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The Butler

40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
+1 269-857-3501
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“butter burger” (55 reviews)
“prime rib” (36 reviews)
“clam chowder” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8401
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dining at the Butler is always a nice experience. After a day at the beach or shopping, The Butler offers a casual spot to dine. The view of Lake Michigan is an added bonus. The service is professional and quick. The food is a nice...More

Thank Jayme S
Reviewed yesterday

truly a fun lunch great burgers and drinks across the board good music and service it was fun to watch the happenings at the park and yatch club

Thank steven42808
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by for a bite to eat on a weekend getaway. The staff was very friendly. I sat outside & lived the peaceful view of the lake & gorgeous boats. I had the Cadillac Margarita & it was perfect. For lunch I had the Steak...More

Thank LizardRose71
Reviewed yesterday

We loved the deck food,boom shrimp was awesome and pretzel bread with the beer cheese was great also.Casual dining,they have bands on the weekends in the summer,we listened to Jaded.They where real good.We will be back

Thank kedwag
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wish they had a full menu out on the deck. Bang bang shrimp were very good. Calamari tasted like fried goodness mixed with banana peppers (we talked my nephew into the fact it was chicken). Service was good. Will certainly be back because of the...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a burger here yesterday, it was horrible, dry, tasteless, pretzel bun was all burnt had to wait and get another one, service was very good and nice view

Thank kayw1029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My meal was lacking flavor food big time (Crab Mushroom Chicken) and the service was average. the Butler does offer great views of the Kalamazoo River and nice entertainment on the in season weekends. Stick with Apps if I were you.....#meh

Thank Kelli D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view at the Butler is fabulous, but the food................Not so much! My husband ordered a burger that was not good at all. I had the shrimp tacos that were OK at best! The service was good, drinks were good, just need a little help...More

Thank KShep608
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this cute little town. Great shopping, wine tasting, water, music. Hung out at The Butler for drinks and music on the patio.

Thank Quinn32017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While The Butler is not the best in town, it has tons of seating and a good general interest menu. The servers are pleasant and the burgers are good.

Thank Opinion8ted
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Questions & Answers
Chelsea A
11 July 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.
Victoria D
16 June 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
Sue K
20 March 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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