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500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
+1 269-637-4755
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Pub, Soups, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yummy American fare. Yes, you will gain weight. But, you'll enjoy every minute.the Onion Rings are to die for. Bacon Cheeseburger was delicious. As was the Sammy! Great service! Clementines has improved greatly from years past.

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 6 days ago

There must be a reason why a line of people are usually waiting to be seated during normal eating hours. Well, we stopped in for a late lunch this month and found a beautiful historic building, efficient and helpful staff, large amount of selections, and,...More

Thank nrfd54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere, very reasonably priced and the service was excellent. Will definitely come back again

Thank rickjetty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit South Haven, you HAVE to eat here at least once! I am a local, and I’ve been to Clem’s too many times to count. Interior is beautiful - I always have wonderful servers - and never have had a problem with my...More

Thank The_Beautiful_Dancer
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Food and atmosphere are always fantastic. Great burritos and onion rings. Fun place during the holidays.

Thank KellyInPortage
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Wonderful for the entire family.... You will love being in South Haven. Clementines is a must for family or date night.

Thank Pamela8675309
Susan F, Manager at Clementine's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We really do appreciate it!

Reviewed 15 November 2017

Took the little Women to South Haven for a quick get away . Have been to South Haven many times , have passed Clementine's on our way to the Pier - seeing the line outside waiting to get in , I keep going I'm not...More

2  Thank Rich K
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We were doing a little sightseeing in Michigan and decided to look into South Haven. This is off season so many restaurants were closed. We asked a local resident where we could go for lunch. She said we should Clementines. It was a pleasant surprise....More

Thank Kenneth Z
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here with my mom and my daughter. Loved the beer steamed shrimp and the veggies. My mom had the Walleye and it was also very good. Always enjoy stopping here for dinner when we travel to Lake Michigan.

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great restaurant. The food was great and atmosphere was very nice. We ate in the bar where one wall of windows let us look outside and people watch etc. while eating. Love their onion rings.

Thank Barbara K
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Questions & Answers
12 November 2017|
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Response from PolarB36 | Reviewed this property |
It was a bank and also some other things . Inside the restaurant they have brochures to tell you all about the history of the building with the timelines.
2 August 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Property representative |
Yes, the staff is very helpful.
Morgan R
18 July 2017|
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Response from jertownsley | Reviewed this property |
I think they could. Depends on how early you go and what day. You could always call and ask if they could actually seat 20 people together. That would be my suggestion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
A historic landmark that houses a traditional American restaurant and bar. Children, vegetarians, and guests with allergies are all accommodated. This local favorite employs a staff like no other with a seasoned group of them remaining from the 1980s as well as menu items that have been sought after and craved for decades.
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