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The Buck

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American, Bar, Pub
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412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner on our 1st night in St. Joe. I had the Thornburger. It was really good. Cream cheese, raspberry jalapeño jelly, and bacon. Hubs had The Stuffed Mexican. He gives it an 8 out of 10. I give mine a 9. Those were some good burgers. Try the Archie Sauce. It's delish. Kid 1 had build your... More 

Thank Louisvilledoll
Carmel, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch on the way to the beach on the weekend. Based on the reviews, we expected good burgers, but were disappointed. To start, our pretzel bites appetizer was pretty small, with only 2-3 small bites for each of the four of us. One of my kids that can normally plow through an adult sized burger, only... More 

Thank Porchswings
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here yesterday and really enjoyed our meals. He had fish and chips and I the turkey rueben and both were excellent. The service was good too, along with the rooftop, outdoor dining made for a very enjoyable lunch.

Thank KDWhitis
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for drinks while checking out the town. Bartender was nice - had a very laid back, beach vibe. I had the Belgium Shandy and it was great! Would definitely return!

Thank Jess J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere for a beer head had a delicious Ahi tuna salad and talked yeast, hops and breweries with Tim in charge of beers who steered me to some very tasty IPA's my favorite and challenged myself with some belgian styles not my favorite and when i wasnt inspired they had this amazing "wheel of indecision" i had my wonderful... More 

Thank Ben L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go up to the top deck for a great view of Silver Beach and Lake Michigan. A nice menu of bar food and an excellent selection of beers with something like 70 beers on tap.

1 Thank billbabbitt
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Brussel sprouts and Poutin fries! Great brewery beer and fun atmosphere. Salads are great too as well as burgers!

Thank Sandi S
Fishers, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Mac Attack burger. Who knew creamy Mac & Chz with some crispy bacon could be so amazing on a burger! Wow! The house made chips were perfect. Not too hard and crunchy. A perfect soft crunch! Would definitely go here again. My hubby had the fish and chips and liked them as well. Also a nice selection... More 

Thank Cathy G
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar has great beer choices and the food is pretty darn good. They have a wide range of bar food selections including several types of burger including a turkey and black bean. Lots of sandwich options are offered as well as some interesting dinner choices. The dessert choices were good although I did not try any I plan to... More 

Thank hjensen90
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! Going out to eat with two little ones is always a challenge, but Buck did great. Without asking, the kids' food came out first (which we forgot to ask when we ordered). The food was great and the service was excellent!

Thank ynotravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: 2692810320
Local craft beers, locally sourced food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?