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“Don't judge the BRT by it's exterior.”
Review of Black River Tavern

Black River Tavern
Ranked #10 of 70 Restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: 2 Great Bars...one Great Location! Overlooking Harbor And Lake Michigan! Daily Food & Drink Specials Outdoor Seating Available Featuring Live Music Weekends Professional Stand-up Comedy Featuring Nationally-touring Headlining Comedians Every Saturday Night! Voted "best Of 2014"... *bar Food *live Entertainment *beer Selection *specialty Drinks
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Had a family friendly atmosphere during the day. Not sure what it looks like at night. From the outside looked just like a regular bar and in turned out to be family friendly.

Great food and reasonably priced. Fish and chips kinda like those in England except chips were smaller and could use less salt. Fish was cod. Awesome!!!! Comes with the best coleslaw I've ever had by far on this planet. That's how much I love the slaw!
Recommend the Ocean Slider.
Will make the BRT a regular once a week stop now.

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Thank Ursula V
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

We decided to eat here for our supper and the service was awesome. They were right on us with whatever we needed and the restaurant was clean and the food was yummy.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stopped in for lunch. I liked the atmosphere inside. They had a nice menu. I had the chicken taco's and they were excellent. I would come back for sure if were in town again.

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Thank PLEM12
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went on a busy weekend, but the place was nearly empty- that should have been our first indication it was a night club and not good for a lunch stop. We ordered and asked to share. The server asked if we wanted lettuce, tomato, onion and cheese and we said we did. Our meal came with the sandwich cut in half. Everything was on one plate and they didn't add anything to the sandwich. When I pointed that out, he came with a plate of lettuce tomato and onion, which was fine. When we got the bill, we were charged a "share fee". To cut the sandwich in half? I understand when they serve the meal on 2 plates and split up the sides, but the fee was apparently to cut the sandwich in half for us. They also charged extra for cheese, which was not communicated as extra- it was offered as a regular option. The server was terrible- we had to go up to the bar after waiting a while for our check. The food was OK, but the service and surprises on the bill weren't worth going again.

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Reviewed June 20, 2014

Typical tavern atmosphere is what you'll find here. Very dark inside unless you sit up front like we did to get a nice view of the lake. Pool table in the back. We went on a weekday for lunch and were only one of two tables eating food. I had the coastal crab cakes on mini pretzel rolls which was very tasty. Kids meals were a bit pricey compared to other places in town.

Thank ohiotravelerabc
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