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500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
269-637-4755
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 232
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  • 169
    Very good
  • 83
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Get the deep fried mushrooms.

We traveled to South Haven on Friday night for a gathering of 8 people. We only go when it is not tourist season as the wait can be very long otherwise. The building is old and part of a bank with the vault still inside. We only had 1/2 hour wait for our table. We ordered the onion rings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Kendall5390
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Allegan, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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502 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pendleton, Indiana
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Definitely get the perch, sandwich or platter. lightly breaded and seasoned wonderfully. Can't go wrong here.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

From the reviews expected a little more, VIP Bloody Mary was good, disappointed in Walleye, a little heavily breaded for my liking. My wife enjoyed her chicken sandwich and my daughter's liked their selections. If in the area maybe I'll the perch a chance.

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Allegan, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We traveled to South Haven on Friday night for a gathering of 8 people. We only go when it is not tourist season as the wait can be very long otherwise. The building is old and part of a bank with the vault still inside. We only had 1/2 hour wait for our table. We ordered the onion rings, mushrooms... More 

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Hamilton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very good food and interesting architecture in a pleasant lakeshore town. Many nice small shops nearby and a great walk by the pier.

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DeLand, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food was very good and the portions were large. I love fresh water perch and don't often find it in restaurants. The perch was perfectly cooked. Even though they were very busy, the service was good. During the busy seasons, be prepared to wait.

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Oak Lawn, IL
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Clementine's has the most amazing onion rings. It's one of their popular items, and I see why. I ordered the James Gang which is 10 fried shrimp butterflied with cole slow, and a baked potato on the side. The next day I went back and had the Brewmaster burger on sourdough bread. It was one of the best burgers I've... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice old historic building in the middle of South Haven, As you walk in you can tell the building has been well taken care of. It is very nice inside and very clean. It has a nice décor inside. This restaurant has been here a long time. It seems like a very nice family restaurant. As I walked in I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Been a family institution for us for over 30+ years. Have to start with a stack of onion rings and then dive into a mess of perch, the south of the border, or anything else on the menu. Can't go wrong with any choice.

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Lansing, MI
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My friend and I were visiting South Haven for a quick day trip and stopped by Clementines for lunch. Service was really quick and good. Food was very good. It's a nice atmosphere!

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Holland, Michigan
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Now don't get me wrong.....during the summer season it does get a bit busy and the wait might be a little longer than you would want. But if you go in the off season, you are seated quickly! The food is awesome! The atmosphere is wonderful; makes me wish to go back in time and see how it used to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: 269-637-4755

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?