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American, Bar
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500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
+1 269-637-4755
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hamburgers are the best in this area. Fish is also a good purchase. Long lines in the summer, but in the winter months you can always walk in to eat. One of the coolest old bars you will see. Ask the bartender about the history. Worth your money.

Thank Tom A
United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has it all: location, drinks, good food and charm. It is family oriented too, so can bring adults only or the kiddos. Location is right downtown on the corner, can't miss it. There is usually a line during meal times during summer, but sit outside while waiting and enjoy the weather.

Thank Steve H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you plan on having dinner at Clementines, put your name in as soon as you get to town, then do your shopping. Our wait was an hour and a half... even in February! That allowed us to take in the beautiful sunset by the red light house. Our party of 4 loved their famous stack of onion rings for... More 

Thank Kevcody
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Clementine's several years ago and as we were leaving, I saw their hand cut onion rings on a wooden dowel! I vowed that we would be back so I could indulge in these deep fried delicacies! Well, we returned and they did not disappoint us! We also got the Salmon and Perch. My husband liked the perch... More 

Thank BAG95
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best time to check this place out is during the off season as we did for Valentine's Day. Once the weather gets warm, you are always going to be waiting to get seated. Same for mid to late dinner hours. You will see the lines of people outside. Occasionally you get lucky, but plan accordingly. We stopped in this... More 

Thank LifeisTooShort69
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here during the Icebreaker Festival and got lucky as we only had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. Service was excellent and the food was great. My husband had the strawberry glazed chicken, which he loved, and I had a special for the day - turkey/cranberry sandwich, very good!

Thank needmorevacatime
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No trip to South Haven is complete without a visit here. The service is great, menu is expansive and the bar is lots of fun. Been coming here over 25 years and always a treat to visit when in town every year. Every trip to SoHa includes a meal here!

Thank Mike B
Upland, Indiana
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food, great atmosphere! Building is really neat! Expect a wait. Try the onion rings!!!!! A little pricey, even at lunch, but worth it!

Thank brookerice63
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Food is good lots of choices always very busy in season and even a wait in off season. Service is good.

Thank runjustin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I often avoid Clementines because it is so popular, there are often dozens of people waiting outside just to be seated. That's in the summertime. A former vegetarian, I also didn't like a menu that is heavy in red meat and deep fried foods. This visit, though, I found the food really good. The atmosphere at Clem's is always fun,... More 

Thank Pamela C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-4755

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