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Brewster's Italian Cafe

11 W Merchant St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1835
+1 269-469-3005
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cookies” (51 reviews)
“meatballs” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (120 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 W Merchant St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1835
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Reviews (351)
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The outdoor eating area here is gorgeous! We enjoyed a beautiful evening here for a girls dinner. Now for the not so good part, I am not a complainer but this was not a good meal. The food was SO salty (I ordered the Carne)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st night here in New Buffalo and took the wife and daughter here. It was a fantastic dinner. The menu was fairly small with several options available and the portion sizes were huge. My wife and daughter had the dinner for 2 at 33.95 which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group had various meals and everyone enjoyed their choices. Great service with all the extras you expect a Italian restaurant - good bread with oil and cheese, good wine and wonderful pastas and seafood. Would go back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Either they wanted to rush me out of there with a half cooked gluten free pizza, or they don't know how to cook it. I mean, it has quality toppings and the sauce has good flavor. But please, limp soggy crust is never good.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken my family here on more than occasion. Our first time was more than a year ago and the wait time 45 min, no big deal. Once we were seated the waiter was in no hurry to get us drinks. I figured this...More

Margaux F, Guest Relations Manager at Brewster's Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Troy: I'm sorry to hear about your most recent experience at the restaurant, especially considering the fact that you gave us another chance after the first visit. Please know that your feedback is appreciated and will be addressed in the coming weeks as far as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hanging out near New Buffalo Michigan, you have to go to Brewster's. Just off the strip, it is delicious and reasonable. We had their specialty salad with a tasty piece of salmon and a pesto based thin crust pizza. Mmmmm.

Margaux F, Guest Relations Manager at Brewster's Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your positive experience, we appreciate the feedback and are looking forward to seeing you again sometime soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Italian entrees are always unique and scrumptious. The meal for two is a fabulous option for couples. It also solves the problem of debating between two entrees. We never have room left for the homemade cookies so they always end up a nighttime snack....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been coming to this area for a number of years. Brewster's consistently has unique, flavorful food -- many vegetarian selections. The service is always great!

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Got off to a rocky start as they sat us right outside the kitchen. We were celebrating our 30th Anniversary so that was unexceptable. (That booth no matter the occasion is unexceptable). So we told them we wanted to move. They said sit anywhere you...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Always come here when we drive through. We have never had a bad meal, parking is a challenge but we'll worth the searching. Bread and cheese is amazing! Drinks very good and interesting different concoctions. Pasta always perfectly done. Great kids menu, generous portions, always...More

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Questions & Answers
11 September 2016
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from OK2SWFL2CHI | Reviewed this property
Just go try this place! Super romantic and not pricey!
24 April 2016
Response from Alice S | Reviewed this property
They do not take reservations. It's first come, first serve.

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W Merchant St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1835
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-3005
  • E-mail
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