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The Buck

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412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
2692810320
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene
Description: Local craft beers, locally sourced food

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place

Two story restaurant and bar. Lots of exposed brick...cozy place. Love the hamburgers and Mac and cheese. Bar staff very attentive and helpful. Wait staff on time and not hanging around the table or disappearing. Good prices. Love the downtown location on State Street. Can take a nice stroll after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
wawelch2015
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Two story restaurant and bar. Lots of exposed brick...cozy place. Love the hamburgers and Mac and cheese. Bar staff very attentive and helpful. Wait staff on time and not hanging around the table or disappearing. Good prices. Love the downtown location on State Street. Can take a nice stroll after a filling meal

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Thank wawelch2015
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came to St. Joe for the ice festival weekend and ate at the Buck for the first time- what a gem! We had to look at the draught menu for a few minutes since they had 70 beers on tap. What a great selection between local breweries, and big name craft beers as well. We sat upstairs, where they... More 

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Thank Sonten
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are local and often head down the The Buck for lunch and/or dinner. They have really come a long way since they have opened. While my favorite burger is no longer on the menu (sundried tomato and Boursin cheese burger), I never have a problem finding an amazing meal to eat! And the selection of beer is just amazing!

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1 Thank Squirrelemily
Plainfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop in at The Buck every time we're in town! Love their burgers and sweet potato fries! Great staff, good prices and great food!

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1 Thank Becca H
Jasper
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was great! Loved all the beer they had on tap, just about anything you could ask for! We had burgers and they were delicious! My husband had one with cream cheese and raspberry jam on it (can't remember the name of it) which you wouldn't think would be good but it was yummy!

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Thank Kelly S
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a really nice bar for the tourist flock in the summer time with some crazy amount of beers on tap. Prices reflect the tourist flocking to this place as they keep going up and up. Don't think you can get a beer on tap for less then $5.00. Food selection is good and the burgers are good. Just... More 

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Thank TheMayor124
Plainfield, Indiana
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Excellent food and service. The burger choices are unique. Lots of side dishes and the price is right for what you get.

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Thank Greg H
Newcastle upon Tyne
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Went in at about 20.40 and were told that food stopped being prepared at 21.00. Still it was very good quality and portion sizes were reasonable and not too huge. Had a reasonable selection of hot food and salads which was appreciated. Good friendly staff too.

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Thank Leoandjack
Three Oaks, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The burger was delicious. I have been craving another one for days. The fries...to die for. They had a single DJ playing and it was just loud enough to hear but quiet enough to carry on a conversation without yelling at each other.

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Thank Heidi F
Jones, Michigan
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We were doing some wine tasting in the area and had to eat lunch so we decided to try The Buck. I'm glad we stopped in for lunch. Everyone was happy with their burgers. I really liked the Greek Burger. The sweet potato fries see also very yummy. I'll try something new the next time we go to visit. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: 2692810320

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Local craft beers, locally sourced food
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?