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Bentwood Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903 (Berrien)
+1 269-469-1699
09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic service. Lovely atmosphere. Selected a pizza with toppings of our choice as we needed a lighter supper. Everything was lovely and delicious.

Thank Ryan P
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We've been here several times, but this was the first time I enjoyed a bite at brunch time. I ate lightly, but the soup and salad combo was perfect. The house salad had pomegranate seeds and was simply delightful.

Thank Adamsfamily520
Sawyer, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has always been a pleasant place for a fine meal. Specials are a good value , but everything I've eaten there has been delicious

Thank Karl P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My wife and I have eaten here many times now. It is our regular stop in New Buffalo. The service is exemplary, the servers are well informed on the menu and specials. The food is always prepared perfectly and tastes like the chef prepared it special just for you. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here. My advice during... More 

Thank Stan B
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The menu is a bit limited for breakfast, but the choices are very good. The service is great. We has 2 different dishes with scrambled eggs, they were very good. This is not your average bacon & eggs restaurant. My only complaint was the bread, brioche sounds good, but toasted is a bit to hard.

Thank Sis1129
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had the chimichurri sirloin for dinner - awesome choice. Perfectly cooked. We also had a brief lunch here. We shared the fish and chips platter. Really delicious, enough for two people.

Thank michgirlie
Middlebury, Indiana
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A smallish and quiet spot on the harbor with excellent food and atmosphere. Take in a early meal or wait until dark to enjoy The ambience.

Thank Gfore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Met family for Saturday evening. There were six of us. Everyone ordered something different. One ordered the Chilian Sea Bass, One had swordfish, One had steak, One had pizza, and two had fish and chips. Everyone said their meal was delicious. The wait staff and servers were friendly. We all enjoyed our experience. I can see a return trip in... More 

Thank George E
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to eat in New Buffalo. Located right in the marina has a nice outdoor area, indoor seating with a view and a wood fired oven viewed from the dining area . Breakfast and brunch are great here, lunch and dinner have creative and delicious choices every time. The pizzas are best in town and offer original topping... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice view from the marina area. Service was good and nice atmosphere. The filet was very tender, tasty, and juicy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?