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Redamak's Tavern

616 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1519
+1 269-469-4522
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (74 reviews)
“fries” (140 reviews)
“velveeta cheese” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
616 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1519
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Stay in the area often and kept hearing how great this place is. Stopped in and there is a sign that it is cash only. Since i don't travel with cash i left. Most cash business's cheat on their taxes. Just saying.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Redamak's has been a local favorite for many years. It is a great place to take the family. The kids love the game room while the adults can enjoy their beers. The hamburgers are big and juicy and "everything" includes a big slice of onion....More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

food is good, service also, very busy and crowded especially during week end tourist season. My grandson has various food concerns regarding allergens and they look up the ingredients and make sure there is no cross contamination. Currently doing a remodel. They are closed november...More

Thank schrobc
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

What can we say? We’ve enjoyed Redamak’s for decades—since it was a pup a fraction of its current size (and before healthier fare made the menu). It simply gets more delicious with each yearly pilgrimage to our favorite Lake Michigan retreat. The restaurant is family...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Not worth all the hype. Small expensive burgers served in plastic boats. Crowded in like sardines. Go across the street to New Buffalo Bill's. You will be glad you did.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Use to go here years ago like the 90's , wanted to go back again , food is still fantastic , great atmosphere , get there early the lines are long on the weekends. Goes pretty fast the place is pretty large now with all...More

Thank louannchambers
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My teen daughters and I took back in August what is a great and frequent summer tradition for us: a beach day in one of a handful of our favorite Michigan beach towns: New Buffalo. But, on this particular day the water was frigid, so...More

Thank ShoelessJeff
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We've visited this great beach burger place many times. It's great! However today (December 6) we passed their billboard on the interstate with a "closed for the season" add-on board, reminding us that Redamak's has always taken a lengthy shutdown each winter, reopening mid-March or...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Having heard reviews about this wonderful 'hamburger joint', we decided to take a trip up state to see what the rave was about. Okay, we had a bit of a wait to get in.....long lines often equal great food!! Absolutely true!! Just plain fantastic!

Thank Rae Ann P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Everything we ordered was great, the cheeseburgers, waffle fries and shakes were very tasty also the sea food was great

Thank DanielPz9133
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Norman M
14 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. Cash only
25 July 2017|
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Response from Ken R | Reviewed this property |
Early afternoon is usually a good time. They have a business mans special during the week so you can save a little bit. Great place and worth any wait.
17 April 2016|
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Response from Burgers1975 | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! Please feel free to call the restaurant and ask to speak with a Manager. Depending on the size of your group, day of the week, and or time of the year, would determine how we can accommodate your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-4522
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Redamak's " The Tradition Continues!!" July 15 , 2018 marks the Maroney Family's 43rd year in business. Please note that the original owners George and Gladys Redamak started the tavern back in 1946! Our Specialty "The Hamburger that made New Buffalo, Michigan Famous!!" Freshly Cut , ground and pattied in our Kitchen 7 days a week. Featuring our Famous Working Person's Special Monday thru Friday along with daily menu features. Simple-Local-Fresh, utilizing locally grown Michigan products. Serving bottle and draft craft,domestic and imported beers. As well as a fine selection of wine and liquor. Shakes , smoothies, and Coke products round out our beverage selection. So without further ado, Come On Bite into a Legend!!
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