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Captain Nemos

407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
+1 269-637-5372
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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05:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While walking around South Haven on vacation we decided we needed breakfast. I just happened to look in and figured we would give it a try. It's a slower lifestyle here so no one was in a rush. The coffee was hot and all the...More

Thank frankandkelly2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we make it to South Haven we make sure to get a (large) scoop of ice cream from Captain Nemos. Anything with caramel is amazing. Get it in a dish for a huge serving.

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ice cream is good, but the ambience crowded and dinghy, so eat outside. Very narrow area to order, so sometimes it is quite slow because of the bottle-neck. Sherman's ice cream a couple miles away you'll get much larger servings and a larger selection...More

Thank spatts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a place to eat that wasn't a wait to get in. We sat right down. Not the cleanest restaurant in South Haven. Had the Patty Melt good but very greasy, it came with kettle chips that tasted good. The others in our party...More

Thank db4r6286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went for lunch, one person needed Gluten Free...she had their chicken salad on a bed of green and kettle chips....2 of us had Chicken Quesadillas...they were one of the best!...the other member of our party had a beef, cheese, pepper and onion...More

Thank Mcrodge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just come in and be seated; the group of five of us had no problem finding a table, although it was busy, around 11:30 A.M. Good hamburgers, wraps and sandwiches. All tasty and very, very large. That, however, should not stop you from getting some...More

Thank Haroldbuckeye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Captain Nemos for years, as it truly is the best ice cream place in town. Although the lines are insanely long during peak times in the summer, they move fast and are completely worth it as the ice cream is...More

Thank JRWalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, single scoop is huge! Had the mint chocolate chip. Fantastic. My husband had the coconut almond fudge and it was so delicious that we went back the next day! Sherman's ice cream, wow!!!

Thank schwobeemom
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I had the Colbie Special, which is pancakes, eggs, and bacon. It was all delicious, and the service was great as well. We were in for a large event at the raceway, and the servers treated us great even though it was very busy. Would...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very friendly relaxed place to eat. Close to the beach. They get their ice cream from the local Dairy. and their waffle cones are homemade right there. I love the nautical theme of the place and the owners, Tom and Laura Rusin are so friendly...More

Thank 984tessie2
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2 October 2016|
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Response from harlkdusty | Reviewed this property |
Only go there for Sherman's Ice Cream :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1192
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-5372
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