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407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
+1 269-637-5372
05:00 - 20:00
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Thayer, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very friendly relaxed place to eat. Close to the beach. They get their ice cream from the local Dairy. and their waffle cones are homemade right there. I love the nautical theme of the place and the owners, Tom and Laura Rusin are so friendly and nice. We make it a point to stop in every time we visit South... More 

Thank 984tessie2
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ice Cream toppings cones,tubs this is Ice Cream Heaven went for Ice Cream then walked down to the lighthouse eating it while watching the sunset beautiful

1 Thank Alison R
Jones, Michigan
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in just after they stopped serving breakfast by they still made my morning by making it for me. I got a scomlet and it was yummy and fluffy. My husband got the special and the fritters were good with a surprise of cheese inside. Everyone was so nice and chatted since it was in between rushes. I would... More 

2 Thank Jenfoxj
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Just a little joint in the town. I go here every I visit South Haven (a few times a year). They have great service and really great food which is surprising these days when young kids are running the place. But they are really good at what they do here!

1 Thank Punky6913
South Haven, Michigan
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Captain Nemo's has good, inexpensive food, the owners are wonderful people, and they serve Sherman's ice cream! So if the line is too long at Sherman's or if you are at the beach and don't want to drive all the way out there, walk up the hill to Nemo's instead.

1 Thank blynne85
Traverse City,
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Casual lunches with salad and soup bar. Friendly employees. Great place to feed the kids and to get Sherman's Ice Cream cones!

Thank T5946KIjuliew
Salem, Indiana, United States
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Breakfast was great! And the staff are friendly & helpful! Nice & clean. We enjoyed our meal! It was decorated for fall and was very pretty!

1 Thank Gina F
Manhattan, Illinois
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were strolling down the main drag in town looking for a place to have breakfast and stumbled upon Captain Nemos. The waitress we had was outgoing, friendly and made us feel like we were her family as soon as she came to our table. The food was delicious, portions generous, and the mood is cheerful. They do not rush... More 

1 Thank Susan B
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I recently had a chicken salad and my husband had the gyro plate; both were very good. The selection and quality of the ice cream is great. Reasonably priced.

1 Thank ShariMichigan
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stopped here for ice cream after dinner. So many great flavors to choose from...it took me forever to decide! Be warned...a "single" is really more like TWO SCOOPS and they will give you two flavors which is what I did. The ice cream was fabulous! If we are ever back in South Haven, a return visit will be a must!

1 Thank Christy1950

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-5372

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?