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Sand Bar

141 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
269-857-2676
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Ranked #27 of 49 restaurants in Saugatuck
Most recent review
- Jan 7, 2014
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Local hang-out for many townies. The jukebox used to have a far wider selection and was a favorite around town, now it's mostly blues, r&b and such. Crowd can be very sketchy which has also changed for the worse over the years. Used to be much busier but it's lost a lot of its following due to the things I... More

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Muskegon, Michigan
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76 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I have been a customer at the Sandbar Restaurant Tavern for many years now. This is a very Fun, Friendly and So Affordable neighborhood hangout. The Sandbar has been in business for over 40 years now . It is truly a ' Downtown Saugatuck Landmark ' ! This bar and eatery is ' Extremely Moderately Priced' offering daily and weekly... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We went to sand bar for drinks and live music. We had a great time. The band was great and the drinks were really good. We had an amazing time.

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Midwest-USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Stopped in here so my husband could shoot a game of pool. A local watering hole with some regulars at the bar playing Keno and having a drink. We each had a drink, and service was friendly. Looked like they had an area for live entertainment, however, we were there in the late afternoon and didn't see any. Just a... More

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zeeland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Stopped hoping to hear music, but only had a jukebox. Drinks were large and reasonably priced. Food is limited to frozen pizza, hot dogs, and popcorn - we had the popcorn. Really wanted to hear some live music, but maybe to early in the season yet. Overall, a nice place to get a drink and play pool, but don't expect... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

If you're looking for live music on a Saturday night, Sand Bar is your spot. We have never been disappointed in the bands. Everyone is friendly, and if you have the itch to dance, there will be lots of new friends to join you on the dance floor. We've never eaten there, but it's a great spot after dinner to... More

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Douglas, Michigan
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48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Basically a hard core bar for hard core drinking. No ambience, nothing interesting, but it is a long-time Saugatuck bar.

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Holland, Michigan
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43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Great place for drinks, just don't expect too much. It is a simple and friendly bar. Not a pub or tavern..a bar get it?

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Saguatuck, MI
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

In the day time, this is a dive bar but on Friday and Saturday evenings, it comes alive. They have some really good live music and a good crowd with more locals than tourists or seemingly so. The older guy that runs the bar is simply great. The younger guy has way too much attitude and should be avoided. There... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Not much but an old time, main street bar. We've been to these in Park City, Chicago, Key West and many cities throughout the US....frozen in time and lots of characters. There was a combination of locals and tourists hanging out. Great selection of bottle beer and good place to stop by and have a drink. The entertainment the night... More

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