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Top Saugatuck MI Restaurants

Your imagination is your only limitation when selecting local fare.  The Saugatuck/ Douglas area offers many great restaurants that will make any foodie smile. See this list of our favorites and distance from the inn.

Bowdie’s Chophouse

Enjoy the Grand Rapids Area Restaurant Of The Year.  This bar and restaurant offers an upscale menu including prime beef, fish or chicken.  Make sure you call ahead for reservations.

Phone: (269)455-5481
0.5 Miles

Locally-sourced food served in a cozy, inviting atmosphere with a small but creative menu. Find fresh greens and light food here amongst the jungle of burgers and fries. Enjoy local sausage for breakfast or try their renowned carrot cake pancakes with apple cider.

Phone: (269)857-1242
0.5 Miles
Lucy’s Sauggy Dollar Bar

This small, casual restaurant offers a menu of local seafood and a selection of beer, wine, rum, and tequila that makes it a great spot to cool off with a drink in the summer. Try the fish sammy, Lucy burger, or seared salmon coupled with an icy beverage for a delicious and refreshing lunch on the patio and front porch.

Phone: (269)857-2053
0.5 Miles
Everyday People Café

Casual atmosphere with creative food and cocktails using local ingredients, specializing in friendliness. Enjoy a menu that is far from the restaurant’s name with dishes like wasabi pea crust, bordelaise, or unagi salad. This restaurant is a great location to try something new or enjoy a relaxing evening with a massive selection of wine.

Phone: (269)857-4240
0.6 Miles
Marro’s Italian Restaurant

Owned by a couple since the 70s, this authentic Italian fine dining restaurant includes a piano lounge, extensive wine selection, and specialty desserts. Marro’s is a seasonal restaurant, and that means it’s only open late April through September. The menu also features a create-your-own-pizza option.

Phone: (269)857-4248
0.6 Miles
Phil’s Bar & Grille

This busy bar and grill is full of energy and noise, making it a vibrant and exciting dining location on Saugatuck’s Butler Street. This sports pub starts its seafood-heavy entrée menu at 5PM but burgers, chicken, and pasta are also great choices throughout the day. The long wait you may run into is well worth it!

Phone: (269)857-1555
0.6 Miles

Modern and upbeat restaurant and bar,  located downtown Saugatuck, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and craft cocktails.

Phone: (269) 455-5299
0.6 Miles
The Butler

A waterfront dining experience located in the heart of downtown Saugatuck. This restaurant’s menu includes a full selection of seafood and specialty burgers, like the famous Butler Burger, topped with American cheese, lettuce, mayonnaise, and grilled ham. The Butler also hosts live music every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Phone: (269)857-4240
0.6 Miles
Alley’s Classic American Diner

This restaurant serves classic American diner-style food and also has eight lanes of bowling and a full bar. The separate dining room and patio will give you the opportunity for a more private, quieter meal if bowling isn’t your thing. Enjoy chicken wings, loaded waffle fries, pizza, and a variety of sandwiches, shrimp, and burgers.

Phone: (269)857-1107
0.8 Miles
Farmhouse Deli

A vibrantly healthy menu created from fresh, local and state sources that also offers take-home ingredients, packaged and ready to go. Artisan sandwiches, fried egg breakfasts, and fresh-baked goods make this restaurant an all-day treat. Their website also features a recipe page where you can learn some of their secrets and prepare a Farmhouse meal right at home.

Phone: (269)455-5274
0.9 Miles
The Grill Room at Clearbrook

Home-style food, beer, and wine served in a spacious twelve-foot beamed ceiling clubhouse beside a large fireplace. You can also dine outside on the patio to enjoy some of the best garden and golf views in Michigan for a romantic dinner out. The menu has a great selection sure to satisfy anyone’s stomach, and the gardens provide a relaxing post-meal stroll.

Phone: (269) 857-2000
1.9 Miles
The Southerner

Enjoy its famous fried chicken, biscuits, or a warm cinnamon roll with a great view of the river at this South-style restaurant. The Southerner serves a lot of grilled meat, great for eating in the summer beside the water. It also serves beer, wine, and a variety of other hard drinks.

Phone: (269)857-3555
1.9 Miles
Salt of the Earth

High-quality, authentic Midwest food using local ingredients, started from scratch, and prepared by hand. This menu adjusts according to the season, even winter, using the produce found in the heart of West Michigan’s agricultural belt, providing the freshest and best in produce, meat, and dairy.

Phone: (269)561-7258
9.8 Miles