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Brewster's Italian Cafe

11 W Merchant St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1835
269-469-3005
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Ranked #4 of 39 restaurants in New Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
louisville
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The outside patio is charming. Located off the Main Street. We had the soup and sandwich. Huge bowl of soup and full sandwich. I had a glass of wine and my husband had a coke. All for 30.00. The food is great! Will be back.

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Western Springs, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went to brewster's on a Friday night and called ahead 45 minutes to give my name. It worked out perfectly so that we had to wait only 5 min before we were seated. The entrees we had were the beef tips and pasta and the special salad, with salmon. Everything was delicious. The white creamy wine sauce had asparagus... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We visited here for the first time last Sunday, afternoon hours. - We wanted to eat outside so we had a short wait. - We had our own little 'alcove' outside surrounded by planted, vines, etc. - Our waiter was great, kind of a grayish haired man. Just a perfect job! - - We ordered dessert first! A big 'everything'... More

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LaPorte, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Figured the food would be good as there was an hour wait time at 7:00 pm on a Sat. night. We had an appetizer and ordered the summer salad and the steak and potato salad. Although they were good, we thought they were over priced for what you got, We also got cookies to go for dessert and each cookie... More

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chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

the service from our waiter was poor. They serve an 8-10 oz glass of beer and tell you its 12 1/2 oz. That is their only size. The food portions were small for the price, but tasty Do yourself a favor and go to Casey's and sit in the back patio

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Expect a long wait on the weekends, but worth the wait. We sat outside on a beautiful Saturday evening and had a lovely dinner. We all got dinners, but the pizza looked good. House side salad was fantastic. The bread with olive oil was yummy. I could have made a dinner of salad and bread. I had the chicken with... More

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Homewood, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food was delicious! We heard from friends that Brewster's had good food and it not only was good, it was GREAT! We sat outside and it was beautiful and quiet! We are visiting Michigan again in a couple of weeks with our kids and we are definitely making sure Brewster's is one of our stops for a meal!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely late lunch, gazpacho, a small pizza(great crust). Niece got the focaccia sandwich which she really liked. The only thing that was what I would call expensive were the beverages(2.99) for an ice tea, but you could also take one to go, in a large cup with fresh lemon. And the ice tea is really quite tasty. Staff... More

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Chesterton, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

They don't take reservations, sat in the bar until they seated us in a half hour for supper, seating is limited. The pork chop was small but tender, asparagus crisp and fine, on top of a pile of root vegetables which were not edible, heavy on the Marcella sauce. Meatballs fair, sauce fair, spaghetti was under-cooked and watery for over... More

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Chicago
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Brewster's is always a treat. The food has been consistently well above average for years. Service is good once you get a table, but they can get busy during the summer months and on weekends. It is worth the wait.

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