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269-983-6878
Spring Hours

Monday through Thursday   12 - 9

Friday and Saturday     11 - 10

Closed Sunday

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bit of history, a bite or a meal and something to wet your whistle

 
ABOUT

      Tavern on the River is on the St. Joseph River - actually the Morrison Channel - in St. Joseph, Michigan.  Look across the channel and see the boats being put-in & out, paddlers, and wildlife on the water or view it all from our comfortable dining area.  The bar/dining area originally was a bait and tackle shop for the charter boats that docked riverside. Now, you sit on the dock right over the water where fishermen unloaded their catches.  But, the real story starts way back in the 19th century:

     The Mollhagen family settled on this very site in 1853.  The two-story structure was built in the 1800s and is currently used for storage.  Four generations of Mollhagens fished Lake Michigan for almost 140 years.  In 2002 the tackle shop and charter docks were transformed into a bar and restaurant.  Eat on the 100-year old dock the Mollhagens used for their fishing operations.  The ducks and rather large fish who frequent the place are a hit w/the kids.

Menu
 
 
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CONTACT

Captain Hemingway

Hemingway Blonde Rum, tangerine juice, lime juice, simple syrup, Luxardo cocktail cherries

Sailor's Delight

Stoli Razberi Vodka, Blue Curacao, Watermelon Pucker, cranberry juice

Yacht-cha Matcha Thai Iced Tea

Bacardi Silver, Cruzan Coconut Rum, Matcha green tea powder, orange juice, lime juice, grenadine

Nauti Ginger

Jack Daniels, Razzmatazz, lime juice, ginger beer, mint

Soggy Skipper Fish Bowl

Absolut Vodka, Cruzan Coconut Rum, pineapple juice, Blue Curacao, sweet and sour

Maritime Mary

Tito's Vodka, Morning Wood Bloody Mary Mix, Crystal hot sauce, Nashville Hot rim, Klement's Sausage meat stick, garlic and dill cocktail stir

Muddled Rudder

Knob Creek Rye, fresh lemon turbinado sugar, mint, simple syrup, lemonade

Mayday Margarita

Herradura Reposado Tequila, lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup

Fizzy Minnow

Hendrick's Gin, peach puree, peach Schnapps, ginger ale

Boozy Bears

Gummy bears soaked in mango pinepple vodka and Razzmatazz Raspberry Pucker

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16 taps with a rotating draft list
Full Bar
 

For private event inquiries, please call (269) 983-6878

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