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The Sand Bar

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Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
+1 269-857-2676
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If looking for place with cold pitchers of beer, bloody Mary's and whiskey then this is the place. Grab the table by the window and enjoy

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Thank Mark L
Wyandotte
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in twice while we were there for the weekend . Great local bar , Nick the bartender was real helpful for 1st time visitors to the area . Can't beat $6 for a pitcher of domestic beer . Open all year round .

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Thank Mark R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This is a great local hangout, perfect for having a drink before dinner. Great bartenders and keno! they also have a pool table and jukebox.

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Thank deann b
Plymouth, Michigan
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Not a fancy place and has a well worn feeling but friendly comfortable fun bar. Good beer choices and has a pool table.

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Thank froglady397
Columbus, Ohio
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Stopped in for a couple of cold beers. Good selection and friendly patrons. Nothing fancy, so don't expect much. I think they have hot dogs, popcorn and jerky

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Thank beachoh
Michigan
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

After walking for a while, we stopped in for a couple of cocktails. Nothing fancy, just a neighborhood bar. But it has very friendly people & took care of our "thirst" !!

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Thank traveldak
South Haven, Michigan
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Don't go expecting more than a seat at the bar. Then enjoy the atmosphere and the crowd. Been going to the Sand Bar for 45 years.

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Thank Connie T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend & I were I'm Saugatuck, decided to have a beer in this rustic bar & the bartender, who was just a font of information, as well as very nice gave us some history of the Sand Bar. Great people, great atmosphere! Thank you!

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Thank Colleen B
Bath, Michigan
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We always enjoy live music in the evening. We didn't have many choices other than Coral Gables. This is an old school bar with loud music and inexpensive drinks enjoyed by locals. We enjoyed the band and vocalist. Could use a deep cleaning and updates.

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Thank Just_Bein_Honest2
Rockville, Maryland
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This bar is not trendy, takes no credit card and yet is enjoyable. You can get a pint of Foster's Draft for $2 or a pitcher for $6.

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Thank dantecamille

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-2676

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