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The Sand Bar

Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
+1 269-857-2676
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“local bar” (4 reviews)
“perfect dive” (2 reviews)
“corner bar” (2 reviews)
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Butler ST, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8400
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a fantastic time at the Sand Bar and the server was very informational - she recmmended several places to have coffee on Butler Street so we had a great meal and then we had coffee in the place that she recommended and it...More

Thank lchum2015
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great vibe for evening and late night relaxation. Often have live bands which energizes the dance floor on weekends especially throughout the summer season. Always can call in advance to see if live entertainment is scheduled.

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is one of the original restaurants that used to be just the corner bar. Now the food has been elevated to near fine dining. The last time we ate there, I had the mushroom risotto with my chicken & I could have made a...More

Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Love stopping in for a cold one and just taking a load off.. Bartenders are always friendly and talkative. Great "cheers like" small town bar!

Thank MYKEL61
Reviewed 18 August 2017

bartender was very friendly and made just the kind of bloody mary my friend was asking for. Beer special was so affordable! $2 pints of Miller Lite, yeah baby! Many of the ceiling tiles had been painted by locals, which gave it a nice feel....More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Stopped in here on our last day after a recommendation from our drive on the Dune ride. Wish we had found this earlier in the trip as it's a great local bar with cheap drinks. Keep in mind cash only but there is an ATM...More

Thank gogo562017
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We walked in and we weren't sure it was open. A few people who were sitting at the bar (who looked like they had been there for a while) were staring at us like we were lost. Didn't even see a bartender. This was at...More

Thank sellacct
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This place never gets old!!! Fun times with old friends. No one is a stranger here. Bring your custom pool cue and play the locals....

Thank Serenity449
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you've never been in a real saloon you should try this one. Go in the morning and ask for Bill (the owner) you'll find you have made a friend for life.

1  Thank reedmantennis
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It has a Road House feel and is what you expect. Cold beer in a saloon with a local vibe. There is often live music.

1  Thank Ringo317
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
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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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