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Thirsty Perch Grill

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123 Main, South Haven, MI 49090-1483
+1 269-639-8000
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great bar - nobody home?

We have tried to enjoy this bar/restaurant twice. The long bar is beautiful and while them seem to have enough staff - they are not quick to serve.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
DKCampbell
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Rochester, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Don't let the desolate atmosphere fool you, the service here is terrible. Even if you're the only patrons here on a Saturday night at 7pm... Strike one: unattenentive service staff. Strike two: incorrectly charging for food and drink. Strike three: allowing your customers to wait 5+ minutes while your incompetent staff huddle near the bar to correct an obvious error... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have tried to enjoy this bar/restaurant twice. The long bar is beautiful and while them seem to have enough staff - they are not quick to serve.

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Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place used to have a nice atmosphere and very good food. Now the food is mediocre to bad. They removed the best menu items. Remodeled poorly. And service was mixed. With all the great places in town this is one to be avoided now.

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Jenison, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The seafood stew was great. Warm and cozy space for a Fall getaway. We really enjoyed it and would go there again.

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Pullman, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I ordered the special as did almost everyone in my party. My shrimp came out totally different than the rest. Sent it back and 15 minutes later my whole meal came back after everyone else was finished eating. Not to mention the service was terribly slow for a holiday. I watched people get up and walk out due to no... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for a glass of wine and some appetizers on a Friday evening. We ordered the charbroiled oysters (NOLA style) and they came out hot and tasty. I wish we could say the same for the nachos. We specifically asked that the dish be without jalapeño peppers. It arrived with peppers. We immediately reminded our server, and she promised... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stopped in on our first night here. We took part in the Bloody Mary bar and also drank a Dark and stormy, both were very good! Our food was great and waitress was really helpful. Very happy with our experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Thirsty Perch is amazing to say the least amazing food all made fresh! Beer on tap a twist from Paw Paw with there Bronco Brown! Best plates I would have to say the lobster mac n cheese and the White Fish Natalie so named after the owner Dave's wife it is well worth it and very beautiful. Also there... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I had visited The Thirsty Perch on previous visits and were very excited to return. Boy were we disappointed. It took several minutes to even get seated although the restaurant was not busy at all. Several minutes later someone came by and poured us water saying our server would be by shortly. 10 minutes later, no server.... More 

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Ocqueoc, MI
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88 reviews 88 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stopped at many restaurants in town and we have always had a great meal with friendly wait staff and good service at the Thirsty Perch that has the best Raw Bar. I am a raw bar type of guy. We eat at different places for meals but I ALWAYS even if I'm driving by on the freeway (I196) stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Main, South Haven, MI 49090-1483
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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