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Old Tavern Inn

$$ - $$$American, ,
61088 Indian Lake Rd, Niles, MI 49120-9193
+1 269-683-9510
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (7 reviews)
“ham sandwich” (6 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
61088 Indian Lake Rd, Niles, MI 49120-9193
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Wow! where to start! They are famous for their Ham & Cheese and Goulash! The goulash is enormous! I love their bacon cheese burgers! This Tavern is special! It is on the Michigan Historic Sites list. It is the oldest 2 story wood frame continuously...More

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed October 4, 2017

We finally decided to try this historic tavern for an early dinner. We had the cheese balls and jalapeno poppers for an appetizer and decided to go with their Specialty Large Hot Ham Sandwich. The food came out quickly, no waiting. The sandwich is approx....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

OTI is tucked away from the highway so we forget about it but we've recently visited a few times and remember why we used to visit. The service can be slow but the wait is worth it. Hamburgers, onion rings, salads, chicken-all delicious, but the...More

Thank IrishEi
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Had the Mushroom and Swiss Burger. Lots of real Swiss cheese. Probably should of added some salt. The Ham and Cheese sandwich looked wonderful and was huge. There were several children, ok during the day but I probably wouldn't have brought them at night.

Thank sharonlawton2015
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband always orders the full order of goulash $7.00. He gets 3 meals from it. Chicken is a favorite and served with fries. Ham and cheese on French bread is a winner. Understaffed but worth the wait.

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed March 9, 2017

If you like fried foods that are quick serve, this is an o.k. place. The servings are generous...but are devoid of flavor, no presentation. The goulash is like school ghoulash: yup, the intentional "ghoul"ash... It's cheap macaroni, with canned tomatoes and a smattering of burger...More

1  Thank marjieP
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great friendly service. Very good food. Atmosphere not as quaint as one would expect for such an old building/establishment. Well worth the stop.

Thank nhtress
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

It's very good in here, burgers juice and tender. Service is nice. If you need a pit stop or a bite to eat, come here to Old Tavern Inn

Thank KaylaTrip
Reviewed September 13, 2016

So I've been on this Oldest Bar in Every State kick for a little bit. Conveniently, the Old Tavern Inn was close to my travels last week so I stopped in. Had the burger and my wife had the taco salad. We were quite satisfied...More

Thank defriesen
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Get lots of food and love the old time feel. The ham sandwich is the best. I get the half and have plenty.

Thank Angie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61088 Indian Lake Rd, Niles, MI 49120-9193
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Niles
  • Phone Number: +1 269-683-9510
This is a bar out at a country cross roads Northeast of Niles, MI. It's been there forever. We went there because of all the rave reviews we have seen on Facebook - not only their facebook page, but others, too. I'm ready to write, apparently, the first review for them - a good one, too.
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