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American, Bar
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500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
+1 269-637-4755
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Warsaw, IN
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a quiet spot for lunch, this is not the place. The atmosphere is cheerful and lively. Service is friendly and efficient. Food is great! The grilled salmon sandwich is huge, the lake perch sandwich is a bit smaller, but very satisfying. If you are lucky enough to get a window seat, enjoy watching the tourists... More 

Thank crafty184
Plymouth, Michigan
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It seems like the place to be in the downtown area. I only say that because, in season, there can be a good long wait to be seated. Good menu. Interesting atmosphere. Decent food. Good location to eat and shop.

Thank Mihol57
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I were driving from Grand Rapids to Chicago and decided to stop at Clementines. Neither of us had been to South Haven before and we decided why not. Absolutely delicious. They have quite possibly THE best French Dip I've ever had... and their french onion soup was phenomenal as well. I'm sad we live so far away... More 

Thank Emily B
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch, whenever I'm in Michigan, gotta have Perch! It is one of the true delicacies of the Great Lakes. Ordered a Perch sandwich for lunch and it was perfect! Don't miss it at Clementines.

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Clementine's (while traveling), and it was every bit as good as the first visit. This is a beautiful building (love the tin ceiling). The menu is extensive, and for the most part reasonably priced. The service was good, wait time reasonable, and the food was hot and delicious (shrimp dish with pasta actually had... More 

Thank Marianne J
Wheaton, Illinois
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't think people were pampered this well in the old days; great food, particularly the onion rings and chicken with wild rice soup. The service and the ambience make this a really special meal.

Thank John R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The building itself is interesting and has history. They have the story on the menu and its a huge place to walk around and see. We stopped in for lunch on Sunday of Blueberry Festival weekend. We had the High Roller (french dip sandwich) and a perch sandwich. Lunch was good and service was good and it was a good... More 

Thank Amy W
New Bremen, Ohio
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the best place we ate at during our weekend stay. It was busy, but they took reservations. We were served quickly and efficiently. The food was well-prepared and tasty. The noise level was good. A great place to go.

Thank Shelly F
Bremen, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like good bar and grill food, this place is for you! And the building is a great landmark as well. Over-all experience was really good.

Thank jhelmuth
Crete, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at Clementine's. It's a very cute place. We were passing through South Haven and just happened upon this place. We asked the server what they were known for and she told us it was the perch and the onion rings. I ordered a burger that was on special and my husband ordered the perch. We also had... More 

Thank pam b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-4755

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?