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Redamak's Tavern

Burger Joint and American Restaurant$$$$
New Buffalo
  • Allison P.
    "The best Damn hamburger in Michigan love this place"(6 Tips)
    Kathy S.
    ""everything" on burgers doesn't include lettuce and tomato."(3 Tips)
    "Try the new sweet potato waffle fries."(3 Tips)
    Sarah M.
    "Recommend the cheeseburger which was cooked to perfection."(12 Tips)
85 Tips and reviews
  • burgers
  • michigan
  • cheeseburgers
  • milkshakes
  • french fries
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  • Missy L.
    Only takes cash no debit or credit cards. Got a single cheeseburger w everything on it, a choc shake & order of loaded tater tots. Yummy. Use to eat here as a child. First time back in 20 years. A+++
  • Sarah M.
    Food was great but the one dollar sign rating was misleading. Not expensive but not cheap. Crowded but it was speedy. Recommend the cheeseburger which was cooked to perfection.
  • Joe C.
    Joe CMay 30
    Burgers! Wings! Shakes! And whomever said the burgers are greasy is wrong.
  • John H.
    John HankusJanuary 4
    Very delicious cheeseburger. Be advised, cash only. Not a bad little hamburger joint to stop at to avoid fast food. Not that far off the highway.
  • Richard L.
    Richard LindseyApril 13, 2015
    The lake perch is really good.
  • Brittany G.
    Brittany GriganaviciusOctober 19, 2014
    If you're not into meat, the veggie burger is just as delicious as the burger!
  • Sarah R.
    Sarah Ross MattesonJuly 19, 2014
    Skip the lines and order from the Carry-out counter. Cash only.
  • Jason K.
    Jason KopplinJune 29, 2014
    Burgers were good but not "legendary" as advertised; Bloody Mary was not good at all; Veggie burger was Morningstar brand out of a box... They don't make their own?
  • Jade J.
    Jade J'adoreJune 16, 2014
    Raspberry & Cheesecake shake! Sooo yum!!!
  • Doug D.
    Doug DrummondMay 31, 2014
    Make sure to bring cash. They don't accept debit/credit and the ATM is a $3.50 fee.
  • Richard H.
    Richard HarrisMarch 30, 2014
    Air conditioner works. Great burger. Fries should go back to the fresh cut.
  • We Fix B.
    We Fix Bad CreditAugust 11, 2013
    Server told us that the burgers are bought from GFS, yes Gordon's. woos
  • Ricky B.
    Ricky BrandtJuly 20, 2013
    Disappointing. I'm sorry, If you charge for fries, you should get a significant amount of them. Burgers are good, but overpriced. Onion rings are a waste of time. Ordered a Stella, came out flat.
    Upvoted Jun 1
  • Rob S.
    Rob StarkeyJuly 13, 2013
    Get there by 3. Very busy after that but very good service and reasonable pricing
  • Mike O.
    Mike OJuly 7, 2013
    Bring cash. Great Bloody Mary.
  • Jamie C.
    Jamie CannadyMarch 14, 2013
    They do not take any form of plastic. So take cash with u!
  • William G.
    William GunnOctober 20, 2012
    NO CREDIT CARDS. But there ATM will give you cash for just a $3.50 fee. Ouch! Nice waitstaff though.
  • Jen G.
    Jen GundersonOctober 13, 2012
    Burgers are good...but not great, I would never crave this's not a must have. Nothing special about side dishes. Not impressed overall. Left me wishing I would have ate somewhere else.
    Upvoted Jun 1
  • Ritu R.
    Ritu ReimerSeptember 4, 2012
    Onion chips. A regular stop in route to/from Michigan. Menu has recently changed.
  • Jenn M.
    Jenn MesenbrinkSeptember 4, 2012
    Cheeseburgers are just excellent. My daughter, who usually leaves most of whatever she's ordered on the plate, demolishes her Little Mak! Loyal patron for more than 25 years!!
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda Lynch-MillerAugust 12, 2012
    Great food but too many rude people from Illinois. They must not have places to eat and visit in that state!
    Upvoted Jun 12
  • Theresa H.
