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Captain Nemos

407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
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Ranked #21 of 60 Restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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66% Recommend
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Lowell, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went to Captain Nemos this past Wednesday. It is a very small space with a lot happening in it. They were busy and the service was a bit slow in part due to that. The staff was very pleasant. We ordered the fried pickles which were AMAZING!! They were literally fried lightly breaded dill spears, yum!! I had the cordon... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My friends and I ordered sandwiches to pick up on the way back from the beach. I chose one of their specialties - Italian Beef. It was supposed to be Roast Beef with Mozzarella, sautéed peppers and onions on a sub roll. The roast beef was gray and had no taste, there were no peppers, two lonely pieces of very... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had an affordable and tasty breakfast. Our daughter loved the Mickey Mouse pancakes. The staff were attentive and cheerful. Recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I hate to say it, but a tad pricey for the fare, but hey...it is a tourist town and this location is right in the middle of it. I don't want to sway you from eating there...just be aware you are paying for location and chance to get great ice-cream!

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We came here on a Thursday night in summer about 45 minutes before the posted closing time and the place was way busier than I anticipated. We had just arrived in town and wanted a relatively quick dinner without having to go the fast food route. It took about 45 minutes from being sat to get our food and we... More

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Visited Captain Nemos with family of 4 on Saturday afternoon during the Annual Blue Berry Festival This is a busy time in South Haven and we went to this restaurant/ice cream parlor because it was pretty much the only restaurant in town without a wait. We got our drinks pretty quickly. After we got our orders in we waited at... More

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Decided to have lunch here. Looked at menu posted outside, looked OK. Rather dark and old looking inside. My wife wanted the chicken salad croissant, which they didn't have any chicken salad....ended up with a deli turkey croissant instead. She said it was OK. I have a crispy chicken/bacon wrap. My wrap was mostly bacon with lettuce and tomato, I... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I titled this "Great Breakfast Place" but I have to say we had dinner there one night and it was equally as good. We went by ourselves a couple of times for breakfast and on two other occasions we took kids and grandkids, and everyone LOVED it, especially the biscuits and gravy. It was voted the best. My son-in-law wants... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

With the convenience of town. We stay in a downtown condo, park the car and walk everywhere. Captain Nemo's gives us the chance to indulge in South Haven's own dairy delights with Sherman's Icecream in the heart of town. Frosty and fabulous, it's worth the stop.

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Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Went here for breakfast/lunch. The atmosphere had a great diner feel and the help was very nice. Everyone at the table loved their breakfast food but I got the pancakes and I can honestly say they were the worst I've ever had. When I tried to move one with my fork, it broke in half it was so hard. But... More

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