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Red Dock Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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219 North Union St, This place is in Douglas, not Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI 49406
+1 269-857-2185
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to stop, have a drink and enjoy loud live music, while literally being on the water. Definitely a destination that we drive out of the way to enjoy.

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

A no-fooling funky on-the-water dive bar. Very generous pours, friendly staff, and a music bed directed at all you Parrot Heads and wannabe Key West outlaws.

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Thank dnakason
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Great place on the water to sit and have a drink and a light lunch to watch all the boaters go by. It's a local hangout for boaters to tie up to the dock.

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Thank rburns125
Hillsboro, Ohio
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We enjoyed the scenery eating our brunch. They have not cooked items, so I was a little surprised when my beef was cold, but it was delicious. The atmosphere was very nice on the hot, sunny day

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Thank MrsKKC
Pompano Beach, Florida
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

The dock bar is a great place to spend the afternoon. The drinks aren't too pricey and the service is prompt. The best part is the view. I live on the water if South Florida and I enjoyed this dockside bar very much.

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent view!!! Great staff! Food was good, bar choices were good. Laid back place to enjoy lunch, a cocktail and great views!

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Thank Stefanie D
Aurora, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Found this place on trip advisor and so glad we checked it out. Simple bar at the edge of the pier, good drinks and a view of the lake. Outdoor seating on the pier where we enjoyed a beverage and the views. Great service!

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Thank estone11
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is the perfect spot to sit on the dock, watch the water, boats, enjoy a cool drink, all while people watching and enjoying the music...

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Marysville, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015

nice place to grab a beer and enjoy the view. they also have grilled food. people watching is great on warm summer night.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Fun time we where surprised with this stop the drinks where great people pulling up from the water we had a blast high;y recommend it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 North Union St, This place is in Douglas, not Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI 49406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-2185

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