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Mermaid Bar and Grille

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340 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
269 857-8208
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good

Great view and atmosphere, friendly staff, fast service. The did was very good but smaller portions add they're not open on Wednesdays. Great drinks as well average 7.50 per drink add 14.00 meals

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
sfromd
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Dearborn Heights, Mi
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Oregon, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Good atmosphere with OK food. Our table had smoked whitefish app...pretty good; Mahi-Mahi tacos... small amount of fish and lots of greens; chicken quesadilla....good. Service was very good and the waitress was knowledgeable. It seemed that most diners were eating pasta dishes.

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Dearborn Heights, Mi
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great view and atmosphere, friendly staff, fast service. The did was very good but smaller portions add they're not open on Wednesdays. Great drinks as well average 7.50 per drink add 14.00 meals

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Ann Arbor, MI
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We came for lunch on a super hot day with cranky kids. There was a bit of confusion of where to go if you wanted to eat inside or outside. Once we were waiting in the right spot, the staff quickly got us a table and our waitress was fantastic with our cranky, hungry kids. She was very attentive, the... More 

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Schaumburg
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

If the day hadn't been cool, it would have been the perfect place to eat outside. Great location! Wait staff were informative and pleasant. Service was fast and efficient but we didn't feel rushed. We all thought the soup was excellent. Sandwiches and salads were also very good. It was recommended to us by friends that visit often. They were... More 

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Napoleon, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My sister in law and I went to Mermaid's for lunch on a beautiful August day. We sat outside along the river. It was busy , a bit crowded but really nice atmosphere. Our server was Curtis and he was efficient and friendly. He was also knowledgable about the menu. We had great onion rings and lettuce wraps. I would... More 

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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to the Mermaid Bar and Grille. The food was very good and the location is fantastic (right on the river). The service from the front staff, however, was very off-putting. We waited in the outdoor waiting area and we were hardly acknowledged by the staff. We arrived shortly before 5 (party of 4). The maître... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a place on the water to have a drink and a snack, then this place is just fine. We made the mistake of going there for dinner and found the place lacking. While the atmosphere is what you would expect of a dockside place, our food was terrible and decent respectively. I ordered the Mahi Mahi... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The view of the river is beautiful. great location to eat at. The service was really good but to food was average. A little disappointing because they are a seafood restaurant and their seafood was average. The calamari was good. The mahi mahi was dry and below average. The waitress told me they are "known for their walleye" but when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Delicious food on the waterfront. Seating indoor and out with a terrific menu. Located on the docks in downtown Saugatuck near the chain ferry.

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Western Springs, Illinois
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The food is good and the view is wonderful. We had great service. Nicest girl waited on us with a tremendous memory. She didn't write anything down but got our whole order right. We will definitely go back. A favorite!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 340 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: 269 857-8208

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?