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Butch's Dry Dock

44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
+1 616-396-8227
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Visited this restaurant for lunch last month. Nice place to sit and enjoy lunch and see the sites of downtown.

Thank rocky w
Reviewed January 16, 2017

This restaurant has a wonderful extensive retail wine area . The menu is great. I had grilled salmon salad, others had the beets, burger,etc. Everything was delicious. Best part of visiting Holland Mi

Thank AnnSala
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and wine/beer choices here and the atmosphere was very romantic/intimate. Service was pretty slow but it was a Saturday night and they had a full house. The food was spectacular but unfortunately they were out of the item I wanted to order. Only...More

Reviewed January 12, 2017

This was our 2nd trip to Butch's. The 1st was January 2015 and our food was GREAT, our server at best was rude. If asked what kind of salad dressing you want, don't ask for a creamed dressing "our chef doesn't believe in serving them"....More

Thank Mreiman2
Reviewed January 3, 2017

It was my pleasure to enjoy a romantic meal with my boyfriend at your restaurant this past NYE. The food was excellent and only exceeded by the wonderful service and attention given to us by Dustin, our waiter. Thank you for making this a great...More

Thank HappyTransplant-1999
Butch T, Manager at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your NYE experience. Our aim is to always excel in not only our culinary efforts but our customer service as well. Thank you so much for your feedback and looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

You know right away from making your reservation to leaving Butch's that you're receiving an excellent dining experience. Our party loved our entrees, salads and specifically the crispy chicken app. The salmon was perfect and our service couldn't have been better. Chef Clark is a...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The menu is very creative with specials frequently available. Best wine location in the area for variety and knowledge of staff. Our meal was near perfection. The calamari appetizer was perfectly prepared. The entrees with invitingly presented and delicious, the wait staff friendly and highly...More

1  Thank Chanda M
butch44e, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Greetings Chandra M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent dining experience! I am glad that you found your meal to be near perfection from the food/wine to service. I do believe you are correct that Butch's is meant...More

Reviewed December 5, 2016

I'm a local and love to dine at Butch's. They have a newer menu and it is excellent. Great new chef!! Love the daily specials too. Butch's wine selection is second to none and it is wonderful that he has a sommelier to assist with...More

1  Thank LJC0311
butch44e, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Greetings LJC0311, Thank you for writing a review about one of your favorite local restaurants! Many have raved over Chef Clark's newest menu released and we could not be happier ourselves. We are also very proud of our sommelier, Bruce, who helps guests make wonderful...More

Reviewed December 2, 2016

My husband and I sat in the pub area of this restaurant, on a very busy Saturday night, while visiting Holland the weekend after Thanksgiving. The cocktail list is extensive, and the bartender friendly and knowledgeable. We weren't very hungry but decided to split a...More

Thank Adamsfamily520
butch44e, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Greetings Adamsfamily520, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience in the pub! I am glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, Bahn Mi sandwich and cocktail list. We strive to provide the highest quality experience to our...More

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

You have to wear nice clothes. Good food and wine. Nice waiter. It was our anniversary so we got dessert. Overall wonderful.More

Thank Natascha M
butch44e, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2016

Greetings Natascha M., Thank you for joining Butch's to celebrate your anniversary and write about your wonderful dining experience! I am glad that you two had an overall enjoyable evening out with great food, wine and service! I would like to note that we do...More

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Questions & Answers
March 9, 2017|
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Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Hello, We do have many gluten free options on our menu. We cater to people with Celiac disease often, so, if you are looking for a restaurant with those types of options we are the right place!
January 12, 2017|
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Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Richard, Yes, we can absolutely accommodate your reservation in our pub area. Did you have a preference of a high top table or low top?
July 7, 2016|
Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Good Evening, Unfortunately it is Butch's Dry Dock policy to not allow dogs in our establishment unless they are service dogs. Our apologies but would love to have you for dinner. Hope you understand and enjoy this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-396-8227
  • E-mail
For more than 25 years, Butch TerHaar has strived to create a place where people can celebrate the marriage of food and drink. Today, Butch's is one of fewer than 800 restaurants worldwide (and one of 10 in Michigan) to hold Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence. Building on our exceptional wine and beer offerings, our menu is expressly designed to enhance the experience of enjoying food and drink together.
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