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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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“onion rings” (219 reviews)
“perch” (157 reviews)
“steak” (90 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
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 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went there with family on the weekend of the blueberry festival. The food was great and the service was wonderful. I would definitely go back when I am in South Haven again.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Clementines is a South Haven classic. The building has incredible charm, the food is always outstanding and the service is fabulous!

Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great food! Everything that I've ever tried has been tasty. They give you a choice of sides including yummy soup instead of fries. Better than average service. Nice decor with pleasant surrounding. I will definitely go back in fact look forward to it.

Thank B W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The usual summer wait for a table, but the food is excellent. monster onion rings on a vertical stick are almost a meal in itself. This is a place we go back to when in town. Good selection of food items and beer and wine.We...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I go to Clementines every year for lunch while on vacation... this year I had the rib eye steak and it was to die for!

Thank Donald O
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This was, I think, my third visit to Clementines, with the other two on a previous visit to south haven. I had the fish fry. It was fine. My blueberry lemonade was undrinkably sweet. The service was fine. The wait-about an hour- was ridiculous. I...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The best restaurant in South Haven, but ALWAYS a wait. Better to go on a weekday. Burgers, delicious potatoes, nice staff, a bit loud, fish option, lunch less busy than dinner.

Thank susan0186
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My family of 5 ate here while visiting South Haven last weekend. Everything we ordered was fantastic!! 3 of us got steaks prepared different ways. All were delicious. I got the steak topped with mushrooms, crab, shrimp, and mozzarella. WOW it was good! Great atmosphere...More

Thank Jen-R-B-C-1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had some friends recommend Clementines. Immediately, one notices the antique decor and history, a great feature. I was looking forward to the food knowing the ambiance was appealing. I was pretty disappointed. Don't get me wrong, the food wasn't bad, it just wasn't different....More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere with affordable prices! I've been to many other restaurants in the area and this is best for affordability and taste!

Thank Carla W
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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
17 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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