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Bentwood Tavern

600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
+1 269-469-1699
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion dip” (11 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flavor explosions! From meat (steak frites) to the green bowl (veggie), everyone loved their meal. We savored each bite and can’t wait to return. Outdoor seating was available but it was a bit chilly today so we sat inside. Fun atmosphere and reservations were easy...More

Thank Tourist276048
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly, accommodating service, a few blocks from downtown main street, located in a hotel. Family friendly

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, service, and selection. Can eat inside or out. Everything was very good just not outstanding.

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A delicious dinner that requires patience. We were sat faster than anticipated, however, the food service itself was quite slow. We started with the house made potato chips and triple onion dip. I had a personal pizza and my husband the Sunrise Burger which he...More

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to come here after we walked out of another restaurant for service. Restaurant has a nice little shaded patio that is dog friendly. Very friendly staff that offered a doggy bowl for water for our pooch. Server was very friendly and made good suggestions....More

Thank marctromble
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for an outdoor table for 5. Upon arrival we were told it would be about a 25 minute wait for our table. What is the point of making a reservation when others walked up, no reservation, and were told the same...More

Thank Maureen1771
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Good dining for a hotel, lots of options for a variety of palates. Great views of the harbor. Consistent service.

Thank tmm03
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Thankfully we met a local at a nearby brewery and she recommended Brentwood Tavern. The food was good, service was great and view was unbeatable right on the marina. The shishitos were excellent And the tuna avocado appetizer was amazing. Everything we ordered was honestly...More

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to sit outside next to the marina and enjoy the view (we made reservations and heard from others it was very difficult to get in without one but we were there in high season). Enjoyed a delicious ahi tuna appetizer, ok steak frites,...More

Thank millamy
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Family dinner was relaxing, service very good and food excellent. I had the steak frites, grandson had pizza, three others tried the burgers and one had a salad. good menu options - appetizers are interesting

Thank kking46
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from lawrencep614 | Reviewed this property |
Their customer service is outstanding. We experienced that also. We stayed that for almost a week and would do there for our meals. One day at lunchtime, they forgot to hold the onions and they replaced both entrees, so... More
July 21, 2017|
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Response from TexTrav2012 | Reviewed this property |
Not un-kid friendly at all, but I would say that this is one of those places that people go to for a calm, relaxing meal. So, it depends on the kids! Hope that helps a little!
July 21, 2017|
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Response from Stan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes This restaurant is kid friendly for breakfast, lunch and dinner. However I would suggest a different restaurant for dinner such as Redamak's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W Water St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-1699
  • E-mail
Chef Jenny Drilon's sophisticated spin on pub fare, responsibly sourced and beautifully prepared. A warm, friendly gathering place featuring eight Michigan craft beers on tap and a curated wine list. Waterfront dining with outdoor seating available whenever weather allows. Lunch and dinner daily, with brunch from 9am on weekends. Please be advised that the restaurant is operating on Eastern Standard Time.
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