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40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
269-857-3501
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good

Atmosphere is a bit of a throwback to the 1960's club type decor. Cozy, with nice window views. By all means have a Butler Burger and Butler Fries. Walleye is excellent. Mid point pricing for a resort area

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
picky4me
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here after we were unable to get directly into a couple other resurants we wanted to try last night...and we were pleasantly surprised. This isn't a fine dining establishment but they had some tasty offerings. We enjoyed the crab stuffed mushrooms and the clam chowder for starters . I selected the fried shrimp and creamy red mashed potatoes... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful cocktail service great staff great will be back on our next get away great atmosphere

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Naperville, Illinois
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to the Butler on several occasions, but never on a Burger Monday. Oh my, if you are a burger person, please visit. Mouth watering renditions of some great burgers. Wash down with a local beer and relax the afternoon away!

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Michigan
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is a bit of a throwback to the 1960's club type decor. Cozy, with nice window views. By all means have a Butler Burger and Butler Fries. Walleye is excellent. Mid point pricing for a resort area

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Thank picky4me
Detroit, Michigan
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Good burger and a beer place. The chili and other soups are good too. Good selection of beer on tap including local brews. Nice place. Worth a visit.

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Midland, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Simple good food The fries are great. The Butler Burger will make you wish you lived closer. Walleye very good as well Service is good, but beware the weekends in season.

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Thank pickyme2
office
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

A night of bar hopping ended up at The Butler...we tried the crab stuffed mushrooms....to die for! We will be back!

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michigan
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I had the cheese burger with salad for $12.75 and it was good. My wife and our grandmother had the perch dinner each for $19.95. The perch dinner comes with 5 pieces of perch, tartar sauce, a baked potato and side salad. I thought for $19.95 the value of this entrée was poor when presented. It just looked cheap. For... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

When entering we were greeted kindly by the hostess, and promptly seated at a nice table by the window overlooking the harbor. The waitress arrived promptly and provided excellent service throughout the luncheon. My husband and I both ordered the Pub Burger, which has Win Schulers cheese over the sirloin burger topped with grilled bacon and onions on a grilled... More 

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Key Colony Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Located right on the river near the Singapore Yacht Club, the Butler has some of the nicest dining views of the Kalamazoo. Formerly the Butler Inn , check out the history of the building while waiting for a table. Cozy as a Northwoods Supper Club, the menu ranges from salads and burgers to fish and steak entrees. Never had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: 269-857-3501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children

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