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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” (75 reviews)
“burgers” (306 reviews)
“fries” (127 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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616 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1519
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 7 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 18 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 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
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I've been going here since the 80s when I was a teen. It's a classic Michiana stop... family friendly, reasonably priced, with a bit of nostalgia. Simple down home American burgers. Have expanded their menu also... always nice service. Cash only!!!

Thank naturelover7531
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've actually been here several times. Never disappoints. Food is great for a great value. Of course the drink is good, too! Craving a double velveeta as we speak!

Thank Chad H
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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
US$ 20
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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 , 2017 marks the Maroney Family's 42nd 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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