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The Butler

40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
+1 269-857-3501
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (175 reviews)
“prime rib” (32 reviews)
“clam chowder” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for and appetizer & drink was trying to make the rounds to as many places in one day to check out for an extended return. Beautiful outdoor seating over looking the water or if you prefer indoor seating with large windows with water...More

Thank Sugarfoot4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We eat here every year and the food never disappoints. Last night a sizzler with blue cheese crumbles and Cajun spices was the special. Great meal. Save room for dessert. Key lime pie is fantastic.

Thank StephIU1995
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great location, good service but just average food. I was hoping for some nice local fish but even though the food was ok, the place could use more local food choices.

Thank Eddie-Conte
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here for dinner at the recommendation of one of the locals. She said they had great burgers and that the restaurant was somewhat of an institution in Saugatuck. We arrived around 5 on a Sunday and were seated immediately. It was nice to...More

Thank Hugumom
Reviewed 5 days ago

3 generations all had a good time eating outdoors in wonderful weather. Something for everyone. Good service at a crowded outside deck, and not as noisy as most indoor restaurants are today. Classy beers, great burgers, and fairly extensive menu.

Thank FloridaFelix
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are a lot of different types of food you can eat and a great view of the marina and boats.The spinach artichoke dip was very good.

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We totally enjoyed our dinner here!!! Great place, with great food, and the atmosphere was awesome!!! Super food and cocktails!! Great summer place to dine!

Thank Jeni B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here today. It was a beautiful day but overcast so we chose to eat inside by a window. We both had pub burgers which were excellent. The Schuler cheese is a tasty addition. We had draft beers for $3...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were thinking of having lunch, but the posted menu looked a tad pricey, so we opted to sit at the bar and have a beer. There's not much of a water view unless you sit outside and the interior is very dark. The bartender...More

Thank MaxyeHenry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in at The Butler for a late lunch after the 4th of July Parade. Though we had to wait about 30minutes for a table for five, the food and service at The Butler was great! A hot day but the umbrellas and the...More

Thank Mark S
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Questions & Answers
Chelsea A
11 July 2016|
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Response from Morella U | Reviewed this property |
I saw a party of 12 at dinner time and arrived without reservation! Not sure about brunch: you may want to call them to be sure.
Victoria D
16 June 2016|
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Response from 7808BillyD | Reviewed this property |
Hi Victoria - when my wife and I were there, the restaurant appeared to have a sufficient supply of prime rib. I believe that if you go on a day when prime rib is served on the menu that the restaurant takes into account... More
Sue K
20 March 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer not an owner. I like the place but you should call them about the gluten free item.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-3501
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