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The Livery

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Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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190 5th Street, Benton Harbor, MI
+1 269-925-8760
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11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Showing 64: English reviews
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went here to celebrate a family members birthday. Called ahead and reserved a large table. Reservations at 7pm for approx 20 people. Had dinner and plenty of beers. Looking forward to listening to some local talent when the server came to the table and announced that all had to pay the cover in cash or move to the downstairs area.... More 

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Thank Phoebe0808
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The staff at The Livery helped to make my son's and future wife's rehearsal party a success! The Sandwich and salad bar was a hit, as well as the variety of beers and wine. 50+ people had allot of fun, and even played foosball at the end!

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1 Thank RBottke
Eastern anhandle, WV
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here on a Thursday evening. We had awesome vegetable pizza on a very thin perfectly cooked crust and a super delicious antipasti salad as well as a garden salad. The brewery staff was well versed in the specialty beer that they had on tap. I would definitely eat here again, given time.

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1 Thank Wendy M
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The Livery was actually a livery stable 100 years ago. Nicely restored to preserve the character of the original space. I had the Yardbird sandwich, and it was very good. Great selection of beers with 18 handles including 2 nitro taps and 2 beer engines. There are 3 levels to the place and a stage for live music. Worth a... More 

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1 Thank billbabbitt
Portage, MI
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Beer isn't great. Typical formulaic rehabbed old building with exposed brick and pipes. Order at the bar and wait a while for food which was okay but not worth a trip for. Might have been a slow time but it didn't show any signs of hopping any time soon.

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1 Thank roxlaw
Wooster, Ohio
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Benton harbor was not what we expected. We thought it would have a main street with cute stores but it looked like an old industrial town with all the brick building that were spaced apart and many in need of repair. For a late lunch we went to the Livery on a recommendation and I am sooo glad we made... More 

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1 Thank 9191traveler
Troy, Michigan
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Really good beer, plenty of choices for a smaller brewery. A little bit heavy leaning toward the IPAs as beer choices. Pizza was very good, Simonista is recommended. The night I was there they had a live folk alternative band, which was very good. I gather they have a wide rang of music styles depending on the weekend, so you... More 

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1 Thank Mark W
Chelsea, MI
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83 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stopped into The Livery on our "Brew About" journey to visit 7 brewpubs in SW Michigan. We liked the beer at the Livery the least of the 7 places we stopped. The space was cool and the food was good, but they don't seem to have their beer recipes down.

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1 Thank noturns2
Raleigh, North Carolina
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480 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

One of my husbands favorite stops on our Southwest Michigan brewery tour. Great selection, and amazing barrel aged choices. Don't miss this place just because it's small.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Up the stairs and into a warm comfortable space...with a wide array of craft beers and sodas...the soothing sexy voice of the DJ playing vinyls (that night) lulling you into a peaceful state of times past...Neil Young, Cream and more

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Thank Shelly B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 5th Street, Benton Harbor, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Benton Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 269-925-8760
Description
Over one hundred years ago, the building known as the Palace Livery provided a vital service making it a unique gathering place for residents of and travelers to Southwest Michigan. This former horse stable has been brought back to life as The Livery. Located at 190 5th street, in the Arts District of downtown Benton Harbor, Michigan, the Livery features 12 taps of microbrew, 3 Real Ale taps, an outdoor beer garden, WIFI, and a Café serving great food. Music and other live entertainment are regularly featured in The Upper Livery entertainment venue.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?