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The Buck

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412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
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Today
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: Late Night
Description: Local craft beers, locally sourced food

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  • 49
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 7
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  • 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
Great place for a burger and beer

The Buck is located in downtown St. Joe, easy to reach and parking available nearby. The Burgers are excellent and you will probably have some left over for tomorrows lunch. Wait staff is friendly and makes the time at the Buck enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Ed W
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We come here once a week to try out different burgers, the mahi tuna burger, salmon burger, oh and the Buck burger, they are so on point! For the price you paid is pretty fair.

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Grandville, MI
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a short wait on a Saturday night. The beer battered onion rings are quite good, large order of 8 or 9 so we couldn't eat them all but did reheat them in the oven the next day. Also enjoyed the southwest wrap and the open faced ribeye sandwich. The homemade fries are awesome! Great service. we will be... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

The Buck has so much potential and I feel could be such a cool place!! The venue is pretty cool, but at the same time, seemed dirty and dingy. We were seated next to an old ugly couch that was really or of place. Service was sub par. Waited awhile to be seated (not busy, 430 on a Sunday) Our... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Buck is located in downtown St. Joe, easy to reach and parking available nearby. The Burgers are excellent and you will probably have some left over for tomorrows lunch. Wait staff is friendly and makes the time at the Buck enjoyable.

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Monroe, Michigan, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great burgers and beer list is massive. Great rooftop patio for summer seating. Live music on a regular basis and overall relaxed atmosphere.

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Granger, Indiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited here for lunch on a Saturday during the Ice Festival. We had our 3 year old son with us. The place is very inviting and really neat looking inside. Our server was very good. She was quick to get our order and bring food. She also checked back many times. We both had burgers with different things on... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A group of seven (4 teenagers and 3 adults) stopped after a hockey game. Because we could not fit in a booth, we had an hour wait. My husband is not the most patient when it comes to waiting for a table. When leaving, he commented that the food and beer was well worth the wait. The kids all got... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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444 reviews 444 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were visiting from North Carolina to go to several of the craft breweries in the area - this place was great for having so many of the Michigan breweries available at one place. We actually went to one not on the list just because of the quality of the beer we tried here. Over 65 taps. We only tried... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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119 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Burgers are always a good choice here and the buffalo chicken appetizer is among my favorite anywhere, but if you enjoy craft beer, watch for the Tap Takeover nights. Several local breweries take turns and MANY new one-time only beers are offered during this special night. The flavors are interesting even if you're not a true beer drinker. Nice atmosphere,... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love this place on Friday nights after the wife get off work. We usually walk over about 5:30pm, get a table upstairs, order some good food and listen to some entertainment and do a little people watching while having a nice after work dinner. The food is great and the place has a real Cheers atmosphere.

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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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