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Skip's Restaurant & Catering

16710 Lake Shore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117-8210
+1 269-469-3330
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (77 reviews)
“crab legs” (13 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
16710 Lake Shore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117-8210
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Skip's atmosphere is rather depressing and outdated. But they make up for it with consistent service and wonderful steaks! I would definitely come again.

Thank girigamba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, convenient location. HIghly recommend the Friday night seafood buffet, recommend reservations!

Thank Deanna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no better eatery in Harbor Country than Skip's. They have the best prime rib, baby back ribs, snow crab legs, and steaks anywhere. Unfortunately the portions are so large, you won't have room for the wonderful, homemade desserts. 5 Stars

Thank jmputzke
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good food, very nice atmosphere! A nice little gem I didn't expect to find hidden away in this small area along the lakeshore. Delicious prime rib. Service was slightly less than I would have expected for the atmosphere and food, but not a complete disappointment.

Thank ZazuS1965
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What a awesome buffet, great prime rib,shrimp,potatoes,fish&crab legs...and the salad bar is beautiful with amazing house made dressing. Then finish off the night with some sweet sweet cheesecake...yum yum A beautiful place to take your wife or date to a beautiful place for dinner...well done...More

Thank Moonunit1973
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Maybe I should be embarrassed to say we ate here 3 times in a week!! The first time we had walleye & pike dinners & both were good. We considered the seafood/prime rib buffet which is Fri/Sat but decided no due to it being pricey...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Was just there last night with a group of 13 for a family celebration. Food was dee-lish, (some had the buffet) Drinks were good, especially the Raspberry Cosmo and Lemon Drop martini's. Service was great (thanks Jeanne) I like that they have added a few...More

Thank peace_luv_sun
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing prime rib!!!! Steak was really great too. Fabulous service and really great dirty martinis. The owner came to our table to talk with us. An excellent dinner venue!!!!!!

Thank drabikco
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Prime rib. Prime rib. Prime rib. They do it as well or BETTER than any red meat joint I've been to, and I've been to many. I've been Skip's about 50 times in the past 25 years and give it five stars. Casual atmosphere. Nice...More

Thank Svensota
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Drove from Illinois for an overnight stay. Chose Skip's for their excellent seafood/prime rib buffet on Friday evening. We enjoy fine dining and Skip's rewards us with excellent food. Thank you for making my birthday evening special. We also like the outdoor summer market. Unfortunately...More

Thank ksls2016
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Joanna H
1 August 2016|
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Response from Clozet | Reviewed this property |
James S
19 February 2016|
Response from Rhonda S | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for asking. We feature a prime rib and seafood buffet every Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16710 Lake Shore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117-8210
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-3330
  • E-mail
New Buffalo's only awarding-winning steakhouse, featuring prime rib, hand-carved steaks, seafood, chops, ribs, pastas, sandwiches, salads and more. A casual fine-dining establishment that welcomes families with children, offering a children's menu for children up to 12. Celebrating 38 years in New Buffalo.
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