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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
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Northville, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on a couples weekend and visited New Buffalo for the first time. We had hope to snowshoe but no snow. After our walk on the Lake Michigan beach, we found The Stray Dog for lunch and were happy we did. Great food and service.

Thank kolbow
Cincinnati, Ohio
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently ate here at lunch and dinner time. Their menu doesn't change and they do a very good job with American fare. Good soups, chili, fish tacos, sandwiches, and burgers. Also a nice selection of draft beers, including some local brews

Thank ndlptmom54
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered a buffalo chicken pizza, wings and a kids pepperoni pizza. It was absolutly horrible, barely some buffalo sauce, the chicken was so dry, the wings were over cooked and black, my kid who can eat a whole pizza by himself, didnt even eat a slice of his pizza. This place is very expensive and poor quality. Its not... More 

Thank Yael C
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Originally we just came to the area to go and play at the casino. But we were hungry, so we decided to go and have a bite at the stray dog. We made a great decisions, the food is really good. We shared a pizza and burger, they were fantastic! The drinks were great as well. They had many tv's,... More 

Thank Josehype
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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196 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and received a friendly greeting by an employee. Our server was very nice and took her time answering our questions. We both had fresh ice tea and our starter was the Southwest Chicken Egg Rolls with raspberry sauce. Absolutely delicious! Our main dish was a grass fed burger and siracha chicken sliders. The burger was very... More 

Thank chitown73
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on 1 Jan 17. The place was crowded but the wait wasn't long. The food was really good and the service was great. Seemed like the place to go for both tourists and locals.

Thank Travel4funnMichigan
South Haven, MI
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my Amtrak ride, we headed right to The Stray Dog. It is within walking distance of the train station. We've been there before and the Seared Ahi Salad hit the spot. It has great ingredients including fresh avocado and incredible wasabi peas. It was a very pleasant stop especially after holiday travel - great menu, good service and nice... More 

Thank glofish5
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is both lovely and fun. Service is great. Menu choices allow my husband to indulge his love of chili dogs while I can try novel items. Great place for both of us!

Thank Ryan P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small little restaurant was in a good location and had nice views but the food was not very good and the portions were way to small. I had their soft tacos and there was almost nothing in them. Also, the wait was almost 50 minutes. I am very unimpressed.

Thank BossPlayer21
Burr Ridge, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived here on Wednesday before New Year and was quite surprised to see the parking lot full as well as all side street parking spaces. Fortunately we were able to find a spot down the block and ventured in for lunch at the Stray Dog. The grilled cheese with tomato and loads of bacon was great, leaving me to chow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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?