September 29, 2016
caramelized fennel and leek with thyme and ricotta
iron creek squash & beet salad
crispy bacon, goat cheese, lentils and arugula with pepita vinaigrette
spaghetti pomodoro with heirloom tomatoes, basil and chevre
lake superior whitefish picatta
leek risotto and organic black kale
seared sea scallops
roasted tomatillo salsa with zuchhini quinoa fritters and organic black kale
600 West Water Street
New Buffalo, MI 49117
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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 lunch and dinner daily, with brunch on weekends. Outdoor dining available whenever weather allows.
Watch Jenny get cheesy with Graham Kostic of Glossed & Found.
sushi thursday • october 20 • 5-10pm
Join us for maki, nigiri, sashimi and Asian-inspired cocktails on the third Thursday of the month.
tacos & tequila • every Tuesday
Turn up the heat on your Tuesday evening with authentic Mexican street tacos, brought to you by Oaxacan native Chef Alberto Ilescas. We serve our tacos a la carte on housemade corn tortillas and pair them with tequila-inspired cocktails.
seabass social • october 7-9 • 6-9pm
Jenny’s legendary Thai-style Chilean Seabass, served only the first weekend of every month. (while supplies last)
growlers & howlers
Michigan produces some of the best beer in the world, and we’re proud to offer a curated tap line-up representing the best of the best, from lager to stout. Purchase a growler or howler to enjoy super fresh draught beer at home. Taps change often and some releases are limited, so check our menu for the latest.
One night a month, January through May, we donate 50% of all food and beverage revenue to select community non-profits. This year we donated more than $10,000 thanks to our wonderful patrons.