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“great perch!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Clementine's

Clementine's
500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
269-637-4755
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Ranked #3 of 60 Restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“great perch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I would recommend making reservations. The place is huge, but had a bit of a wait just walking in on a Friday night. Great old-fashioned looking place, it used to be a bank, pressed tin ceiling, nice atmosphere. The perch dinner was amazing! My husband had a ruebin sandwich that was huge!

Visited October 2011
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English first
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182 reviews 182 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
“Very good food, variety portion, along with friendly staff.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

My wife and I eat here even few months. Always a wait, and I do mean always. We arrive early (5:30) in the winter or shoulder season. Mess of perch is not quite the mess it used to be, but it's still healthy portion. Onion rings are the must appetizer. Never had a bad meal.

It's not a 5 star restaurant, but it's at the top of my list for value and flavor.

Visited January 2012
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“It was really weird...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

The food was just okay. But the place...was super weird. I thought I was in the great depression. I was in a cute little beach town, but felt like I wasn't. It has a very weird feel to it. I wouldn't recommend this place. VERY weird. I don't know how to explain it, at all.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Favorite SH Restaurant Always!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Clementines' Restaurant is our special occasion and no reason restaurant. We love most any item on the specials menu and the regular menu. Our favorite items are chicken fingers and onion rings. Occasionally the service is not perfect, but it usually is really good. Clementines is totallly South Haven. Eating here then heading to Sherman's for ice cream dessert to walk with on the South Haven pier is a perfect date night with my husband. We have celebrated our family birthdays here for several decades!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“The most talked about resturant in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Love the appetizers, salads and burgers. Beautiful old building.
They offer a nice variety of unusual dishes and great potato soup on thursdays.Sometimes the wait can be long to get in, but it is worth the wait.

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