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The Buck

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Hamburgers
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412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Local craft beers, locally sourced food

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Burgers at The Buck are great

Our hotel recommended this place as a place to sit outside and watch Lake Michigan. Restaurant is actually inland several blocks but has rooftop/deck style seating. It was crowded for a Monday so we couldn't sit there but they had plenty of seating inside for your party of 5. Food and service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
debbiefrmn
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Decatur, IL
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Decatur, IL
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our hotel recommended this place as a place to sit outside and watch Lake Michigan. Restaurant is actually inland several blocks but has rooftop/deck style seating. It was crowded for a Monday so we couldn't sit there but they had plenty of seating inside for your party of 5. Food and service was terrific. I had the unique Olive Burger.... More 

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Ohio
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I liked the outdoor seating on top of restaurant. I LOVE hamburgers and french fries. I am NOT typically unhappy when it comes to these two foods. BUT, Bucks, did not leave me satisfied. I did not like the bun, it had a sweet taste, something just wasn't right with it. The burger, I ate alone and it was OK... More 

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Indianapolis
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped into The Buck by chance on our visit to St. Joseph and were pleasantly surprised. I had a veggie burger, my son a hamburger and my daughter a salad and all were wonderful. The seasoning on their fries was terrific too---think a hint of sugar in your season salt. Service was friendly. We'll be back.

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Buchanan, Michigan
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I go to the Buck at least once a month and we've never been let down. Delicious food from the buffalo and blu cheese chips to the wide variety of burgers. Huge variety of craft beers topic that's your thing. They have an upstairs and a patio but it's a popular place so you may have to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

"the buck" is good after a long day at the beach we liked the food but the service was a little slow we will come back though :)

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Indiana
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Hubby and I decided to try The Buck for lunch, because I love eating outside, and when we had previously eaten on the rooftop at Rye Belles, we also saw the outside seating at The Buck. He ordered the Buck Dog and Fries. I had the Grilled chicken salad. My husband really enjoyed his Buck dog. It was wrapped in... More 

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Channahon, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our group of 9 visited for the first time last night. I'll list for you some of the great things we did like first. Our waitress was great and attentive, so was the musician singing and playing guitar on the upper level inside. I was able to check out the outside dining area (2 levels) which is a great spot... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place has great food and rotates craft beers from all over. the best burgers in the area great atmosphere and in the summer they have a deck on top of the restaurant with great views of Lake Michigan.

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great food and a great view of the beach on the patio, especially enjoyable on a warm evening! Good service too!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Our family wanted to stop and get lunch. We had never been to St. Joseph's, so we quickly read reviews on places in town. Buck's came up with good reviews. My fiance and his brother had a burger. While the girls had salad and a chicken wrap. All were very yummy. The burgers looked and smelled delicious, so I had... More 

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Additional Information about The Buck

Address: 412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
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
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?