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Mermaid Bar and Grill

340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
+1 269-857-8208
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place for lunch. The sandwiches were tasty and prices reasonable. If the weather is cooperating sit out on the patio and enjoy the beautiful views of the Kalamazoo River!

Thank private_7
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know about the food yet but we waited for over an hour and a half. They let a large group in before us (I think they were waiting outside and then changed their mind.) They put us in a room, sitting me in...More

Thank gailluther
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Here for a week so planned dinner at the "don't miss this" restaurant. We like the casual atmosphere, good food, and people watching from the outside tables. I recommend the mermaid cocktail followed by either fish tacos, Grilled Mahi Mahi, spinach salad with coconut shrimp,...More

Thank midwestmomforlife
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Good food, nice view from the deck. You could ask for blanket/throw, which really helps if the weather is a bit windy.

Thank aagh25
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Eat outside if the weather permits. Wonderful views of the passing boats. Evening is better than afternoon because the tables will have umbrellas. Interesting to watch the people walk by as everyone looks at your food. Food was tasty, started with the whitefish appetizer, very...More

1  Thank anna n
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to sit outside on the deck for lunch...what a great decision! A great view, great service, and incredible food. One of us ordered the walleye and it was fantastic. The rest of us ordered salads and burgers and everything was great. I highly...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Smoked whitefish pate is good and shrimp and goat cheese pasta is delicious! Other than that, food is average. Restaurant has a nice location along the water with outdoor seating.

Thank ThriftyPrincess
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was a nice experience and atmosphere right on the water. The food was very well prepared and tasted good, albeit not of local flavor. A stir fry chicken and an alfredo dish. I would have anticipated due to the prices that our evening meals...More

Thank Cardboys
Reviewed 19 July 2016

If you are looking to sit outside and watch boats, this is the place to go. Great views... I had the fish and chips for dinner and it looked like came from the freezer section at your local grocery store. 3 fish sticks and some...More

Thank Kellie L
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Food is good and the view is the best in town. You are right on the boardwalk looking out over Kalamazoo Lake. Charming and peaceful at the same time. I think I've tried almost all of the menu. Salads are very good. Not a red...More

Thank John P
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Amy D
Do you allow dogs in the outdoor seating area?
16 June 2017|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any dogs there, but that doesn't mean they don't!
Cheryl K
Do you have gift certificates.
28 August 2016|
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Response from Matt C | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, Gift certificates are available for purchase at the restaurant. Thanks! Matt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-8208
  • E-mail
We are a family owned, full service restaurant in Saugatuck, MI that welcomes all of our guests with a smile and sometimes - a hug! Our staff are very special to us here. We have team members who have been with us since we opened the doors in 1995! They have grown with the Mermaid as well - finishing college, getting married and raising families.
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