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Bentwood Tavern

4.6
828 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Creative Cuisine
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, a curated wine list, and a waterfront view.

Join us for dinner daily, lunch Friday-Sunday, and weekend brunch. Outdoor dining available whenever weather permits.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Monday-Thursday 5-10pm
Friday 12-10pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am - 10pm

Times are EST
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Phone number
(269) 469-1699
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jenny Drilon
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Private party facilities
Stylish event spaces with high ceilings and windows accommodate as many as 120 or as few as ten.
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Private party contact
Alison VonEhr: (269) 469-2027 ext. 407
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Berrien
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Parking details
Easy on street and lot parking is free and close to the entrance. For boat parking, please call Oselka Marina at 269.469.2600 or City of New Buffalo marina at 269.469.1500.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 828 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Dinner with friends

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

I ordered The Wedge salad---never made it to table before main entree.
Wanted mashed potatoes substituted for fries...they sent fries.
Ordered steak medium...came quite rare.

They did make up for the mistakes by comping the salad (they brought me one while the steak was sent back to be cooked longer) and comping a dessert.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Good food and friendly service. We had a very pleasant evening. Looking forward to a return visit.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and service. We went for breakfast while staying at the Marina Grand Resort. It's great to have a nice restaurant attached to a resort for when you do not feel like traveling into town.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The chicken was dry as was the fish. Service was terrific.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great food and wonderful service!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Jenny’s Sea Bass never fails to delight! Worth the drive! One of our favorite restaurants in Southwest Michigan!!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Great service and delicious food! A decent selection of gluten free options, however they use a shared fryer, so be mindful. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

This our must do place when we do a getaway in SW Michigan. The menu is a nice mix of dishes, all well prepared and presented. Some more formal and some casual but always tasty. Great seafood options and salads. Always worth a visit.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We were glad to get last minute reservations on Easter Sunday for a quick lunch and had a wonderful time. We had our usual calamari, house salad and Marguerita pizza all of which we split. Had excellent service from Olivia (I think) and enjoyed the food, the people watching and the whole experience. We love Bentwood.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Fantastic class 1 fare, wonderful wait staff, west coast MI destination, wonderful Lake Michigan experience!

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

The food is always excellent here and this time they did not disappoint. We enjoyed the view of the marina and enjoyed a leisurely dinner. Thanks for a great time!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The service was exceptional. The employees were very polite. The food was excellent. The environment was great. Would highly recommend for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Outstanding food and service. Spent St. Patrick's Day there. Fantastic!!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

My sisters and I were going to the Earth Wind and Fire concert and wanted someplace close to eat. I found Bentwood Tavern on Open Table and what a gem!

The foot was delicious and Kara, our server, was wonderful. She made our occasion that much more enjoyable.

Thank you so much.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food is consistently delicious at Bentwood. It is my favorite restaurant in New Buffalo. I highly recommend it.

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We love the food - and the choices at Bentwood. It is extremely noisy and impossible to hear conversations - even at your own table. We enjoy eating outside in the summertime the most.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

I love this restaurant and go consistently. The atmosphere is beautiful and I love the outdoor area especially. Sometimes we even bring our dog with us.

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Enjoyed taco Tuesday night menu.. tried all five of the tacos ..all were great

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Once again another great meal at Bentwood! Great atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Love the Bentwood for any meal anytime ! The staff is friendly and professional, the food is amazing and drinks superb .
I am so lucky to live in New Buffalo because we are here at least once a week !

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Tuesday Tacos and Tequila was a hit! I look forward to the next T&T.
The tacos were yummy, guacamole so good too. Well of course the tequila rocked

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great food, service and atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great time here! The food was outstanding - really diverse menu and everything was done well.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Excellent menu and service. Our group of six was well taken care of by the waitress. Great food and interesting menu choices.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Michigan Blueberry Pancakes and real Maple Syrup with Applewood smoked Bacon for me, Mediterranean Frittata for my beautiful Wife. Patsy rocked her service with extra Maple Syrup, Strawberry Preserves and extra coffee to go! Thanks, Patsy!

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1.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We had Spinach Salad and Whitefish entree-both outstanding. Our server, Kathleen, was terrific

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

The food is always delicious and the service is warm and friendly. A little pricey but I always enjoy the meal.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

The staff here are all always so friendly with quick service, the food excellent, and oh-what-a-view! We enjoyed a family Sunday brunch here and the children were well catered to as well. Will come back every time I'm in town.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great place as usual

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

We were vacationing in SW Michigan and came upon the library benefit at Bentwood Tavern. Had a lovely meal there and really appreciated participating in the fund raiser.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Bentwood Tavern is a wonderful restaurant if you are looking for a nice atmosphere, great tasting food, and attentive and pleasant service. I've dined here many times and I've never been dissapointed. In the Summer, I love being able to sit outside with my dog to enjoy a great meal. Highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food...MUSIC TOO LOUD!!

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was absolutely amazing and our server was wonderful but the restaurant was very noisy

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and great service. The entrees are a little pricey ($23.00 for mahi mahi tacos) but the food quality and presentation helps offset that.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Very good service from Terry with excellent food! Great view of the boats and harbor.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

We really enjoyed our dinner. The pear martini was delicious. Excellent service.

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

We have been to Bentwood many times, and this is the first we were a little disappointed. Our waitress was slow, and not very friendly. Food was ok, but not the best we have had there.

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5.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Outstanding as usual! Staff and food was wonderful.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Good experience. Love the pretzel appetizer.

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