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212 Territorial Road
Benton Harbor MI


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The Ideal Place
  (269) 934-0460 
$15.00 Full Slab Asian BBQ Ribs
$5.00 Martinis
1/2 Off Draft Beer
$1.50 Oyster Night
1/2 Off Select Bottles of Vino



$8.00 FILL





 Oysters in the Half Shell

Available : Raw, Char-Grilled, Rockefeller or Fried   12/21

Seafood Mac & Cheese

Shrimp, crawfish, crab, mushrooms and onions in a brandy cream sauce topped with bread crumbs and baked   15


Cajan seasoned shrimp, braised in a NOLA BBQ butter   11

Cheese Ravioli

Sauteed with our house-made Creamy Basil Marinara  11

Vegetable Egg Rolls 

Ginger soy and Springroll sauce   8

Moroccan Scallops

Baked in a moroccan sauce  15

Spinach Pizza

Spinach, feta, asiago, tomatoes and fresh basil with an olive oil & garlic base  13

Crab Cakes
Served with caper dill sauce   11


Salads & Soups

 Tomato Bisque

Seafood Gumbo

House Salad 
Mixed Greens, tomato, cucumber and onions tossed with raspberry vinaigrette dressing   5/7

Apple & Avacado Salad

Romaine, dried cherries, red onions, jicama, tomatoes, feta cheese, granny smith apple & avocado slices tossed in our house-made lemon vinaigrette   12

Spinach Salad
Tossed with red onions, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, artichokes, pine nuts, balsamic vinaigrette and Feta cheese   7/10

Wedge Salad
Stacked baby romaine leaves with bacon bits, bleu cheese crumbles, tomatoes, red onions and shredded carrots with house made bleu cheese dressing   7/10

Pickled Beet Salad
Pickled beets, mixed greens, walnuts, red onions and oranges tossed with balsamic chive vinaigrette and goat cheese   7/10


All Salads Available With Your Choice of House Made Dressing:  Balsamic Chive Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Lemon Vinaigrette, Creamy Blue Cheese, Creamy Parmesan Cracked Peppercorn, Creamy Wasabi             


Add to salads:   Chicken  5 / Shrimp  7 / Softshell Crab  9 / Scallops 13





Ideal Pasta

 Prosciutto, mushrooms, peas, onions and linguini tossed with asiago basil cream sauce  18

Seafood Pasta

Sauteed shrimp & crawfish tossed with angel hair pasta in a spicy caper marinara topped with softshell crab  36

Bayou Chicken Ragu

Hearty Cajan ragu with chicken, polish & italian sausage, pancetta, celery, mushrooms, onions & peppers served over a bed of fettuccine   18

Pasta Marinara
Angel hair pasta tossed with our fresh basil marinara sauce  17


              Add to Pasta's:  Chicken  5 / Shrimp  7 / Softshell Crab  9 / Scallops  13  / 

All dishes topped with Asiago cheese



Bourbon N.Y. Strip
 Hand cut bourbon marinated 10 oz strip topped with a blue cheese pesto and served with mashed potatoes   21

Cornish Hens

Roasted and stuffed with a chicken & sausage jambalaya. Served with a steamed vegetable medley

Sauteed Hawaiian Butterfish

Sauteed in a lemon butter & served with a grilled arichoke-mushroom salad tossed in a kalamata olive vinaigrette topped with a lemon-basil-zucchini-basil relish   23

Grilled Salmon

Finished with a wasabi-sriracha. Served with rice and steamed vegetables   21

Asian BBQ Ribs

Full slab of baby back pork ribs slathered with our Asian BBQ sauce. Served with house-cut cajun spiced potato chips  21

Duck Breast

Pan seared boneless duck breast finished with a blueberry-pinot noir-Thornburg & Co. Stanley Plum Preserve reduction. Served with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables   23

Chicken Saltimbocca

Sauteed with mushrooms and pancetta in a sage white wine sauce. Served over angel hair pasta with a side of steamed vegetables   17


Attention: The Michigan Department of Health has determined that consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions!