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44 E 8th St, Ste 50, Holland, MI 49423-3529
616-396-8227
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Ranked #7 of 195 Restaurants in Holland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: For more than 25 years, Butch TerHaar has strived to create a place where people can celebrate the marriage of food and drink. Today, Butch's is one of fewer than 800 restaurants worldwide (and one of 10 in Michigan) to hold Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence. Building on our exceptional wine and beer offerings, our menu is expressly designed to enhance the experience of enjoying food and drink together.
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Enjoyable dinner. Dinner companions from the North of England said the bangars needed more sage chunkier onions and some red wine or lea perrins. They also were too thin and hot in the middle and cold on the outside. Nice mashed potatoes but a little buttery. My filet was good but needed to be hotter. Caesar salad was very good.... More 

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Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I was looking for a euro-style fine dining restaurant for a family get together and almost passed Butch's up because it sounds like the name of a ho-hum American steakhouse. No way! This is a very fine restaurant. With a party of 10, we had a chance to try everything on the menu, from a creamy, just al dente vegetarian... More 

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Slopezian, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review; I am so happy to hear that your party had a wonderful time and enjoyed our food and wine offerings! We hope to welcome you again the next time you're in town. Warm regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Holland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our New year's Eve dinner was the best ever! Exceptional service there lately! Great new menu, love the bar! Great place to take family, friends or business, you will not be disappointed !

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Hometowngal, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience on New Year's Eve! We had such a great time serving you and look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Warm regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Holland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Butch' has been our restaurant for 19 years. The food, wine and hospitality experiences cannot be beat. The restaurant is now at its best!

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for your continual support -- we wouldn't be here without people like you! Best regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Holland, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great wine list, and an upscale menu. Well presented dishes with a great wait staff including Erica and Renee. Chef Austin is always around the kitchen making sure all is well!

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Keith, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We look forward to serving you again very soon! Warm regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Dining at Butch's provides us an opportunity to taste deliciously prepared food, paired with great wines and followed by rich, beautifully plated desserts. We love to sit with a view of 8th Street or on the back deck when the weather is nice. The staff is well versed in the menu (both food and drink options) and professional. From the... More 

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Theresa, Thank you for your review! We certainly love welcoming you and your family and look forward to serving you again soon. Warm regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very enjoyable first visit to Butch's, and we will definitely make another trip there. All 4 entrees were excellent and the presentation was very nice. 2 in the party had the char, which was done to perfection, but the portions were quite skimpy. The other 2 entrees included the fish and chips, and the chicken breast with walnuts, both large... More 

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Gourmetjim, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent dining experience! We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again in the not-too-distant future. Happy Holidays, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Holland, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The menu always has something interesting, and the wine and beer list is marvelous. I also love the location, and when the sun is shining and warm, you'll love the deck.

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you for taking the time to write a Tripadvisor review! I'm looking forward to deck weather, as well, but I hope to see you back in here before then! Happy Holidays, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Holland, Michigan
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We received a gift certificate and saved it for a special occasion. Decor was very nice. We had everything from wine to appetizers to bread and salad to main entree and even dessert. Everything we had we really enjoyed. I would request a street view table. Our table overlooked a dirty passthru hallway. Dessert was their treat as it was... More 

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Dyan, Thank you for choosing to spend such a special occasion with us! I am very happy to read that you enjoyed each dish, as well as the decor during your anniversary dinner. We hope to serve you again before your next anniversary. :) Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours. Warm regards, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

Denver, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you enjoy good food and wine this is the spot for you. Great service and atmosphere with excellent food make this the spot for dinner in Holland. Enjoy the casual setting of the bar or the more formal dining in the front room.

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ButchTerHaar, Owner at Butch's, responded to this review

Dear Colorado Golfer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent dining experience at my restaurant. We look forward to serving you again in the not-too-distant future. Happy Thanksgiving, Butch TerHaar Owner More 

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Address: 44 E 8th St, Ste 50, Holland, MI 49423-3529
Phone Number: 616-396-8227
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, French

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