    Theresa HumanickiAugust 1, 2012
    A must stop each time in New Buffalo! I've been a loyal patron for 35 years!!!
  • Kathy S.
    Kathy SunsdahlJune 17, 2012
    "everything" on burgers doesn't include lettuce and tomato. Burgers are delicious!
  • Allyse W.
    Allyse WaltonJune 16, 2012
    Oh and you can get lettuce and tomato on your burgers now
  • Michael S.
    Michael SwopeJune 13, 2012
    Burger was good but maybe hyped up too much. Also they don't take credit cards... I feel like this place is big enough they should.
  • Chandra Z.
    Not only home of the best burger but, the rudest server too!
  • Brook H.
    Brook HarrisMay 12, 2012
    Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - One of the best things in life....
  • John W.
    John WallesApril 4, 2012
    Don't forget it is a GREAT Burger Joint. They do have A/C. I would suggest a double cheese burger, onion rings & a Stella.
  • Maggie J.
    Maggie JMarch 14, 2012
    Don't understand the attraction. Can't get lettuce and tomato and the burgers are just okay.
  • Missy S.
    Missy StaniszMarch 8, 2012
    New menu that includes fresh veggies for burgers, salads and more!
  • Dr M.
    Dr MossMarch 3, 2012
    The micro-brew root beer is yummy
  • Joe C.
    Joe COctober 8, 2011
    Completely disagree with whomever said Redamak's doesn't live up to the hype.
  • Michelle T.
    Michelle ThomasSeptember 29, 2011
    Fun atmosphere, greasy delicious burgers and great for kids...BRING CASH as they're cash-only.
  • Cynthia S.
    Cynthia SharplessAugust 28, 2011
    Just order the cheeseburger! Thank me later. CASH ONLY, and one person's jalapenos will cover the whole table's burgers!
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsAugust 23, 2011
    Get a triple cheeseburger and chili cheese fries at this world-class burger joint in a tiny beachside town on Lake Michigan. Read more
  • Beth M.
    Beth McGoughAugust 21, 2011
    Better burgers at stake and shake. You can do much better without even leaving New Buffalo.
  • Jess G.
    Jess GruenhagenAugust 19, 2011
    Best burger ever! Pair with an Oberon and you won't ever forget it. Delicious!
  • Nguyen-Anh L.
    Nguyen-Anh LeAugust 17, 2011
    A great diversion from the dull drive between michigan and chicago.
  • Steve
    SteveAugust 7, 2011
    Great burgess close by October every year so come for summer fun
  • Jake S.
    Jake ScottAugust 6, 2011
    Patty melt is amazing. Atmosphere and prices are really nice. The fact they don't take credit or debit sucks. This isn't the stone age. Alot of their "specials" are just gfs frozen foods it seems.
  • Myra R.
    Myra RubinJuly 30, 2011
    Sloppy Joe Waffle Fries!!! Burgers, onion rings...Greasy Goodness :) FYI Cash Only, long lines but usually tables turn fast
  • Angela M.
    Angela MionJuly 28, 2011
    Always fast service. Try the chicken pita and sweet potato fries!
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CarlisleJuly 25, 2011
    Amazing cheeseburger! Also, make sure you order Red's Chips!
  • Joe C.
    Joe CJuly 16, 2011
    They DO have AC. Great burgers and atmosphere
  • Kurt S.
    Kurt ScholleJuly 2, 2011
    Great burgers and shakes. Need more urinals. Cash only. No credit or debit.
  • Christina H.
    Christina HenryMay 21, 2011
    The Red's Fries are delicious. Chips, cheese, and bacon - mmm mmm.
  • Marty
    MartyApril 10, 2011
    Try the double swiss burger with curly fries.
  • Sean
    SeanJuly 8, 2010
    You can't to wrong with any of the burgers and the fish sandwich is to die for even though they are strips of fish and not a filet.
  • Alison M.
    Alison MooreJuly 4, 2010
    A must-eat! Soooo good! But be prepared for no A/C and they don't accept credit cards.
  • Ben F.
    Ben FrontJune 13, 2010
    Cheeseburger however u like it. Don't even look at the menu.
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