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Red Dock Cafe

) #20 of 34 Restaurants in Saugatuck $$ - $$$ American, ,
219 North Union St, This place is in Douglas, not Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI 49406
+1 269-857-2185
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp wrap” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
219 North Union St, This place is in Douglas, not Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI 49406
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31 - 40 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Beautiful view of Kalamazoo River & Saugatuck Harbor. We arrived just before closing on a Monday. Cold beer and clever signs around the property. Nice walk up the path to the dock. Would like to go back & try the Food!

Thank Pern1975
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It is just edgy enough to always be fun and interesting. They may be out of what you want, but the joy of being there supersedes any disappointment. Where else can you sit right over the water on a funky dock, drink and be merry....More

Thank MassimoLido
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We just stopped here for drinks, so I'm not commenting on the food, but this place has just such a great vibe. We had an afternoon Sangria and sat by the water. It felt like Key West in the old days or another such relaxed...More

Thank wurldtravlr
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We put the boat in at the public launch next to the Red Dock Cafe. We were waiting for our friends to arrive, who we're running late. We decided to tie up to the dock at the Red Dock and have a few drinks while...More

1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Went to have a few cocktails and watch the sunset. Staff is friendly and the atmosphere is laid back. Visited by locals and tourists, lots of fun, plays great music and serves good drinks. They make their own sangria, tasty. A must see if in...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Red Dock is just that, a dock. The food is good the service is good for the size they cover. Great view!!

Thank mihiggie60
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is such an amazing place with great food and drinks. It's located right on the water with spectacular views. Try the tuna salad with warm pita bread. It's awesome. The rum runners are great too(although a little dangerous)

1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is right at the end of the famous Red Dock. Open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. They have great views of the town and river, watching boats going by.

Thank William C
Reviewed 28 July 2015

expensive, seemingly watered down drinks... old white-haired guy (think the owner) very rude, like we were a burden to him... went somewhere else and had fun.

Thank Barbara Z
Reviewed 23 July 2015

went there to get some food and a couple of drinks with friends. found the food to be greasy and not very good. lettuce on burger was wilted and brown. drinks were WAY overpriced, and the bathrooms were filthy. Service was ok at best. ...many...More

Thank Mark L
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Robin G
27 August 2016|
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Response from MrsKKC | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is "cooked" per say. It was all sandwiches which were very fresh. There aren't fried foods, to my knowledge.
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Judy M
7 July 2015|
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Response from CollinsRoadtrip | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about where to find the lineup but there should be a band on that date being it falls on a Sunday. They have a phone number listed on their FB page and I tried to add a link to a video but it wasn't allowed, so if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 North Union St, This place is in Douglas, not Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI 49406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-2185
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