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Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
269-857-2676
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  • 6
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Day tripper!

Day trip to Saugatuk with the hubby and stopped for a beer. This place has the perfect dive bar vibe. Great music, friendly service. If we were staying in town for a week we'd spend at least 1/2 a day here just relaxing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
kariejeanne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great friendly bar to relax and sit for a bit and have a beer while touring the town. Bartenders are very friendly!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

quiet place but that's what we were looking for, mostly locals, bar tender not thrilled w/ serving tourists, cash only, inexpensive drinks, they sell beer to go in 6 packs (awesome because there are no convenience stores in the tourist zone), duct tape patched seats and old dingy atmosphere, just eh

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Lansing, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is another place we enjoy walking to to get in out of the days heat. We love to sit and relax and enjoy friends and family in conversation, and to enjoy or favorite drink.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

had a blast there enjoyed the drinks and fun atmosphere would love to return tonight good crowd also enjoyed chit chatting

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Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

not a huge selection of draft, but ok...juke box only plays blues songs, which was ok this nice with my friends, but it would be nice to have a couple "pick-me-up" songs in there to play as well.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I think I met my future husband there LOL serious great atmosphere great place fun stuff!!!!drinks are perfect music is great

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Fun place to be great atmoshpere great drinks great music great people I will be back soon...bartender makes then perfect!

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is a total shot-and-a-beer-joint, hole-in-the-wall, awesome place. Great place to play pool, listen to live music, and have a general great time! Not a fancy bar, or upscale at all, but is a good time!!!!!

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Day trip to Saugatuk with the hubby and stopped for a beer. This place has the perfect dive bar vibe. Great music, friendly service. If we were staying in town for a week we'd spend at least 1/2 a day here just relaxing.

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Farmington, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Kind of a dive bar, but in a good way Tons of blues on the juke box. Bartender that looks like Moses on a motorcycle. Seems like it's a locals hangout, but everyone was nice.

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  • Address: Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: 269-857-2676

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