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Black River Tavern

403 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
269-637-4837
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Ranked #12 of 60 Restaurants in South Haven
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Went to watch college football, but was pleasantly surprised with the delicious food. Spicy shrimp appetizer was delicious and the perch was top notch, not greasy or heavy breading. Sides of vinegar based cole slaw and baked beans really good. Live band and met some fun people.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We come here often. The service is always great and they can seat large parties quickly. Plus it's right down town!!! They have a nice variety of American cuisine. They easily seat large parties too!

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Canton, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The restaurant is right on the corner over looking the marina/pier in downtown South Port. Very nice area with lots of shopping. The restaurant was active with games on the TV's. We ordered promptly but it seemed to take a little too long for the food to arrive. I am not sure if this is the norm. I ordered BBQ... More

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Michigan
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped in first thing in town .. all football games on .. so many TV's to watch ever thing.. we sat at Bar .. the staff was very busy but very efficient. Got waited on right away .. we had couple drinks and an appetizers .. Maryland crab cakes, one of there specialties .. soooooo goood... must try ...... More

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I recently stopped in South Haven on our travels up the western coast of Michigan. As Michiganders, we've been to many cities along Lake Michigan, but somehow we missed the beautiful town of South Haven. The marina gave us a list of restaurants and I checked Trip Advisor for reviews. We had our choice of great places,... More

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Coldwater
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The guy with the Beard and long mustache wouldnt let us bring our bicycles inside even though they were not busy and he even tried to send us to another reataurant down the street the nice female waitress let us store them downstairs. (thanks again). The food was good I had the Tavern Burger. It was cooked how I wanted... More

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Cincinnati
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252 reviews 252 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I was heading to beach and needed a pit stop. Dan was a one man show, a Bears Fan, extra plus and was right at our service. Again Ice Cold Beer, habit forming and time for me to finally try a ripper. You know, those tubes of Who Knows What Pork, wrapped in Bacon and deep fried, just like on... More

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Canton, Michigan, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a fabulous lunch at the Black River Tavern. Very attentive waiter and great service. The perch was out of this world, homemade cocktail sauce with it, and wonderful twist on coleslaw with great baked beans. Our first stop on a road trip up the coast of West Michigan.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Crab cakes, sweet heat wings, killer burgers, perch, Reuben, Italian beef, and lots of characters. Have fun! We like it. Awesome stand up comedy downstairs on Saturdays also. Kind of a Chicago bar/restaurant!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My wife and I stopped in here for a "to go" order and trip advisor didn't lead us astray. The food is really good. We ate fish tacos and the asian grilled chicken salad -- very good, convenient, great service (the bartender was SUPER nice), and a good price. GO HERE for good food! We saw that there is a... More

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Address: 403 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
Phone Number: 269-637-4837
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
Cuisine: American

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