November 25, 2015
caramelized leek garlic jam, organic brussels sprouts and ricotta
roasted beet salad
arugula, pomegranate, pistachios, chevre and white balsamic vinaigrette
rigatoni and sausage
wood-fired with spicy italian sausage and san marzano tomato sauce
crispy herb-encrusted amish chicken with with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted brussels sprouts
lake superior whitefish picatta
organic leek risotto and organic sauteed kale
shrimp, mussels, clams, swordfish and mahi in savory saffron broth, with rouille crostini
600 West Water Street
New Buffalo, MI 49117
You can also make reservations by calling 269.469.1699Hours
Times are EST
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"Wonderful service with a smile."
"Loved the casual atmosphere with the above casual cuisine."
"Always a pleasure to be your guests!"
"Beautiful evening spent enjoying a great meal and a wonderful view."
"Couldn't have asked for a better evening."
"The outside seating is pure paradise for curious toddler eyes."
"Dessert made me cry like poems by Emily Dickenson."
"Every morsel of food is quality and beyond delicious!"
"If it was any better, it would be illegal!"
"I laughed. I cried. I gained 15 pounds. An experience to remember!"
"Some of the best food we've had, coast to coast."
"Sushi was fabulous – as good as any place I’ve been!"
"THE place to eat in New Buffalo, MI. The food is innovative and wonderful; the service first rate."
"Unbelievably crowded, but worth the wait."
"Great spot to sit outside and watch the boats."
Offers and Events
from Bentwood Tavern
Waterfront Dining on the New Buffalo Harbor.
Bentwood Tavern features “artisan comfort cuisine” crafted by local icon, Chef Jenny Drilon. Bentwood’s sophisticated spin on pub fare features gourmet pizzas fired in a wood-burning oven, fresh seafood, Amish roasted chicken, steaks and chops. Everything is scratch made from only the highest quality, and whenever possible, locally grown ingredients. Eight craft brews on tap and a well-curated wine list are worthy complements to the fresh, savory menu.
Join us for dinner daily, lunch Friday-Sunday, and weekend brunch. Outdoor dining available whenever weather allows.
Watch Jenny get cheesy with Graham Kostic of Glossed & Found.
teddy bear tea • december 6 • 1-3pm
Our 15th annual holiday benefit for Toys for Tots. Enjoy kid-friendly tea service and treats, chat with Santa, then get your groove on with award-winning kindie band Poochamungas! Admission is $10 per person and a donation of a new, unwrapped toy. For reservations, call 269.469.9900.
tacos & tequila • every sunday • 2-10pm
Turn up the heat on your Sunday evening and make Tacos & Tequila a new weekly tradition! Authentic Mexican street tacos served ala carte on our housemade corn tortillas, brought to you by Oaxaca native, Chef Alberto Illescas. Explore unexpected mixology with our tequila-inspired cocktails and discover the complexity or simplicity of this south of the border beverage.
seabass social • november 6-8
Jenny’s legendary Thai-style Chilean Seabass, served only the first weekend of every month. (while supplies last)
sushi thursday • november 19
Join us for maki, nigiri, sashimi and Asian-inspired cocktails on the third Thursday of the month.
One night a month, January through May, 50% of all food and beverage revenue is donated to select community non-profits. Fundraising without auctions, appeals or raffles, give-back nights are a fun opportunity to make a difference by simply enjoying a night of good food with friends. To date, over $81,000 has been donated. Huge thanks to our wonderful patrons who participate each year!
So our staff can enjoy time with friends and family, we are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. And so our staff can enjoy time with each other, we are also closed Tuesday, December 15 for our annual holiday party.