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The Ideal Place - CLOSED

212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 4, 2015
“Excellent service and ambiance”
Aug 20, 2015
“Absolutely Delicious!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

We have gone to downtown Benton Harbor to visit the Livery Brewery a few times. While the downtown area is showing signs of life there is still not much else to to do down there. The last time we noticed cars around a old store...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Great grilled oysters, just one of the four ways they serve oysters. Good soup. Great service. Liked the linguini with the chicken picata. Varied menu. Attractive interior. Superior for the area.

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have been summering and weekending in this area my entire life.. and "thought" i knew about every place around there.. how did I miss this incredible establishment? I heard of the Ideal Place, not by word of mouth.. but by trip adviser.. I had...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We went to this trendy and superb restaurant for my wife's birthday. Was so cold and snowy outside and when we go tot he place, they turned the heat up for us. Very nice! The food was excellent and so was the service. Prices are...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed January 18, 2013

The grilled oysters are to die for. The chef trained for a number of years in New Orleans and brought his A game Up North. The restaurant is a little out of the way-located in the Arts District of Benton Harbor. They may have changed...More

Thank Jeff49085
Reviewed December 21, 2012

With the family in town for the Holidays, our son suggested "The Ideal Place". A close friend of his graduated culinary school and works there. His "inside information" was that the Place was really good, and he was correct, The Place is very friendly, has...More

Thank TruckDriverFritz
Reviewed October 29, 2012

We dined at The Ideal Place last Saturday. Had an early meal as we were attending the Dr. John concert at Lake MI college. This place is cool. Food was exceptionally good. Had a little bit of a New Orleans theme on the menu. I...More

Thank RobertKLakeside_MI
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Hate the paper table cloth covers, it just looks cheap. Food lacked in flavor and presentation. Waitstaff is hit or miss. Prices are high considering quality of product.

Thank JohnL4792
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Just found this place based on online reviews, and we're so glad we did. Loved everything from beet salad to butterfish to signature pasta. Eveerything seemed very fresh and seasonal. The Sauvignon blanc we had was good as well from their specials list, but I...More

Thank Travelsforchocolate
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Chicago style city restaurant. We ordered the soft shell crab, roasted beet salad and pork scallops with grilled peaches. Appetizer and salad were wonderful. The pork unfortunately was over cooked and thus dry and tough. Our server was happy to take it off our bill...More

Thank epicurian46
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 212 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3434
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Benton Harbor
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