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Captain Nemos

407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
269-637-5372
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Ranked #15 of 59 restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for lunch after walking around the downtown area. The restaurant is very kid friendly and the atmosphere is relaxing. The food is terrific and not overpriced. As a side note, when ordering ice cream and asking for a small ice cream cone, their small ice cream cone is very large and hard to finish. Very good value for... More

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Adrian, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Recently visited this restaurant for lunch (it was recommended to us) and we did not have a good experience. It was rather busy (they have a walk-in ice cream counter as well as a sit-down restaurant and they appeared to be way understaffed. We waited for 45 minutes for our food. The waitress came out and said it was going... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The ice cream is super tasty and the price is better than Kilwins. The actual restaurant looks a little dingy but I can look past that for the delicious and every changing ice cream flavors.

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Normal, Illinois, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very casual little place to eat..food was good and they have lots of Sherman's ice cream flavors! Good service

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Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We didn't eat here - only ate delicious ice cream. This place gets packed and only has one tiny bathroom but it's a great place to grab some Sherman's ice cream (the actual plant is out by the Walmart). Tons of flavors to choose from - a bit pricey but the serving size is large.

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South Haven
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Popped in for a quick sandwich after viewing several movies at the film festival. Great soup, nice sandwich. Staff friendly and attentive. Really wanted to try to ice cream, but saved that for another day when it wouldn't be so close to dinner time.

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Tipp City, OH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch. Both soups our family tried were delicious! Kids menu is limited but includes the basics - grilled cheese, hot dog, and PB & J. Service was fast and friendly. We'd come again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I personally love ice cream, and in my opinion, this is the best spot to get some in South Haven. I love the grasshopper ice cream, which is one of my top reasons to come here.

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Mountain View, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The food is what it is, standard dinner fare. The service is slowwwwww. I almost decided to have dessert first because the plus side to this place is that they carry Sherman's Ice Cream. Don't be in a hurry.

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River Grove, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stopped here on our way out of town yesterday and are glad we did. The two ladies working there were sweet and friendly. The blueberry pancakes were quite tasty and my husband enjoyed the biscuits and gravy. I wasn't overly thrilled with the coffee but it wouldn't stop me from returning.

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