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The Butler

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40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
+1 269-857-3501
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“butter burger” (55 reviews)
“prime rib” (36 reviews)
“clam chowder” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

I had a chicken sandwich and it was great and the price was responsible! The view is great and the food was great, but the thing that impressed me the most was the waitress. I gotta say, there were some old people seated next to...More

Thank MichiganGuy2013
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We had two very friendly servers here with good service. The food was very tasty -- I got the chicken salad with walnuts. The mushroom appetizers were to die for. The drinks were potent and delicious. Great old times kind of place to relax and...More

Thank InkyB123
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in most aspects of The Butler. My food was undercooked, had to send back and waited about 20 minutes to get reserved. Is it really that hard to grill a chicken breast? The decor is outdated and a musty, unappealing smell inside. The...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We were excited by the fact that this place has been around for so long, and it didn't disappoint. We wouldn't recommend the pasta, but the chili, shrimp cocktail, steak and walleye were fantastic!

Thank jacklynrs24
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch, I ordered the turkey club and my boyfriend had a burger. The lunch was fine, nothing fancy. The service was great. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. The view of the harbor was great. It as picturesque with the boats on...More

Thank 651rebeccaa
Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is a good restaurant with a nice view of the river in Naugatuck. They sell good hamburgers. The fish and chips is also very good.

Thank Christian T
Reviewed September 24, 2016

The restaurant was busy, but that because not many restaurants close to downtown area. The food was ok. My mom sandwich was burnt and dry. My grill cheese was good, but it's hard to screw up a grill cheese.

Thank born2travel2424
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Good service , but a little slow. It was packed so that was understandable. I had fish and chips the flavor was good but extremely greasy. The peach martini was really good. So it would be a great place to have a drink. The best...More

Thank Lynnette R
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Friendly staff. I would recommend the "Butler Fries" to anyone who is on the fence between baked potatoes and fries. I made a couple substitutions on my burger (sometimes I can be a pain) it arrived as ordered and was perfect. The Butler...More

Thank wellx3
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We had a burger and a chicken dish-they were both just ok. I have to say the Clam Chowder soup was out of this world. We will back for lunch just for some more of that!

Thank caitybear
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Chelsea A
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Morella U | Reviewed this property |
I saw a party of 12 at dinner time and arrived without reservation! Not sure about brunch: you may want to call them to be sure.
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Victoria D
June 16, 2016|
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Response from 7808BillyD | Reviewed this property |
Hi Victoria - when my wife and I were there, the restaurant appeared to have a sufficient supply of prime rib. I believe that if you go on a day when prime rib is served on the menu that the restaurant takes into account... More
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Sue K
March 20, 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer not an owner. I like the place but you should call them about the gluten free item.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-3501
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