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The Stray Dog Bar & Grill

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245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1170
+1 269-469-2727
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12:00 - 00:00
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very cute establishment. Love the theme of dedication to Dogs. Fixer Upper Chip and Joanna will be highly impressed by the shiplap and decor. Food was normal pub grub. Decently priced and superb location. Staff friendly and fast. Will come back again when visiting the area.

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Thank Mimiwq62
Champaign, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped overnight in the area and looked for a place to have an evening meal. Not knowing the area, consulted Trip Advisor to learn a bit more about several options. Decided to go with the #1 pick, and were not disappointed. Service was GREAT! Our waitress was super. Management seemed to think they were slow in... More 

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Thank xyster007
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice, quick walk to the water. Very busy on a Saturday, our mistake by not calling and making reservations. Atmosphere was really nice! Food was pretty average like pub food. Kids enjoyed the food too. They were very accomodating for our large crowd of 10 ppl. Im pretty sure they have a roof top seating with water view too.

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Thank Michelle M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always love to stop at The Stray Dog Bar and grill. Food is always good! Never have had a bad meal. Great Beer Selection. Great staff and always accommodating.

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Thank Laura C
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down one of the best places to go in the area. Great atmosphere, variety, location, drinks, and staff.

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Thank JBAIII
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a sport restaurants like Boston Pizza. Just next to the boat pIer. They got a very simple menu but food are good. The services there is very good.

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Thank Kevin N
Lima, Ohio
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second time eating at the stray dog .. and it was as good as the first time.. the food is excellent. The service was fast and friendly. We went for lunch and I had the mahi-mahi tacos. My friend had a burger both were very tasty.. we had the spinach artichoke dip for and appetizer and it... More 

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Thank Kim G
Detroit, Michigan
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way home from Chicago, we decided to stop here for an early dinner on Mother's Day. There was quite a wait for 4pm, but it was worth it. I gave them my cell number and they would just text us when our table was ready, so we took a walk to the beach. When our table was ready... More 

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Thank janigus
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome meal, I had the Poke appetizer and the Asian Beef Salad. The Poke was super fresh and a great portion. The salad was a mixed green with fresh herbs and steak. I had a Grapefruit Gin & Tonic that any G&T lover could certainly appreciate. The atmosphere is fun and lively.

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Thank Will R
Winnebago, Illinois, United States
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to catch a quick bite or cocktails while traveling through the SW MI area. Just off HWY at New Buffalo exit. Stay on road until you get to lake. Stray Dog on right. Good food, service, and a very cool upstairs rooftop seating section for summer stops. And a great little gift shop next door to pick up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1170
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-2727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?