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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (85 reviews)
“crab legs” (13 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
16710 Lake Shore Rd, New Buffalo, MI 49117-8210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Not only are the steaks and prime rib great but they grind up the good stuff for hamburgers so the hamburgers are outstanding also. The best kept secret is the children's meal..a hamburger, fries or apple sauce, unlimited pop and an ice cream sundae at...More

Thank WorldTraveler49117
Rhonda S, Owner at Skip's Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your outstanding review! It appears as if you have been at our place before, and we very much appreciate your business. And now that we know you live close to Skip's, we hope you'll visit often. And please introduce yourself so that...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went to Skip's the other night for their seafood buffet. Excellent crab legs, succulent prime rib, and a meal to remember. The waitress we had was named Jeannie and she was very attentive, knowledgeable and quick to pick up our dishes so we could go...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I have been going to Skip's since I was a child. I could remember this special occasion dinner once a year with my family. The prime rib is the best around southwest Michigan! Wait staff is friendly. They have a buffet on Friday and Saturday...More

Thank Hauk66
Rhonda S, Owner at Skip's Restaurant & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Why thank you so much for your five -star review. We think you and your family deserve five stars, too for patronizing our family-owned restaurant for so many years. We hope you'll return sooner than later. Again, thank you,

Reviewed 10 October 2017

ate here twice over a long weekend and each time was a charm. Good drinks, good food, good service - can't go wrong.

Thank Joann J
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I was in town with my wife and mother and we tried Skip's on a recommendation from a local. Laid back atmosphere, people were wearing t-shirts and college gear, to collared shirts. They have a salad bar/seafood/prime rib buffet on the weekend for about $35...More

Thank Vincent C
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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, 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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