table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 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
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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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