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Captain Nemos

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407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

You can sit at a booth and have a decent diner meal--the grilled cheese is actually very good, but the real draw here is the locally produced Sherman's Ice Cream. In the evening the line can be out the door, but it moves quickly. There is a large assortment of flavors and the prices are very, very reasonable. (Try the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and showed great hospitality. The majority of the restaurant had seats for 4 people but they do have a section they accommodated for a large group. There is a large selection of food for all tastes as well as an ice cream bar if you're just looking for a treat. We had the regular cheeseburger... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Wandered over here after dinner. They are the only place in town that has Sherman's Ice Cream and you don't have to drive out to the Sherman's Dairy Bar. Best ice cream ever!

Thank harlkdusty
Westfield, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

OK, been here for four days and I have to admit, had a waffle cone double dip every day/night....and so did rest of my family ;) If you like coffee the cappuccino with the chocolate chips in it, is by far my favorite. They make the waffle cones fresh onsite, 2 flavors - original and chocolate. My kids said the... More 

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Dayton, Indiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We stopped in for the Breakfast Buffet. It was good, fresh but nothing over the top. You can tell it is homemade and a lot of locals were there which made us feel like it was a great choice. Service was perfect!

Thank noberzone
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice breakfast/lunch spot. Friendly staff. Decent food. Diner atmosphere. Lots of ice cream flavors! Nothing to knock your socks off, but does the trick.

Thank Patargo
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, very busy though. Setting on the harbour was good. Walking distance to other shops. Ordered fried shrimp and it was just okay. We liked the atmosphere.

Thank Stephanie S
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stopped by for breakfast before leaving for home. We decided on the buffet based on the waitress' recommendation. The cheesy potatoes were good, but the rest was marginal. When we left we noticed other shad ordered for the menu and it looked much better than what we had. Would NOT suggest the buffet.

Thank jonesyMidwest
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how you can mess up a soup and salad bar, but they did! Salad tasted old, and the salad dressing was so thick it was hard to put on the salad! The soup which was suppose to be chicken and wild rice had zero flavor. It seemed like heavy cream and flour with some veggies. In fairness, we... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

When I am looking for good food, I always look for where the locals eat....and they eat here. We ate there twice during our stay in the area. It was a cold day and wanted hot chocolate. They serve it in large mugs with whip cream! YUMMY! I ordered the gyro because it was served with lamb-yummyx2! Large serving. they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: 269-637-5372

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