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“Delicious Food With Great Views of Lake Michigan”
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Bentwood Tavern
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Ranked #3 of 47 Restaurants in New Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Berrien
Description: 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.
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Bentwood Tavern offers a sophisticated decor in an upscale casual setting. The food is eclectic with everything from wood fired pizza to sushi to award winning Chilean Sea Bass. The restaurant is located in New Buffalo Michigan just 1.5 hours from Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Cute little place right off the marina--great food and service, not overpriced! Would be a great place to eat in the summer outside on the outside deck!

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Ducked in during a rainstorm to wait it out at the bar. By myself, I just got a glass of wine and a couple appetizers. I ordered the mussels, spring rolls and arugula pear salad. It was all delicious. The setting was lovely, and though there was a rainstorm you can see the marina well from the large plate glass windows,

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

I read the menu online and had great expectations, from the moment you walk into the stunning lobby you know the night is going to be great. We arrived a half hour early for our reservation, staff was great and got us seated immediately. Vermont old fashion was perfection, the pub chips were good, the duck tacos were great, the goat cheese dip was amazing! Then came dinner, flank steaks, kc strip cooked to perfection and great flavors with depth. The evening's special of Blue Marlin with wasabi and red curry was a surprise to find on the menu, as marlin is a favorite that's what I got - slightly overcooked for my liking but flavors were on point, very happy.
This was a great find - love the decor, staff was a true highlight, could not have asked for more for the meal at this price point. This was a top five dining experience, and though not cheap maybe the best value I have had in a meal. GO HERE - except when I am in town.

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

The food and drink was very good, but because of the size and make-up of the room, it was a little noisy. Had the salmon simply grilled and it was delicious!

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