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174 West Main St, Benton Harbor, MI
(269) 926-9833
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Barbecue portion of Lark & Sons Hand Car Wash and BBQ.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Barbeque

Located in downtown Benton Harbor, I believe this is an old gas station that was renovated into a restaurant. The food is really, really good and served in large portions... you definitely need to bring an appetite. Another great thing is you can smell the pit that's going on the side of this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Mark B
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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

These people knock it outta the park on Charm. Their staff is out of the ordinary and super polite and sweet. The Menu looks amazing. BUT, the food quality wasn't there. The salad was generic lettuce and barely any Jerk chicken. The Rib Tips tasted great, but were served again with generic bread and very generic sides...beans and mac/cheese. They... More 

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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Located in downtown Benton Harbor, I believe this is an old gas station that was renovated into a restaurant. The food is really, really good and served in large portions... you definitely need to bring an appetite. Another great thing is you can smell the pit that's going on the side of this establishment. It is very clean and spacious,... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I would drive out of my way to eat here again. Take notice that off to the side of the restaurant you will see quite a large smoker and piles of wood. I honestly think this was the best BBQ I have had. I am so glad we stopped and look forward to heading back to Chicago and stop here... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Amazing BBQ as expected. Our family ordered a variety of meat and sides and were pleased with everything that came to the table. (including brisket, ribs, tips, etc.) Place was incredibly clean (including the bathrooms) and staff was happy to serve. Food came out quickly and ready to eat.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I stopped by here on a business trip, and I'm so glad I did. The food was outstanding. The people were very hospitable and kind. Lark even stopped our table to say hello. Whenever you're in the area, I highly recommend you stop by this place.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We just love coming here for the friendly service and the amazing BBQ! We liked it so much that we had them cater our wedding. Get the ribs, get the Mac and cheese and definitely check out the fried bologna sandwich! This place never disappoints!

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

There is a wonderful BBQ restaurant in downtown Benton Harbor - New interior - clean facility with the best BBQ we had. I had their beef brisket with beans and slaw - my wife had their "Blessed Man" sandwich - the meat was cooked perfectly and their sauce was very good. Service was quick and the prices were reasonable. Take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

though i have to admit i am far from a BBQ connoisseur. i always order ribs or tips or country style--think i tasted the catfish once & was happy i hadnt ordered it. it was WAY more fun when it was a car wash with just a couple tables in the parking lot but Willie & family are good people... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you're staying in the Benton harbor/ St. Joe area, do yourself a favor and visit Lark & Sons BBQ. This used to be part of a hand car wash, and on the web, you can be misled to the old (wrong address). So, make sure you're heading to the restaurant without the BBQ. While a little bit sweet for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My son and I were headed out to St. Joe downtown, so I stopped in Larks for lunch. We brought our lunch with us, and everyone who saw us asked where we got our food. I directed EVERYONE there. Sorry Boy Scouts selling brats!

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Address: 174 West Main St, Benton Harbor, MI
Phone Number: (269) 926-9833
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Benton Harbor
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 174 West Main St, Benton Harbor, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Benton Harbor
  • Phone Number: (269) 926-9833

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Barbecue portion of Lark & Sons Hand Car Wash and BBQ.

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