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Phil's Bar & Grille

215 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
+1 269-857-1555
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Ranked #3 of 50 Restaurants in Saugatuck
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $26
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Grand Rapids, MI
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

We stopped for a mid-Sunday lunch, and the atmosphere alone was wonderful. Our bartender, Brandi, who has endured too many renditions of that song, was a tremendously good server, and the food was wonderful. A place worth returning to.

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Dundee, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We had great apps and entrees; the bartender made us a delicious salted caramel White Russian after discussing our tastes. Service was slow, though. Pretty sure they forgot about us for awhile.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I visited Phil's in October which isn't prime season but I was really disappointed. First the entrance is strange and uncomfortable. There was a blanket hanging blocking the entrance from the restaurant. Once past the blanket I had no idea if I was supposed to seat myself or wait to be seated. When I asked the bartender his answer made... More

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Fantastic food. Loved it! The burger was the best I've ever had and we went back the next night for Filet. Wonderful. Compliments

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Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went to Phil's on the recommendation by a local, we were thrilled with our experience! The food was outstanding! I had the fish tacos and my hubby had the cuban sandwich. Both were outstanding. Great atmosphere too!

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Walked in took a table we liked, interesting menu. Shared the pizza appetizer and I had the fish Tacos and husband the chicken pasta. Both were good. The salsa could have had a little more kick for my taste and the pasta was very rich but in a good way, nicely balanced. The staff were friendly and the place wasn't... More

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McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We ate dinner at Phil's on a Friday night. It was A-MAZ-ING! We met some interesting people. We had great drinks...reasonably priced with a generous amount of alcohol. We had broasted chicken and Phil's pasta. The food was terrific! The pasta may have been one of the best foods I've ever eaten. The oil paintings on the walls are done... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Neighborhood bar and eatery. Decent menu and bar. Good spot for a casual dinner or lunch. Burgers and ribs were great.

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Chicago, IL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Saugatuck, MI is a worthy, foodie town with some very good restaurants. Two of the very best are The Belvedere and Phil’s Bar & Grill. They are both great and polar opposites. This review concerns Phil’s Bar & Grill, but also read my review on The Belvedere. Phil’s food is everything you wouldn’t expect from a bar. It is foodie-worthy... More

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Milford, MI
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I've been to Saugatuck many times, and Phill's is always busy. My mom and I went early - before 5 on a Sunday night in October, and we still had to wait 5-10 minutes. By the time we left, there was an hour wait. That's when you know a place is good - even in the off season, it's in... More

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