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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (84 reviews)
“crab legs” (13 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
16710 Lake Shore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117-8210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family recently reserved a room for a birthday party. I have say the food was fantastic and the drinks were good, and the birthday cake was untouchable tasty and light. We all had a great time. One very obvious problem was observed. We had...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skips is a restaurant that has been in the area many years and they are known for their deliciously prepared steaks. If you want a special place to take that special someone for the perfect meal this is the place. I have been their several...More

Thank CalicoC-Lo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read reviews and thought we would give it a try. Didn't have reservations on a weekend night but walked right in and was seated. Had a decent beer menu. Ordered the calamari which was okay at best. I ordered the Lake Perch, our server, Kelly...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This restaurant should be number 1 on any restaurant list for the Harbor Country cities...it is perfect in every way...great drinks, great food and great service! This was our first time in New Buffalo, and we are coming back, and Skips will be our first...More

Thank fasteddie174
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food was good, walleye was frozen and a bit dry. Not enough wait staff so the meal took way too long! Not recommended with children for this reason.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

My husband & I went to celebrate my birthday dinner and our evening was fantastic. We live about an hour away but remember going here about 18 years ago when food was good but ambience really lacked. Much to our surprise the restaurant had a...More

1  Thank rlm319
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner while we were in New Buffalo. We were very pleased... and we will return on our next trip. The restaurant was very clean. The service was Excellent and Friendly. The Prime Rib was Excellent, some of the best Prime Rib...More

Thank Ronald Z
Reviewed 24 April 2018

To be fair, I am only reviewing their Easter Buffet because this is where we chose to eat our Easter dinner this year. We have been to two different restaurants in Holland, Michigan previous years that were fantastic and I decided to go to New...More

Thank Scotland222
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My girlfriend and I went with two couples and had drinks and the buffet. Service was excellent and the food was awesome. We stayed for almost 2 hours and had a great time. Skip's has always been a great place to eat.

Thank binky9472
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Still smiling from a wonderful 80th birthday party for my mom held at Skip's last weekend. No fan of attention or big fusses, mom was delighted with the warm, welcome, loving environment cultivated by the folks at Skip's for family and 10 of mom's close...More

Thank Deb0029
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Tina K
10 March 2018|
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Response from Rhonda S | Property representative |
Thank you for asking! Yes, we offer the seafood and prime rib buffet every Friday and Saturday. Thank you, Rhonda Sobecki, general manager
5 April 2017|
Response from Fmlm3126 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't get back sooner I really haven't been online. Their menu is online on the website skips new buffalo. I don't know if they have gift certificates you would have to call them direct. There hours start... More
Joanna H
1 August 2016|
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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, Friday and Saturday night seafood and prime rib buffet, banquet facilities and catering services. A casual fine-dining establishment that welcomes families with children, offering a children's menu for children up to 12. Celebrating 44 years in New Buffalo.
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